Category Archive for 'Competitors'

Understanding eBay’s “Description Theft” Policy

Monday, May 15th, 2006

When a seller writes an original description of an item or takes an original picture, they own the copyright on their work. This happens without any requirement for them to register or even to want the copyright – that’s just the way copyright works. What that means is that it’s actually illegal to copy another […]

How to Get Help from eBay’s SafeHarbor Team

Thursday, February 9th, 2006

SafeHarbor are the eBay police department. If a buyer does something they’re not supposed to, then it’s SafeHarbor you should be reporting it to.
Non-paying Buyers.
This is the most common rule buyers break — it’s all too easy for them to just change their minds and try to get out of the auction. eBay, however, regard […]

What You Can Learn from Competing eBay Auctions

Saturday, January 28th, 2006

If you’ve a savvy businessperson, the chances are you’ve already taken a look at your competitors’ auctions. What you might not have realised is just how much you can learn if you know what you’re looking for.
To begin with, don’t bother looking at listings that haven’t ended yet – you don’t know what’s going to […]