EBay Tries to Buy a Little More Love from Sellers
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 23/06/2008 17:42
With thousands of eBay's most active sellers converging on its eBay Live convention in Chicago, the embattled online flea market is trying to give both sellers and buyers a little more to win back their loyalty.
The key problem with eBay is that the value of what it offers has not kept up with the price it charges sellers. Between the fees to list items on eBay -- essentially advertising -- and the PayPal transaction fees, eBay often charges about 13 percent of each transaction.