Why oh Why eBay, did you not think of That! Hmmmm – maybe eBay can sign up for Google Commerce Search and scrap this whole “finding” experiment… Maybe with Google Merchant Center Search installed on eBay.com, the term Best Match might actually mean that the best product matching the search terms entered will be presented.
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Monday, October the 13th will be my last day at eBay. And no, I was not laid off, rather my decision to exit into the current hellish market environment is entirely voluntary. -Raghav Gupta Inventor of the eBay estimator and Best Match algorithm.
eBay has made so many changes of late, it is hard to keep up with it all. We all know the hot issues of Feedback, DSR’s and Best Match but what about the fundamental changes eBay has made to the look and feel of the site?
We all know eBay is moving to a more retail like atmosphere. If your niche or business model does not fit into a retail like experience for the new eBay buyers, as a seller you will soon find it very difficult to survive on eBay.
… you are an eBay customer. This is a change in perspective at eBay and one that I think that will benefit both buyers and sellers.
The eBay Estimator Title Tool is Back! eBay Research has relaunched the eBay Estimator and given the tool a new Title: Optimize Your eBay Listing Title’s BayEstimate BayEstimate? Guess the name is as good as any… I have not had much of a chance to check out the newly revised version of the title tool. I […]
As it is now, Best Match is an unfair system advantaging both high volume sellers and crafty scammers who know how to game the system. Did anyone at eBay seriously believe that people would not find this very serious bug, did eBay not test these types of search protocols before releasing Best Match?
eBay Labs has had a tool running which helps sellers determine the best title keywords to use when crafting a listing with Best Match search in mind. eBay estimator Recently Scot Wingo of Channel Advisor in his eBay Strategies blog published an article which indicated some sellers were hacking the best match system by using […]
Brandon Dupsky of ECMTA hosted today’s special invitation conference call for PeSA/ECMTA members and selected invitees of the Trading Assistant Journal and eBay & Beyond Internet Radio Show. The call, focusing on the reality of DSRs (Detailed Seller Ratings) and how they effect eBay sellers’ businesses, was held at 5PM Eastern time on Thursday, April […]