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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com.

9 thoughts on “eBay Adds Hundreds of Thousands of Sellers to Managed Payments”

  1. Didnt the IDIOT from Walmart JUST SAY ” 183 million global active buyers” and you only have 340K out of al of that??

    DUDE – what are you guys DOING all day????? Does Walkers open at 10am or 5pm?

    “But what concerns some sellers is that under Managed Payments, eBay injects itself into the process” – THAT is exactly whats wrong with eBay – with ALL of the things it does

  2. Please don’t add me. Mangled Payments just make it easier for bad buyers to scam sellers.

  3. Didn’t they announce in May that they were going to add 4 million sellers into MP in June? So only 344K accepted their forced offer? Well that’s not a good sign.

  4. I was supposed to signup for managed payments this summer but did not. When submitting new listings I always get a pop up telling me my ability to create new listings may be interrupted…..I always click through and ignore the warning. I finally received an ultimatum email tonight title” Register for managed payments now to reinstate your ability to create listings”.

    So long Ebay, you need me more than I need you! With the increase in stock price since the beginning of COVID you can not afford an earnings miss in any upcoming quarter.

    Glad I started my shopify store back in May when this all started going down. Time to migrate the last of my ebay customers to over there.

  5. 380k How about they state how many sellers they lost because of it? That’s what I wanna know.
    We are still boycotting since the end of April and they will never get our 250k in sales per year back.

  6. I’m in MP since July, biggest problem we’re seeing is ebay still does not have a usable finical summary. Even when I call in the reps have no clue, I downloaded the sales report 1st of Sept. then again on 16th, numbers were not the same. If I can get solid numbers for my accountant then how am I suppose to file correct tax return. Ebay say’s it’s downloadable to accounting programs but have to SAAS the provide, guess what that cost $29 a month plus have to pay for the domain you use to keep track. HOW is that saving me money, paypal was quick and easy, I could get my numbers up to the minute. Several sellers are all over the boards begging ebay to come up with a simple summary and there’s no answer. EVEN worst we still can not get a confirm answer whether sales tax collected from buyers will be on the 1099 or not, reps on the board sent ppl to a paragraph that says yes and no, reps on the phone, one says yes and another says no.

  7. One of my selling accounts has relieved a “you can no longer create new listings on eBay” message.

    Another seller account relieved both a “you can no longer create new listings on eBay” and “you can no longer revise, relist or create listings on eBay” messages.

    Not one of the 340,000 sellers who have volunteered to switch to managed payments, my response has been to close my eBay stores and end any listing that requires an inventory change because items have been sold on my independent ecommerce site,

    Given eBay’s well published aggressive nature, I have no intention of complying with their Managed Payments mandate,

    eBay will will have to end my GTC listings, at which time I will have nothing further to do with the venue.

    Good riddance.

  8. ebay knows the EXACT number. Why hide it with a generic “hundreds of thousands”?
    That could be off by 99,000 to 199,000, depending on who’s doing the rounding.

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