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Mon Dec 29 2014 22:45:56

eBay Lets Diamond Sellers Elude Feedback

By: Reader

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Dear Ina,
I ran across this on the eBay Selling Board, thought it was of interest. Apparently, eBay has some new "Diamond seller" program where the sellers can escape the eBay Feedback entirely now.  
 
This listing shows nothing, and unlike the recent Toys-R-Us improvement, you can't even see it by mousing over where it used to be. I cannot determine the sellers feedback rating, or see their feedback page anywhere. Apparently a user has located it on toolhaus, and they're 92.6%?
 
Here's the topic where it came up, although I expect the mods will delete the pics / references to the Cynthia Vincent seller shortly. 

So much for that "feedback helps keep eBay..." nonsense they keep feeding people!
Regards,
T.



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by: pace306 This user has validated their user name.

Mon Dec 29 22:57:03 2014

The issue is bigger then it being hidden (its not - its just moved).

I wrote in about this 6+ months ago btw .....

The REAL issue is that the numbers posted - in this case she has a 23 - is probably NOT real (not that it matters).

If you drill into their store - you can find their 23.

http://www.ebay.com/sch/vinc.cynt/m.html?item=111399478855&
rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562

The
interesting thing is - are you "really a platinum seller" if you have that few transactions/feedbacks?

EVERYTHING that eBay does is shady and slimy. NOTHING is honest or on the "up n up" with eBay.

Money talks at eBay, pay enough and the rules just vanish.

Ive got 6000+ feedbacks at %100 .... so if 23 makes you Platinum - what does 6000 make you?

MORE EBAY BS AS USUAL!

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by: pace306 This user has validated their user name.

Mon Dec 29 22:59:34 2014

Apologies ...

One more thing ... when you do go here: http://www.ebay.com/sch/vinc.cynt/m.html?item=111399478855&rt=nc&_trks
id=p2047675.l2562

you
can "view item". In everyone elses listings - that was removed for so called "privacy reasons" (BS its about competition and other illegal eBay garbage.)

Why can you see the items here and no where else?

Maybe Ina knows?

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This user has validated their user name. by: LDS Brother

Mon Dec 29 23:02:56 2014

This does not surprise me a bit !

These are the sellers that eBay funnels the lions share of traffic to also

$$$$$is what eBay wants, not honesty, integrity, great customer service !

I am proof of that, hard work as a seller with positively get you nowhere !

Search is rigged, it is all fixed ! NO FREE AGENCY for a seller to run our own business !

Everything is controlled controlled controlled !

I remember almost getting kicked off from 2 or 3 low DSR's I did not deserve, but Diamond sellers are GIFTED !

eBay is going down the toilet in 2015 as stand alone site !

AND GOOD RIDDANCE !

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This user has validated their user name. by: iheartjacksparrow

Mon Dec 29 23:04:45 2014

@pace - Perhaps Unobtainium?

I know this issue has been discussed before, more recently concerning some high-end fashion sellers.  

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by: brokentoys19 This user has validated their user name.

Mon Dec 29 23:50:29 2014

"We control matter because we control the mind. Reality is inside the skull. You will learn by degrees, Winston. There is nothing that we cannot do. Invisibility, levitation- anything. I could float off this floor like a soap bubble if i wanted to. I do not wish to, because the Party does not wish it. You must get rid of these Nineteenth-century ideas about the laws of Nature. We make the laws of Nature."

- O’Brien character, George Orwell's 1984

How much do you love Big Brother eBay? Unlike Winston Smith, at least you have an escape route.

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This user has validated their user name. by: Philip Cohen
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Tue Dec 30 00:03:36 2014

And, how can you have only 23 transactions recorded but have 32 feedback? Nine cancellations, maybe? …

http://feedback.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewFeedback2&userid=vin
c.cynt&ftab=AllFeedback&myworld=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2050430.m2531.l4585



The eBay executive suite—where the incompetent mingle with the disingenuous, the malevolent and the outright criminal, and the just plain stupid ... http://bit.ly/11F2eas

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by: Massachusets Howler This user has validated their user name.

Tue Dec 30 03:21:34 2014

A 23 Feedback Platinum--LOL!!!!

What a JOKE_ WE WANT ANSWERS!!


????????????????????????


WTF?!


(Nice
one T).

MH

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by: sasikat9 This user has validated their user name.

Tue Dec 30 06:18:59 2014

Feedback on Feebay is a laughing joke....

For Buyers it is always 100%. I laugh at the clowns who always say but I have 100%. Even if you are a thief, scammer, clueless, etc.

Sellers have to deal with these clowns. Most of the time these clowns don't have a clue. They get upset when they can get what they want so they try to blackmail the seller. Negative feedback from buyers should be worn as a badge of courage to stand up from the thieves.

When I buy something I don't go into a store and say Hey what kind of feedback do you have..

I have been burned by more 100% sellers than 98% ones. Those so called great sellers are usually as slimy as those 100% buyers

Ebay should just eliminate all feedback and then just listen to the people howl. How funny would that be.

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This user has validated their user name. by: Rexford

Tue Dec 30 07:09:46 2014

This shows that eBay really do not care about good service.  It's all lip service.  If they did, the same rules and metrics would apply across the board.

Once again, eBay prove how shameless they are.

Anyone notice how sales for small sellers picked up AFTER Christmas day? I have no doubt that eBay pulled the lever again and opened up sales for small sellers that they were hiding during the holidays. We saw sales fall six weeks before Christmas (drastically) and voila, the day after Christmas things are back to normal.  If you call it normal.  

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This user has validated their user name. by: LDS Brother

Tue Dec 30 07:24:53 2014

@Rexord:

Same here, your absolutely correct no doubt, that is because eBay These are the sellers that eBay funnels the lions share of traffic to those sellers

Mine died same times yers did, and ppicked back up to pathetic right after Christmas, when in reality with my low prices and in demand items I should of been overwhelmed with sales like all previous Christmas seasons

But I am a small seller, and the new Con eBay does in my opinion, that I posted here about searching the sold items is funnel the traffic to the high priced items

In simple English, the big boys are fetching 5 to 8 times more for similar items to mine, while me being the low priced leader, makes me fetch the lowest price unlike the old days where low price equaled bids and more exposure
and higher final price

But logic and strategy does not apply no more for listing, as the game is truly rigged in favor of the big boys and eBay's coffers

What an evil entity eBay is !

Hey Wenig ! You say you wanna reconnect with the small sellers ?

How about reconnecting our items to the eBay traffic for starters !

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by: ajeweler This user has validated their user name.

Tue Dec 30 09:12:16 2014

not surprised again ebay constantly favors its employees and those whom have 92% now if that were me I would have gotten the golden shower restricted, what next ebay fines????

ebay EVERY BUY AGAINST YOU

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This user has validated their user name. by: Basset

Tue Dec 30 09:14:09 2014

On the subject of numbers - what accident of nature (or glitch) affects views?
 
Lately, a guesstimate of my average range of views is in the 20's.  3 of my items show in excess of 500 views! Maybe the bots liked those items!  

Un-believable - so I don't.


A number is a number is a number, and becoming meaningless whether feedback or views.  

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by: AC_in_Mich This user has validated their user name.

Tue Dec 30 10:12:13 2014

wow!  Two negatives out of 27 in the last 6 months!  Maybe ebay "corrected" those negatives for her!

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by: AC_in_Mich This user has validated their user name.

Tue Dec 30 10:20:24 2014

I'm not sure why people said they couldn't find her feedback score -  go to her "items for sale" page and it shows!  Hmm, 434 current items and only 9 sold out of 654 listings the last two weeks.  Not too good

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by: meci This user has validated their user name.

Tue Dec 30 11:15:18 2014

Love this part of their listings:  
CONTACT

Have a question? Please contact eBay customer service at 866-540-3229.  

Potential buyers calling eBay customer service for basic questions. How much is shipping? Do you combine? Can I exchange?  Item sent doesn't match description.  I'm sure if they buyers weren't running to another site before this should do the trick.

Does this mean eBay is farming out their wonderful customer service ?  Welcome to MANAGED CUSTOMER SERVICE!  

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by: pace306 This user has validated their user name.

Tue Dec 30 12:19:30 2014

@meci

Its part of the "package".

eBay GSI commerce will ship your items too, Ina had an article about in the past.

See EVERYTHING on eBay is pay for play.

This company was sold a bill of goods "come to eBay .. we are the UnAmazon". " you will get millions of "impressions" (useless), you will get TONS of HIGH QUALITY BUYERS, we will make sure your brand is CLEAN (theres VERO waking from its slumber to go do some "work").

In the end, they barely sold anything, since at the time eBay conned them, they didnt realize eBay was full of BS.

eBay got a boat load of ca$h from them, they got prominent first page placement, a CS agent to "manage" their account and more.

What did poor old CYN get? HOSED! (robbed, cheated and stolen from) ... but then again this is eBay so its the norm here.

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by: ebay refugee camp This user has validated their user name.

Tue Dec 30 12:28:09 2014

To those of you who have been working hard and giving great service continue to do so, it will not matter but continue, ebay will get you in the end.
The wealthy buy these expensive clothes, the wealthy are running ebay, and the wealth running ebay have no morals or could care less about being ethical.
It will all be fought out in a court some day and all of this will be brought up to the judge that ebay has bribed and nothing will happen.
The best bet is too leave

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This user has validated their user name. by: WOODJUNGLE! ON EBAY

Tue Dec 30 16:22:19 2014

These aren't diamond sellers.  How it was explained to me months ago is that EBAY is handling the FULFILLMENT of these companies' products.  Therefore, technically they aren't selling on Ebay. It's complete BS of course.

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by: ajeweler This user has validated their user name.

Wed Dec 31 09:20:28 2014

EBAY=
Employees Band Exterminate You !!!!!  

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by: FREDDY This user has validated their user name.

Wed Dec 31 09:27:34 2014

The right amount of money will get you anything - right JD????

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