|Thu July 24 2014 15:05:14|
Are Buyers Leaving Fewer Feedback Ratings on eBay?
I've been a seller on eBay since 1999. I am a TRS, with over 16,000 reviews, and 99.5% feedback (due to a recent "untruth" neg). But that's not why I write.
I'm writing to see if it's just me, or are other sellers not receiving their normal amount of feedback this past month? So far I've sold only 27 items over 23 days in July. Of the 27 items, I've received only THREE (3) feedback reviews. And I've only received a total of 10 seller feedback for the month of July, period.
This is so NOT normal! I've never experienced anything like it. I'm used to waking up in the mornings and leaving feedback for feedback that was left overnight. I very rarely have any feedback to leave anymore!
I'm beginning to wonder if eBay is somehow "magically" making the feedback link disappear for the buyers, in order to make my defect level go lower by August 20th. Last I knew I was right on the CUSP of "above standard" and "Top Rated" (before they changed the new pop-up slightly on the seller dashboard - now I can't see where I stand on the graph).
In summary, I am highly suspicious that they have "accidentally on purpose" programmed the system somehow so that buyers are unable to leave feedback. Could this be ONE of the many ways they can manipulate the system in order to not give sellers a 20% discount on FVFs? I'm very curious to know if other sellers are experiencing this. Thank you.
Fed Up with Feedback