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10p listing day at Ebay (UK)

Wednesday, December 26th, 2007

Another 10p listing day is on its way at Ebay. Saturday the 29th of December is a good time to get all of those things on Ebay that you have wanted to do for a while, as it will work out cheaper than usual, in most cases. There are a quite a few conditions so here are the full terms and conditions as published by Ebay:

Terms and Conditions

What is it?

For the entire day of Saturday 29th December 2007 (local UK time), sellers who list one or more items in an eligible category using the Auction-style, Auction-with-Buy It Now or Buy It Now Only (Fixed Price) formats will pay a 10 pence Insertion Fee per item they list. Please see below for more details.

When is it?

Saturday 29th December 2007 from 00:00:01 GMT until 23:59:59 GMT (promotional period).

What’s included?

  • Only items listed in British Pounds Sterling on eBay.co.uk using the Auction-style, Auction-with-Buy It Now or Buy It Now Only (Fixed Price) formats are included.
  • Sellers can list items with any starting price to qualify for the promotion.
  • Any item previously scheduled to go live on Saturday 29th December 2007 will qualify for the promotion.
  • If sellers re-list an item on Saturday 29th December 2007 that had previously closed without a successful sale, the re-listed item will qualify for the promotion. If the re-listed item sells and is eligible under the eBay re-list policy, eBay will refund the Insertion Fee at the Promotional Insertion Fee price of 10 pence.
  • Items listed in the Parts & Accessories sub-categories of the Motors Category are included.
  • Items listed in the Photography and Toys & Games categories are included.

What’s excluded?

  • Apart from items listed in the Parts & Accessories” sub-categories of the Motors Category (detailed in the What’s Included section above), all other items listed in the Motors Category are excluded.
  • Items listed in the Residential Property sub-category of the Home & Garden category.
  • Items listed in the Mobile Phones with Contract sub-category of the Mobile & Home Phones category.
  • Items listed using the eBay Express Only format.
  • Multiple-Item listings in all formats. This includes both Auction-style (also known as Dutch Auctions) and Fixed Price formats.  See the full details about Multiple-Item listings.
  • Identical listings that do not comply with our Duplicate Listings policy.  See the full details about our Duplicate Listings policy.
  • Shops Inventory Format listings. See the full details about listing items using the Shops Inventory Format.
  • Any item listed on Saturday 29th December 2007 but scheduled to start after the promotional period will NOT qualify for the promotion.
  • Any items listed which do not comply with eBay’s Listing Policies or Prohibited and Restricted Items Policies.
  • Only the basic eBay Insertion Fee will be 10 pence. All other eBay fees will still apply, including but not limited to Final Value Fees, optional Reserve Price Fees and all Listing Upgrade Fees such as “Gallery”, “Subtitle”, “Bold” or “Highlight”. See the full details about eBay fees.
  • Sellers listing using the Auction-with-Buy It Now format will still be charged the Listing Upgrade Fee for Buy It Now.

Category specific pricing

1. The Media categories

Items listed in the “Media” categories (see below for a full list) using the Auction-style format with a starting price of £0.99 pence or below have a standard Insertion Fee of £0.05, and this Insertion Fee will remain unchanged on 29th December. The Media categories are:

i. the “Books, Comics & Magazines” category (excluding the “Accessories” sub category)
ii. the “DVD, Film and TV” category (excluding the “Accessories/Storage”, “Film Memorabilia” and “TV Memorabilia” sub categories)
iii. the “Games” sub category of the “Video Games” category
iv. the “Music” category (excluding the “Music Memorabilia” and “Accessories/Storage” sub categories).

Find out more about Insertion Fees for “Media” product categories here.

2. The Photography and Toys & Games categories

Items listed in the Photography and Toys & Games categories using the Auction-style, Auction-with-Buy It Now or Buy It Now Only (Fixed Price) formats with a starting price of £0.99 pence or below currently have an Insertion Fee of £0.05 (between 23rd October and 31st December 2007, terms and conditions apply), and this Insertion Fee will remain unchanged on 29th December 2007.

For more details on the reduced Insertion Fee for the Toys & Games and Photography categories between 23rd October and 31st December 2007 please refer to the terms and conditions.

Further Information

  • If the item is listed in 2 eligible categories, the Insertion Fee will be 10 pence times two i.e. 20 pence.
  • If the item qualifies for the promotion, the “Sell Your Item” form will indicate to the seller that they have been charged the Promotional Insertion Fee of 10 pence.
  • Please be aware that items listed on 29th December will not be shown by default on the eBay.com site. For information on this please refer to the announcement board post.

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