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NEWS: eBay teams up with Snupps to create new listing tool

NEWS:  eBay teams up with Snupps to create new listing tool

What you say! You have never heard of Snupps before?Welcome to the club, Snupps has passed under the radar for many small business and online sellers, that is until today.
So what is Snupps and why should you care?
Snupps is a social media website and mobile application on iOS and Android that allows users to “organize and socialize around the stuff they own and cherish”. The app has been seen to have a dual inventory and social function.
OK so Snupps is just another iOS and Android app, but why should I care?
Well if you sell on eBay, then Snupps is just about to become your new best friend.  eBay and Snupps recently teamed up together to create an amazing listing tool.  Now you can take advantage of Snupps social and organization technology and list straight to eBay.
Sellers frustrated with eBay's Turbo Lister and other old school listing tools, can not manage their inventory offline in Snupps and then list and sell directl…

NEWS: PayPal Increases Transaction Fees

NEWS: PayPal Increases Transaction Fees Updated 2/19/17

In Nov 2016 I Randy Dreammaker predicted #PayPal fee increases. Today Feb 2017 PayPal announced they are increasing fees. The New fee increases take effect March 29, 2017 and affect USA payment processing only. The primary fee increases in this initial roll-out are for Cross-Border sales, making it yet even more expensive for USA eBay and other marketplace sellers to compete internationally. Currently USA sellers, small businesses and online businesses have an unfair trade and export disadvantage due to the horrible US Postal Service agreement which allows China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and several other countries to export into the USA for pennies on the dollar compared to the costs USA sellers pay to ship within the USA.  Anyone using eBay's Global Shipping Program or Bonanza's Global Shipping Program through Pitney Bowes will feel the hurt as their costs begin to increase for all sales to anywhere outside of the USA>. Lo…