Thursday, December 27, 2018

10% Discount on Etsy + Shipping Promotion on eBay and Etsy

I need to get my inventory reduced, so I have discounted my Etsy listings by 10%.  The sale goes though January 4.  If you read this post after the sale ends on January 4, 2019, the offer will be null and void.

I have Nancy Drew library editions, twin thrillers, book club editions, early books with jackets, tweed books with jackets, original text picture covers, revised text picture covers, and more on Etsy.

The Etsy promotion for free shipping on orders of $35 or more is still active. 

Jennifer's Series Books on eBay

I also created a special offer on eBay for free shipping on orders of $35 or more.  eBay continues to frustrate me with its lack of promotion of seller discounts.  Etsy shows the special offer in its search results, while eBay does not.  I won't get a boost in eBay search from buyers who might be motivated to click on my listing because of the promotion.  They have to click on the listing to see that a promotion exists.

Etsy also shows the shipping promotion on all item pages regardless of price.  eBay only shows the promotion on my items that do not have free shipping.  I understand eBay's logic in not showing the free shipping promotion on items that already have free shipping, but this is a missed opportunity.

Buyers who are interested in purchasing a $50 item which has free shipping might be interested to know that all orders of $35 or more get free shipping.  This is because they might want to add additional items to the $50 order so that those items can piggyback on the $50 order.

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