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TAGnotes Fri 24 Dec 1999 Vol 1 Number 80

From:   <tagn-@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
Date: Sat Dec 25, 1999 3:36am
Subject: TAGnotes Fri 24 Dec 1999 Vol 1 Number 80

The Auction Guild Notes for Friday 24 Dec 1999
All of us here at TAG wish you and yours the very healthiest and
happiest of holiday seasons, and a great new year. Thank you for
subscribing to TAGnotes.
eBay had title search problems for approx 1 hour on 23 Dec, from
1000 to 1100 PT.

The new deadbeat bidder policy goes into effect 26 Dec 99. The Final
Value Fee Credit Request Form is unavailable until the morning of
26 December 99. All sellers should use the new form beginning 26 Dec.
Sellers with auctions that ended more than 45 days ago (but less than 60
days ago) who wish to file a final value fee credit after the new policy
goes into effect on 26 Dec, should send non-paying bidder
requests to supp-@e...   NPB policy link

Regularly scheduled maintenance took place on 24 Dec from 0100 to
0500PT. Regularly scheduled maintenance for 31 Dec has been cancelled
for two Unregularly scheduled maintenance sessions 31Dec and 1 Jan.

Finally, there is a Happy Holidays message to all the eBay users.
There are Approx 2.7 million listings currently on eBay.
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Amazon Auction has gift certificates that can be sent via email or post,
but they are NOT useable on auctions!
gift-certificates.html . Also 10 cent listings until 31Dec99, free
crosslinks to books or retail items, Pro merchant discounts, bulk lister
tool, zShops, One Click payment options, Gift list giveaways,
24/7 customer service Toll-free in U.S. and Canada: (800)201-7575
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Yahoo Auctions has added a page for Merchants Auctions providing more
details about the program, and showing the new Merchants Logo.
Pricing for a merchant account can be found here
For more features go to
There are no listing or final value fees on any auctions.
Approx 1.3 million auctions currently running
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Golds Auction Free basic listings through 31 Dec 1999.
Approx 9738 auctions listed now, and 260329 Auctions since 6/20/99
Their auction numbers continues to follow a downward trend.
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Collectors Online IMS has added a creation wizard that allows sellers
to create and save custom auction listings using HTML. You can customize
your own or use their templates to brand your selling identity across
multiple auction sites. No HTML knowledge is required.
This online auction management system is free, and the ongoing
improvements continue to make this a very impressive online auction
tool. http://www.collectoronline.com/ims/
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