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mindtrick33
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 2:28 pm

Okay how about shipping to canada? I never do but can you get a tracking number and is it worth it?
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:03 pm

mindtrick33 wrote:Anyone try to sell something but it doesnt give you the option to set a different time of the auction?
Make sure you have it enabled.

Click on 'Add or Remove Option' next to the 'Choose how you'd like to sell your item' banner.
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:05 pm

halftonegraphics wrote:
mindtrick33 wrote:Anyone try to sell something but it doesnt give you the option to set a different time of the auction?
Make sure you have it enabled.
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Cool thanks. Wonder why its there sometime and other times it isnt. Ive also been getting a different ebay layout lately. Seems like a newer version or something.
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:07 pm

mindtrick33 wrote:Okay how about shipping to canada? I never do but can you get a tracking number and is it worth it?
Priority or Express. If low value, First Class should be alright. Priority and Express are track-able. First Class will generally be tracked within the US.
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:08 pm

Right it will be tracked in US but once in Canada it is no longer scanned. So couldn't the buy say he never received it?
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:11 pm

mindtrick33 wrote:Right it will be tracked in US but once in Canada it is no longer scanned. So couldn't the buy say he never received it?
Yes. With First Class you take that chance. A lot of time you can find it on the native website. For example, via USPS I may only see it within the US but often if I go to the Canada Post site, I can see its travels in Canada.
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:14 pm

Thanks for all the info. I have some people that want me to ship to Canada but not sure if its worth the risk.
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:15 pm

High value?
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:20 pm

Probably over $200
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:51 pm

Definitely Priority or Express. Keep in mind, $250+ transactions (including shipping charges) need online viewable signature confirmation for seller protection.
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:36 pm

halftonegraphics wrote:Definitely Priority or Express. Keep in mind, $250+ transactions (including shipping charges) need online viewable signature confirmation for seller protection.
what do you use to get viewable sig confirmation when shipping stuff domestically?
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:40 pm

folks should donate a buck to EB for all the time and good advice he provides :pint:
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:40 pm

re: the new ebay layout. look for the "advanced" button after you start listing an item if you want to go back to the way it was. i like it better because it offers more options than the new "quickie" format. damned if i could figure out how to get best offer to work with the quickie version, but as soon as i found the advanced button i knew right where i was...
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Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:42 pm

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halftonegraphics wrote:Definitely Priority or Express. Keep in mind, $250+ transactions (including shipping charges) need online viewable signature confirmation for seller protection.
what do you use to get viewable sig confirmation when shipping stuff domestically?
Just add Signature Confirmation to your shipment.

To view it online, you simply request a 'Proof of Delivery' via the website. You get an email with the signature image. This satisfies eBay's requirements.
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Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:40 pm

Is anyone else having trouble shipping internationally from the US today via eBay and USPS? I've been trying all day with no luck. System seems to be not working.
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