eBay Transformers sub-categories - bye bye.

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by Tony_Bacala, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. Tony_Bacala

    Tony_Bacala Car Robots Professional Administrator

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    eBay Category Changes: Toys & Hobbies

    Anything in blue is being removed and merged into the category above it. All TF in one category, all Joe in one category, all Comic Book (Marvel and DC, and tons others) in one category now. Takes effect in May.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    That's... irritating.
     
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    Replacing the cats with "Item Specifics". How this translates to our "generations" I can't quite see. Plus, many casual or flea market level folks will have no idea and won't use it, therefore it won't show up in a drill down search.


    Introducing Item Specific sets for Brand, Age Level, Gender, Theme, & Year across most of Toys.

    Add the Age Level and Brand item specific and use the recommended values to receive optimal visibility. If you already use item specifics such as Age or Manufacturer, please update your listings to the recommended sets for increased visibility.

    Action Figures will be consolidated with categories being replaced by item specifics for Product Type, Size, Packaging, Brand, Theme, Age Level, Gender, and Year.

    Add the recommended item specifics values to your listings before the category update to make sure your listings get moved correctly and receive optimal visibility for buyers.

    Action Figures – By Brand categories are being consolidated.

    Add the Genre item specific to your listings before the category update to make sure your listings get moved correctly and receive optimal visibility for buyers.
     
  4. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    Well... There goes my Transformers and Mortal Kombat saved searches. :( 
     
  5. Strarf

    Strarf Toy Battles Reloaded TFW2005 Supporter

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    Well, this is completely stupid.
     
  6. G1_Cindersaur

    G1_Cindersaur Banned

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    just more ebay laziness...they have said for ages they would lock down on the over charges...then just decide to charge final value fees on shipping....now they don't have to worry about key word spamming since they are making one super generic classification.
     

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