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Re: [OM] [OT] A New EB*Y Twist

Subject: Re: [OM] [OT] A New EB*Y Twist
From: "Timpe, Jim" <Jim.Timpe@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 06:44:35 -0800
That should be Esnipe belongs to eyebuy too.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Timpe, Jim [mailto:Jim.Timpe@xxxxxxxxx] 
>Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 6:43 AM
>To: 'olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
>Subject: Re: [OM] [OT] A New EB*Y Twist
>
>
>Yes.  I believe Esnipe does, too.
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: owner-olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>[mailto:owner-olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Hermanson
>>Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 6:36 AM
>>To: olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>Subject: Re: [OM] [OT] A New EB*Y Twist
>>
>>
>>Ebay owns Paypal, right?  Atleast that's what I read recently.
>>----------------------------------------------------
>>John Hermanson  www.zuiko.com
>>mail:  omtech@xxxxxxxxx
>>Camtech, Olympus Sales & Service since 1977
>>21 South Lane, Huntington NY 11743-4714
>>631-424-2121  Turnaround 4-5 weeks
>>----------------------------------------------------
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: <fred42@xxxxxxxxx>
>>To: <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Sent: Monday, November 24, 2003 10:21 AM
>>Subject: Re: [OM] [OT] A New EB*Y Twist
>>
>>
>>> Hello all,
>>>
>>> When I got emails after my auctions being ended due to the
>>4lause I
>>> had
>>added eBay quoted that it is law in the state of California,
>>specifically relating to credit card surcharging. Not having 
>>read the law or being a lawyer  I can't confirm it more than 
>>that. Perhaps if anyone has a merchant account in that state 
>>they can help us out with this one.
>>>
>>> I am under the impression that Paypal's fee scale is 
>competitive to a
>>merchant account. Looking at the other companies offering
>>credit card processing (Andale, 2checkout) their fees are a 
>>little higher and they cite that it is less than the setup and 
>>maintenance on a merchant account.
>>>
>>> Personally I have been feeling like eBay and Paypal have become a
>>> little
>>bit too business oriented in the last couple of years. By that
>>I mean the bulk/drop shipping fixed price market. I have come 
>>to realise that high shipping/handling charges are part of 
>>this too. I hate it when I have to put in a higher shipping 
>>and handling cost to ensure that I am not out of pocket with 
>>the Paypal fees, but the alternative is that I get my auctions 
>>ended and/or piss off buyers (I have had people refuse to pay 
>>extra for Paypal, in fact back before I had to take out the 4% 
>>clause not a single person actually paid it). eBay said that I 
>>should incorperate the fees into the selling price of the 
>>item. Which is fine for a fixed price new item but a second 
>>hand item has a more flexible price. And anyway I want to be 
>>sure that I recover the best value of the item; to me the cost 
>>of shipping and Paypal is not part of the value of an item.
>>>
>>> My experiences with Paypal have made me realize that every
>>time I use
>>> that
>>Visa/MC card about 5 0s going to Visa/MC. I think it it sucks
>>just as much everyone here, but everyone of us that uses one 
>>of these cards is paying them already and the businesses we 
>>are paying have to have that 5 0n mind when pricing there 
>>services. If you wanted to buy shares of something then Visa 
>>is a serious one to consider given the way society uses their 
>>services (a nice stat is that over xmas the average usage of 
>>cards is about 4500 transactions per SECOND, a 35 0ncrease 
>>over normal).
>>>
>>> Anyway gripe mode off. ;)
>>>
>>> I am still going to buy stuff on eBay but my selling habits may
>>> change.
>>>
>>> Dan S
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: John Hermanson <omtech@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> Date: Monday, November 24, 2003 9:41 am
>>> Subject: Re: [OM] [OT] A New EB*Y Twist
>>> > I doubt there is a "law" against it, it may, however, violate the
>>> > rules set be the credit card processor as in 
>>"..........you promise
>>> > not to chargeextra cc fees to the customer......"
>>> > ----------------------------------------------------
>>> > John Hermanson www.zuiko.com
>>> > mail: omtech@xxxxxxxxx
>>> > Camtech, Olympus Sales & Service since 1977
>>> > 21 South Lane, Huntington NY 11743-4714
>>> > 631-424-2121 Turnaround 4-5 weeks
>>> > ---------------------------------------------------- 
>>> > ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> > From: "James N. McBride" <jnmcbr@xxxxxxx>
>>> > To: <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> > Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2003 11:09 AM
>>> > Subject: Re: [OM] [OT] A New EB*Y Twist
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > > I was informed by EB*AY that it is against the law to do that
>>> > with credit
>>> > > card fees (before or after the fact) but am not sure what their
>>> > positionis
>>> > > with PayPal fees. Asking for it after the fact is a bad practice
>>> > and they
>>> > > should be told "no".
>>> > > /jim
>>> > >
>>> > > -----Original Message-----
>>> > > From: owner-olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>> > > [owner-olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of IanG
>>> > > Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2003 4:19 AM
>>> > > To: olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> > > Subject: Re: [OM] [OT] A New EB*Y Twist
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > > I've been getting the opposite where I've paid by Paypal and
>>> > subsequently> received an email from the vendor requesting an
>>> > additional 2 or 3% to
>>> > cover
>>> > > Paypal charges - although they had not stipulated this in the
>>> > listing.>
>>> > > Ian
>>> > >
>>> > > <<snip
>>> > >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
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