Liz Morton

Liz Morton is a seasoned ecommerce pro with 17 years of online marketplace sales experience, providing commentary, analysis & news about eBay, Etsy, Amazon, Shopify & more at Value Added Resource!

USPS Regulator Approves July Rates, But Urges Governors To Exercise Business Judgement Members Public

Postal Regulatory Commission approves July 2024 rates but urges Governors to exercise business judgement before increasing postage costs.


eBay Glitch Hits Homepage, Category Pages Members Public

eBay tech issue impacts loading of the site's homepage, other important category and navigational pages, leaving users in the lurch.


Ad Blocker Hides Promoted Listings In eBay Search, Hurting Memorial Day Weekend Sales Members Public

eBay sellers worry ad blockers may stop Memorial Day sales as sponsored Promoted Listings ads are hidden from search by Ublock Origin.


eBay Courts UK Content Creators With Exclusive London YouTube Playbook Event Members Public

eBay UK teams up with YouTube to host exclusive London event offering expert tips & networking for reselling content creators on June 4th, 2024.


Value Added Resource Week In Review 5-26-24 Members Public

eBay FTC petition, Recommerce Day, Fitment Plus, Stores; Etsy listing form update; Walmart seller community; Poshmark Poshfest & more!

Week In Review

eBay Eyes Store Enhancements Amidst Increasing GMV & Active Buyer Growth Pressure Members Public

eBay seeks help enhancing Stores experience, enabling sellers to create & support their businesses while driving traffic & GMV growth for eBay.


FTC Urged To Investigate eBay TCGPlayer Deceptive & Anti-Competitive Conduct In ROCC Petition Members Public

Responsible Online Commerce Coalition petitions FTC to investigate eBay TCGplayer acquisition, alleging deceptive practices & antitrust violations.


eBay Summer Sale Offer Leaves Sellers Scratching Their Heads About Fees & Discounts Members Public

eBay seller-funded Memorial Day sale terms raise questions about how fees are calculated & whether the coupon deal is really worth taking.


Tickets Are Live For Poshmark PoshFest 2024 In Nashville, TN Members Public

Poshmark PoshFest seller conference tickets on sale now! The in person event will take place September 5-6 at Music City Center in Nashville, TN.


eBay Surveys Sellers On Payments & Financial Services Members Public

eBay surveys sellers on funds availability, fee structures, access to capital and more to gauge interest in new payment and financial services.


eBay Summer Seller Check In Slated For June 6 Members Public

eBay's Summer 2024 Seller Check In is scheduled for June 6th, 12 PM P/3 PM E with product updates, Summer tips & tricks, & seller networking.


Etsy Retiring Old Listing Form, Sellers Say New Form Still Missing Important Functionality Members Public

Etsy listing is evolving but sellers say new from missing important features as they worry about being forced to switch from old listing form.


eBay Celebrates Recommerce Day With Live Shows For Luxury Pre-Owned Goods Members Public

eBay celebrates Recommerce Day with livestream events featuring pre-owned luxury & refurb goods - are they missing broader reseller opportunity?


Walmart Seller Community Forum Coming Soon? Members Public

Walmart surveys sellers about potential community forum to chat, share tips & get announcements - what can they learn from competing marketplaces?


eBay Introduces Fitment Plus, Finally Leveraging MyFitment Acquisition For Motors P&A Members Public

eBay finally leverages MyFitment acquisition with Fitment Plus, a new tool enhancing Motors Parts & Accessories listings with compatibility data.


Value Added Resource Week In Review 5-19-24 Members Public

eBay new homepage design, coupons in Google search; UK Simple Delivery, TCGPlayer union; Mercari returns & fees; Etsy discounts & refunds & more!

Week In Review

Etsy Testing New Sale Discount & Refund Features For Buyers & Sellers Members Public

Etsy tests new features offering more options for how buyers can receive & use refunds & how sellers can set up discounts for their shops.


eBay Loses VP Communications As Michelle Friedman Moves On To Samsara Members Public

eBay's VP Global Communications, Michelle Friedman has departed the company to take on the same role at Samsara.