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Ebay limiting seller

Been with Ebay for many years and have a 100% positive feedback rating. As soon as I signed up with Auctivia, I received an alert: Attention Seller. You can not submit your listing due to the following problems. In order to help maintain a safe trading environment, selling limits are occasionally placed and/or revise in a 30 day period. At this time you are now limited in the number of certain items you may list or revise in a 30 day period. I have a long standing and consistent positive history of selling items such as the active listing that prompted this alert. I did not know Ebay would limit me if I signed up with Autivia and feel that I am being punished unfairly. The reason I signed up with them was to get my pictures posted one on top of each other instead of side by side. I have been with Ebay for a very long time and I honestly feel this action is unfair and unwarranted!!! I read recently that “EBay’s relations with sellers over the last few years have deteriorated". I have always been Ebay's staunch supporter, especially at my Executive Women in Business meeting. However, Ebays actions have me very concerned. I would appreciate any help you can give me. I recently received an invitation from Amazon to join their Marketplace service. Sincerely, Juanita Amacher

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The sad truth is ebay doesn't and will not talk to users directly "live" on the phone. When I called these corporate ebay numbers, all paths led back to their website. The closest thing to live interface with a rep is through "live chat" support available through their site. A thought, if you get a rep in a chat session, hit him up for phone number, be relentless, **** him/her off if you have to, but, get resolution to your issue. Remember, "the squeaky wheel gets the oil." This is the best I have to offer, I hope it helps.

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You may also try to send a request to the eBay's Feedback Removal team using the link below
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*If you get an email asking to update account don't click link in the email, TYPE out and go to your inbox THROUGH ebay to verify it is from them, if it wasn't from them then go back to that email and forward it to

*only talk to buyers or sellers through ebay, don't email them directly this way all communication is recorded in the even you have to make a claim, or they make a claim. As long as your honest tracking all communication through ebay will only help you.

*check sellers history, a good rule of thumb, if they are less than 10 feedback, or have a lot of CURRENT negative feedback it might be safe to pay that extra dollar to a different ebayer and have confidence you will receive your product.

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