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Default New Ebay fees SUCK~~!

Well, I'm only a casual seller on ebay, but the new fees they are going to have are absolutely ridiculous. They are now charging a flat 9% fee on all items, but take away the "listing fee"
This might be good for people who sell cheap items, but for those more valuable items listing on ebay is not worth it. Anyone know of an alternative?
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Damn, that is steep. That what happens when a company gets too big.
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ummm try craigslist thats totally free....
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Add the extra costs to the price of your item... let the buyer pay the fees..
That's what will happen to the items I'll be selling...

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That's crazy. They've gone from steep to greedy. I was astonished recently to find that an unsold item is STILL applicable to fees!!!! I was soo mad. >:@
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This is what happens when a company is allowed to grow too big and it has no competition. Ebay can do whatever they want because there's no alternative. A flat 9% fee is totally ridiculous when selling pricey items.
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And dont forget them PayPal fees too, whats that about another 3% on top.
12% of your profit sucked away.

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