eBid is a popular, global online marketplace that was founded in the UK in 1999. You can bid on items across 5 continents and over 100 countries. They have over four million daily listings and two million registered users.
Their fee structure is what sets them apart. Consumers can list their personal items for free. Their sales fees are just between 0% to 3% and it won’t cost you more than $1.00 to customize and enhance your listing.
- Fees are low
- Customizable listings
- Large selection of items
eBid's fees are low. The Seller+ membership is a great deal to consumers. If a consumer is already subscribed to eBid's Seller membership, they can upgrade to Seller+ for one single payment of $49.49. They will receive a lifetime of zero listing fees and zero final value fees. With everything that is included, that deal cannot be beat.
You can customize and enhance your listing to your liking for cents on the dollar. You can choose to either bold your listing title, highlight your auction row, add subtitles, add more pictures, place your listing in more categories, and/or all of the above.
They span over 100 countries, 5 continents, and 23 territories across the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, Africa, Asia, and Australasia. They have over two million registered users and four million daily listings.
You have the ability to integrate PPPay.com, PayPal, and Skrill checkout for your buyers. You also have the ability to list items on Google Shopping, TheFind.com, and Bing Shopping with your Seller+ membership.
Their variety and selection of products is enormous.
They have thoroughly thought out their FAQs. Any questions you may have, they most likely have the answer in one of their many FAQ sections.
You can import your items from eBay into eBid for free.
- Must be a member for some features
- No traffic reports
- No live chat
You can only use PPPay.com, PayPal, and Skrill if you have a Seller+ membership. They also do not allow credit card which is a serious issue for some bidders.
They do not include traffic reports. Traffic reports can be critical as they record important analytical information like who visited your site, where they came from, what they looked at, and how long they were on your site.
They do not have live chat capabilities in case consumers want to get immediate help or answers to questions.
The Bottom Line
eBid's auction site is hard to be beat. Consumers have the ability to customize their listing to their liking at extremely low prices. They have a low fee structure and high amounts of traffic. Those two benefits mixed make the perfect marketplace for any auctioneer.