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I am trying to list a store item, and I noticed the insertion fee varies, depending on quantity I list. The item's price is $16.99.

If I list the store item BIN quantity as 1, Auctiva's estimator says the insertion fee is 3 cents. If I list 2-11 items available, the insertion fee is 5 cents. If I list 12-10,000 items available, the insertion fee is 10 cents.

Please correct me if I am misunderstanding: but I thought the insertion fee was a flat 3 cents (since the item is less than $24.99), regardless of the quantity available (whether it's 1 item or 10,000 items.) Can someone please help me make sense of the fluctuating insertion fee - Thanks!
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But that's just it...I'm NEW, so I don't KNOW for certain! It's difficult to keep track of all the different rules & exceptions to rules. It's enough to make your head spin! lol

Well, it's helpful to hear that Auctiva's estimator isn't accurate. I will quit trying to make heads or tails of it--stop using it--and just wait for eBay's bill.
Here, this will help for starters (other than an aspirin) Big Grin

You can find LOTS of helpful info using ebay's Help button. I typed in Fee Schedule and got the above link.

Auctiva's are estimations because sometimes they can't keep up with ebay's promotions and/or short term sales..for instance, right now if you offer free shipping, you get a subtitle free of charge which is normally .50 (I don't know if this is just for powersellers or not?) But when I create my listings, if I look at the estimated fees, it says I am being charged for the subtitle.

But check out the fee schedule...listing for .99 or 9.99 is always cheaper than listing for 1.00 or 10.00. This stuff is good to know Smile

I myself never look at the estimated fees...I figure since I'm going to list it anyway, what's the difference?

Good luck!

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