Adding the Country of Manufacture for Global Shipping Program and Customs

The Ebay Global Shipping Program is a simplified way to ship internationally. They take care of posting the item and clearing customs.

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Glass Shipping Mishaps: Large Items and Multiple Items

I sold a platter, and made a serious error: I listed it before packing it for delivery.  The difference in shipping between regular Priority Mail, and volumetric pricing, as around $20 more! I also made an error in listing with one of the Priority Mail Flat Rate boxes. What a week.

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Overcharging on Shipping on Ebay may Harm International Sales

I’m a chronic overcharger of shipping. I weigh the object, and then add two or three ounces for a mailer, and one or two pounds if it’s going in a box.

It’s a psychological weakness: I just don’t like to take a loss on shipping.

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Packing and Sending a Box of Books Overseas (to the UK)

The Finnish Language Lot finally sold, to an international buyer, and I’ve packed the books up for delivery. This article explains packing books to weather the international trip, and learn a little bit about Media Mail (formerly known as Book Rate).

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