eBay UK has announced this morning that its promotion for free auction listings for private sellers is being extended. Private sellers who
- list auctions starting at £4.99 or lower,
- in Media categories (Music; Books, Comics and Magazines; Video Games (not including items listed in the following Video Games sub-categories: Coin-Operated, Consoles & Systems and Vintage & Retro Gaming); or DVD, Film & TV),
- before Sunday 7th February 2010
will pay no insertion fees. Other fees apply and as usual there is a bunch of small print so .
Were I a gambling woman, I would wager a bob or two on this being the forerunner of a more permanent pricing feature. Are we going to see free auction listings for all private sellers soon? Watch this space.