Jess Thompson

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The Most Desirable Releases of 2020 According to the Discogs Community

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Rather than looking at the most-wanted releases on Discogs, we want to go a bit deeper. Instead, we’re surfacing some rare finds hunted by the more adventurous music seekers in the Discogs Community.   This is not a simple list of records enjoyed by music fans or those releases you’ve been meaning to get into […]

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The Highest-Rated Releases of 2020 by the Discogs Community

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If we were forced to give 2020 a rating, we would rate it nothing higher than 1/5. Who wants to argue? Didn’t think so.   And the only reason it gets 1 and not 0 is because at least we had music to help us through. Praise sweet baby Prince — we still had the […]

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New Discogs App Updates Include Reviews and Wantlist Sharing

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Gold, frankincense, and myrrh are cool and all, but wouldn’t you prefer a gift of, say, a portal to your favorite record stores in the palm of your hand? If you need a desperate reprieve these holidays from the jingle bells, the chestnuts roasting on an open fire, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, look […]

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What’s New on the Discogs App?

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Christmas is still a month away (give or take), but your first gift is already in your hand: the latest version of the Discogs app is available for both iOS and Android. Download or update now to enjoy the upgraded service and functionality of Discogs on-the-go. The latest changes include more transparency around pricing history […]

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Buying on Discogs: What’s New in the Marketplace?

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Things are looking a little different in the Discogs Marketplace. This year, we’ve been working on improvements to the Marketplace to make the buying process smoother, more intuitive, and generally better for music fans. That starts with making shipping costs clearer on every item for sale in the Marketplace and added to your order when […]

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7 Pro Tips for Setting Up Your Shipping Policies

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Shipping Policies are a requirement for all Sellers starting November 1, 2020.  With November 1 fast approaching, many Sellers have their Shipping Policies set up and are enjoying the benefits that automated shipping brings. Whether you’re still setting yours up or double-checking your work, see our best tips on how to give your Buyers the best […]

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You Can Now Keep Your Friends Close on the Discogs Android App

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Good friends are hard to come by. While we can’t really help you with that, we can help you manage your Friends list on Discogs. With the latest version of the Discogs Android app (2.19), you’ll be able to carry them around in your pocket. Unlike most online interactions, which seem to center squarely around […]

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An Overview of Our Upcoming Improvements to the Shipping Policy Editor

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Shipping Policies are set to become a requirement for all listings in the marketplace by October 1, 2020. We appreciate all the feedback we’ve received from buyers and sellers on Shipping Policies, and we are working on a few improvements to the Shipping Policy Editor to help accommodate your needs. This update aims to give […]

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A Roundup of Discogs Marketplace Product Updates from July 2020

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Shipping Policies are a requirement for all Sellers on Discogs starting November 1, 2020 (please note, the timeline for this requirement was recently adjusted. Read more about this update here). In July, we announced our plans for improving the Discogs Marketplace. This continued focus on developments enables us to keep driving buyers — Discogs veterans […]

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New Zealand GST Has Been Added to the Discogs Marketplace

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While New Zealand is sometimes mistaken for a city in Australia, confused for Middle Earth, or even left off maps, you can rely on the tax department to make sure we don’t forget about our Antipodean friends. Starting next week, Discogs will be collecting New Zealand Goods and Services Tax (GST). Here’s what you need […]

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