Managing Orders as a Seller: Order Status

Welcome new sellers to Discogs, and existing sellers looking for a friendly review! Today I’ll be discussing the order status and invoicing processes with the intention of setting a good foundation for successful orders. Ultimately, we want the order process to be easy and clear for all parties involved. Let’s begin. So, you’ve received your […]

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Submitting Classical Releases

Today I’m going to discuss type of release that’s generally more difficult to parse into the database than regular releases. Hopefully this will help dispel some of the issues regarding submitting these types of releases in the future. Classical releases have several different factors that get entered into the database differently than regular releases. I […]

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New Music in 2013 – What Are You Looking Forward to Hearing?

Happy new year, Discogs community! Glad to see that we all made it through the supposed impending Mayan apolocalypse! I admit, I was slightly concerned that Godzilla would appear and destroy us all, or that a zombie virus would be unleashed and we would be forced to arm ourselves with machetes, samurai swords or other […]

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Transitioning from HDF to JSON

Backstory Since the early days of Discogs, all release data has been stored in a format called HDF, or Hierarchical Data Format. At the time, this was a good solution due to the tight integration with the Clearsilver templating library which was the foundation of how we generated HTML. As time went on, the JSON […]

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Most expensive items sold in Discogs Marketplace for November 2012

The most expensive item sold in November 2012 was Modern Art Trio by Modern Art Trio, released on Vinyl by Vedette Records, which sold for $1072.00. The previous high for this release was $1090.60. As of 1/3/13 this release has sold for $1090.60 on average with a median selling price of $1090.60. The lowest this […]

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Top Selling Releases in the Discogs Marketplace for 2012

We’ve compiled a list of the 100 top selling releases in the Discogs Marketplace for 2012. The list includes releases from years past, the oldest of which was Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here, released in 1975. View the full list here.

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New Discogs Office in 2013

We will be moving into a new office next year around March/April. This will be the third “official” office of Discogs, and will give us much more room for our growing staff. It’s a newer building and this particular space has never been occupied, so it’s a raw shell right now with concrete floors and […]

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From us to you

We just wanted to take a moment to say that we hope you are all enjoying the holiday season, with the coming of winter (or summer, depending on your hemisphere) and hopefully some extra time with loved ones! We had our first hints of snow in western Oregon yesterday. Those of you from areas that […]

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Mentors & Proteges

On the CIP and want to get out? Are you an experienced contributor who wants to help create an army of grateful new contributors? Never fear! Click here! Join up today! Help someone in need! Be someone in need of help! Help us to help you to help us all!

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Scanning Techniques Part I: Small Items

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Welcome to yet another blog post on the subject of things I am frequently asked about! Today we’ll be working with scanning labels, CD’s and other smaller items (IE, anything that’s not an LP jacket) when adding or updating an item in the database. The first thing you’ll need, aside from something to scan is […]

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