Articles tagged “announcements”

The Best Black Friday Deals on Audio Gear and Music in 2020

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  We have friends at record labels, artists, and audio brands across the music industry — and some of these friends have great deals lined up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We’re talking about everything from sitewide sales to discounts on specific home audio equipment, all to help build the ultimate audiophile experience and […]

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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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Dispelling Common Myths About Discogs Shipping Policies

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Shipping Policies bring a great deal more transparency to shopping on Discogs. Many buyers report that they don’t even look at listings without a shipping cost included. These days, it’s uncommon to place an order online without knowing the full cost of the order (including shipping and packaging material costs). While having shipping rates entered […]

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Thank You for 20 Years of Discogs

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Discogs turned 20 years old on November 1, 2020. We’re looking back on two decades of music fandom. Thank you to all of the Discogs users for making this site what it is today. Thank You “On November 1, Discogs turns 20 years old. I started this as a hobby project to let people edit […]

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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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Shipping Policies Video Tutorials for Sellers

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Shipping Policies are a requirement for all Sellers starting November 1, 2020. In an effort to give further guidance to setting up your Shipping Policies, we’ve put together a small series of short, concise video tutorials to help you through the process of setting up your Shipping Policies. Below you’ll find a quick guide to creating […]

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Common Mistakes in Shipping Policies and How to Fix Them

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Shipping Policies are a requirement for all Sellers starting November 1, 2020. We understand the desire to get your Shipping Policies set up and all those green checkmarks applied quickly, but it’s worth taking a bit of extra time to make sure you’ve entered your shipping rates correctly. Typos and incorrect set-ups can be costly. We’re […]

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The Top 100 Discogs Contributors of 2020 (So Far)

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Every time you add a Release to the Discogs Database, you’re helping build the largest database of music that has ever existed, contributing to a cultural archive of music history. Hitting 13 million releases in early September was no small task. Even with the huge rush of submissions that came when worldwide lockdowns first started […]

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Our Shipping Policies Timeline Has Been Extended to November 1

We know the Discogs Seller community around the world has been working hard to set up Shipping Policies and we are thankful for your efforts. The response has been incredible and we are seeing major growth in shipping policy utilization. We also know many of you could benefit from having more time to finish setting […]

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Your Store on Your Terms: Seller Settings to Use Alongside Shipping Policies

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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).  There are a number of Seller settings you can use in combination to ensure your store is running on your terms. We recommend making the most of the following […]

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