Articles tagged “sell”

Shipping Policies Glossary

Shipping Policies are a requirement for all Sellers on Discogs starting October 1, 2020. Here’s a glossary of commonly referenced terms to help solidify your understanding of Shipping Policies and everything related to it. Beneath the table, you’ll find further resources and guides for helping you set up your Shipping Policies. Looking for more info […]

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Discogs Webinar Recordings for Sellers: Get Up to Speed On Shipping Policies

Update: The webinars have been completed. This article has been updated with the recordings so everyone can access the information, as well as some additional changed to reflect new information. Discogs is happy to announce that our first webinar series for Sellers kicked off in September. The following topics were be discussed: Shipping Policy requirements: […]

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How to Make Sure Your Shipping Policies Are Complete by October 1, 2020

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Beginning October 1, 2020, Shipping Policies will be a requirement for all Sellers on Discogs. If you don’t have Shipping Policies set up by October 1, or if your Shipping Policy is not “complete,” your items will appear as unavailable to some or all Buyers in the marketplace. To avoid disruptions to your store and […]

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The First Weekend of Record Store Day 2020 Was Massive for Shops

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Thirteen years ago, Record Store Day was created as an opportunity to bring the record community together. However, being “together” is a challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is why the organizers of RSD opted for three socially distant drops this fall rather than the one big event in April. The first of the RSD […]

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Discogs Mid-Year Marketplace Analysis and Database Highlights: Music Sales in 2020

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This year has brought its fair share of challenges. In January, we could not predict the global COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on small businesses. However, the data in the Discogs Mid-Year Marketplace Analysis and Database Highlights 2020 proves that music fans are resilient, active, and enthusiastic. Discogs has become an online haven for sellers […]

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Tips For Opening Your Record Store During COVID-19 From a Shop Owner

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Open. Close. Stay closed. Re-open. Deciding what to do in relation to opening or reopening a brick-and-mortar record store during the COVID-19 pandemic feels a bit like being trapped in a maze. You finally round one corner, you feel mostly assured you are heading safely in the right direction, and somehow you wind up in […]

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A Roundup of Discogs Marketplace Product Updates from July 2020

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In July, we announced our plans for improving the Discogs Marketplace. This continued focus on developments enables us to keep driving buyers — Discogs veterans and newbies alike — to your shop. Shipping Policies are already a preferred method of setting shipping rates for most of our top sellers on Discogs, and buyers show a […]

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DJ Rich Medina Spins the Story Behind His Personal Record Collection

We all love buying records, but there’s something special about scoring from a private collection. Now, imagine if that private collection belonged to a legendary DJ. Fantasy became reality when we partnered with Philadelphia shop Brewerytown Beats and its owner, Max Ochester, as he set out to acquire part of the collection of DJ Rich […]
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Discogs Marketplace Updates Announcement FAQ: Your Questions Answered

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Earlier this week, we made an announcement about upcoming updates to the Discogs Marketplace, including the requirement for sellers to have Shipping Policies set up for all orders by October 1, 2020, and make adjustments to payment options. Understandably, as with all change, this prompted a lot of questions and concerns from sellers and buyers […]

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We’re Updating the Discogs Marketplace for the 2020s

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Update: We hear your feedback and want to assure you that we’re taking it on board. We’ve put together our responses to some of the most commonly asked questions and concerns around the announcement. Check out the FAQs here. We also removed PayPal requirement date. Since the publication of this announcement, we’ve created resources to […]

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