Articles tagged “sell”

An Interview with El Palmas: Digging into Venezuelan Music Gems

Maurice Aymard (a.k.a El Palmas) lives in Barcelona but was born in Venezuela. Music represents an important part of his life both as a fan but also as a record shop and label owner, DJ, and industry professional. His first step in the business was opening a store in Caracas called Galaktika Records that soon […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Selling on Discogs

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Selling records on Discogs may seem like a daunting task to a newcomer, but you can be well on your way after properly setting up your account and listings. Here are essential tips to keep your first few customers happy and coming back for more. Find the Correct Release If there’s a singular point of […]

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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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All 3 Weekends of Record Store Day 2020 Were Huge for Shops

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After three vinyl-filled months, Record Store Day 2020 has finally come to a close. Unlike the 13 previous Record Store Days, which was a single in-store drop in April, the 2020 version offered three socially distant events throughout the fall. This past Saturday, October 24, was the third and final of the RSD trio. All […]

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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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An Interview with Professional Record Seller, Appraiser, and Collector Alan Williams

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Alan Williams (Alwills) has seen his fair share of elusive records over his almost 50 years of collecting and nearly as many years as a professional music memorabilia appraiser. Everything from local Essex punk obscurities to rare Amy Winehouse acetates were graded and priced under his sharp judgment. He’s a true fan of music memorabilia […]

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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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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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