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Sadly not all buyers are honest. There may come a day when you have a bad experience with one and will want to block them so that they can’t buy from you again.
I’ve had a couple of buyers that have tried it on in the past. One time the buyer bought the item, received it, left positive feedback, then a few weeks later claimed someone else used their card and they opened a case!
Luckily I won that case because the buyer got caught out by leaving positive feedback for me! It’s a good thing that the majority of buyers are honest, however, if you do sell online, you most definitely will come across some dishonest buyers at some point.
It’s a great thing that eBay allows you to have control over who can bid and buy from you, they have a Blocked Buyers List which allows you to block up to 5,000 usernames. Hopefully, you won’t have to block that many!
Here’s How To Block a Buyer
Firstly log into your account and go to Site Preferences.
Scroll down the page until you come to Buyer Requirements and click edit.
Here you will be able to block bidders under certain circumstances for example; if they have a history of not paying, are in locations you don’t ship to and those that bid and do not pay a certain number of times etc.
You can also access your blocked buyer list and add usernames to it. All you have to do is add the username(s) and click submit. Remember when adding more than one to separate each one with a comma. Job done!
Have you ever had an experience with an unscrupulous buyer? Let me know in the comments below.