- Fact #1: eBay's search algorithm prioritises listings with Free Shipping so listings that fulfill this criteria are more likely to show up higher and more prominently on the search results page. Giving you up to 6% more buyer views and 12% additional conversion to sales!
- Fact #2: Listings with Free Shipping outperform listings charging shipping by around 23%. Why? Because buyers tend to filter their search results to omit listings without Free Shipping.
- Fact #3: Research shows that *56% of shoppers leave without completing a purchase when presented with unexpected shipping fees. Most buyers are so used to enjoying Free Shipping that they no longer expect to be charged for it. What is the solution then? Show your final price up front with Free Shipping.
*Primary reason why digital shoppers in the United States abandon their carts in 2016 and 2017, Statistica, 2017