Get Your FillZ! January 2007

Dear Seller,

FillZ is proud to present the inaugural issue of our monthly newsletter. We are pleased to have the opportunity to provide our clients with monthly updates about FillZ: New Partnerships, New Markets, and New Products! We will also be profiling one of your fellow sellers in each edition. We would like your feedback as to what features you would like to see in upcoming newsletters. If you have ideas, comments or suggestions, please forward them to

New Site Features
Our Technical Team has been very busy implementing the following exciting New Features:

  • Competitive Pricing Data: On December 18, 2006, we announced new competitive pricing data for three Marketplaces: AbeBooks, Amazon DE, Amazon UK. To review our Forum Announcement and to find out how you can take advantage of this new feature, please click here.

  • International Flags: On December 15, 2006, we added a new feature that allows you to ignore International Flags individually for each Amazon site (,,, For more information, please click here.

  • New Fields for Condition & Price page: We added the List Price (MSRP) and a time-stamp to indicate when the pricing data was last refreshed. To review the forum posting, please click here.

    FillZ now fully supports For more information regarding requirements, please click here.

    FillZ Wiki
    We are very excited to announce the launch of our FillZ Wiki site. Over the last few months, we have been working on building the Wiki out to provide a one-stop 'Knowledge Hub' for our new and existing users. We have added information about FillZ, the marketplaces we support and other third-party services that are available for use in conjunction with FillZ. Click here to check out the Main Page!

    Once in the Wiki, if you click on "FillZ" you will be directed to a page that includes information about Account Settings/Features, Help for New Users, FAQs, Contact Information for FillZ, etc.

    Some of you may have already visited some of these pages and you may notice some changes; the Wiki is part of a dynamic process and we continue to add information relevant to you as we develop it. One area we would like to highlight is a feature that we are very excited about: FillZ Repricing. We have developed this comprehensive page as a tool to assist you with Competitive Pricing Strategies. Over the years, we have created custom scripts for various sellers and have decided to add the most frequently requested strategies here for your use. We highly recommend that you review this information.

    We have also added a page for you to contribute your own custom scripts to share with other sellers. Please click here for more information.

    Introducing...The New FillZ Team:

  • Miron Cuperman: Founder, CEO and head Technical Engineer. Started: September 2003-the very beginning!
  • Shaun Jamieson: Business Development Manager. Started: June 2006.
  • Geoff Wilson: Technical Services Manager. Started: September 2006.
  • Lee-Ann Gavin: Account Manager/Customer Support. Started: November 2006.
  • Aleksa Havelaar: Communications Specialist/Customer Support. Started: July 2006.

    Many of you may be familiar with Miron, but the rest of the team is probably new to you. As you can see, we are a fresh new team and we are committed to focusing our efforts to ensure that FillZ continues to be the best Third-Party Inventory Management Service available. We promise to continue to deliver the same great service and support that you have grown accustomed to.

    FillZ Presents Elsie's Antiques
    Elsie's Antiques has been selling online through since September 2003. Based in a western suburb of Chicago, the firm is owned by Kenneth and Susan Hickey and offers used books, videos and CDs.

    Elsie's Antiques' memorable name comes from the famous cow that fronted the Borden Milk Company's promotional campaigns across America in the 1940s and 1950s. Although the name might be a throwback to another generation, its use of the internet is thoroughly modern.

    "I spent nine years selling online from my home and have run a retail store for the past four years," explained Kenneth, who spent 25 years in the video rental business before becoming an online seller. "I've now returned to selling solely from my home because the store didn't get enough foot traffic and overheads were too high." (Read On).
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    Upcoming Features

    What are we working on right now?

  • Full Support for sellers listing directly on Barnes & Noble.
  • New Order Export Features.
  • A FillZ Demonstration tool for new users.
  • More Scripts for the Repricing Wiki page (If you haven't visited this site yet, there is more information in "FillZ Wiki" under News & Announcements.
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    Common Questions
    What is FillZ doing to help sellers transition to the new ISBN-13 format?
  • FillZ is already able to support ISBN-13. Please click here.
  • What are ISBN-13s? For more information, please click here.
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    Did You Know?

    FillZ Has A Referral Program?

    FillZ rewards clients who refer our business to their friends and associates. Here's how it works:

  • You spread the word about FillZ.
  • A new client references your FillZ user name or store name at sign-up. **It is very important for the new seller to use either of these two identifiers.
  • We credit your account in the amount that the new client pays to FillZ after the first full month of chargeable services.

    It's that easy!

    FillZ offers Support via Live Chat?

  • We would like to encourage you to try using our Live Chat.
  • The support hours have been extended to serve you from 8:00am to 4:00pm, PST, Monday to Friday (excluding holidays)
  • For more information about our Live Support, please click here.
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    eBay Violations

  • If you upload listings that violate eBay's Policies, you can use a filter to exclude these items from eBay.
  • To review the list of Filter Scripts, please click here.
  • Once you have copied, pasted and saved your script, you should enable auto-repricing for eBay. For more information, please click here.
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    Do You Like to Post?

  • We'd like to remind all of our sellers about the FillZ Forum. We often post announcements and feedback requests in this space. It's also a great way for new users to learn about FillZ and to ask other sellers questions about getting started. Please click here to visit our Seller Forum.
  • You should also check out other forums such as Amazon's Seller Community; sellers post a lot of useful information about third-party tools in this forum.
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