Looking to the future of BrickLink

News of exciting developments to help serve our community better

by Admin | Dec 02, 2020 13:38 EST

Dear BrickLink members,


This month, it will be one year since BrickLink joined the LEGO Group. We have seen many new people coming to BrickLink and a significant increase in site traffic, so we are very excited about our future. As we celebrate this first anniversary, we are very pleased to share details about the future direction of BrickLink.


In the video recording below, Julia Goldin and Marvin Park, the LEGO Group's Chief Marketing Officer and Head of BrickLink respectively, will provide an update on what’s planned. As you’ll hear from Julia and Marvin, the focus is on strengthening the BrickLink organization, creating opportunities for more community collaboration, and allowing you to be even more creative and connected!



Your involvement is very important to us and the success of our common future hinges on our ability to serve you the best we can. We would love to hear from you whether you would just like to share your thoughts or if you have questions. Please post in the forum and we’ll respond over the coming days.

Thank you to all BrickLink members, new and long-standing, for considering BrickLink and allowing us to be part of your LEGO passion.

Thank you,
The BrickLink Team

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This news has 24 replies
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   bje(1577)
I sincerely hope that the community engagement come on board pretty quick. The current setup leaves much to be desired. If anybody told me a year ago that I would not be able to buy on BL in a ...
(412 days ago, 2020-12-02, to Administrative)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   Minifig_Central(1846)
Do you have plans on releasing advanced seller tools any time soon? Do you plan on making the site mobile/tablet friendly? Do you plan on fully rolling out BL XP? if so, I fear that anyone wh...
(412 days ago, 2020-12-02, to Feedback)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   calebfishn(1855)
Thank you for communicating with us. It is much appreciated. During this year, the Lego Group acquisition of Bricklink has been very positive. I can see that a good deal of work has been done, ...
(412 days ago, 2020-12-02, to Administrative)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   infinibrix(3745)
One of the main things I would like to see is less emphasis on sellers being expected to use instant checkout and for Bricklink to be more accomodating to those sellers that prefer to check and p...
(412 days ago, 2020-12-02, to General)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   Yo_Yo_Flamingo(2718)
[...] I'm not seeing a video? Is there a way to access that?
(412 days ago, 2020-12-02, to Announce)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   randyf(416)
It is extremely disappointing to hear nothing about strengthening or developing the BrickLink catalog. [...]
(411 days ago, 2020-12-02, to Administrative)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   popsicle(6068)
[...] A very positive, forward-looking presentation! Thank you, Julia Also good to see and hear from you again, Marvin. -Cory
(411 days ago, 2020-12-02, to Administrative)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   wildchicken13(856)
Excited about the new changes! Personally, I am looking forward to BrickLink XP. It provides a much more user-friendly experience for buyers. The easier BrickLink is to use, the more people will ...
(411 days ago, 2020-12-02, to General)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   yorbrick(937)
When discussing XP, he says "its catalogue" . Is this confirmation that XP will continue to use a different catalogue to BL Classic as we saw previously, with many of the original themes removed ...
(411 days ago, 2020-12-03, to General)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   R1nc3W1nd(31)
I'm not quite sure if this is the place, but is there a way you can balance/enhance the available parts catalog to suit MOC builders? Or give us access to parts (in colours) normally ...
(411 days ago, 2020-12-03, to Buying)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   Clonefan43store(7)
[...] We all look forward to it! Hope that soon the site will be even more accessible to the builders today. Thanks for all your effort!
(411 days ago, 2020-12-03, to Administrative)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   calsbricks(7241)
[...] Good morning and thank you for the announcement Rather surprised there hasn't been more comments posted as we find the continued pursuance of XP alarming when so many other things ne...
(410 days ago, 2020-12-04, to Administrative)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   Teup(5385)
[...] Nice update, thanks! To be really honest, I'm taking it with a truckload of salt when I hear these grand ambitions when BL doesn't even have the manpower to fix an elementary code ...
(410 days ago, 2020-12-04, to General)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   graznador(1393)
If there is an emphasis on community, why is there a refusal for Bricklink to participate on the LEGO Ambassador Network? The Bricklink forum is outdated and difficult to use, preventing real com...
(409 days ago, 2020-12-04, to Administrative)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   pitz8008(11826)
[...] I could live without the ridiculous catalog changes. And communication could be better (although it does seem to have improved). Knocking on my wood desk currently, the website has...
(409 days ago, 2020-12-04, to General)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   Stellar(2299)
[...] I... feel sorry. This message seems to be with good intention but lacks the power needed to make things better. Bricklink XP might be the best to get new buyers here, but you are miss...
(409 days ago, 2020-12-05, to Administrative)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   ricka(24555)
>Will Lego allow Bricklink stores and owners of those stores who got banned from purchasing, even for personal use, at Lego.com?
(407 days ago, 2020-12-06, to Administrative)
View Thread 2021 Bricklink App for Mobile/Tablet   -   Saxon_Bannister(268)
I look forward to what the Bricklink team brings to the table in 2021, One thing we need if Bricklink is to grow is an app. This should not be a difficult task, and the traffic that an app woul...
(406 days ago, 2020-12-07, to Off Topic)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   Graham.(1787)
Greetings. Thank you for the update, yes 2020 has been strange but has not impacted our business much. I have a question and a suggestion or two. Firstly now that it is"officially" known...
(405 days ago, 2020-12-08, to LEGO)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   povoq(25)
Hello, I'm very dissappointed TLG makes no christmas manger, church building or noah's ark because it's related to religion. Would there be any chance of seeing sets like these bei...
(400 days ago, 2020-12-14, to New Sets)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   BRICK_CHICK(7417)
[...] Hello, I rarely post here, because I find this forum so fractious and difficult to navigate. I rarely read the forum either, assuming that one day our overlords will decide that the tru...
(379 days ago, 2021-01-04, to Feedback)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   rjss(236)
I was away from BrickLink for about a year and came back recently. The performance of this site has caused me to look elsewhere for bricks. Difficult to find what I need. Glitchy performance. Jus...
(346 days ago, 2021-02-06, to General)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   EvansFamilyLego(38)
I'm still really annoyed that I couldn't get a castle but there's already a bunch on eBay. Plus, it's crappy that your purchases go through Lego... But don't count towards Leg...
(192 days ago, 2021-07-10, to Feedback)
View Thread Re: Looking to the future of BrickLink   -   Bruce7777(11)
Does the new upgrade include better responsiveness on mobile devices? [...]
(21 days ago, 2021-12-28, to Suggestions)
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