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The Seven Habits of Highly Effective eBay Sellers: Part Two
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective eBay Sellers: Part Two
A few days ago, I was talking about what some of the most successful eBay sellers know about making it as an entrepreneur. To recap, they’re crystal ...

Here’s the conclusion to our two-part series on what the most successful eBay sellers know about making it as an entrepreneur.

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The Seven Habits of Highly Effective eBay Sellers: Part One
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective eBay Sellers: Part One
 Over the years, I’ve talked with hundreds of eBay sellers at live events and online via our eBay for Business social channels (you know who you are!...

What do some of the most successful eBay sellers know about making it as an entrepreneur? You’re about to find out.

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Say Hello to Your eBay Sourcing Crystal Ball
Say Hello to Your eBay Sourcing Crystal Ball
 There’s no rest for the highly motivated eBay seller. In a matter of weeks, the Super Bowl Party Planner and the Perfect Valentine’s Day Orchestrato...

Even if you’re a sourcing guru this new tool will help you make more informed inventory decisions.
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Seven Ways to Save Time by Automating eBay Tasks
Seven Ways to Save Time by Automating eBay Tasks
 “Time is money.” - Ben Franklin As an eBay seller, time is one of your most valuable assets. If you’re not listing, you’re shipping. If you’re not s...

Need extra hours in your day? Try putting some of your eBay tasks on auto-pilot.

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How to Liquidate Slow-Moving Merchandise
How to Liquidate Slow-Moving Merchandise
Clearing out stale merchandise can vastly improve the health of your business. If you know Griff of eBay Radio fame, you’re probably familiar with hi...

Out with the old, in with the new. Find out how to keep your business healthy by liquidating stale merchandise.

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The Fresh Start Effect and Tips for Igniting 2017
The Fresh Start Effect and Tips for Igniting 2017
 Have you heard of the fresh start effect? It’s based on the idea that, as humans, we’re energized and more determined when we get a chance to wipe t...

New year, clean slate, fresh start. Get our tips for lighting the new year on fire! 

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New Retail Moments and Buyer Types to Target in January
New Retail Moments and Buyer Types to Target in January
Retail moments – or, the selling opportunities that occur throughout the year – have been around a long time. Some happen like clockwork, such as hol...

Warning: If you plan on taking a break right after holiday, don’t read this.

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No Holiday Products? No Problem!
No Holiday Products? No Problem!
Born in China, Samuel Lu immigrated to the United States in the early 1990s. After his father’s unexpected passing, Samuel’s mother opened a small ret...

Read Samuel’s advice for sellers whose products are not on this year’s holiday hot list.

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How to Fully Capitalize on Green Monday
How to Fully Capitalize on Green Monday
Cyber Week had its moment – and it was a BIG one. But don’t close up shop and set your Store on vacation mode just yet. Green Monday, historically on...

Finally, a Monday we can all get excited about. Here’s the plan.

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10 Holiday Shipping and Packing Tips to Delight your Buyers
10 Holiday Shipping and Packing Tips to Delight your Buyers
 Sponsored by FedEx. I hear from sellers all the time that holiday is their favorite time of year. Sure, you’re working like crazy, putting in 12+ ho...

With the holiday season ramping up, eBay and FedEx are sharing their best tips to make sure your packing and shipping is on point.  

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Top Tips for Holiday Shipping from ShipStation
Top Tips for Holiday Shipping from ShipStation
 Can you believe Cyber Week is over? Now, it’s just three weeks until Christmas. Right now—this very instant—is when you should be preparing to ship ...

The experts at ShipStation share their best advice for holiday shipping.

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Staffing Up for the Holidays
Staffing Up for the Holidays
 Sound of Tri-State is a family owned and operated electronics business founded in the early 1990s. Though originally started as a brick and mortar r...

If you're hiring for the Holidays, check out where this seller gets her staff. 

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The eBay Holiday “It” Items by Category: November and Beyond
The eBay Holiday “It” Items by Category: November and Beyond
 We just launched a new holiday TV ad. And, Cyber Week is right around the corner. So, now would be a good time to make sure you haven’t forgotten to...

What’s trending on eBay for Holiday? Drones, tires, and tractor parts, to name a few.

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Three Big Ways We’re Drumming Up Business for Holiday
Three Big Ways We’re Drumming Up Business for Holiday
You’re up to date with the eBay Holiday Checklist. You’ve sourced and listed for Holiday. You’ve stocked up on piles of shipping supplies. And, if yo...

Explore all the ways we’re bringing in buyers this holiday. (Yes, there’s TV).

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Shop our Big Selection from Small Businesses on eBay
Shop our Big Selection from Small Businesses on eBay
The best part of my job is connecting with sellers. Hearing their stories, checking out their businesses, learning about what makes them tick, and wa...

Small businesses are the heart of eBay. This Small Business Saturday, we’re celebrating them in a very special way.

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Five Tips for Ruling Cyber Week on eBay
Five Tips for Ruling Cyber Week on eBay
Like the ringing of the opening bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Black Friday has historically marked the beginning of the holiday s...

Move over, Black Friday - you have company. Find out how to conquer the week-long sales opportunity in your near future.

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All About eBay Browse Pages: The Benefits of This New Way to Shop
All About eBay Browse Pages: The Benefits of This New Way to Shop
 We’ve noticed something lately. New online shopping patterns have emerged, especially with Millennial buyers. Instead of visiting specific online re...

People don’t shop the way they did just a few short years ago. Find out what’s changed and how we’re adapting.

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Make Money by Promoting eBay Listings – Even Your Own
Make Money by Promoting eBay Listings – Even Your Own
If you’re a seller who’s active on socia media, the eBay Partner Network (EPN) was made for you. It’s a program that pays you to advertise eBay items,...

The eBay Partner Network lets you earn money by promoting eBay items to your own audience.

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The eBay Holiday “It” Items by Category: October
The eBay Holiday “It” Items by Category: October
We come bearing data! Last month, we talked about Holiday buying trends in six major eBay categories. We saw early demand for super-hero action figure...

Holiday buying is underway, and we've been busy analyzing trends. See what’s on the Holiday “It” list this month. 

How to Master eBay’s Seller Hub: Part Three
How to Master eBay’s Seller Hub: Part Three
We’ve been on a Seller Hub tear lately. In Part One of our series, we talked about the streamlined listing and order management capabilities in Seller...

As we close the chapter on this Seller Hub series, we’ll dish on the insights in the Performance and Growth tabs.

The eBay Holiday “It” Items by Category: September
The eBay Holiday “It” Items by Category: September
At the end of the summer, a team of eBay elves (okay, analysts) lock themselves in a room to sort through months of data and retail buying trends. The...

How do you know what to sell for Holiday 2016?  Study the hot items we’ve identified in six major selling categories.

 

 

One Is the Loneliest Number – But Not for This eBay Seller
One Is the Loneliest Number – But Not for This eBay Seller
The perks of running an online business? You get to be your own boss, set your own hours, and work in your pajamas. The drawbacks? You can’t complain ...

Running a business online can be a solitary pursuit. But not for Anastasia A.  Find out how she stays connected.

5 Ways to Win Customer Confidence and Deliver More Delight
5 Ways to Win Customer Confidence and Deliver More Delight
Customer delight. Does that sound intimidating to you? If so, we’re here to help. As more and more big-name brick and mortar department stores close t...

As online selling gets more competitive, we have to do more to win customers. It’s all about delivering delight. 

How to Master eBay's Seller Hub: Part Two
How to Master eBay's Seller Hub: Part Two
Did you catch How to Master Seller Hub: Part One? We covered the what, why, and how of this super slick eBay selling site. This time, we’ll explore th...

In Part Two of our Seller Hub series, we’re zooming in on the Marketing tab. Learn about promotions and advertising tools. 

Why Business Insurance Is a Must-Have for Your eBay Store
Why Business Insurance Is a Must-Have for Your eBay Store
Picture this. You’re a cost-savvy eBay seller who uses your basement to store your inventory and keep your overhead low. But then the unexpected happe...

Business insurance is a smart, affordable way to protect everything you’ve worked so hard to achieve.

Your Top Questions Answered: eBay OPEN, The Seller Tools Edition
Your Top Questions Answered: eBay OPEN, The Seller Tools Edition
eBay OPEN—the eBay seller event of the year—took place in late July in Las Vegas. There was lots to see and do: take in general session speeches by eB...

A few weeks ago at eBay OPEN, we got so many questions about seller tools that we couldn’t answer them all. So we'll do that now. 

How to Master eBay's Seller Hub: Part One
How to Master eBay's Seller Hub: Part One
If you caught my recent post on taking killer product shots with your smartphone, you know that I’m not a fan of unnecessary complexities. I’ll give y...

You’ve heard about Seller Hub. Maybe you’ve even started using it. But, what are you missing?

How to Capitalize on Halloween: The $7 Billion Retail Moment
How to Capitalize on Halloween: The $7 Billion Retail Moment
Halloween is so close we can feel it. To help you get the most from this $7 billion retail moment, we brought in eBay VP of eBay Merchandising, Jill R...

Find out from Jill Ramsey, eBay VP of Merchandising, how to  get your fair share of the $7 billion Halloween sales moment. 

My Moomin Obsession and How to Avoid Stockouts on eBay
My Moomin Obsession and How to Avoid Stockouts on eBay
Collection confession: For the past 15 years, I’ve been accumulating these quirky little troll mugs and glasses from Finland.The characters are based ...

The dreaded stockout. No one wants to be on either end of that retail equation. Find out how you can easily avoid them, then, tell an eBay friend!

 

2016 Fall Seller Update: Making Selling on eBay Easier
2016 Fall Seller Update: Making Selling on eBay Easier
What an incredible time to join eBay. As we enter our 22nd year, the momentum here is real. And coming in from the outside I can see it with fresh, ob...

Get a rundown from Bob Kupbens, eBay’s new VP of Business-to-Consumer Selling, on today’s Seller Update.

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