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Announcing the 2017 SHINE Awards for Small Business Winners
Announcing the 2017 SHINE Awards for Small Business Winners
Last week, we held our annual seller celebration, eBay Open, in Las Vegas. We gathered over 1,500 eBay sellers from across the country to talk about w...

eBay Sr. Vice President Hal Lawton celebrates shining small businesses! Find out who won the 2017 SHINE Awards in each category, and get inspired by their stories.

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Hashtags, What to Pack, Where to Watch, and More: Here’s Your Open Checklist!
Hashtags, What to Pack, Where to Watch, and More: Here’s Your Open Checklist!
Sellers, are you ready for Open 2017? Are you pumped for the workshops and festivities!? And, most of all, are you prepared to get everything you can ...

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Five Ways to Improve Your Returns Process. Sponsored by USPS®.
Five Ways to Improve Your Returns Process. Sponsored by USPS®.
Let’s face it, nobody likes returns. But they are a part of life in e-commerce, and having an efficient way to process them lets you spend more time o...

Don’t let a weak returns process cause chaos. USPS® shares their top tips for streamlining your process. 

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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 runs a website, a blog, or is active on social, eBay Partner Network (EPN) was made for you. It’s a program that pays you to ad...

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

 

Bob’s Blog: Bringing More Buyers and Sales to You in 2017
Bob’s Blog: Bringing More Buyers and Sales to You in 2017
I hope you’re having an amazing 2017. Back in February, I posted about our 2017 plans to bring you more buyers and more sales—along with some new ways...

Get the latest update on how eBay is improving the marketplace for sellers’ long-term success.

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Experiment Your Way to Success This Holiday Season
Experiment Your Way to Success This Holiday Season
Is a "lifestyle" shot better than a product pic? Run a test to find out. Every website on the planet is testing SOMETHING to help it reach its goals. ...

Run a few tests now to determine your best strategies for the Holiday selling season.

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The What, Why, and How of Promotions Manager
The What, Why, and How of Promotions Manager
A compelling product, impeccable listing details, and attractive photos. You have all the online selling basics covered. So, how about taking your bus...

What if there was a way to stand out in the sea of competing products and get buyers to spend in your store? Meet eBay’s Promotions Manager.

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Meet Our 2017 SHINE Awards Finalists: Rising Star & Global Business
Meet Our 2017 SHINE Awards Finalists: Rising Star & Global Business
We are constantly amazed by the passion our seller community has for eBay. This year we received over 2,400 submissions to the SHINE Awards for Small ...

Showcasing the best & brightest in the Rising Star and Global Business categories.

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Sign Up Now for Your eBay Open Workshops and More
Sign Up Now for Your eBay Open Workshops and More
Now that you’ve registered for eBay Open (What’s that? You’re not? Hurry, go register right now!), we’re excited to share details on the workshops and...

eBay Open is just a few weeks away. Make sure you’re signed up for your workshops and account check-ups.

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Get a Head Start on Holiday Planning
Get a Head Start on Holiday Planning
Sure, it's late June, and while most folks are planning for the long Fourth of July weekend, we’re thinking months ahead to the holiday retail season....

Get your holiday retail plan started with tips and advice to help you make the most of Q4.

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Seller Checklist: How to Brand Your Store on eBay
Seller Checklist: How to Brand Your Store on eBay
In this blog post, we’ll share tips on how to create a consistent and cohesive visual brand—the elements of your brand your buyers actually see—for yo...

Get our step-by-step guide for creating an appealing brand for your eBay business.

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eBay Just Launched A Massive Global Ad Campaign
eBay Just Launched A Massive Global Ad Campaign
eBay’s ambition is to be the place where the world shops first. We believe our vast selection and incredible spectrum of value, powered by sellers lar...

We’re going big and bold with a brand new campaign to bring you new buyers.

 

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What You Can Expect at eBay Open 2017
What You Can Expect at eBay Open 2017
eBay Open, our biggest “sellerbration” of the year, is coming up July 25-28 in Las Vegas. I’ve been a part of the planning process, and let me tell yo...

eBay has three jam-packed days of learning, networking and fun planned for you. Read all about it.

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Ready to Shine? Five Ways to Make Your Shine Entry Sparkle
Ready to Shine? Five Ways to Make Your Shine Entry Sparkle
Do you have a great eBay story? Maybe a tale of how you built a successful business from the ground up? Or a story about how eBay allowed you to make ...

Read these tips and tricks to make your SHINE Awards for Small Business submission stand out among the crowd.

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What to Source Now for Summer Selling
What to Source Now for Summer Selling
Weddings. Pool parties. BBQs. Yard work. Ah, the joys (and chores) of summer. If that list sounds familiar, it’s because soon those summer events will...

Summer is right around the corner. We combed the data and found the hot-selling items for Summer 2017.

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Join us in July for eBay Open 2017, the Sellerbration of the year!
Join us in July for eBay Open 2017, the Sellerbration of the year!
Sellers, you are officially invited to eBay Open 2017, the biggest eBay seller event of the year. Please join us July 25-28 at the MGM Grand in Las Ve...

Kick your selling into high gear. Join us July 25-28 for three days of learning, networking and fun!

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Meet Melissa Paz: the Mom and the Mogul
Meet Melissa Paz: the Mom and the Mogul
Melissa Paz swears by impeccable listing and marketing strategy to boost sales.Melissa Paz, 34, is a mother, a wife, and a successful eBay seller. Her...

This passionate eBay seller is growing her business with impeccable listings and an aggressive marketing strategy.

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Celebrating Small Businesses & Entrepreneurship on eBay
Celebrating Small Businesses & Entrepreneurship on eBay
One of the best parts of my job is hearing the amazing stories of our eBay sellers. I’m constantly inspired by the dedication, passion, and enthusiasm...

The SHINE Awards are back! Share your success story for the chance to win big.

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Want to get away—and source too?
Want to get away—and source too?
In the ’80s, my mom owned a local women’s clothing store (this was pre-eBay). When I was ten years old, she took me and her business partner to Mexico...

You work hard running your business on eBay and deserve a vacation. But what if you could turn that trip into a sourcing opportunity, too?

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Overcoming Lister’s Block: Tips to List More Efficiently
Overcoming Lister’s Block: Tips to List More Efficiently
You’ve heard of writer’s block. “Lister’s block”? Not so much. But after posting a question on our Facebook page a few weeks back, we realized “lister...

Suffering from unlisted inventory? You’re not alone. See how to get your items up and sold, faster than ever before.

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Moms Who Mean Business: Inspiring Stories of Mom Sellers
Moms Who Mean Business: Inspiring Stories of Mom Sellers
This Mother's Day we celebrate the impressive mom sellers on eBayYou see them packing lunches for their kids in the morning and packing sold items in ...

This Mother’s Day, we bring to you stories and conversations about our rock star sellers who are mothers, too!

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How to Maximize Your Back to School Sales
How to Maximize Your Back to School Sales
Sure, it’s April, and school will be letting out for the summer soon. But, it’s never too early to start thinking about your Back to School selling st...

Back to School is months away. But let’s get ready now with these inventory, listing, and promotional tips to help you sell more.

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eBay Turns up the Dial on Advertising to Bring in Buyers
eBay Turns up the Dial on Advertising to Bring in Buyers
**MAY UPDATE** By now, we hope you’ve seen some eBay advertising “out in the wild”. We’re going big for summer with marketing across a variety of chan...

We’re all in on advertising to remind buyers to shop first on eBay.

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Seven Tips for Attracting International Buyers
Seven Tips for Attracting International Buyers
Looking for a way to boost sales? Silly question. Who isn’t, right? Offering your items to an international audience is one of the easiest ways to mak...

 

Global buyers are out there, looking for your items. Here are seven tips to optimize your listings for an international audience.

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Spot an eBay Ad and Score Some eBay Swag!
Spot an eBay Ad and Score Some eBay Swag!
We’re super excited to announce the recent launch of a large-scale, multi-media advertising effort designed to showcase the eBay brand and drive more ...

We are all in on advertising right now. Find out how to get involved and why you’ll want to.

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The Long and Short of Finding Help: Part One
The Long and Short of Finding Help: Part One
“Where can I find good people to help with my business on eBay?” It’s one of the most common questions we see on the eBay for Business Facebook page, ...

You know what they say – you can’t sell what you don’t list. If you need short-term help getting products up on eBay, read these useful tips.

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Five Ways to Get Your Motivational Groove Back
Five Ways to Get Your Motivational Groove Back
I have good news and bad news for you. The good news: If you’re making a living selling on eBay, you’re likely your own boss. The bad news: You’re you...

Have times when you’re less than enthusiastic about the small business tasks at hand? Use these tips to get motivated.

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The Theory of Constraints and Getting Your Ship Together
The Theory of Constraints and Getting Your Ship Together
Have you heard of the Theory of Constraints? It’s basically a business methodology that helps you identify procedures that put a strain on your operat...

Could the shipping aspect of your eBay business be a bottleneck to greater success? We’ll help you find out.

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eBay Seller Marc Ducey Shares His Inventory Secrets
eBay Seller Marc Ducey Shares His Inventory Secrets
Nothing readies one for the life of an entrepreneur like being in the military. These men and women work tirelessly to serve our country and emerge hi...

We don’t often talk about inventory and sourcing secrets, but “golf pro” Marc Ducey has some tips to share.

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Making the Connection: Our Spring Seller Update and Plans for 2017
Making the Connection: Our Spring Seller Update and Plans for 2017
Two weeks ago, our Vice President of Seller Experience and Business-to-Consumer Selling, Bob Kupbens, detailed eBay’s Game Plan for Selling Success in...

Find out how the 2017 Spring Seller Update reflects our ongoing investment in your success.

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