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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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Can’t Attend eBay OPEN in Las Vegas? We’ll Bring It to You
Can’t Attend eBay OPEN in Las Vegas? We’ll Bring It to You
Not able to make it to the eBay OPEN event in Las Vegas? We’ll miss seeing you in person.But—know this—you won’t be left out.We’ve found a way to incl...

Many of you won’t be able to make it to eBay OPEN in Las Vegas. We get it, and we don’t want you to miss out. That’s why we’ve decided to bring it to you. 

Top ways to connect with eBay staff and other sellers
Top ways to connect with eBay staff and other sellers
When it comes to getting the answers and advice you need, reading is good, but having an interaction is the best. Whether you are seeking information,...

Want to connect with eBay staff or your fellow sellers? We've got seven ways you can reach out and connect. 

Plowing Through Obstacles: How Tim T. Does Life and eBay
Plowing Through Obstacles: How Tim T. Does Life and eBay
Tim T. of TimsTreasureChest may have been left disabled by a tragic car accident in his teens, but he has the enviable ability to see obstacles as not...

Tim T. is not one to sit idly by, watching others do life. In fact, he’s kind of like an action hero. He just happens to be confined to a wheelchair.

Your Five-Step Labor Day Retail Moment Action Plan
Your Five-Step Labor Day Retail Moment Action Plan
Labor Day: A last-ditch opportunity to drink beer and eat burgers in the backyard or the perfect occasion for an end-of-summer blowout sale?How about ...
  1. Summer just started, but we’re already making plans for you to capitalize on the colossal, end-of-summer Labor Day sales opportunity. Interested? 
Join us in July for eBay OPEN, the seller event of the year!
Join us in July for eBay OPEN, the seller event of the year!
By Katie McBrideKatie McBride, Director of Seller Communications, is a long-time member of the eBay team focused squarely on seller growth and success...

July 26-29 at the fabulous Venetian in Las Vegas. Register now for an action-packed experience of learning, networking, and celebration with eBay executives, employees, partners, and sellers. 

Sell More This Father’s Day and End Holiday Inequality
Sell More This Father’s Day and End Holiday Inequality
A few years ago a co-worker of mine commented on the inherent inequality of the Father’s Day holiday.“Mothers get a day just to themselves, but we dad...

Have you ever noticed that dads get the short end of the holiday stick? Find out why and learn what you can do to help.

A Peek Behind the Curtain: How eBay’s Bringing More Buyers Your Way
A Peek Behind the Curtain: How eBay’s Bringing More Buyers Your Way
Whether you’ve been following this blog for months or just a few weeks, you’ll know how committed eBay is to helping sellers make the most of the reta...

Get an inside look at some of the innovative ways we’re attracting more buyers to your listings.

In Search of the Brightest and the Best: Celebrating Small Businesses on eBay
In Search of the Brightest and the Best: Celebrating Small Businesses on eBay
The secret of every successful business -- big or small, global or local -- boils down to the same two things. A great idea, and someone who refuses t...

During Small Business Week, eBay looks to its sellers to award the 2016 Small Business of the Year.

Five Things I’ve Learned from My eBay Meetup Group
Five Things I’ve Learned from My eBay Meetup Group
Remember our post on how to find your eBay people? We talked about the importance of working with other sellers, and then identified where they tend t...

Is there anything better than connecting with people who just get you? That’s what can happen at an eBay Meetup group. 

The “Celebrate Her” Campaign and How to Sell More This Mother’s Day
The “Celebrate Her” Campaign and How to Sell More This Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day—the fourth-largest retail holiday of the year, and one of eBay’s key retail moments—is right around the corner (May 8). As a result, we’v...

Mother’s Day is coming up fast. Find out what we’re doing to drive traffic and inspire shoppers, and what you can do to sell more. 

How To You Find Your eBay People: Online or In-Person
How To You Find Your eBay People: Online or In-Person
Over the years I’ve interviewed sellers from all over the country. Inevitably—during the course of every discussion—we talk secret sauce: The mix of i...

Heard of others making life-long friends with their fellow eBay sellers, and wondered “where are my people?” Here’s how to find them.  

This T-Shirt Aficionado is Crushing It on eBay
This T-Shirt Aficionado is Crushing It on eBay
On his website, Chris K. (eBay seller ID: HolyIdeaTees) calls himself “a true dork and picker of vintage t-shirts.” In reality, he’s a brilliant marke...

Some people daydream about quitting their desk job, abandoning the rat race, and doing their own thing. Others—like Chris K.—actually do it. 

Make a Plan to Capitalize on Retail Moments in 2016—Now
Make a Plan to Capitalize on Retail Moments in 2016—Now
If you’re an eBay for Business regular, you know that eBay is more committed than ever to the art and science of aggressive retailing, and the promoti...

What does your sales and marketing plan look like for 2016? Or, maybe you don’t have one? Find out why it’s never been more important to plan ahead. 

How I Plan to Up My Game on eBay This Year
How I Plan to Up My Game on eBay This Year
Even though I’ve been selling on eBay for eighteen years, I still start each year by reflecting on what I might need to do differently. Which is why I...

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been selling on eBay. There’s always something you can do better. So here’s how I plan to up my game in 2016. 

The Four Phases of Holiday: Dominating the Post-Holiday Phase
The Four Phases of Holiday: Dominating the Post-Holiday Phase
If you’re a holiday selling machine, you’ve been working up to and around December 25 for months. You’ve moved through the pre, peak, and last-chance ...

Thinking of closing up shop the week after Christmas? You might want to reconsider, and capitalize on the final phase of holiday. Here’s how.

100 Tips to Help You Up Your Holiday Selling Game on eBay
100 Tips to Help You Up Your Holiday Selling Game on eBay
What does it take to have a terrific Holiday selling season? Lots of packing tape, caffeine and this list.In an effort to have a more profitable and s...

We asked your peers for tips on how to have a more profitable and successful Holiday selling season on eBay. Here’s what they said.

You tell us: What topics should we cover on eBay for Business?
You tell us: What topics should we cover on eBay for Business?
The eBay for Business program—including this blog, and our presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Periscope—is dedicated to you, the professiona...

It’s that time again. We’re checking in to see what you’d like to see more of from the eBay for Business program. Take our quick survey, and tell us. 

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The Four Phases of Holiday: How to Win the Pre-Holiday Phase
The Four Phases of Holiday: How to Win the Pre-Holiday Phase
Remember when Holiday shopping started right after Thanksgiving? Die-hard bargain-hunters covered up the cranberry sauce and green bean casserole, bid...

The Holiday shopping season isn’t about Black Friday and Cyber Monday anymore. It’s about right NOW. And, here’s what you need to know to win.

Time Management for eBay Sellers: Three Social Media Time Savers
Time Management for eBay Sellers: Three Social Media Time Savers
Sometimes I hear sellers talking about not having time to market their businesses. I also hear some say that they don’t think this is something they s...

If it seems like there aren’t enough hours in the day to add social marketing to your list of eBay tasks, Danna Crawford might make you reconsider. 

How to Use Pinterest to Sell More on eBay: A Chat with Joel Meek
How to Use Pinterest to Sell More on eBay: A Chat with Joel Meek
Last year we did a whole series on Pinterest. If you missed it, we covered getting set up, how to use it successfully, and common pitfalls to avoid. W...

We’ve touched on Pinterest a few times in the past year. Now we’re back, armed with tips and data straight from Pinterest’s Joel Meek. 

Fifty Things I Learned at the 2015 eBay Radio Party
Fifty Things I Learned at the 2015 eBay Radio Party
Well, I now have an eBay Radio Party and Conference under my belt. This year it took place in the inferno that is Las Vegas in June (110 degrees every...

Have you always wondered what happens at the annual eBay Radio Party and Conference? What a coincidence. Here are fifty things I took away from this year’s event. 

Celebrate National Small Business Week with Free Stickers
Celebrate National Small Business Week with Free Stickers
It’s National Small Business Week, and we’re celebrating you, the hard working eBay seller!And, as Jordan Sweetnam, Vice President of Seller Experienc...

We appreciate you, the millions of eBay sellers who make eBay great. Now you can show your buyers that you appreciate them with these complimentary stickers in honor of National Small Business Week. 
 

Pinterest for Business Part 3: Ten Common Pitfalls to Avoid
Pinterest for Business Part 3: Ten Common Pitfalls to Avoid
Now that you’ve armed yourself with the essentials of using Pinterest with Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, and perhaps even reached expert status by...

Pinterest can be an online seller's dream, you have to do it right. Follow these best practices to avoid common Pinterest missteps.

Guest blog: Drive sales with professional design, Part 1
Guest blog: Drive sales with professional design, Part 1
Having provided professional eBay design services for over 10 years, we at Frooition have learned a lot about how well thought-out design can help eBa...

Frooition's top tips for sellers who are considering a redesign of their business on eBay.

Five Things I Wish I'd Have Known When I Started Selling on eBay
Five Things I Wish I'd Have Known When I Started Selling on eBay
There’s nothing ordinary about Roger Keyserling (user ID: KeyWebCo).He came to sell on eBay as a result of a personal tragedy that left him on disabil...

Roger Keyserling cheated death three times. Now he’s selling on eBay—with a vengeance. Read his story for five things he wished he’d have known…

Pinterest for Business Part 2: Tips for Using Pinterest Successfully
Pinterest for Business Part 2: Tips for Using Pinterest Successfully
Now that you’ve read Pinterest for Business Part 1: Setting Up for Success, be sure to follow these best practices to get the most out of your Pins: K...

Pinterest is a retailer's dream, but how do you market your business effectively on the site? We've complied some best practices to help you get the most out of Pinterest.

This is Your Community—And Now it's Better
This is Your Community—And Now it's Better
We’ve been listening. And, one of the things we’ve heard is that the eBay Seller Community could be better. We agreed. As a result, we compiled a list...

We’ve been listening. And, one of the things we’ve heard is that the eBay Seller Community could be better. We agreed. As a result, we compiled a list of feedback on the changes you wanted to see implemented—and we made them.

Pinterest for Business Part 1: Setting Up for Success
Pinterest for Business Part 1: Setting Up for Success
With millions of members worldwide, Pinterest has become a social media powerhouse that drives more traffic than Twitter, Reddit, and LinkedIn combine...

With millions of members worldwide, Pinterest has become a social media powerhouse that drives more traffic than Twitter, Reddit, and LinkedIn combined.

Help us make eBay for Business even more valuable to you!
Help us make eBay for Business even more valuable to you!
Late last year we launched eBay for Business, the social media program devoted to you—the professional eBay seller—via Facebook, Twitter, this blog, a...

Late last year we launched eBay for Business, the social media program devoted to you—the professional eBay seller—via Facebook, Twitter, this blog, and even a LinkedIn group.

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