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How Structured Data Helped This eBay Seller Increase Sales
How Structured Data Helped This eBay Seller Increase Sales
“The time we put into [structured data] is a 100% worthwhile investment. We have definitely seen the results.” For seller Mary Wein of PhotoVideo4Less...

Structured data helps eBay put your product on the right pages and—as this seller saw, can boost sales by 10%.

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SHINE Small Business of the Year Winner Angie C.: Achieving the American Dream with eBay
SHINE Small Business of the Year Winner Angie C.: Achieving the American Dream with eBay
Colombian born Angie Cardona-Nelson came to the US as an au pair in pursuit of the “American Dream.” Years later, a chance visit to an auction with he...

We talked to 2017 SHINE Awards for Small Business winner Angie Cardona-Nelson for the scoop on her winning application, and what other sellers can learn from her success.  

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eBay’s Fall Marketing Campaigns Will Help You Harvest Profits
eBay’s Fall Marketing Campaigns Will Help You Harvest Profits
As we move into the biggest shopping season of the year, eBay sellers can anticipate something even more exciting than the return of pumpkin spice (at...

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How to Protect Your eBay Business in an Emergency
How to Protect Your eBay Business in an Emergency
When natural disasters like hurricanes and wildfires make the news, even people who aren’t affected start to think about what they might do in a simil...

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The Perfect Listing: How to Optimize Your Listings for More Sales
The Perfect Listing: How to Optimize Your Listings for More Sales
One of the fastest paths to more sales is to optimize your listings. An optimized listing makes it easy for buyers to find your item, and it entices t...

Find out how to create a listing that puts your items in front of more buyers—and helps close the sale.

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eBay SHINE Award Winners “Share the Light” with a Community Fundraiser
eBay SHINE Award Winners “Share the Light” with a Community Fundraiser
Last month at eBay Open, when sellers Laurie Wong and Patrick Martell crossed paths, neither could have predicted the difference Patrick was about to ...

When Laurie Wong met Patrick Martell over dinner at eBay Open, she never expected the role he’d play in her life—and, possibly, the lives of hundreds of people in her community.

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Seller Story: How Working at eBay Has Made Me a Better Seller
Seller Story: How Working at eBay Has Made Me a Better Seller
Many eBay employees are also eBay sellers, giving them a unique perspective among both groups. Whether they sell to offload unwanted stuff or to bring...

We’re chatting with two eBay employees who are also avid sellers to find out what they’ve learned from both sides of the business.

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Seller Playlist: 25 Upbeat Songs to Play While You Sell
Seller Playlist: 25 Upbeat Songs to Play While You Sell
We recently asked our eBay for Business Facebook community what they listen to while listing and shipping their eBay items. While answers included tel...

From upbeat songs about working hard to inspirational jams for the entrepreneur within, we’ve got the perfect soundtrack for selling.

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Five Free or Cheap Ways to Market for Holiday Selling
Five Free or Cheap Ways to Market for Holiday Selling
For some eBay sellers, the holiday season can bring in 75%—or more!—of their annual sales. We’ve already talked about how sellers can start planning a...

Bring more buyers to your eBay store or listings with these five low-cost marketing tips.

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Preparing for Holiday Success: Seller Deborah LaBoo Thinks Holiday All Year Long
Preparing for Holiday Success: Seller Deborah LaBoo Thinks Holiday All Year Long
When Deborah LaBoo’s father passed away in 2007, Deborah and her mother were left with a house full of his stuff. Much of it was brand new—the result ...

Seller Deborah LaBoo isn’t just thinking about the upcoming holiday season—she’s preparing for it all year long.

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Community Forklift: Giving Back Through eBay for Charity
Community Forklift: Giving Back Through eBay for Charity
Last month, eBay announced the winners of the 2017 SHINE Awards for Small Business, including the winner of the Charitable Business category, Nancy Me...

Read how eBay for Charity helps DC nonprofit Community Forklift turn unwanted materials into positive change for the local community. 

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Enter to Win: Follow Us on Social for an eBay Swag Bag
Enter to Win: Follow Us on Social for an eBay Swag Bag
We know eBay sellers are busy. You’re managing inventory, shipping, listing, and selling nonstop. That’s why we’re so appreciative of the time you tak...

We've reached two big social media milestones—and we’re celebrating by giving one lucky winner some awesome eBay swag.

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eBay Open: Four Lessons from a Longtime Seller
eBay Open: Four Lessons from a Longtime Seller
Last week, we shared news and information from eBay Open, the eBay seller event of the year. We told you about the inspiring and informative presentat...

Longtime eBay seller Victoria Eagan shares her takeaways on community, technology, and partnership from eBay Open 2017.

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eBay Guaranteed Delivery Has Arrived
eBay Guaranteed Delivery Has Arrived
When it comes to getting items to buyers quickly, we know you’re already delivering the goods; two-thirds of items sold on eBay arrive at their destin...

You’re already shipping fast. Now, back your listings with eBay Guaranteed Delivery.

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eBay Open: A First-Timer's Perspective
eBay Open: A First-Timer's Perspective
Last week, we shared news and information from eBay Open, the eBay seller event of the year. We told you about the inspiring and informative presentat...

From the community connections to take-home tips, eBay seller Dave Miller shares his experience attending eBay Open for the first time.

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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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eBay Open 2017: Final Wrap-Up
eBay Open 2017: Final Wrap-Up
How fantastic was last night’s party? After announcing the 2017 SHINE Awards for Small Business Winner Angie Cardona-Nelson of eWaste Direct, we heade...

As Open comes to a close, we’re recapping the past four days—from the inspiring sessions to transformational moments of connection and community.

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eBay Open 2017: Daily Wrap for Thursday, July 27
eBay Open 2017: Daily Wrap for Thursday, July 27
Our third day at eBay Open 2017 was dominated by three “E”s—expectations, experiences, and excitement. We explored the ways eBay can help sellers meet...

And the excitement continues! Find out who won the SHINE Awards, and get in on all the live-streaming, live-tweeting action.

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eBay Open 2017: Daily Wrap for Wednesday, July 26
eBay Open 2017: Daily Wrap for Wednesday, July 26
Our second day of eBay Open 2017 was a non-stop inspiration, education, and connection extravaganza! We had a full morning of General Sessions with ke...

We’re diving deep into the future of ecommerce—and eBay—with CEO Devin Wenig! Learn about where we’re headed in our recap of Day Two.

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eBay Open 2017: Daily Wrap for Tuesday, July 25
eBay Open 2017: Daily Wrap for Tuesday, July 25
Wow, what a first day! eBay Open 2017 kicked off with an action-packed schedule of live interviews at eBay Radio, Pop-Up sessions, networking meet-ups...

We’re kicking things off in Vegas like only eBay can at our annual seller celebration! Check out everything that happened on our first day.  

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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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Inspiring Stories of eBay’s Dad-preneurs
Inspiring Stories of eBay’s Dad-preneurs
Motivation, courage, and love. This is what we heard from eBay dad-preneurs this Father’s Day. We are thrilled by all the stories that dads shared wit...

Motivation, courage, and love. This is what we heard from eBay dad-preneurs this Father’s Day. Read and get inspired.

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Meet Our 2017 SHINE Awards Finalists: The Charitable Business Category
Meet Our 2017 SHINE Awards Finalists: The Charitable Business Category
All this week, we’ve been sharing the truly inspirational stories of our SHINE finalists, eBay sellers of all persuasions making their e-commerce drea...

Get to know the three SHINE finalists in the Charitable Business category who are building businesses and making the world a much better place at the same time.

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Meet Our 2017 SHINE Awards Finalists: Minority or Woman-Owned Business and Young Entrepreneur
Meet Our 2017 SHINE Awards Finalists: Minority or Woman-Owned Business and Young Entrepreneur
Yesterday, we kicked off a blog series highlighting the first set of our 15 SHINE Awards finalists. Today, we’re showcasing the three finalists in the...

Say Hello to the SHINE Awards Finalist in the Minority or Woman-Owned Business and Young Entrepreneur categories. Then, prepare to be inspired.

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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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