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The Modern Buyer: The Growing Influence of Gen Z
The Modern Buyer: The Growing Influence of Gen Z
Welcome to the final installment in our “The Modern Buyer” blog series. This edition explores the influence and shopping habits of the fast-rising, po...

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Sign Up Now for Free Seller Boot Camp Starting March 5
Sign Up Now for Free Seller Boot Camp Starting March 5
We’re a few weeks into 2018—have you stuck with your business resolutions? If you’re looking for a way to jumpstart your sales and grow your business,...

Join your fellow sellers for eBay’s Seller Boot Camp, four weeks of training on how to drive a profitable business.

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Creating a Modern Retail Marketplace Together in 2018
Creating a Modern Retail Marketplace Together in 2018
When we say you are our business partners, we mean it! Because when you succeed, so do we. While eBay is a big company, your success remains incredibl...

Hear from Bob Kupbens, VP of B2C Selling and Global Trust as he lays out plans for bringing you more sales in 2018.

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The Complete Guide to Marketing Your eBay Business on YouTube
The Complete Guide to Marketing Your eBay Business on YouTube
Cat videos. Flash mobs. Dubious athletic stunts. People flock to YouTube for any number of reasons and that includes learning about businesses and pro...

Discover how YouTube can help you grow your brand and build your business.

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The Modern Buyer: How Millennials Shop Now
The Modern Buyer: How Millennials Shop Now
This is our next installment in “The Modern Buyer” blog series. In this article, we’re exploring the current global shopping habits of millennials—the...

Find out how you can attract more millennials, the largest generation—and the biggest group of buyers—ever born.

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The Complete Guide to Marketing Your eBay Items on Facebook
The Complete Guide to Marketing Your eBay Items on Facebook
Everyone and their mom is on Facebook, but is that reason enough to use the platform to market your business? Yes. Most definitely, yes. Regardless of...

Learn how to use Facebook Pages to grow your business, promote your brand, and engage your customers. 

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The Modern Buyer: How Baby Boomers and Generation Xers Shop Now
The Modern Buyer: How Baby Boomers and Generation Xers Shop Now
This is our next installment in “The Modern Buyer” blog series. We’re exploring the current global shopping habits of the baby boomers (born between 1...

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The Complete Guide to Marketing Your eBay Items on Instagram
The Complete Guide to Marketing Your eBay Items on Instagram
If you haven’t been living off the grid for the past decade, you probably know that Instagram (and social media in general) is a powerful tool for pro...

Find out all you need to know about marketing your business on one of today's most popular social media platforms. BLOG4Screen Shot 2018-01-18 at 11.png

26 Podcasts to Inspire Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners
26 Podcasts to Inspire Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners
Looking for some inspiring ways to get through a career slump? In search of a professional refresh? We have you covered. These podcasts are perfect fo...

Stocksy_txpd0fd0cd6d5j100_Medium_1491510 (2).jpgCheck out these must-listen podcasts geared toward budding entrepreneurs and small business professionals.

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The Modern Buyer: Evolving Buyer Expectations and How Sellers Can Meet Them
The Modern Buyer: Evolving Buyer Expectations and How Sellers Can Meet Them
The shopping experience buyers are looking for has changed significantly from what it was 20 years ago. New technology makes shopping faster, easier, ...

Find out how buyer expectations continue to evolve, and how sellers can compete in the modern marketplace.

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10 Tools to Set Up Your eBay Workroom for $200
10 Tools to Set Up Your eBay Workroom for $200
Every seller needs tools. If you’re just starting out, the right ones can simplify the process of listing, packing, and shipping. A starter kit includ...

Save a buck and score a sale with these 10 top tools for listing, packing, and shipping.

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Business Plan 101: How to Create Your Roadmap for Selling Success
Business Plan 101: How to Create Your Roadmap for Selling Success
Did you know you’re twice as likely to grow your business with a formal business plan in place? Of course, plenty of successful businesses have been l...

Whether you’re just starting out, or have been selling on eBay for years, every business needs a plan. Here’s how to create yours in a few easy steps.

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Your Year in Review: 19 Things to Learn from Last Year
Your Year in Review: 19 Things to Learn from Last Year
It’s the start of a new year, and many of us are busy looking to the future, making resolutions, and planning for the coming months. But, we should al...

The start of a new year is the perfect time to look back and learn from the previous 12 months. Here’s why—and how—to do a comprehensive business review that’ll prepare you for success.

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Start the New Year Right with These 7 Selling Resolutions
Start the New Year Right with These 7 Selling Resolutions
There’s something about the start of a New Year that encourages us to reflect on who we want to be, where we want to go, and how we can achieve our dr...

There’s no time like the New Year to set goals, get organized, and make a plan for success. Here are seven resolutions to get your business in shape.

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Now Open to Business Sellers: Introducing eBay Authenticate
Now Open to Business Sellers: Introducing eBay Authenticate
eBay Authenticate launched in October as a simple, trusted way for consumers to get paid for their luxury handbags. Now, the service is open to small ...

The simplest, safest way to sell luxury handbags is now open to business sellers.

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Bob’s Blog: 2017 Retrospective - Looking Back While Continuing to Move Forward
Bob’s Blog: 2017 Retrospective - Looking Back While Continuing to Move Forward
2017 has been a big year! We set out in February on a journey together, to be a bigger, better, bolder marketplace. We set some ambitious goals and as...

 Bob Kupbens, eBay’s Vice President of B2C Selling and Global Trust reflects on the progress we've made in 2017 and looks ahead to 2018. 

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Growth Tab: Get the Secrets to Sell Competitively
Growth Tab: Get the Secrets to Sell Competitively
Nothing beats that nugget of information that keeps you competitive in the marketplace. For example, seller Marc D.’s tip on taking advantage of a goo...

The new Growth tab in Seller Hub shows you trending market data that gives your sales a leg up.

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Three Best Practices to Improve Your Customer Service
Three Best Practices to Improve Your Customer Service
Great customer service is the backbone of a healthy business. Sure, offering shoppers the products they want is an important part of making your sale....

See how you can keep buyers coming back by adding that extra touch.

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Why Holiday is the Perfect Time to Aim for Top Rated Seller Status
Why Holiday is the Perfect Time to Aim for Top Rated Seller Status
This holiday season, you’re probably going to be shipping more orders to more buyers than at any other time of the year. As buyers shop, they’re looki...

Learn to deliver A+ service this busy shopping season by doing what it takes to be a Top Rated Seller.

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Red Hot: Four Strategies to Sell Your Merchandise Faster
Red Hot: Four Strategies to Sell Your Merchandise Faster
What makes someone a top-performing seller? What makes their merchandise fly off the proverbial shelves? Hint: It’s not what, but how. There are clear...

Find out what branding, same-day handling, and structured data have to do with making your merch move.

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Increase Sales This Holiday Season with the In-Demand Inventory Page
Increase Sales This Holiday Season with the In-Demand Inventory Page
What should I sell? What items are currently popular among buyers? How much are my items worth? As a seller, the answers to these questions are essent...

Not sure what items to source and sell right now? We’ve got a solution.

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How This One Change to Your Return Policy Can Boost Conversions 34%
How This One Change to Your Return Policy Can Boost Conversions 34%
The biggest—and busiest—shopping season of the year is fast approaching. As a knowledgeable seller, you now have your inventory sourced, and your holi...

Find out how a policy of free returns can boost your sales and increase customer trust and loyalty this holiday season.

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Fashion Week Trends to Source Now to Attract Buyers
Fashion Week Trends to Source Now to Attract Buyers
New York Fashion Week has long been one of the main events of the fashion world’s annual calendar. It’s when designers showcase their upcoming fashion...

Get the scoop on the hottest looks from New York Fashion Week, and what you should source now for selling this Fall and Spring.

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Seller Hub: How to Make the Post-Sale Process Easier with the Orders Tab
Seller Hub: How to Make the Post-Sale Process Easier with the Orders Tab
Seller Hub, the free tool with all you need to help you run your business, keeps getting better. To keep you up-to-date on what’s new and help you get...

Seller Hub keeps getting better. Learn how the updated Orders tab makes your job easier.

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How a One-of-a-Kind Seller Doubled Sales With Promoted Listings
How a One-of-a-Kind Seller Doubled Sales With Promoted Listings
Promoted listings are an easy way to get your items noticed on eBay. For a small fee set by the seller, an item’s visibility is boosted on average by ...

Find out how one seller uses promoted listings to increase sales on one-of-a-kind items.

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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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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 ...

Everything you need to know to prepare for the most exciting event of the year.072417_BlogTeaser_260x195.jpg

 

 

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.