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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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Our New Shipping Supplies Are Here to Impress
Our New Shipping Supplies Are Here to Impress
eBay-branded tissue papers and stickers are ready for you to use Whether it’s a birthday present, a thank-you gift, or an item you’ve sold, packing it...

Don’t just sell products, sell an experience packed in our much awaited tissue paper and stickers.

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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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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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How Multiple Shipping Options Can Speed Up Your Sales
How Multiple Shipping Options Can Speed Up Your Sales
Know what S&H stands for? That’s right, it’s shipping and handling. The two topics are inseparable. Nothing gets shipped before it’s handled. But why,...

I just found some data that could change the way you list, handle, and ship items. That is, if you want more sales, faster.

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Bisquick Boxes and The Art of eBay Packaging
Bisquick Boxes and The Art of eBay Packaging
“Could we not?” pleaded Bobby S. of The Thrifting Board Facebook group. He’d just received an eBay item in a beat-up Bisquick box and was not pleased....

How to wow customers and leave a lasting impression with your eBay packaging (and no, it doesn’t involve a Bisquick box).

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Getting a Handle on Your eBay Handling Times
Getting a Handle on Your eBay Handling Times
Once upon a time, buyers came to eBay almost exclusively for one-of-kind, hard-to-find treasures. Think, Pierre Omidyar’s broken laser pointer and tho...

Shorter handling times are becoming the norm as consumers change the rules of ecommerce. Can you keep up? Here’s help.

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How to Combine eBay Shipments Destined for the Same Address
How to Combine eBay Shipments Destined for the Same Address
“How do I combine shipments to the same address?” It’s one of the most common questions we see pop up on the eBay Community. And it makes sense. Maybe...

Sellers, we have a problem. Some of you don’t know how to combine items into one shipment! I come bearing answers.

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Five Common Assumptions about Shipping on eBay
Five Common Assumptions about Shipping on eBay
We’ve heard that shipping on eBay can seem a bit intimidating to new sellers. So, we reached out to the experts on our shipping team to find out what’...

Think shipping on eBay is mysterious and complex? Join us for some mythbusting.

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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 one...

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+ hour...

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 mo...

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

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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. 

You’ve Got the Power: 6 Ways to Get More from Your eBay Store
You’ve Got the Power: 6 Ways to Get More from Your eBay Store
You’ve pulled the trigger on an eBay Stores subscription! Now you can reap the benefits: lower final value fees, more insertion credits, as well as ac...

You just subscribed to eBay Stores. Now, what? It’s time to harness some of your newfound marketing power and get more from your eBay Store.

eBay’s Seller Hub Now Live for all U.S. Sellers
eBay’s Seller Hub Now Live for all U.S. Sellers
By Shan VossellerShan is a Senior Director of Product Management at eBay, and the company's overall product lead for business-to-consumer selling. He ...

After a year of testing and seller feedback, eBay debuts its powerful new selling tool in the U.S. to help scale your business, faster than ever.

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.

Not Just a Pretty Package: Why Almost 15,000 Sellers Use eBay Supplies
Not Just a Pretty Package: Why Almost 15,000 Sellers Use eBay Supplies
“Does eBay plan to create shipping supplies? That’s what you asked. Well, many of you. We heard it in person, on Facebook, and via the eBay Community....

We knew many of you wanted eBay branded supplies, but we had no idea just how much. Find out why over a million pieces have sold already.

10 Trust Signals That’ll Help You Win Customers and Influence Sales
10 Trust Signals That’ll Help You Win Customers and Influence Sales
Over the years, we’ve asked buyers in countless focus groups this question: Which factors affect your decision to buy something on eBay? The answers h...

Did you know that you might be unwittingly sending the wrong signals to your shoppers? Here’s how you can put buyers at ease and close more deals.

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How to Protect Your eBay Business While You’re Away
How to Protect Your eBay Business While You’re Away
At some point during your eBay selling career, you’ll need to be out of the office for a few of days. Can we just recognize for a moment how much you ...

Going on vacation soon? Good for you. Here are some tips for keeping your customers happy, and your business going, while you enjoy some much-deserved R&R.

Nine Ways to Hit Back to School Hard This Year
Nine Ways to Hit Back to School Hard This Year
Some kids aren’t even out of school yet and we’re already talking about back to school. But, we have good reason. According to the National Retail Fed...

Back to School? That’s months away. Precisely. Let’s get in front of this retail moment like never before. 

Five eBay Shipping Best Practices to Help You Up Your Game
Five eBay Shipping Best Practices to Help You Up Your Game
Growing a small business on eBay isn’t just about selling more items. You also have to sell smarter. And that involves using your time wisely, being m...

Save time and money, and streamline operations—before and after the sale—with these five eBay shipping best practices.

Nine Eco-Friendly Tips That Also Benefit Your Business on eBay
Nine Eco-Friendly Tips That Also Benefit Your Business on eBay
Imagine—a holiday that everyone can celebrate, regardless of one’s specific geographical coordinates or political persuasion. We’re all on this massiv...

When you hear Earth Day do you think, “I recycle, get off my back?” Well, preserving the planet can also be good for your business. Here’s how. 

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore International Fashion Buyers
Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore International Fashion Buyers
Fashion is—and always has been—a popular category on eBay. Where else can shoppers from all over the world find the perfect denim jacket, vintage Prad...

International buyers are hungry for fashion items on eBay. So if you’re not selling globally, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity. Here’s proof.

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. 

You and the New (More Objective) eBay On-Time Shipping Metric
You and the New (More Objective) eBay On-Time Shipping Metric
Last year you said something like this: “The current seller performance standards are largely based on buyer opinion. We need more objective standards...

Your carrier delivered your eBay shipment late. Not your fault. We get it. Here’s what we’ve done to protect you going forward.   

The January 2016 USPS Rate Change: What You Need to Know
The January 2016 USPS Rate Change: What You Need to Know
As you’ve probably heard by now, the USPS will raise its prices on January 17, 2016. In this blog post, we’ll break down the changes, explain what eBa...

Changes ahead! The USPS is raising most of it shipping rates on January 17th, but you can still get great savings with eBay labels.

We’re Almost Done. Here’s the Grow 2016 Check-Up: Part Three
We’re Almost Done. Here’s the Grow 2016 Check-Up: Part Three
It’s time for the final piece of the Grow 2016 Check Up. If you didn’t complete Part One and Part Two, do that first. Then rejoin us for the last bit ...

If you committed to the Grow 2016 Check-Up, here’s the final piece. You’re almost to the finish line.

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.

Surprising Truths about Selling Internationally on eBay
Surprising Truths about Selling Internationally on eBay
Sellers often ask us for tips on growing their business on eBay. And while there’s a whole litany of things you can do to take your business to the ne...

“It’s too complex,” and “There’s not enough demand for my stuff:” Two common misconceptions about selling globally on eBay. Now, the truth.

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.