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Why Business Insurance Is a Must-Have for Your eBay Store
Why Business Insurance Is a Must-Have for Your eBay Store
Picture this. You’re a cost-savvy eBay seller who uses your basement to store your inventory and keep your overhead low. But then the unexpected happe...

Make sure your eBay business had adequate business insurance to protect you against bad luck and natural disasters.

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How eBay Sellers Can Spot, Source, and Sell the Next Big Fad
How eBay Sellers Can Spot, Source, and Sell the Next Big Fad
Nobody can explain how L.L. Bean boots became one of the hottest commodities over the 2016 holiday season, but Lynn Switanowski hazards a guess: socia...

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Publicity 101: How to Get Your Own Press
Publicity 101: How to Get Your Own Press
While most online sellers know about the marketing benefits of a strong social media presence, too few consider pursuing coverage in “traditional” med...

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Six Tips for Staying Comfortable Working in a Non-Traditional Space
Six Tips for Staying Comfortable Working in a Non-Traditional Space
At some point in their lives, 85% of all Americans will experience back pain. One cause: extended time sitting and working in an unhealthy position—su...

Keep your body in alignment, especially on days that involve a lot of sitting in front of the computer or other repetitive movements.

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An eBay Seller Shares Her Top Tips for Organizing Your Business Like a Pro
An eBay Seller Shares Her Top Tips for Organizing Your Business Like a Pro
One of the biggest challenges we hear from eBay sellers is how to manage all the stuff that comes along with selling on eBay—particularly for those se...

eBay seller—and professional organizer—Diva Dawn tells you how to get your workspace set up for success.

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Productivity 101: How to Get the Most Out of Your Day
Productivity 101: How to Get the Most Out of Your Day
Perhaps you are one of those people—the ones who write up a to-do list every afternoon before they leave their desk and complete everything on it the ...

Productivity is very different when you’re an entrepreneur than when you work for someone else. Learn how to break through old assumptions and develop some new ways of thinking.

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How—and What—to Source and Prep for Back-to-School Sales
How—and What—to Source and Prep for Back-to-School Sales
In 2017, back-to-school and back-to-college spending reached a whopping $86.3 billion in the United States, making it the second-largest retail moment...

Seller Angie Cardona-Nelson shares her tips for preparing for the second-biggest retail moment of the year.

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Six Tools For Tracking Your Business Finances
Six Tools For Tracking Your Business Finances
While every seller has access to the financial tracking tools in eBay’s Seller Hub, there are some facets of your business financials that aren’t cove...

These tools and apps can help you manage your income and expense tracking and give you a better understanding of the financial health of your business.

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How to Make the Most of Your Next Networking Event
How to Make the Most of Your Next Networking Event
As a small business owner or solopreneur, you may spend most of your time working alone or with a close-knit group. Luckily, there are countless netwo...

Whether it’s a small meetup or a large conference, networking events are a fantastic business opportunity. Learn how to make the most of your next event with these tips and tricks.

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20 Inspirational Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch
20 Inspirational Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch
Watching a movie can be a great way to relax and take your mind off work. But movies can serve a greater purpose beyond entertainment. They have the p...

Check out these 20 films for some valuable entrepreneurial lessons.

 

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8 Tips to Avoid Burnout as a Solopreneur
8 Tips to Avoid Burnout as a Solopreneur
Even when you love your work, it's a rare person who is motivated all the time. Avoiding burnout can be a challenge, especially for solopreneurs who h...

Learning the keys to bypass burnout can save your sanity, health, and your business.

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5 Tips to Cut Down Your Monthly Business Expenses
5 Tips to Cut Down Your Monthly Business Expenses
Savvy sellers know that taking a little time to review regular business expenses can help create opportunities for long-term saving. Here are 5 tips t...

Discover a few easy ways to minimize monthly costs (and maximize profits).

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8 Must-Watch YouTube Channels for eBay Entrepreneurs
8 Must-Watch YouTube Channels for eBay Entrepreneurs
YouTube is an excellent resource for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Everyone can benefit from having a mentor, and YouTube makes it possible...

Discover the best YouTube channels for entrepreneurs that will empower, educate, and inspire you.

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The Complete Guide to Selling and Shipping Internationally
The Complete Guide to Selling and Shipping Internationally
Technology has been a boon to online sellers, especially when it comes to reaching global buyers. In 2017 online retailers raked in an estimated $2.3 ...

Whether you’re already listing internationally or looking to get started, check out our tips for selling and shipping worldwide.

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Listing Fast, Listing Smart: 8 Tips from Sellers for Listing Efficiency
Listing Fast, Listing Smart: 8 Tips from Sellers for Listing Efficiency
Listing—particularly photographing your items and writing item descriptions—can be a time-intensive process. We asked our eBay community for their tip...

Try these seller-tested tactics for more quicker, more productive listing.

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Six Tips for Optimizing Your Pricing Strategy to Boost Sales
Six Tips for Optimizing Your Pricing Strategy to Boost Sales
If you’ve been selling on eBay for any amount of time, you probably have a pricing strategy in place. But, if you’ve been using the same strategy sinc...

A pricing strategy helps you move inventory, manage cash flow, organize shipping needs and keep you competitive. Find out how to plan for peaks and valleys in your pricing so you can convert more sales.

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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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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 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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8 Shipping Myths Debunked
8 Shipping Myths Debunked
As an eBay seller, you know you’ve got to develop a good business sense and specialized knowledge in your product categories. Shipping’s an equally im...

Shipping smart is key for successful selling. Don’t let these common shipping misconceptions hold your business backSeller_B2C_Fashion_Packages_Intl_Domestic1399.jpg

8 Twitter Chats to Inspire and Educate Entrepreneurs
8 Twitter Chats to Inspire and Educate Entrepreneurs
With more than 330 million global users, Twitter is one of the largest and most popular social networks. More than 69 million people—21% of adults—in ...

Check out these eight great weekly Twitter chats for tips and advice from experts in marketing, ecommerce, and social media.

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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

5 Tips for Organizing Your eBay Workspace
5 Tips for Organizing Your eBay Workspace
Are you a person who thrives on organized chaos, or do you find that physical clutter leads to mental clutter, too? If a disorganized workspace is cau...

The new year is a time for fresh starts. Start your 2018 with a clean workspace.

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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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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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Rethink the Way You Ship With These 11 Top Tips
Rethink the Way You Ship With These 11 Top Tips
The holidays can be stressful, but shipping doesn’t have to be. With the right tactics, you’ll be well on your way to shipping like a pro. We spoke to...

The holidays are upon us, and you’re busier than ever. These tips can help make the shipping process a breeze so you’ve got one less thing to stress about this season.

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Holiday Deals: Four Ways to Win on Black Friday
Holiday Deals: Four Ways to Win on Black Friday
The Holiday season is in full swing, Black Friday is just around the corner, and you’re ready. You’ve sourced enough inventory, secured seasonal help,...

Black Friday is on its way, but there’s still time to develop a Holiday deals strategy that will attract buyers and increase sales.

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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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