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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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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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eBay Guaranteed Delivery: Three Things You Need to Do to Participate
eBay Guaranteed Delivery: Three Things You Need to Do to Participate
We’ve been talking about eBay Guaranteed Delivery for a few months now, and we’ve encouraged all qualified sellers to opt in before it goes live to bu...

eBay Guaranteed Delivery is now available to all buyers. Here’s what you need to do to make sure your listings are included. 

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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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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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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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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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Sign Up Now for Your eBay Open Workshops and More
Sign Up Now for Your eBay Open Workshops and More
Now that you’ve registered for eBay Open (What’s that? You’re not? Hurry, go register right now!), we’re excited to share details on the workshops and...

eBay Open is just a few weeks away. Make sure you’re signed up for your workshops and account check-ups.

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Get a Head Start on Holiday Planning
Get a Head Start on Holiday Planning
Sure, it's late June, and while most folks are planning for the long Fourth of July weekend, we’re thinking months ahead to the holiday retail season....

Get your holiday retail plan started with tips and advice to help you make the most of Q4.

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Seller Checklist: How to Brand Your Store on eBay
Seller Checklist: How to Brand Your Store on eBay
In this blog post, we’ll share tips on how to create a consistent and cohesive visual brand—the elements of your brand your buyers actually see—for yo...

Get our step-by-step guide for creating an appealing brand for your eBay business.

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What You Can Expect at eBay Open 2017
What You Can Expect at eBay Open 2017
eBay Open, our biggest “sellerbration” of the year, is coming up July 25-28 in Las Vegas. I’ve been a part of the planning process, and let me tell yo...

eBay has three jam-packed days of learning, networking and fun planned for you. Read all about it.

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What to Source Now for Summer Selling
What to Source Now for Summer Selling
Weddings. Pool parties. BBQs. Yard work. Ah, the joys (and chores) of summer. If that list sounds familiar, it’s because soon those summer events will...

Summer is right around the corner. We combed the data and found the hot-selling items for Summer 2017.

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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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Want to get away—and source too?
Want to get away—and source too?
In the ’80s, my mom owned a local women’s clothing store (this was pre-eBay). When I was ten years old, she took me and her business partner to Mexico...

You work hard running your business on eBay and deserve a vacation. But what if you could turn that trip into a sourcing opportunity, too?

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The eBay Community is Your BFF in the Online Selling World
The eBay Community is Your BFF in the Online Selling World
When running an online business, it helps to have an active community for connecting with peers, getting advice about that weird selling situation or ...

An active community with insightful conversations can help you discover the nuances of buying, selling and sourcing.

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Pack-a-thon: Your chance to score as you pack
Pack-a-thon: Your chance to score as you pack
Pack, snap, share and you stand a chance to score eBay-branded tissues and stickers basis a random selection. Pack. Snap. Score. You've ordered our ne...

Pack a sold item with our new eBay-branded tissue papers and stickers for a chance to score some packing swag.

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Overcoming Lister’s Block: Tips to List More Efficiently
Overcoming Lister’s Block: Tips to List More Efficiently
You’ve heard of writer’s block. “Lister’s block”? Not so much. But after posting a question on our Facebook page a few weeks back, we realized “lister...

Suffering from unlisted inventory? You’re not alone. See how to get your items up and sold, faster than ever before.

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How to Maximize Your Back to School Sales
How to Maximize Your Back to School Sales
Sure, it’s April, and school will be letting out for the summer soon. But, it’s never too early to start thinking about your Back to School selling st...

Back to School is months away. But let’s get ready now with these inventory, listing, and promotional tips to help you sell more.

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The Long and Short of Finding Help: Part One
The Long and Short of Finding Help: Part One
“Where can I find good people to help with my business on eBay?” It’s one of the most common questions we see on the eBay for Business Facebook page, ...

You know what they say – you can’t sell what you don’t list. If you need short-term help getting products up on eBay, read these useful tips.

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