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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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2017 SHINE Awards Rising Star Winner Katy Z.: Finding Success by Putting Buyers First
2017 SHINE Awards Rising Star Winner Katy Z.: Finding Success by Putting Buyers First
When Katy Zilverberg left her traditional 9-to-5 job for a career in small business consulting, she began selling on eBay as a way to supplement her i...

SHINE Awards Rising Star Winner Katy Zilverberg explains how she’s found success on eBay by always putting her customers first.

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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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From Wisconsin to San Jose: Shipping Contest Winner Visits eBay
From Wisconsin to San Jose: Shipping Contest Winner Visits eBay
When seller Andrew (Andy) Zeller entered eBay’s “Send Yourself to California” contest, he didn’t expect to win the prize—a visit to eBay’s main campus...

Seller Andy Z., winner of eBay’s “Send Yourself to California” contest, spent the day on our San Jose campus. Here’s a little glimpse into his day.

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SHINE Young Entrepreneur Winner Ciara B.: From College Athlete to Small Business Owner
SHINE Young Entrepreneur Winner Ciara B.: From College Athlete to Small Business Owner
Ciara Brown made her first eBay sale in a single day. The very next day, she listed 40 more items. Within a year, she’d grown her eBay store, The Diam...

2017 Young Entrepreneur winner Ciara Brown shares how eBay enabled her to follow her passion to financial success.

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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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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 rolling out to 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 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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