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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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Voting for the 2018 eBay Shine Awards is Now Open!
Voting for the 2018 eBay Shine Awards is Now Open!
UPDATE: Vote for Your Favorite Sellers to win a Shine Small Business Award eBay is proud to announce the finalists for its third annual Shine Awards f...

Who will win the 2018 eBay Shine Awards? That's up to you! Get to know our 15 finalists and be sure to vote for your favorites once a day in each category through July 18.

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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Are You Ready to Shine? Applications are Now Open for the 2018 SHINE Awards!
Are You Ready to Shine? Applications are Now Open for the 2018 SHINE Awards!
“Our Seller Community is the heart of everything we do. You drive our identity and purpose, and without you, we don’t succeed. To celebrate the lifebl...

Apply now to win $10,000, a VIP trip to eBay Open, and more!

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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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Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Mentor—and How to Find One
Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Mentor—and How to Find One
As an eBay seller, there are several places you can turn to learn new skills to grow your business: your fellow sellers on social media and at Meetups...

A mentor can help you grow as an entrepreneur and as a person. Here’s how to find the right one to help your business succeed.

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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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It's On! Join Us for eBay Open 2018, July 24-26 in Las Vegas
It's On! Join Us for eBay Open 2018, July 24-26 in Las Vegas
You’re invited to the biggest eBay seller event of the year! eBay Open will be held July 24-26 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas—and ...

Don’t miss the most epic sellerbration of the year! Early-bird discount ends May 1.

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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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How to Earn Cash and Reward Points Using a Credit Card to Run Your Business
How to Earn Cash and Reward Points Using a Credit Card to Run Your Business
You’ve seen the ads—the ones where Jennifer Garner or Samuel L. Jackson tout the ease of using credit cards to earn free travel and amazing cash-back ...

With careful use of credit, you can rack up points, airline miles, and cash back on purchases you make every day just by running your eBay 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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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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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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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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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...

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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 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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