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Seller Story: How bidadoo Goes Big—and Global—with eBay
Seller Story: How bidadoo Goes Big—and Global—with eBay
When you picture large, heavy construction equipment—excavators, bulldozers, forklifts, and backhoes, for example—you probably don’t immediately think...

Find out how one seller found success selling some very unique items internationally on eBay.

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Enter the #ShipShipHooray Sweepstakes For a Chance to Win $25k in Prizes
Enter the #ShipShipHooray Sweepstakes For a Chance to Win $25k in Prizes
If you’re a successful eBay seller, you’re probably already offering expedited shipping, free shipping, and one-day handling, and using eBay labels. Y...

Complete weekly shipping challenges to increase your sales and earn a chance to win a branding and advertising makeover worth $25k. 

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26 Podcasts to Inspire Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners
26 Podcasts to Inspire Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners
Looking for some inspiring ways to get through a career slump? In search of a professional refresh? We have you covered. These podcasts are perfect fo...

Stocksy_txpd0fd0cd6d5j100_Medium_1491510 (2).jpgCheck out these must-listen podcasts geared toward budding entrepreneurs and small business professionals.

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The Modern Buyer: Evolving Buyer Expectations and How Sellers Can Meet Them
The Modern Buyer: Evolving Buyer Expectations and How Sellers Can Meet Them
The shopping experience buyers are looking for has changed significantly from what it was 20 years ago. New technology makes shopping faster, easier, ...

Find out how buyer expectations continue to evolve, and how sellers can compete in the modern marketplace.

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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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Your Year in Review: 19 Things to Learn from Last Year
Your Year in Review: 19 Things to Learn from Last Year
It’s the start of a new year, and many of us are busy looking to the future, making resolutions, and planning for the coming months. But, we should al...

The start of a new year is the perfect time to look back and learn from the previous 12 months. Here’s why—and how—to do a comprehensive business review that’ll prepare you for success.

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Start the New Year Right with These 7 Selling Resolutions
Start the New Year Right with These 7 Selling Resolutions
There’s something about the start of a New Year that encourages us to reflect on who we want to be, where we want to go, and how we can achieve our dr...

There’s no time like the New Year to set goals, get organized, and make a plan for success. Here are seven resolutions to get your business in shape.

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Thanks for Sharing Your #HolidayHustle!
Thanks for Sharing Your #HolidayHustle!
The Holiday season can be a busy time of year—and even more so for eBay sellers. To celebrate all that you do during the Holiday season, we’ve been sh...

Santa’s been making special deliveries to some of our holiday hustlers. Check out the full list of lucky recipients.

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Happy Holidays from eBay!
Happy Holidays from eBay!
Happy Holidays, eBay sellers! As 2017 draws to a close, the team at eBay for Business is reflecting on the past year, and looking forward to what’s ne...

As the year comes to an end, we’re planning for 2018—and we want to hear from you!

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This Is How Sellers Are Staying Perfectly Zen During the Holiday Hustle
This Is How Sellers Are Staying Perfectly Zen During the Holiday Hustle
If you’ve followed along with our #holidayhustle countdown, you’ve probably been able to relate to the spot-on seller moments, like when the packing t...

Holiday season means managing a hectic schedule. 11 eBay sellers share their top tips for staying sane. Stocksy_txpa6a5b4c4nQj100_Medium_1038718 (1).jpg

Three Ways to Prep Your Inventory for Post-Holiday Success
Three Ways to Prep Your Inventory for Post-Holiday Success
How long have you been gearing up for Holiday 2017? From sourcing inventory to staffing up, from creating effective listings to marketing them, from c...

Cross the year-end finish line strong—and with a good plan—and your sales don’t have to go down when the Christmas lights do.07-10-17 38 Seller_SmallMerchant_Photography_5258.jpg

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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10 Tips to Help You Prepare for Post-Holiday Returns
10 Tips to Help You Prepare for Post-Holiday Returns
As an experienced seller, you know that offering returns during the holiday shopping season is good for business. In fact, offering a forgiving return...

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How Do You #HolidayHustle?
How Do You #HolidayHustle?
We know the Holiday season is the busiest time of year for eBay sellers. It’s when you eat, sleep, and breathe sales. It’s when you hustle the hardest...

Do you experience these things during the holiday selling season? Welcome to the Holiday Hustle!

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A Thanksgiving Poem from eBay
A Thanksgiving Poem from eBay
As we prepare to gather around our tables this Thanksgiving, we here at eBay are most thankful for our amazing community of sellers. Watch the video b...

This Thanksgiving—and every day—we’re thankful for you, our eBay sellers.

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#GivingTuesday: The Easy Way to Make a Difference This Holiday
#GivingTuesday: The Easy Way to Make a Difference This Holiday
In the rush of the Holiday season, it can be easy to lose sight of what matters most. We’re occupied with parties, gifts, decorations, and—for eBay se...

Join eBay on #GivingTuesday, November 28, and shop and sell for a good cause.

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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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The Simple Thing Sellers Can Do to Help Military Buyers on Veterans Day
The Simple Thing Sellers Can Do to Help Military Buyers on Veterans Day
Shipping can be one of the most confusing aspects of selling on eBay, especially for new sellers. APO and FPO addresses—military versions of PO boxes—...

Some sellers are reluctant to ship to APO and FPO addresses. Here’s why you should—and how easy it is to do so.

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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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SHINE Awards Charitable Business Winner Community Forklift: Giving Back with eBay
SHINE Awards Charitable Business Winner Community Forklift: Giving Back with eBay
Nancy Meyer founded Community Forklift more than a decade ago with the idea to "lift up the community" while diverting tons of materials from landfill...

Find out how eBay helps SHINE Awards Charitable Business Winner Community Forklift affect positive change in the local DC area.

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Four Tips on Running Promotions from a Multi-Million-Dollar Seller
Four Tips on Running Promotions from a Multi-Million-Dollar Seller
Linda Lightman started her eBay luxury consignment business over 17 years ago. In those early days, she was a one-woman show. “I wore all the hats,” s...

What types of discounts should you be applying to your merchandise? Successful eBay seller, Linda Lightman, shares how she uses promotions to increase her sales.   

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eBay’s Marketing Will Help You Tap Into the $129 Billion Holiday
eBay’s Marketing Will Help You Tap Into the $129 Billion Holiday
The biggest selling season of the year is just around the corner—and in fact, eBay’s Holiday promotions have already begun. This year, online sales ar...

Get the scoop on eBay’s Holiday marketing campaigns and find out how we’re bringing you more buyers during the peak selling season.

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Wrap, Snap, and Win: Spread Holiday Cheer For Your Chance at Free Shipping Swag
Wrap, Snap, and Win: Spread Holiday Cheer For Your Chance at Free Shipping Swag
Have you ordered our eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies yet? If not, be sure to order yours today so that you can delight your buyers throughout t...

Make your packages extra festive for a chance to win free shipping supplies.

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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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SHINE Awards Global Business Winner Denise M.: Taking a Family Business Worldwide with eBay
SHINE Awards Global Business Winner Denise M.: Taking a Family Business Worldwide with eBay
When Denise Martell’s father Al started Al’s Snowmobile Parts Warehouse more than 30 years ago, he hoped it would one day become a worldwide family bu...

2017 SHINE Awards Global Business Winner Denise Martell shares how eBay has helped grow her rural family shop and achieve her father’s dream of a worldwide business.  

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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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