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Start Selling on eBay! 5 Days Only - September 6-10, 2005

Enter information below to qualify for this offer:

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When is it?

Starting September 6, 2005 between 00:00:01 PT (12:00 AM plus one second on Tuesday, September 6, 2005) and ending 23:59:59 PT on Saturday, September 10, 2005 (11:59 PM plus 59 seconds).

Who is eligible?

Any eBay member who has never listed any item for sale on eBay. This offer is for first-time sellers only. Only your first three listings will be eligible.

How do I get my free listings?

Go to eBay click the "Start Selling Now" button located at the top of this page and register to sell on eBay. Next, create a listing for your item during the promotional period September 6-10, 2005. eBay members who meet the eligibility requirement listed above will receive up to three insertion fee credits PLUS members can add the Gallery upgrade to all three qualifying listings for additional credit. 


Registered sellers on eBay Motors (non-vehicles) may go to

How do I sell my item?

For tips and information on how to make your first listing a success, check out our Selling Guide or the Selling Basics Tutorial.

What are the fees?

For Auction-style and Fixed Price listings on and eBay Motors (non-vehicles only) the insertion fees for a first listing will be waived. In addition, if you choose the Gallery option you will receive credit for selecting this option.
Please note: the discounted fees will not be immediately reflected on the site. You will see a credit to your seller's account by mid October 2005.

Starting Price, Opening Value or Reserve Price Regular Price Free Listing Week
$0.01 - $0.99 $0.25 FREE Credit (up to 3)
$1.00 - $9.99 $0.35 FREE Credit (up to 3)
$10.00 - $24.99 $0.60 FREE Credit (up to 3)
$25.00 - $49.99 $1.20 FREE Credit (up to 3)
$50.00 - $199.99 $2.40 FREE Credit (up to 3)
200.00 - $499.99 $3.60 FREE Credit (up to 3)
$500.00 and up $4.80 FREE Credit (up to 3)

Gallery Regular Price Free Listing Week
Gallery Listing Upgrade $0.35 FREE Credit (up to 3)
All other fees (Final Value Fees and all other optional listing upgrade fees*) will still be charged.

If your item sells, the final value fee will be charged. If you create additional listings during this promotional period, insertion and any additional listing upgrade fees will apply.

What is excluded?

eBay Motors vehicles, International, Live Auction, Real Estate Ad Format, Listing in 2 categories, Professional Services, Multi Item Auctions (Dutch Auctions) and Store Inventory listings. The promotional rate does not apply to listings with a start date prior to September 6, 2005 - including those listings revised during the promotional period. The promotional rate also does not apply to listings created during the promotional period September 6-10, 2005 and scheduled to start after the promotion ends September 10, 2005.

The following Business & Industrial categories (plus the sub-categories which fall under each listed category below) are excluded from this promotion:
tractors & farm machinery, heavy equipment, concession trailers & carts, imaging & aesthetics equipment, forklifts & other lifts, manufacturing equipment, metalworking equipment, and commercial printing presses.

* Optional Listing Upgrade Fees: Bold, Border, Buy It Now, Featured Plus!, Highlight, Bold, Home Page Featured, Gallery Featured, Gift Services, Reserve listing fee, Listing Designer, Picture Services, Subtitle, Picture Show, Supersize Picture, extended duration surcharges.

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