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1st Time Sellers! October 2 - 7
When is it?
Starting Tuesday October 2, 2007 between 00:00:01 PT (12:00 AM plus one second on Tuesday October 2, 2007) and ending 23:59:59 PT on Sunday, October 7, 2007 (11:59 PM plus 59 seconds).
Who is eligible?
Any eBay member who has never listed any item on eBay. This offer is for first-time sellers only. Only your first three listings will be eligible.
How do I get my free listing?
Click the "Start Selling" button located at the top of this page. Next, create a listing for your item during the promotional period October 2-7, 2007. eBay members who meet the eligibility requirement listed above will receive up to three insertion fees PLUS members can add the Gallery upgrade to all three qualifying listings for free.

PLEASE NOTE: For sellers listing with any tool other than the latest version of the Sell Your Item form (SYI 3.0) the promotion price will not be shown during the listing process. Instead the discount will be reflected in the "View Account Status" section in My eBay, as well as in your next invoice.

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 How to Sell demo.
What are the fees?
For Auction-style and Fixed Price listings on eBay.com, the insertion fees for the first 3 listings will be waived. In addition, if you choose the Gallery option you will receive this feature for free as well (up to 3). Please note: the Value Pack feature will be discounted to $0.30 to reflect the discounted Gallery offer.

Starting Price, Opening Value
or Reserve Price
Regular Price Free Listing Week
$0.01 - $0.99 $0.20 FREE Insertion Fee (up to 3)
$1.00 - $9.99 $0.40 FREE Insertion Fee (up to 3)
$10.00 - $24.99 $0.60 FREE Insertion Fee (up to 3)
$25.00 - $49.99 $1.20 FREE Insertion Fee (up to 3)
$50.00 - $199.99 $2.40 FREE Insertion Fee (up to 3)
$200.00 - $499.99 $3.60 FREE Insertion Fee (up to 3)
$500.00 and up $4.80 FREE Insertion Fee (up to 3)

Gallery Regular Price Free Listing Week
Gallery Listing Upgrade $0.35 FREE Gallery (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?
This promotion will not apply to the following types of listings: All eBay Motors listings (including Parts & Accessories, Passenger Vehicles, Motorcycles, Power Sports, Other Vehicles), International, Live Auction, Professional Services, Real Estate, Ad Format and Store Inventory listings. The following business and industrial categories are excluded from the Insertion Fee Sale: tractors & farm machinery (91952), heavy equipment (25249), concession trailers, carts (67145), imaging and aesthetics equipment (92035), forklifts and other lifts (97185), manufacturing equipment (92080), metalworking equipment (92082) and commercial printing presses (26247).

The promotional rate does not apply to listings with a start date prior to October 2, 2007 - including those listings revised during the promotional period. The promotional rate also does not apply to listings created during the promotional period and scheduled to start after the promotion ends.

How do you get the promotion price?
You can list Auction-style and Fixed Price items through Sell Your Item Form, eBay Seller Tools, and most third-party tools.

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