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Plan it out before you pack it up
Successful shipping starts with careful planning. eBay helps you calculate postage, add tracking information and insurance, print labels, and pay—all from the comfort of your home. If you plan right, you can even ship items without ever having to take a trip to the post office.
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Ship from home
Turn your home into a post office. See all the ways eBay makes shipping easy. 
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Packing
Buyers expect their items to arrive in good condition. Refer to these shipping basics and pack your orders with care.  
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Determining costs
Understanding shipping basics, like costs, will inform how much to charge for your item.
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Shipping options
There are many ways to ship an item. Choose the right option to maximize sales and profits. 
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EBAY LABELS
Shipping is fast and easy with eBay labels. You'll also get discounted postage from USPS and FedEx.
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Best practices in shipping
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Ship at competitive rates.
Keep your shipping rates low or even ship for free to increase your listing’s visibility and sales.
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Track every package.
Earn buyers’ trust by tracking your packages and uploading the tracking numbers to My eBay.
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Give buyers a choice.
Attract more shoppers by allowing buyers to choose the shipping service that works best for them.
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Pack your item with care.
Deliver your item in the condition it was described to grow your reputation as a good seller.
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Get discounts and share the benefits.
Take advantage of exclusive postage discounts with USPS, FedEx and UPS and offer lower shipping rates.
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