Your guide to tips and trends for more sales this season
The Rush of the Holidays. The Joy of a Plan.
Bookmark this page now and then check back regularly for proven insight, the hottest inventory to source, and selling tip and tools. Get ready to thrive during the peak selling season
Here's What Buyers Expect
Inexpensive or free shipping
competitively priced items
Set Up Your Store for Holiday Success
- Increase your Listing Visibility
Use Promoted Listings to increase impressions for your listings as they match searched items. Set the fee you're willing to pay and pay only when an item sells. Learn More
- Plan Holiday Promotions
Set up BOGOs, bundle or shipping discounts with promotions manager. Learn More
- Set up the Perfect Listing
Read the article on how to optimize your listing for more sales.
- Holiday Shipping Guide
Download the 2017 Holiday Carrier Deadlines.
- Make Money Even When Your Items Don't Sell
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- Check out the Top Selling Products Online
Every month we let you know what the top selling products are online. Check out www.ebaytopproducts.com.
Prepare Now for Selling Success
Manage your inventory
Get competitive inventory insight on sourcing guidance in the seller hub.
Set your returns policy
Select your return policy and tell your buyers what they can expect.
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Articles with tips on Seasonal Operations
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- Getting Your Ship Together
- Combine Same Address Shipments
- 7 Time-Saving Automation Tips
- Attracting International Buyers
- Why Multiple Shipping Options
- Tips on Finding Help
- eBay Handling Times
- Liquidate Slow-Selling Items
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