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Seller special: 5¢ Insertion Fees

Through March 31, 2013

When is it?
Starting Tuesday, September 16, 2008 between 00:00:01 PT (12:00 AM plus one second on Tuesday September 16, 2008) and now extended through Sunday March 31, 2013 at 23:59:59 PT (11:59 PM plus 59 seconds).
What are the fees?
Insertion fees for Fixed Price listings will be 5 cents for listings in Books, Music, Movies & DVDs and Video Games and use the eBay Catalog. Additionally, sellers will receive free Subtitle on Auction and Fixed Price listings when using the eBay Catalog in Books, Music, Movies & DVDs and Video Game categories.This promotion applies to listings on the U.S. site as reflected in the fee table below. Listings created prior to September 16, 2008 which are scheduled to start during the promotional period September 16, 2008 - March 31, 2013 will be eligible to receive the promotional rate.
What listings qualify for this promotion?

To qualify for this promotion the listing must be:

  • A Fixed Price listing
  • Listed in any of the following categories - Books (267), Music (11233), Movies & DVDs (11232) or Video Games (1249) Note: This does not include Video Game Systems
  • Listed with eBay Catalog which automatically fills in your listing with item information and stock photo. For more information, click here.

Please note: For sellers listing with any tool other than the latest version of the Sell Your Item form (SYI 3.0) the promotional 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.

  Fixed Price Insertion Fee Promotional Rate for Insertion Fee
Standard Fee (non-store subscriber) $0.50 $0.05
Basic Store Subscription $0.20 $0.05
Premium Store Subscription $0.05 $0.05 (no change)
Anchor Store Subscription $0.03 $0.03 (no change)

Note: All other fees (Final Value Fees and all other optional feature fees such as Gallery Plus, Reserve listing fee, Subtitle, etc.) will still apply and be charged.

What is excluded?

The promotion does not apply to any categories except those listed above, Auction-style listings, Media listings that do not use the eBay Catalog, All eBay Motors listings, Professional Services, Real Estate, Classified Ad listings.

The promotional rate does not apply to listings with a start date prior to September 16, 2008—including those listings revised during the promotional period. The promotional rate also does not apply to listings created September 16, 2008 - March 31, 2013 and scheduled to start after the promotion ends. Please note: for Good Til Cancelled listings, insertion fees will renew at the normal rate when the promotion ends.

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

*Optional Listing Upgrade Fees: Bold, Gallery Plus, Subtitle, etc.

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