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Seller Special! Dec 2
50% off insertion fees

  • Applies to Auction-style listings
  • List your items for the holiday shoppers
  • One day only!

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    What is it?
    On Wednesday, December 2, 2009, sellers who list Auction-style item(s), and have a 12 month Detailed Seller Rating of 4.5 or higher on all criteria, will receive 50% off the standard Insertion Fee per item listed. New sellers who don't yet have DSR ratings are also eligible. DSR rating criteria for this promotion will be based on the previous 12 months. To see your DSR ratings, go to your Seller Dashboard within My eBay. For more information on DSRs, click here.

    When is it?
    This promotion starts on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 00:00:01 PT (12:00 AM plus one second on Wednesday, December 2, 2009) and will end that same day at 23:59:59 PT (11:59 PM plus 59 seconds) (the "Promotional Period"). For listings on, the promotion will begin at 12:00 AM plus one second on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 ET and end at 11:59 PM plus 59 seconds ET.

    What are the fees?
    During the Promotional Period, Insertion Fees for Auction-style listings will be 50% off in the categories provided below (the "Promotional Rate"). This promotion applies to listings on the U.S. site, (Parts & Accessories only) and eBay Canada as reflected in the fee table below. All listing durations are eligible. Listings created prior to December 2, 2009 which are scheduled to start during the Promotional Period will be eligible to receive the Promotional Rate.

    When listing items using the Sell Your Item form, please note that this Promotional Rate will apply after you have exhausted your 5 free listings.

    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.

    Auction-style listings Regular Price Promotion Rate
    $0.01 - $0.99 $0.15/$0.10** $0.08/$0.05
    $1.00 - $9.99 $0.35/$0.25** $0.18/$0.13
    $10.00 - $24.99 $0.55$0.35** $0.28/$0.18
    $25.00 - $49.99 $1.00 $0.50
    $50.00 - $199.99 $2.00 $1.00
    $200.00 - $499.99 $3.00 $1.50
    $500.00 and up $4.00 $2.00
    **Insertion fee specific to media categories and related subcategories: Books, Music, DVDs & Movies, and Video Games (excluding Video Game Systems)

    All other fees (Final Value Fees and all other optional listing upgrade fees*) will still be charged.

    What is excluded?
    This promotion does not apply to the following listing types: Fixed Price listings, eBay Motors Passenger Vehicles, Motorcycles, Power Sports, Other Vehicles, Motors Local Market, 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 December 2, 2009—including those listings revised during the Promotional Period. Additionally, the Promotional Rate will not apply to listings scheduled to start after the Promotional Period.

    How do I get the Promotion price?
    You will automatically receive the Promotional Rate when you list Auction-style items through Sell Your Item Form, eBay Seller Tools, and most third-party tools.

    *Optional Listing Upgrade Fees: Gallery Plus, Reserve listing fee, Subtitle, etc.