Tuesday, June 16, 2009

eBay Offers New Pricing Structure for Sellers

Hot off the Press (Release)

June 16, 2009 – eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, today launched its five free insertion fees pricing for sellers. The new money-saving offering allows consumers to receive free insertion fees on five auction-style listings every 30 days.

“eBay is the fastest and safest way to showcase your items to millions of potential shoppers worldwide with just a few clicks,” said Lorrie Norrington, president of eBay Marketplaces.“By eliminating the upfront costs of selling on eBay, we hope this new structure will encourage all sellers – new, occasional or experienced – to use the offering as a cost-effective way to sell on our site and earn a little extra cash.”

eBay provides selling tips for users to familiarize themselves with the process, from suggesting how to price an item to recommending free shipping. Now, with five free listings, sellers have an opportunity to “get their feet wet” or try new selling techniques. For further information, visit http://www.ebay.com/List5Free.

Millions of consumers from coast to coast use eBay everyday to sell new and used products, from top tech toys to the latest fashions. Below is a snapshot of eBay’s top U.S. selling markets, along with each region’s top-selling product categories:

Since its inception, eBay has been dedicated to providing the tools and know-how to help improve the selling process and make selling most effective. The company’s online Sellers Resource offers everything from easy-to-follow how-to guides for first-time sellers to expert advice for at-home businesses. For more information about the new pricing structure,

please visit http://www.ebay.com/List5Free.

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