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How do I sell on eBay?

Selling on eBay is a great way to make extra money and have fun at the same time.

To get started, click the Sell button at the top of most eBay pages. We’ll guide you through the process of listing your item step-by-step, including helping you find the best category. Selecting the right category is important as it helps buyers find your listing.

Before you sell on eBay you must:

Before you list an item:

How to search for similar items:

Search for items that sold (completed listings) following these steps:

  1. Click the Advanced Search link located at the top of most eBay pages.

  2. Enter your keywords and any other search information.

  3. Select the Completed listings check box.

  4. Click the Search button.

Note: If you’re not signed in, you will be prompted to before you can see your search results.

Alternatively, click the Sell one like this link at the bottom of an item's page that’s similar to the one you’re selling. This takes you to the Create your listing form.

Note: Review your listing for accuracy. Do not copy the title, description or photos from another seller’s listing.

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