3. Enter your contact information in the “Get
Started With eBay” window. Make sure you
enter a contact email address so that you can
retrieve lost passwords.
Then click the submit button.
4. Your account is now activated and you can
start using eBay. You will receive an email from
eBay with a “Welcome” message.
5. Next, go to the upper left corner where you see
your name. Click on the dropdown and select
Here you are going to enter in details for your
eBay account so that you can start selling.
6. One of the first things you are going to do is to
setup a Paypal account.
If you already have a Paypal account, I do suggest
you setup a new one. This one account will be
used specifically for your eBay business.
7. To signup for a PayPal account, you have two
choices, you can click on the Sign Up button
located at the bottom of this screen.
Now if this is a second paypal account, be sure to
use a different address here because you won't be
able to use the same email address for an existing
If you choose Paypal for business and nonprofits,
there are a number of additional options.
I don't have a business paypal account. I just
created a personal account that I use specifically
for my eBay account.
Either way, you will need to link you eBay
account to your paypal account. If you notice,
there is a button to do this. Do this only if you
have an existing paypal account that you want to
link to your eBay account.
9. Once you have a paypal account, the next thing
to do is to setup your Address. Click on
10. In the Registration Address section, click on
When you do this, you may need to enter in your
email address and password again. Once you do
this, you'll be taken to this screen where you can
enter your address and phone number.
11. Once that is done, you'll be taken to this
On this page, you can include a Secret question
and you can also edit the About Me Page.
It's not necessary. I didn't
11. If you click on My eBay in the upper righthand corner, you'll be able to see all of the
information that is related to your eBay sellers
12. Look in the "Sell" section on the lower lefthand corner of the screen. You may need to click
on the drop-down button to see everything.
Your eBay account is now ready to use. You can
begin selling online.
I do what is referred to as "Dropshipping".
The more listings you have, the more money you
Ebay does allow you to have multiple accounts.
You can have 9 eBay accounts, but there is a
That requirement is that you must sell products in
different categories in each of your eBay accounts.
In one account you would sell items listed in the
"Home and Garden" category. In another eBay
account you sell items in the "Sporting Goods"
category, in another eBay account you sell items
in the "Exercise Equipment
Here is the formula for determining how much
money you can make from your listings per
What you do is take the number of listings you
have in your eBay account and multiply by five
100 listings: you can earn $500 per month
200 listings: you can earn $1000 per month
300 listings: you can earn $1500 per month
800 listings: you can earn $4000 per month and
You won't earn money from all your listings, but
many of your listings will sell multiple times,
which is what I am seeing in my eBay account.
The key to selling on eBay is going to be
determined by your titles. The titles are how
people are able find you in eBay.
There is a way to export all of your listings from
eBay and move them to another website where
the products get listed in Google.
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