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Tips to Open Your eBay Store

eBay.com is an auction web site with eBay accounts providing a means to buy and sell almost any item via the web. Here are tips and steps to follow to open your eBay store and list items for sale.

Can I open my eBay Store using my existing eBay account?

You can use the same account for buying and for selling, but if your eBay account is under your personal name, consider opening a new account under your business name.

What are my choices when opening my new eBay store account?

Basic eBay Store

An easy-to-use and affordable solution for sellers who are just starting out.

Includes: Storefront, 5 additional pages, promotion boxes, cross-promotions, email marketing, sales management tools, sales and traffic reports and customer support.

Featured eBay Store

A more comprehensive solution for sellers who want to aggressively grow their online business.
Includes: Storefront, 10 additional pages, promotion boxes, cross-promotions, email marketing, sales management tools, sales and traffic reports and customer support.

Anchor eBay Store

An advanced solution for higher-volume sellers who want maximum exposure on eBay.

Includes: Storefront, 15 additional pages, promotion boxes, cross-promotions, email marketing, sales management tools, sales and traffic reports and dedicated 24 hour customer support.

What advantage does an eBay store provide over individual auction listings?

You save time by stocking your eBay store with Store Inventory listings that last for - 30, 60, 90, 120 days or Good 'Til Cancelled. Then you can send the listings to auction whenever appropriate.

How do I open my eBay store?

If you are not an eBay registered user or wish to open a second account for your eBay store:

  1. Go to eBay.com
  2. Click the Register button or link.
  3. Enter the requested information and follow the instructions.

or

If you are already an eBay.com registered user:

  1. Go to eBay.com
  2. Click the Sign in button or link and enter your eBay User ID and Password.
  3. Follow the instructions to open your eBay store.

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