Getting Started with eBay Shops
With an eBay Shop, you can display all your listings, regardless of format, in one convenient location. You can create and personalise your own eBay shop window with a unique website address.
It will help you to get started to review some basic information about selling with a Shop on eBay.
Before you decide to open an eBay Shop:
Selling with eBay Shops – basic steps
Step 1: Subscribe to eBay Shops
An eBay Shop is designed to help dedicated sellers maximise their business on eBay and the internet. Your monthly fee gives you access to eBay Shops tools that you can use to build, manage, promote, and track your business.
To sign up for an eBay Shop, go to the Subscribe to Shops page.
Step 2: Set up and design your eBay Shop
The next step is to set up, design, brand, and customise your Shop. Making your Shop appealing, unique, and easy for buyers to browse and buy increases your chances for success. Learn more about personalising your Shop:
Tip: To get recommendations and make changes, use the Quick Store Tuneup tool in My eBay when you click the 'Manage My Shop' link.
Step 3: Start listing your items
Now that you have your Shop set up, start selling. eBay Shops sellers can list in two formats: Auction-Style and Fixed Price. All listing formats automatically appear in your Shop and can be created using the Sell Your Item form, Selling Manager Pro, or your favourite listing tool.
Step 4: Manage your eBay Shop
Step 5: Market Your eBay Shop
Create interest in your Shop by making sure buyers not only find your Shop, but have a reason to keep coming back. For example, you can put certain items on sale with Markdown Manager. You can also send out email newsletters to highlight new or seasonal items.
Key Concepts about eBay Shops
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