eBay Launches Series of Seller Events

eBay Provides Classes and Networking Opportunities for Sellers

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eBay is starting a new series of events to help small businesses and part-time eBay sellers "accelerate their businesses" on eBay, which has 90 million active users. The series is called eBay: On Location, and has dates set for Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago, and San Jose.

"eBay sellers are creative entrepreneurs who understand that eBay’s global reach and dynamic marketplace offer the ideal setting to start and build a business online," says eBay Marketplaces President Lorrie Norrington. "We invite our sellers to eBay: On Location to connect with each other and to take the next step in making their eBay businesses even more successful."

eBay On LocationThe goal of the series of events appears to be to let sellers network with one another and share ideas for maintaining a successful eBay business. There are also courses on "top seller secrets", productivity to boost sales and reduce costs, and utilizing social media to drive sales.

"eBay sellers have become savvier about how to use eBay in ingenious ways," says Jim Griffith, eBay senior manager, Seller Strategy and Dean of Education. "eBay: On Location is a great way for the seller community to come together and share those strategies—and learn something new from experts."

They are only letting in 500 people per event, and registration is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. It costs $45 to get in.

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eBay Launches Series of Seller Events
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  • http://counterthetoothprick.yuku.com/forums/2 Mister Tubbles

    90 million active users? More like 6 Diamond sellers with 90 million user ID’s.

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/ebaycoach Suzanne Wells – The eBay Coach

    Part of the registration process includes a section asking what topics you are most interested in learning about. My top three:

    1) Marketing eBay listings online for free
    2) More details on how to get to the top of Best Match
    3) Third party applications

    I live in Atlanta and will be attending!

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