eBay Groups are a great way to connect with other members who share your interests. Join an existing group, or lead your own.
Features and benefits
When you participate in an eBay Group, you can:
Create an online dialogue about your favourite eBay topic in the Group discussion boards.
Create and display your own announcements on the Group’s Home page.
Invite members to join your group.
Finding a group
To get to the eBay Groups, click the Community button at the top of most eBay pages, and then click the "Groups" link.
To find a group, you can browse or search:
Browse: If you don’t have a particular group in mind, browse through the group directory to find one that looks interesting.
Search: You can also find a group by typing a keyword in the search box on the Groups page.
Joining or leaving a group
To join an existing group: When you find a group that interests you, click the Join Group button.
To leave a group: Go to your group page. Under the Group Options link, click the Leave Group link.
Types of groups
Groups can be open or closed.
Any registered member can join
Anyone can look at content and discussions, but you need to join the group to add your own content.
Moderated by a group leader.
Best for attracting large numbers of members such as hosting an event or sale. Advertising is permitted.
Registered eBay members can request to join the group and the leader must approve new members. Leaders or another group member can invite new members to join the group.
Creating your own group
To start your own group:
Click the Start Group button located at the top right.