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Starting Now

List items and manage sales with one solution

New Selling Manager and Selling Manager Pro

Create and manage bulk listings quickly and easily with the updated versions of these classic eBay selling tools. Revise, relist, track post-sales activities, and run sales reports with ease. Then boost visibility and sales.

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Track your status and improve your selling

New seller performance standards

The new seller performance standards and new defect removal policy take effect with the August 20 evaluation. Track your status and areas for improvement in your seller dashboard.

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Revise your listings for a better selling experience

Revise your listings now with new item specifics to ensure your listings are moved to the correct category when updates begin the week of September 15.

Item specifics

To ensure your listings are moved to the correct category when category updates are made the week of September 15, revise your listings with new item specifics.

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In September

Give your buyers a generous returns policy

Extended holiday returns

Enroll your listings in extended holiday returns. Extended holiday returns gives buyers until January 31 to return any items they purchase between November 1 and December 31. If you’re a US Top Rated Seller, extended holiday returns are required in order to receive your Top Rated Plus seal on eBay.com during November and December.

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New and revised categories available

Available the week of September 15

Start using the new and revised categories as soon as they become available. If you sell in eBay Motors Parts & Accessories on eBay.com, note that updates are coming to the availability of parts compatibility listings in various Parts & Accessories categories.

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Streamline your customer service

A simpler, more intuitive experience—after the sale

The streamlined after-sale experience for buyers and sellers goes live. You and your buyers will get a simpler, more intuitive experience, and built-in safeguards for you.

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In October

Now your busineses is mobile

Deliver great after-sale service, wherever you are

Starting in mid-October, the new after-sale experience will be available to both buyers and sellers on most mobile devices—so you can respond to buyer requests and deliver prompt service quickly, no matter where you are.

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Offer extended holiday returns

US Top Rated Seller? Enroll if you want to qualify for benefits over the holidays.

There’s still time to start offering holiday returns. Remember, if you’re a US Top Rated Plus Seller, you’re required to offer extended holiday returns on your listings in order to qualify for the Top Rated Plus seal in November and December—so hurry and enroll before November 1 to maintain your benefits!

Additional resources—connect & learn more

eBay Radio and Town Hall broadcast with live Q&A

Tune in on August 12, 2pm–5pm ET to hear Griff discuss these changes. Also participate in a live Town Hall meeting on August 13, 6:30pm–8:00pm ET and get your questions answered by eBay employees.

Discussion Boards

Join a special Community board and discuss these changes with eBay staff and other sellers.

eBay Webinars with live Q&A

Register now for special online workshops and get your questions answered. Dedicated workshops will dive deep into recent updates, so register for the sessions that interest you the most.