How to Become a Seller on eBay – Steps and Procedure

Do you know How to Become a Seller on eBay?. Here is the answer and you have to follow these simple steps and guidelines for that. eBay Inc. is a well known and top rated American multinational corporation and e-commerce company. They offers high quality consumer to consumer & business to consumer sales services via Internet. You can simply start a business or make some extra money with this. 

Minimum Requirements to Become a Seller in eBay

  • eBay Seller account 
  • Bank account linked with Paisapay
  • Email address and Contact Address

How to Become a Seller on eBay: 5 Steps

  1. Create a seller account
  2. Do Your Listing
  3. Manage Those Listing
  4. Wrap up the sale with Customer

1. Create a seller account

In order to become a Seller on eBay, you have to first create a seller account in eBay. You may have used to sign in with the user ID and Password for eBay and this is your personal account. For business purpose, from the home page of eBay, Click on “Register” option and then click on “start a business account”. Now you will be directed to a new window and here you have to fill data.

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To fill this, enter Business name, Business type, Salutation, Business address, City, state, pin code, country, telephone number, email address etc. Provide accurate contact details and enter verification code hidden in the image. Then check the box below as agreement. Read  “User Agreement & eBay Policies” before checking the box. 

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How to register for Paisapay ?

Then register for Paisapay. This is the safest and most convenient means to accept payments on eBay India. You should offer PaisaPay on all your listings for selling all items in eBay.  Those with less than 20 listings can offer only PaisaPay. After completing 20 listings, you can offers other payment methods. This link with your bank account.

To register for PaisaPay, Enter the name of the person (who have bank account), bank account number, name of the bank, branch, 9-digit MICR code, accept PaisaPay’s terms and conditions and finally click on Register button. 

2. Do Your Listing

Go to eBay’s Sell Your Item form by clicking the Sell button. List your item and describe your item in clear, simple terms. Choose most relevant category for your item. Before listing, do some research and compare your item with other active and completed listings on eBay. According to this, set a price and choose a listing format and category. 

Steps to Create a Listing Template in eBay

  • From Bigcommerce control panel, go to Marketing › Sell on eBay
  • Click on the eBay Listing Templates tab
  • Click Create an eBay Listing Template
  • Fill out your template name and settings, Under General Listing Details
  • To enter the eBay categories, click Change next to Primary eBay Category
  • Select your categories and subcategories.Click Next when done

3. Manage Those Listing

Once listed, there is also option to revise your listing. You can check it to see if anyone’s bid on or purchased your items. To check this, go to the Sell section of My eBay. You could be able to answer any questions you receive from buyers about your listing. Communication ensures establishing trust and good rapport. 

How to Check and Revise your Listing on eBay?

  • Use the Active view in My eBay and do a keyword search on all your listing and make sure the products are visible and easy to find. 
  • Check your gallery picture
  • Check the status of all of your listings

4. Wrap up the sale with Customer

All the deals must be with a focus of satisfying toward your customer and getting great Feedback. To assure this, Communicate with your buyer, Receive payment, Ship the item to the buyer safely and on time, Leave your buyer Feedback etc. 

Also Read about: How to Become a Seller On Flipkart

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One thought on “How to Become a Seller on eBay – Steps and Procedure

  1. Amal
    November 4, 2015 at 7:03 am

    Kindly post minimum requirements to become a seller in ebay . I mean need Tin number or not or need pan card etc

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