EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 2295 - May 26, 2010     4 of 4

eBay Holds Free Auction Promotion - Storeowners Excluded

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eBay is running a promotion in which sellers may list auctions for free, regardless of the starting price - however, eBay Store subscribers are excluded from taking part in the promotion.

The sale runs from May 26 through June 1, 2010, during which time qualified sellers pay no Insertion Fees for any Auction-style listings, regardless of start price. There is a limit of 100 listings during the promotion period. "That's in addition to the 100 listings per month that applies to the standard fees," according to the announcement. All other fees apply, see website for details and restrictions.

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