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eBay Business Automation

Make more money with less effort by using eBay's tools to automate your business.

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This story appears in the February 2007 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

With eBay's extensive group of online tools, you can let eBay work for you. Just consider the various tools and eBay companies an extension of your business. Michael Prete of Gotham Cycles Gotham Cycles in Bradenton, Florida, understands how powerful eBay and other companies can be as "employees." "I work alone, so I'm always looking for ways to improve the efficiency of my business in any way I can," he says. This Plati-num PowerSeller (eBay User ID: gotham.cycles) sells mostly Ducati motorcycle parts and has achieved a $30,000-a-month income in just a little over a year of selling on eBay. But Prete knows he couldn't have done it by himself. He has multiple companies working to automate his business so he can concentrate on increasing his profits.

Here are some ways eBay's many resources can help automate your business and increase efficiency.

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