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With hundreds of resources at your fingertips, starting a business on eBay is as easy as point and click.

This story appears in the March 2008 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

products on is one of the few ways almost anyone can become a owner in minutes, with no upfront investment and the advantage of working from home. eBay businesses can be tailored to fit everyone from stay-at-home moms and retirees to college students, disabled workers and anyone looking to make a little extra cash part time or even build a million-dollar business. Perhaps that's why there are currently more than 247 million registered users buying and selling on eBay, generating nearly $60 billion in each year. If you want a piece of that $60 billion pie, there are nine key first steps you'll want to take to be successful.

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