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eBay Made Easy

Ready to start an eBay business? These 5 simple steps will get you on your way.

By Cliff Ennico • Jul 7, 2010 Originally published May 5, 2005

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Ten years after being formed in 1995, eBay has become the world's leading online marketplace for all sorts of goods. At any given time, 29 million items are available worldwide on eBay, with more than 3.5 million new items added every day and $1,000 worth of merchandise sold every second. The online auction site has 135 million registered users in 32 international markets, and more than 430,000 people in the United States alone make a full- or part-time living on eBay.

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