Setting up a seller account

Setup an eBay Seller Account


Creating an eBay Seller Account

To get started, simply register for an eBay account if you haven’t already.



eBay will automatically generate a unique username based on the name you entered in the previous steps. This is what will display to other users when you bid, buy, or sell on eBay. Either continue with the unique username generated by eBay or you can customise it here.




Getting Verified

Now that you’ve registered an eBay account you can commence buying at any time, but to start selling you’ll need verify your account as an eBay Seller. To verify your account:

  1. Navigate to your eBay Account Settings.



  2. On the My eBay page, select Subscriptions.



  3. Select any of the subscribe links to be taken to the Subscription page.

    New to eBay Selling? As a channel partner Neto can provide a 6 month free featured store subscription for new eBay accounts. Click here to find out how we can help.



  4. Enter your address details and click Continue.



  5. On the Subscription selection page, click the active sellers account link to activate your sellers account.



  6. Sign back into the eBay account you just created.



  7. Confirm your contact information either by call or by text.



  8. Select your preferred payment type.



  9. Once confirmed, you will see a screen asking to list an item. Ignore this and navigate back to the Subscription selection page by clicking on the eBay logo. You’ll notice the red warning advising to activate your seller account is not longer present. Choose a Subscription.

  10. Select your eBay Store Name and click Continue.

    The eBay Store Name you select will be searchable in external search engines including Google, Bing and Yahoo. We suggest making your eBay Store Name your business or trading name, and that it does not include underscores, hyphens or other punctuation as this will make it impossible for people to search for you.



  11. Review your subscription and click Submit.



Remember, Neto can activate 6 months free for Featured Store’s on eBay so there are no additional costs, apart from final value fees.


Selecting your eBay Store Categories

You will need to determine what store categories you would like to have before linking them with Neto. Click here to see how to select eBay Store Categories.

Pre-Connect Checklist

Before getting started with Neto’s eBay Integration, ensure that you have the following:

  1. Set up, activate and verify your eBay account
  2. Create Product Database (Uploaded to: Neto and/or eBay)
  3. Set up Shipping Options (Recommended: Australia Post)
  4. Configure Payment Options (Recommended: Paypal)
  5. Set up eBay Store Categories (Not essential, but highly recommended)
  6. Set up Product Categories
  7. Ensure your product descriptions are Clean/Simple (If installing an eBay Custom Design)

Optional Requirements:

Neto’s Paid Launch Plan



Get your eBay store launched faster with our setup services. We take the guesswork out of selling on eBay so that you can concentrate on growing your business.

eBay Listing & Store Banner Design

In addition to eBay setup services we also offer custom eBay store banner and listing design as a service.

eBay Paid Launch Plans & Custom Design