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About your eBay member account
Your account is your identity and your reputation on eBay. Having a member account lets you conduct transactions, communicate with other eBay members, and leave Feedback for your trading partners. If you are a seller, managing your account involves paying eBay selling fees.
Understanding the benefits and responsibilities of having an eBay member account is an important part of having a safe and successful eBay experience.
Your account as a new user
When you register on eBay, eBay creates a member account with a user ID you selected. You use this user ID and password to sign in to eBay and use the eBay site and services. As an eBay member:
Your member account as a buyer
Your member account as a seller
When you start selling on eBay, you are charged selling fees. Your member account now becomes a seller account and you receive invoices from eBay.
For more information, see Viewing your account activity
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