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Building Community and Fostering Kindness on eBay

Over two decades on the marketplace has provided Florida-based seller Patty Whitlock with a fulfilling career and a broad network of friends, along with a success that she shares with others less fortunate.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column.

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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column.

Meet eBay Employee Peat Bakke

A Portland-based Senior Engineering Manager details his eBay journey over the last 20 years as a seller turned employee.
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By: Francesca Hellebrandt, eBay News Team

Part of what makes eBay unique are the mosaic of voices that contribute to our overall culture, from various backgrounds and walks of life, that lead to a better customer experience. In our Life at eBay series, we speak to employees from around the world on what it’s like to work at eBay through their eyes.

From the Joy of Collecting to the Joy of Selling

Canadian sellers Craig Dawson and Rick Belanger are successful entrepreneurs who spread goodwill and create community through toys and collectibles.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020. 

24 Years on eBay: Transforming a Love of Hot Wheels Into Enduring Friendships, Connections

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Longtime eBay seller and Hot Wheels collector Chris Marshall reflects on his journey since 1996 on the marketplace and on some of his most memorable sales, from specialty toy cars to retired city buses to luxury vehicles.

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Longtime eBay seller and Hot Wheels collector Chris Marshall reflects on his journey since 1996 on the marketplace and on some of his most memorable sales, from specialty toy cars to retired city buses to luxury vehicles.

Celebrating 25 Years of eBay: The People and Technology that Fuel Our Global Marketplace

During this milestone moment for eBay, our President and CEO Jamie Iannone reflects on the magic of eBay — for the last 25 years and beyond.
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Over a Labor Day weekend 25 years ago, Pierre Omidyar wrote the code for what became eBay. Started as an experiment, eBay is fueled by a bold notion that creating a truly open, fair and honest marketplace would level the playing field and foster economic opportunity for all.

Paving His Own Road to Success Through eBay

Donovan Mitchell’s self-determination and work ethic outlasted the motocross accident that left him paralyzed, and drove him to create a thriving new career.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

Discovering a Flair for Entrepreneurship Through eBay

A love of vintage fashion led Julie Yoo to eBay as a university student 20 years ago – and ultimately helped establish her direction as an entrepreneur in Toronto.
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Longtime eBay seller Julie Yoo traces her lifelong love of vintage fashion to the time spent with her mother during her childhood days, going thrifting at second hand stores around Toronto. It was during those early years that her mother taught her a key lesson in fashion: Style isn’t determined by a price tag, but rather by creativity and an eye on how to put an outfit together.

Mini Stories: Providing Free Meals for Children Impacted by Georgia School Closures

Amid the pandemic, longtime eBay seller Laurie Wong is working with her local government and school district to provide meals to kids impacted by school closures in Georgia.
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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story every week about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story every week about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

Mini Stories: How eBay Sellers are Supporting Their Communities Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

During these challenging and extraordinary times, eBay sellers worldwide are paying it forward to their neighbors, local businesses and community.
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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story every week about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story every week about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

Applications Now Open for eBay's 2018 SHINE Awards for Small Business

Are You Ready to Shine? Tell us about your eBay Businesses for a chance to win $10,000, a VIP trip to eBay Open, and more.
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“Our Seller Community is the heart of everything we do. You drive our identity and purpose, and without you, we don’t succeed. To celebrate the lifeblood of eBay, and recognize National Small Business Week, we’re launching the SHINE Awards for Small Business for the third year in a row. The awards are eBay's opportunity to shine a light on our vibrant community of sellers. Sellers are the essence of who we are, and my favorite part of the year is celebrating their personal stories.”

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