Posting items starts with careful planning. Learn about the postage process, from offering postage options in your listing to printing labels and packing items.
How do I print my own postage labels?
How do I offer free postage?
How do I pack my item to make sure it arrives in good condition?
How do I include the postage calculator in my listings?
Where can I get postage supplies?
Tips for successful postage
Our tips can help you attract more buyers and save you time and money.
Tips for packing items
Help make sure the items you send arrive in perfect condition.
What buyers should know about postage
Learn what to expect and put your mind at ease.
Dealing with postage problems
Selecting a postage service
Choose the postage option best suited to a particular item.
Specifying your postage costs
You can select either a flat postage rate or calculated postage.
About calculated postage
Automatically calculate the postage cost based on weight, location, and type of service.
Offering postage discounts
Offering discounts for postage multiple items can help boost your sales.
Printing postage labels
Save time and money by printing your labels at home.
Shipping irregular sized packages
Find out how to post a non-standard item.
Offering postage insurance
Protect your package against loss or damage.
Find out what factors determine international shipping costs.
Customs and documentation
Understanding postage basics
The more you know, the more time and money you can save.
Postage tools on eBay and PayPal
See a comprehensive video on eBay and PayPal postage tools.
Have a question? We can help.
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