Amazon FBA vs. eBay | Fees

This is the fourth installment in my series about the differences between the eBay and Amazon selling platforms. For each of the next six weeks I will continue to discuss these areas and try to dispel some of the myths that surround selling on

I asked veteran Amazon sellers via Facebook what differences they found between selling on eBay and Amazon FBA. There were ten areas identified as noticeably different between the two platforms:


Listing on Amazon is FREE

The fee structures between eBay and Amazon are quite different. The main difference between the two platforms, regarding fees, is that on eBay you pay an insertion fee every time you list an item and every seven to 30 days, depending on listing type,  after that until it sells or you decide not to relist the item. Depending on your level (no store, basic, premium or anchor store) this fee varies. You can list on Amazon for FREE. There is no fee until your product sells.

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