eBay releases iPhone selling app, iPad app coming Saturday

eBay Selling app for the iPhone - Photo: eBay

eBay today announced the release of two new free apps for the Apple iPhone.  The first app is a the eBay seller tool, it will allow members to easily snap a photo of a product on their iPhone camera, enter some basic auction information, and list it on the eBay marketplace.   Their second app is a bit of a stab at Craigslist, as it’s the new eBay Classifieds application.  This one lets you post free ads on the eBayClassifieds.com website for local buyers.

And don’t forget, with the recent release of the PayPal mobile app for iPhone, you can quickly pay for your items from either eBay site.

Here are some more details on each of the apps, from eBay:

eBay Selling app:

* Point, shoot and click to list an item from their iPhones in 60 seconds or less
* Research sales trends and price ranges on eBay and list similar items for sale
* Easily and clearly view the status of items for sale
* Share listings with Facebook and Twitter social networks
* Quickly link to other eBay and PayPal iPhone apps

eBay Classifieds iPhone:

* Free ad postings in less than a minute with up to eight photos, either from the iPhone’s photo library or its camera
* Fast and simple search by keyword, location, price range and other attributes
* Single-page ad view with reply, watch, and share features – all while on the go

Two video demos below explain the services in more detail, with a bit of marketing pizazz of course.   eBay also announced their iPad app will be available at the launch this Saturday April 3rd.


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