eBay will Help the Country’s MSMEs to Export

To support micro, small and medium-sized businesses (MSMEs) in Colombia, eBay launched ‘My business 24/7 on eBay’, an acceleration program that will allow Colombian businesses to open an online store at no cost and with unique benefits to start to export their products to different parts of the world.

“During the last 25 years, eBay has helped develop hundreds of thousands of small businesses around the world, and now, due to this unprecedented situation, we created ‘My business 24/7 on eBay‘ so that businesses in Colombia can set up a shop online in an accelerated way and with the necessary advice, reaching up to 159 million buyers in 190 markets, ”said Ilya Kretov, general manager of global emerging markets at eBay.

Colombia is a very important market in the region due to its potential and the thousands of active sellers that currently export. “Our business is about connecting buyers and sellers around the world to create economic opportunity, and that is exactly what we must do now more than ever,” she said.

The program, which was initially launched in other Latin American countries such as Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Puerto Rico and Brazil, seeks to speed up the export process and make it as smooth as possible.

‘My business 24/7 on eBay’ includes an investment of 1,000 million Colombian pesos and will offer the following benefits:

Business development program: businesses that have more than 100 products to export will be able to apply for the program through this form and after receiving confirmation, they will receive eBay support for the entire process.

Free eBay Premium Store or Super Store: eBay will provide the store subscription level that best meets the needs of the requesting business. This store will have no cost for the first 3 months and they will be able to publish between 1000 and 10,000 thousand ads.

Personal manager for the development of their business: Businesses will have access to a personal manager who will work hand in hand to support them to export on eBay in the most efficient way.

Training program: eBay will put at your disposal a special training program to learn about all the characteristics of the platform and to know the details of each of the sales steps. From creating your account and uploading your inventory, to communicating with your buyers.

Higher sale limits: increase in the limit of ads that are entitled to run, at no additional cost to allow faster growth.

Colombian businesses that are interested in being part of the ‘My 24/7 eBay business’ program and benefit from the support that eBay offers, must fill out the application form that is available at this link. They have until December 31, 2021.