How to Set Up Your About Me Page
Click the Site Map link in the upper-right corner of any eBay page.
The Site Map page appears.
In the Connect area, click the About Me link.
Click the Click Here button.
Decide whether you want to use eBay’s easy step-by-step process or enter your own HTML code, and then click Continue.
Because entering HTML code assumes you really know what you’re doing, you may want to choose the step-by-step process.
Enter the following information:
Page title: Type the title of your About Me page.Enter your preliminary text and change its attributes.
Welcome paragraph: Type a personal, attention-grabbing bit of text that greets your visitors. You have the option of typing in your own HTML coding or using the buttons at the top of the box to change the font, color, size, and attributes.
You can preview your paragraph at any time by clicking Preview Paragraph at the bottom of the text-entry area. If you don’t like what you see, close the Preview window and continue to edit your masterpiece.
Another paragraph: Type text for the second paragraph of the page. For example, talk about yourself or the items that you have in your collection.
Picture: If you’re adding a picture, type a sentence describing it.
Picture URL: Type the Web site address (URL) where people can find your picture.
Feedback: Select how many of your feedback postings you want to appear on your About Me page. (You should put in a few comments, especially if they’re complimentary.)
Items for Sale: Select how many of your current auctions you want to appear on your About Me page. If you don’t have any auctions running at the moment, you can select the Show No Items option.
Favorite Links: Type the names and URLs of any Web links you want visitors to see.
After you’ve finished entering this information (and are happy with how it looks), click Continue at the bottom of the page.
Don’t worry if you’re not absolutely wild about your page on the first pass. The important part is to get it published. You can go back and make changes as often as you want.
On the About Me Preview and Submit page, click the button that corresponds to the layout option you want.You are presented with three layout options.
Scroll down the page and check out what your About Me page will look like.
If you don’t like your current layout, go back up the page and change the layout.
If you don’t like what you see, click the Back button and do some more editing.
When you’re happy with your masterpiece, click the Submit button.
You did it. Now anyone in the world with access to the Internet can find your personal About Me page on eBay.An About Me page on eBay.
You can link to your About Me page from your Web site or from your e-mail because all About Me pages have their own personal URLs. You can find your About Me page by typing members.ebay.com/aboutme/ followed by your user ID.