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Win $50 to $5,000 for Back-To-School with eBay

For me back to school was all about having a new backpack, a new lunch box and a new pair of shoes to show off on the first day.

Not much has changed in the past few decades...

If you're like me you began your purchasing of pencils, composition books and crayons on July 5th, the day after July 4th --- when most stores began setting up their displays. To put it into context it's no different than buying Christmas decorations the day after Halloween. But I'll never be that latter guy. Just in case you were curious.

If you're not like me, and you're not residing in Atlanta, where school has already started. But even if you do reside in Atlanta, there never seems to be quite enough when it comes to school supplies and the clothes our kids burn through during the school year. Especially the first couple of weeks when they are still in summer mode and just as rough and tough and careless as they want to be. This goes for both the little ones and the big ones and all the ones in between. Despite all this the most amazing part of Back-to-School is seeing the joy that comes when my daughter sees her friends and reconnects with loud screams and big, little person hugs. My son, the teenager would rather be skewered, but it makes my heart smile each year he advances that much further into adulthood.

Consider eBay when it comes to shopping online for your Back-To-School needs. They have pulled out all the stops to simplify your shopping experience by providing you with all the items you can find in stores but at eBay values.

To learn a little more about the eBay Back-To-School shopping experience and how to take the stress out of being prepared for the First Day of School you're invited to the eBay Back-To-School Twitter Party happening today from 3pm - 5pm EST. You can join and RSVP for the eBay Back-To-School Twitter Party here.

But that's not all...

You're favorite, eBay is hosting multiple Back-To-School Sweepstakes valued at $50, $100 and $5,000 via your friendly, neighborhood Pinterest, and Facebook now through August 31, 2012:

  • Pinterest Backpack Sweeps - 7/25-8/31 - Is your kid heading back to school? eBay’s Back to School Pinterest Sweepstakes will award daily winners a $100 eBay Gift Card to shop for their back to school essentials on eBay.com. Enter: http://bit.ly/L9bAil
  • Pinterest Dorm Room Sweeps - 7/25-8/1 - Are you or your child heading to college? eBay is holding a Pinterest sweepstakes where one Grand Prize winner will receive a $5,000 eBay Shopping Spree toward a dorm room makeover. Enter: http://bit.ly/Nh9e2D
  • Facebook Instant Win Game - 8/1-8/31 - Play the eBay What’s In Your Backpack Instant Win Game for a chance to win a $50 eBay Gift Card to do some back to school shopping. Hurry, sweeps ends August 31, 2012! Enter: http://bit.ly/M35ILD
Which prize do you want and why? What has been your most memorable Back-To-School experience, either personal or of your children? Please let me know in the comments below. I'd love to hear from you although you don't have to comment to enter any of the contests above.

    Disclosure: I am being compensated for this this Splash Creative Media campaign on behalf of eBay. However the opinions and expressions contained within this post are 100% my own.

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