How to be a great gift-giver

According to the National Retail Federation, three in four holiday shoppers don’t finish their gift search until sometime in December, and over one-third actually finish in the last couple of weeks. The clock is ticking, but Lifestyle Expert Anna De Souza is here to help!

Anna has teamed up with eBay to share her holiday shopping tips and introduce us to ‘gift goals’ – a new approach to finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

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ANNA’S TIPS FOR BECOMING A ‘GREAT GIFT GIVER’:
– GIFT GOALS—A new gifting strategy offering holiday inspiration, and a quicker, simpler shopping experience to help them find the perfect gift(s)
– SELLING on eBay—With millions of online shoppers, there’s a buyer for just about any item you’re selling whether you use eBay Valet or list the item yourself
– eBay VALET—Why selling unwanted items on eBay is easier than ever
– POP-UPS—Special selling kiosks at Westfield Malls

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About Anna De Souza
Anna De Souza is a digital and broadcast journalist covering beauty, style, technology and lifestyle. Uncovering tomorrow’s trends today, Anna is lucky enough to test wearables that calculate calories through your skin, report on the latest runway trends as they unfold, and slather on beauty innovations (a rubber face mask?) that may soon earn its keep in a bathroom cabinet near you.

Anna began her career in the magazine and book publishing industry handling communications on behalf of Fitness, More, and Ladies’ Home Journal magazines and for fashionable coffee-table book giants Assouline, Rizzoli and Abrams Books. Born in Rio de Janeiro, she graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from Rutgers University as a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

When not meandering the cobblestone streets of Old City, Philadelphia or sharing sharp cheddar with her best friend, Lella, you can catch Anna reporting for Today.com, The Huffington Post, ELLE.com, Refinery29, SheKnows, SheFinds, Yahoo! Shine, Lucky.com, BuzzFeed, AOL Stylelist and other digital magazines.

Anna has contributed to The TODAY Show, The Dr. Oz Show, The Meredith Vieira Show, Good Morning America, the Rachael Ray Show, New York LIVE on NBC, FOX & Friends, WCBS-NY, FOX’s Good Day Philadelphia, the PIX Morning News, Martha Stewart Radio, Fast Company, the New York Post, has covered the red carpet live and also served as a brand spokesperson on QVC. She is a producer at DreamPlay Media and covers beauty, style, fitness and wearables as host of The Clyck.

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