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Finding Your First Items to Sell on eBay

Finding Your First Items to Sell on eBay

When you first decide to sell items on eBay it may be to make a bit of money on the side or it may be to start a successful eBay business. Whatever your reason is it always a good idea to start small and test things before you expand. So what is the easiest and cheapest way to find items to sell on eBay when you are first starting out? The most economical way is … Read entire article »

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Adding Photos to Your eBay Listing

Adding Photos to Your eBay Listing

A picture is worth a thousand words and this is so true when you are selling products on the internet. Having said that, the photo that you put up could also say “This person does not know how to use photos for selling on eBay” so here are some tips for getting the best possible photos for selling on eBay as well as photos that show each point – after all a picture is worth a … Read entire article »

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How to Become an eBay Powerseller

How to Become an eBay Powerseller

Once you understand what an eBay Powerseller is and you decide that you would like to become one you may need to change the way that you do business on eBay. Firstly, eBay Powersellers are serious about their eBay business and they maintain it. So if you are selling on eBay just to get rid of extra items that you may have around the house, then becoming an eBay Powerseller may not be for you. eBay … Read entire article »

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Starting an eBay Business

In order to start a successful eBay business, you must have a plan in place of what you are going to do, how you are going to do it, and when you are going to do it. Once you have that in place you then need to take action and do it! So first things first. Have you bought items on eBay? While you may think that you want to sell items on eBay, in order to fully understand how a customer will see things – and at the end of the day your customers are the most important – you should be a buyer first. … Read entire article »

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eBay Drop Shipping

If you hope for your own eBay business and have plenty of time, you can make that dream into a reality – even if you do not have your own product to sell. eBay has many people who want to leave their nine to five jobs a way to make a good living, without having a lot of capital to get started. This is quite possible through drop shippers. Drop shippers send goods to customers for business owners. If you have an eBay business, you’re a business owner. This allows you to offer a wide range of stock at your store, without the need to stock all of those products! Simply create your own auction and sell the product. You can then pass on customer data to a drop shipping company. … Read entire article »

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How to Price Your Items on eBay

Many people do not realize the importance of getting the pricing right when running eBay auctions. While eBay is an auctions site, these auctions are different from the kind of auctions that you would attend offline. Basically there are three types of prices for any eBay auction, which are explained below. Starting Bid Price This price must be set price out of all of the pricing options. It is a good idea to set this price low as this will encourage people to bid on your auction. Never put this price higher than $50 regardless of the value of your item. Reserve Price If you set a low starting bid price then you MUST set a reserve price. This price is the lowest that you will accept for the item that … Read entire article »

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Writing an eBay Title

Your eBay title is what buyers will see first, so make sure that it is relevant to your product! Don’t waste your title space by putting in things like Look or Great Deal or Low Price as no one searches for that! A good title will always have the main things in it, for example, brand name, maker, artist, or author to give you an idea. Here is a sample of an eBay title taken from the book section: Peter Corris – FREE POST OFFER! Now is the a book called FREE POST OFFER! Or is Peter Corris the author or the name of the book? There are no bids on this and the auction is closing in 3 minutes. I am not surprised! It could be re-written like this: PETER CORRIS … Read entire article »

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