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Finding Secondhand Merchandise and Freebies to Sell on eBay

At resale stores, such as those run by Goodwill and the Salvation Army, you'll sometimes uncover treasures to sell in your eBay auctions; other times you'll find only junk. And freebies exist if you know [more…]

Finding Salvage Merchandise to Sell on eBay

If you're looking for items to sell on ebay, salvage merchandise is retail merchandise that has been returned, exchanged, or shelf-pulled for some reason. Generally, this merchandise is sold as-is and [more…]

Finding Items by the Pallet to Sell on eBay

If you are looking for large amounts of merchandise that you can buy cheap and sell on eBay for a profit, here's a secret you should know about. Some suppliers take the risk and purchase salvaged merchandise [more…]

Selling Drop-Ship Items to Your eBay Customers

Some crafty eBay sellers make lots of money selling lists of drop-shipping sources to eBay sellers. Dealing with a drop-shipper means that you don't ever have to take possession of [more…]

Should You List Your eBay Auction in Two Categories?

One way to increase the income you earn from your eBay auctions is to use eBay categories to ensure that your listing reaches the right customers. With tens of thousands of categories, finding the right [more…]

Use eBay's Optional Listing Features Wisely

When you're listing an item for auction on eBay, you'll no doubt be presented with eBay's recommendations to improve your listing. This usually consists of recommending that you add one of the options [more…]

Resources for Determining the Price of Your eBay Merchandise

The best tool for determining how much to ask for the things you sell in your eBay auction is the eBay search tool. If you know how to use it, it provides a quick way to locate pricing information. To [more…]

Online Sources to Help You Price eBay Collectibles

Many websites devoted to different collectible areas list prices at recently completed auctions. This information is useful to sellers on eBay. These auctions are the best evaluation of an item's value [more…]

Where to Find Authentication Services for eBay Collectibles

If you are selling (or buying) on eBay, you need a way to authenticate your collectibles. Some companies provide the service of authenticating or authenticating and grading [more…]

How to Respond to a Buyer's Feedback on eBay

Your eBay feedback means a great deal to people who visit your auctions, and it follows you forever at eBay, so you may need to respond to feedback at some point. By glancing at your feedback page, potential [more…]

How to Create a Good eBay Listing

When you write descriptions for the items you list for eBay auctions, be sure that you describe your items clearly and completely. Mention everything about the article; if the item is used or damaged, [more…]

What Does It Cost You to Sell on eBay?

Becoming complacent and blithely ignoring your eBay costs as you list items for sale is easy to do. As a seller, you can fall into the habit of listing and relisting without reevaluating the profitability [more…]

How to Become an eBay PowerSeller

If you have been selling items on eBay for any length of time, you've seen the PowerSeller logo on auctions. eBay PowerSellers represent the largest-gross-sales users on eBay. The requirements for becoming [more…]

What to Do When an eBay Bidder Doesn't Pay You

If there's one thing that just isn't tolerated at eBay, it's unpaid items. eBay reminds all potential buyers before they place a bid that winning buyers enter into a legally binding contract to purchase [more…]

How to Sell Items on Consignment on eBay

Lots of eBay sellers let you sell items on consignment, and several retail locations base their business on consignment sales. You take possession of the item from the owner and sell it on eBay. You're [more…]

Creating a Payment Received and Shipping Notice

Staying in constant communication with your eBay buyers will make them feel more secure with you and with buying on eBay. When you receive payment and have shipped the item, sending a short note helps [more…]

Sending a Payment Reminder to a Forgetful eBay Buyer

Writing a payment reminder to a forgetful eBay customer can get sticky. You don't want to aggravate the buyer, but time is wasting, and you could spend this time reposting your item. When writing a payment [more…]

Creating a Notification Letter to Send to eBay Auction Winners

Taking the time to create a friendly notification letter to send to the winning bidders of your eBay auctions is just good business. Have you ever received a bulk-generated, boilerplate winner's confirmation [more…]

Staying Up to Date with eBay Policies

eBay policies can change from time to time. As an active seller, you should make sure that you're notified of any changes. When eBay makes changes to the User Agreement or Privacy Policy, you'll get a [more…]

Costs and Benefits of Setting Up an eBay Store

If you're doing well selling your items on eBay auctions, why open a store? eBay is an online marketplace that specializes in giving you a place to sell [more…]

Creating a Merchant Account for Your eBay Business

If your eBay business is bringing in more than $20,000 a month, a credit card merchant account may be for you. At that level of sales, discounts kick in and your credit card processing becomes a source [more…]

Using Costco Credit Card Processing for eBay Sales

If you're running an eBay auction business or store, you know that accepting credit card payments can be expensive. However, Costso offers some true discount credit card processing: a one-stop merchant [more…]

Selling Cars and Car Parts on eBay Motors

Anything and everything automotive can go in the eBay Motors category, and it will sell like giant tires at a monster truck rally. Following are just a few of the car-related items that fit in this category [more…]

Adding eBay's View Counter and Buy It Now to Your Listing

eBay buyers like gadgets and widgets. As a seller, you can add a View Counter and a Buy It Now button for you auction items. These tools don't just look snazzy, they boost your eBay sales. [more…]

Writing eBay Listings that Create Sales

eBay is a person-to-person marketplace. Although many sellers are businesses, the perception is that sellers on eBay are individuals earning a living (versus big business). Using the homespun personal [more…]

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