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eBay Time Chart for Auction Timing

eBay’s clock goes by military time in the Pacific time zone, and eBay sellers use it to schedule auction start and end times. Print this chart and keep it by your computer where you can quickly check on [more…]

eBay Auction Terms to Know

You may want to get comfortable bidding and buying on eBay. Or maybe you’d like to gear up and take on the role of seller. Knowing these terms related to eBay listings can help you figure out how to buy [more…]

Tips for eBay Sellers

Selling on the eBay site has its complexities, and eBay sellers compete in a vast online marketplace. Here are a few rules that will help make your sales a success: [more…]

Tips for eBay Buyers

Buying an item on eBay is an art. You can get some great deals! But before you bid on an auction item or buy a fixed-price listing, follow these tips: [more…]

Leave Feedback on eBay Smartly

When dealing on eBay, you need to take the feedback system seriously. Check a seller’s feedback profile before you buy and follow these tips. Before you send feedback to another eBay member or read feedback [more…]

eBay For Seniors For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Using eBay smartly is a mantra for all buyers and sellers. Before you jump in, check out the eBay lingo and increase your sales savvy. Use the time chart to keep up with online auction timing, and embrace [more…]

Typing Special Characters for eBay Business

When you’re working on your eBay business, you may sometimes wonder why certain keys don’t exist on your keyboard for a specific character. Windows has taken care of it by creating special codes for these [more…]

United States Tax Deadlines for Your eBay Business

No one likes to deal with taxes, especially if you’re late in filing. So keep track of your eBay business transactions and know when the deadlines are to file your taxes. [more…]

eBay Auction Photo Tips

To get the most for your eBay auction items (and your time!) make sure the photo, or image, you post on your eBay auction page looks great. Use these tips for photo help to boost your eBay business: [more…]

Shopping Apparel Sizes for your eBay Business

When buying clothing to sell on eBay, be sure you have the right sizes in your business inventory. The average American woman’s dress size is 14 (the beginning of plus size clothing), not an 8 and the [more…]

Tips for eBay Sellers

To easily sell your merchandise on your eBay business and for the most amount of money possible use these successful selling tips for your eBay auction items: [more…]

Purchasing Merchandise to Sell for Your eBay Business

To find one-of-a kind items (remember these are not always new things) at a great price and make a profit selling them for your eBay business, follow these helpful purchasing guidelines: [more…]

For Seniors: How to Read eBay Seller Feedback Comments

Feedback comments are a valuable tool when deciding whether to do business with an eBay seller. If a seller has several negative feedback comments, you may not want to do business with him. [more…]

For Seniors: How to Know What to Look For in an eBay Item Description

All eBay listings include an item description, which lists details about the item being sold. If you know what to look for, the eBay item description gives you a clear idea about whether this is an item [more…]

For Seniors: How to Buy an eBay Daily Deal

If you love to shop but can’t stand to pay full retail for anything, then you may want to buy an eBay Daily Deal. eBay can send you a daily e-mail from eBay called the Daily Deal. All you need to do is [more…]

For Seniors: How to Know Whether to Bid or Buy on eBay

A particularly quirky situation can arise when an eBay auction has some characteristics of a fixed-price sale. In this case, you see the Place Bid button along with the Buy It Now button. In that situation [more…]

For Seniors: How to Ask an eBay Seller a Question

An eBay seller is obligated to describe the item honestly and in detail. You can ask an eBay seller a question if it isn’t answered in the item description or in the pictures provided. [more…]

For Seniors: How to Factor in eBay Shipping Costs

Before you think about placing a bid on an item on eBay, keep in mind that the maximum bid you place won’t be the only money you spend on an item. You need to also factor in the shipping costs, and, if [more…]

For Seniors: How to Synchronize Your Clock with an eBay Auction

Auctions on eBay close at a prescribed time. So you need to synchronize your clock with an eBay auction to make sure that you can make the most strategically timed bid possible. [more…]

For Seniors: How to Bid on an eBay Auction

You’ve found the perfect item (say, a really classy Elvis Presley wristwatch) on eBay, it’s in your price range, and you’re ready to bid. So just how do you bid on an eBay auction? [more…]

For Seniors: How to Start Off Bidding on an eBay Auction

Sometimes the best strategy when it comes to bidding on an eBay auction is to do nothing at first. During the first six days of a week-long eBay auction you want to bid on, mark the page to watch in your [more…]

For Seniors: How to Successful Bid During an eBay Auction

If you want to place a successful bid during an eBay auction, follow these few short tips really work. Follow these tips, and you should be able to not only increase your number of successful eBay bids [more…]

For Seniors: How to Make Your High Bid by Proxy in an eBay Auction

To bid on eBay, you don’t have to sit in on an auction 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, manually upping your bid every time someone bids against you. You can make your high bid by proxy in an eBay auction [more…]

For Seniors: How to Outbid the Competition at the Last Minute in an eBay Auction

Sniping is the fine art of outbidding your competition in the very last seconds of the eBay auction — without leaving them enough time to place a defensive bid. If you’re going to snipe, assume that the [more…]

For Seniors: How to Automate Your Snipe Bids in an eBay Auction

When it comes to bidding and winning in an eBay auction, a bunch of software programs and Web sites can help automate your snipe bids.

One service to consider is BidRobot [more…]

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