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How to Choose a Domain Name for Your Website for Selling eBay Merchandise

What to name the baby, er, website? It’s almost as much of a dilemma as deciding on your eBay user ID or eBay store name. If you don’t have an existing company name that you want to use, why not use the [more…]

How to Register a Domain Name for Your eBay Store

Choosing a registrar (the company that handles the registering of your site name) for your eBay business is as important as choosing the right web host. You must remember that the Internet is still a little [more…]

How to Advertise Your eBay Business with Google AdWords

Google’s cost-per-click (CPC) offering, AdWords, is used by nearly every business on the web, and is ideal for your eBay business. If you are a regular user of Google search, you should be noticing small [more…]

How to Submit Your eBay Store URL to Google

Have you ever googled your eBay Store or website? To be a successful eBay entrepreneur, googling your business from time to time is a must to see where you stack up in comparison to the competition. [more…]

How to Create Custom Inserts for Your eBay Listings

Luckily, you don’t have to know a lot of code to produce fancy eBay descriptions. The Create your listing form has an excellent (but basic) HTML generator that has features similar to a word processor. [more…]

How to Set Up a Basic Template for Your eBay Listings

Because there are times you’re in too much of a hurry to fool with anything, especially because your eBay business is going to be successful and busy, try this [more…]

Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make on Your eBay Listing Photos

There are ways to make your product more appealing to eBay browsers. Here you will find a bunch of big-time don’ts. We’ve seen images like these all over eBay at one time or another. [more…]

Protect Your eBay Transactions with Shipping Insurance

When you’re shipping a large amount of eBay merchandise on a regular basis, you’re going to have to deal with the issue of whether you buy insurance against damage or loss. You, as the seller, are responsible [more…]

How to File an Insurance Claim with the U.S. Postal Service

Making a claim with the post office for your lost eBay items: Oh man, talk about a hassle. But making a claim with any carrier isn’t a bowl of cherries on any day. Before making a claim with the USPS, [more…]

How to File an Insurance Claim with UPS

Whoa! The stories of filing claims with UPS are legendary. Almost any eBay seller can tell you quite a story. Making a claim with UPS is a good deal easier than making a claim with the post office. After [more…]

How to File an Insurance Claim with FedEx

FedEx gives you a little more leeway as to time when you file a claim for your lost eBay merchandise than other carriers. Instead of the 48-hours-after-delivery deadline, you have 15 business days to make [more…]

How to Subscribe to eBay's Selling Manager Trial Program

If you have some sales under your belt, go to this link to install the Selling Manager tool on your my eBay page. On the Selling Manager information page, click the Subscribe Now button. After eBay confirms [more…]

What You Can Do with eBay's Selling Manager

A versatile program, the standard version of eBay’s Selling Manager allows you to monitor or automate many of the more tedious eBay tasks. The page is broken into several boxes, which are broken down here [more…]

How to Use Microsoft Office Picture Manager to Edit Your eBay Photos

There are many tools available to help you edit your eBay listing photos. Microsoft Office Picture Manager is a software program included with Microsoft Office suite starting with the 2003 version through [more…]

Choose the Right Packing Materials for Your eBay Shipments

The most important area where eBay sellers drop the time-and-money ball is in shipping. If you’re not diligent, you can throw money out the window when you use incorrect packing materials; too often the [more…]

Ship eBay Items in Mailing Envelopes to Save Money

You’ll be shipping your eBay stuff in an envelope or a box. Don’t be quick to discount shipping in envelopes. Any item under 13 ounces can be shipped via First Class mail — and that can represent quite [more…]

How to Ship Your eBay Merchandise

Shipping can be a make-or-break point for eBay sellers. Being expert at knowing the correct carrier, box size, and packaging will affect your bottom line. Even if the selling portion of your transaction [more…]

How to Sign Up Online to Ship Your eBay Merchandise with FedEx

You sign up for a FedEx account only once to ship your eBay merchandise, but it’s a two-step process. If you just want to log in to the website, you can. At that point, decide whether you want to sign [more…]

How to Ship eBay Items with the U.S. Postal Service

The USPS is open to everyone. You don’t have to set up an account to use its services to ship your eBay merchandise. To get a basic idea of what you’ll pay to send a package, you can access a rate calculator [more…]

How to Ship Your eBay Merchandise with UPS

Today’s UPS is a $45 billion company focusing on enabling commerce, and thus eBay sellers, around the world. Every day UPS delivers more than 15.8 million packages and documents — much of which represents [more…]

How to Use PayPal Shipping with the U.S. Postal Service

If you plan to use the ever-popular United States Postal Service to ship your eBay merchandise, printing your postage and labels through PayPal gives you a free delivery confirmation with Priority Mail [more…]

How to Use PayPal Shipping with UPS

Shippers such as UPS charge different rates based on how often you use their services. If you’re shipping many packages of eBay merchandise a week, it might be best if you print your labels directly from [more…]

Verify an eBay Buyer’s Address before Shipping

Lost packages are the bane of all carriers. As an eBay seller, it is your job to ensure your package reaches the buyer. The post office has been dealing with lost packages since they opened the Dead Letter [more…]

The Perks of Top Ranking eBay Membership

As an eBay recognized seller, you get a few perks that can help you build your business. The efforts you put into servicing your customers and selling on eBay are rewarded through the PowerSeller and Top [more…]

eBay Business Fee Structure

When you have an eBay Store, other fees are involved in addition to the monthly fee, you’ll have to take note of, options fees, and Final Value Fees. These fees are different for eBay Store sellers than [more…]

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