For Seniors: Consider Going Global with eBay Auctions

By Marsha Collier

People from all around the world enjoy eBay. If you’re thinking about buying or selling globally, visit the international discussion boards. They’re a great place to post questions about shipping and payments for overseas transactions. Along with eBay chat, the international boards have discussions about current events and international politics.

Got a seller or bidder in Italy? Spain? France? Translate your English messages into the appropriate language through the bing Translator. If you venture into unfamiliar foreign tongues, keep things simple. Don’t try to get fancy with your verbiage — stick to standard phrases that can translate literally with minimum hassle.