Selling on Ebay can be an exciting, money making adventure when done right but if you jump in head first without any foundational forethought, you’ll likely end up scratching your head in a corner somewhere wondering what the hell went wrong. In this article I will outline a few fundamental principles that if practiced, will lead any seller, veteran or beginner, to Ebay success. This is not a get-rich-quick scheme but rather sound principles that will provide the basis for long term profitability.
It’s A Seller’s Market!
Anyone can sell on Ebay. The way the platform is set up from creating listings and uploading product photos, how you get paid and everything in between, is relatively user-friendly. Continue reading “How To Sell On Ebay For Beginners: Core Fundamentals”
Ebay is a crowded market. Depending on what you sell, you may need to take advantage of every trick or strategy you can get a hold of just to keep your head above water.
Could Your Sales Be Better?
There a products out there that practically sell themselves. Think of some of the Christmas time products like Tickle-Me-Elmo or Power Ranger action figures. These items were all the craze when they hit the market and supply was so short of demand that it created a huge secondary market. These kinds of items may not take much effort to sell but they are also not the kinds of items that are listed in most Ebay stores. Continue reading “Embed Youtube Video In Your EBay Listings Simple and Easy”
There seems to be a number of Ebay buyers willing to employ questionable tactics, post-purchase, to attempt to gain a full or partial refund by fraudulent means. Successful Ebay Sellers need to be aware of and take steps to prevent these tactics.
There Is Always One
Anyone who’s ever worked retail can tell you: every store has difficult customers. Sometimes they are always difficult. Sometimes their difficulty is startling, like having the shit scared out of you at a horror movie compared with their normal, sedate self.
Doesn’t matter, either way or somewhere between, the truth is plain: if you got customers, some of them are bound to be difficult. And on Ebay, you can’t really refuse service unless you’ve blocked a buyer beforehand. This article is about difficult customers and I am going to address two messages that I received from customers on Ebay who had already made a purchase from me. Continue reading “Successful Ebay Sellers Must Navigate Difficult Buyers”
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Ebay has been around since 1995 and it is no secret that an enterprising, hardworking individual can use the auction platform to make a little extra money and perhaps, even carve out a new career for them self.
I have had multiple Ebay accounts since 1999 and have bought and sold to varying degrees ever since. When my first career as a postal employee came to an end in 2017, I had a head start on what to do next.
For some time, I had been buying and repairing vintage cigarette lighters. Selling them on Ebay just made sense. I had year’s worth of experience buying and selling on the site. I also had 25 years under my belt in the shipping and packaging industry. Continue reading “Easiest Website Builder for Successful Ebay Businesses? Wealthy Affiliate”
Good products, a pleasant customer experience and reliable service are foundational to Ebay success.
Common Sense Goes A Long Way
I used to spend a lot of time on Facebook group pages dedicated to selling on Ebay. While I enjoy what I do immensely, this whole thing developed out of necessity and I didn’t have any choice but to adapt quickly and try to find any advantage I could to ensure success.
There were a good number of people in those groups dispensing sage advice or helpful information on Ebay policy updates. Some folks found themselves in predicaments hitherto unknown and were asking sincere questions of more experienced sellers, who were often there to point them in the right direction and make their day a little easier. Continue reading “Key Principles to Ebay Success: Quality, Simplicity, Reliability”
Some sellers withhold feedback until they’ve received feedback from their buyer. This is horrible business policy.
This Is Not the Playground
Spend much time on FaceBook pages or message boards where Ebay sellers congregate these days and you’re bound to find a post where someone is complaining Continue reading “The Great Ebay Feedback Debate: Should Ebay Sellers Leave Feedback for Buyers?”