Making Money on eBay For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 30, 2011 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
Sell with confidence and share the secrets of the eBay elite

Whether you want to turn clutter into cash, create a steady revenue stream or give up your job and start an eBay business, Making Money on eBay For Dummies, Australian Edition, is for you. This handy guide offers tips on everything from registering with eBay, sourcing items to sell and working out your fees, to automating your business and marketing to new and existing buyers.

  • Source your items — discover goods close to home or through online wholesalers
  • Create a killer listing — perfect your item titles and descriptions, and understand the importance of great images
  • Set up an eBay Store — select your payment structure, design your store and market to your customers
  • Choose the right shipping and packing options — compare carriers and ensure your packages arrive in one piece
  • Deal with auction problems — end an auction early, negotiate feedback withdrawal and apply for a fee credit
  • Take advantage of automation tools — manage repetitive parts of your business
  • Join the eBay community — understand the role played by the Security Centre and seek advice from experienced users

Open the book and find:

  • Tips for choosing a User ID and password
  • Advice on using the functions and reports available through your My eBay Pages
  • Guidelines for what you can — and can't — sell
  • How to block problem bidders
  • Strategies to increase traffic to your listings
  • Details of products, tools and services to help ease your way

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Table of Contents
Where to Go from Here
eBay auction basics
Getting to know your fellow
A Quick Word about Passwords
Using eBays Welcome Mat
My Own Private eBay
eBay account status
Auction Going Badly? Cut Your Losses
Using Pictures to Increase Your Profits
Taking advantage of eBay
Its All About
Tools Arent for Fools
Turbo Lister
Working with Data

Keeping Track of Your Transactions
How to get positive feedback
Are You Selling What Theyre Buying?
Going global
Reporting a Problem Auction
The Tax Office Wants You to
Are you registered?
Making changes before
Creating and Designing Your Store
Closing the Deal and Shipping It
Getting the Right Packing Stuff
Troubleshooting Your Auction
Working Out Logistics
Building more traffic
Mixing Fixed Price
Qualifying as a PowerSeller
Selling abuses
Stuff eBay Wont Do Anything About
Playing Nice with Other eBay Members
Using the PowerSeller
The Part of Tens
Ten eBay Success Stories

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About the author (2011)

Nathan Huppatz, an eBay Top Rated Seller, runs several eBay and online businesses. He writes automation software for eBay sellers, develops websites and speaks on eBay and e-commerce retailing.

Marsha Collier is a world-renowned eBay expert, sought-after speaker and best-selling author on eBay topics.

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