Category: Selling Tips & Tricks

How to Sell a Vehicle on eBay: Fees and Listing Tools

eBay is a popular place to sell vehicles, with a subsection called eBay Motors. This may be surprising to some, who may assume that vehicle purchases only happen in person. In addition to new and used vehicle sales, eBay Motors also facilitates the purchase of auto-parts via a feature called My Garage. The eBay Motors…

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How to Source Items to Sell on eBay

Deciding what to sell can sometimes be the hardest part of starting an eBay selling business. One important consideration should always be sourcing items to sell. Without products, there are no items for potential buyers to purchase. This post will examine six of the most popular ways to source items to sell on eBay, from…

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Should You Quit Your Job to Sell on eBay?

For some people, eBay selling is a part-time hobby or ‘side hustle’ to earn some extra money and clear out unwanted items. But selling on eBay can also be a full-time job. And it can be lucrative. The appeal of quitting a day job for full-time eBay selling is easy to understand. Three of the…

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The Lowdown on Partial Refunds on eBay

Returns and refunds are an inevitable part of selling on eBay. There are a few different options available to respond to return requests, one which being a partial refund. This post will give you the full lowdown on the what, why and how of partial refunds, as well as some of the more controversial discussions…

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Return Fraud on eBay: What, Why, How and eBay’s Response

Returns are an unavoidable part of selling on eBay, even for sellers who try to implement a ‘no returns’ policy. While valid exemptions exist, there is also the issue of return fraud. With the aim of educating new sellers of ongoing selling risks, this article will explain the what, why and how of fraudulent returns…

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An Update on eBay’s New Managed Payments System

Attracting debate from the very first announcement in 2018, eBay’s new managed payment system has been controversial to say the least. With more and more sellers transitioning to the managed payment system, concerns and opinions have become even more amplified. As a follow-up to summarization post in early 2020, this post will examine further the…

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10 eBay Seller Responsibilities and How to Uphold Them

With so many millions of active listings at any one time, it is not possible for eBay to regulate every single one. For this reason, eBay sellers are given certain responsibilities to help ensure that the marketplace runs as smoothly as possible. While eBay does acknowledge that it is possible for sellers to break rules…

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8 Ways Sellers Can Proactively Protect Their eBay Sales

eBay is often accused of protecting buyers at the expense of sellers. The Seller Protection Policy is eBay’s defense, but for many sellers, this policy falls short. While it claims to offers protection from abusive buying behavior and events outside of the seller’s control, the Seller Protection Policy also features restrictive (and sometimes ambiguous) conditions….

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The Lowdown on eBay’s Seller Protection Policy

eBay is well known for protecting the rights of buyers. From a neutral viewpoint, this stance is somewhat understandable. Profit is only possible when buyers have the confidence to purchase. But sellers also need to be confident enough to list items to sell on eBay’s online marketplace. Without sellers willing to create listings, there would…

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Is It Still Worth Selling on eBay? an Analysis

With so many other online selling platforms now in existence, it is a fair question to ask whether eBay is still worth the time. This article will examine the biggest arguments concerning eBay’s value as a selling platform, to conclude whether it is still worth using in 2020 and beyond. Challenges eBay has been subject…

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