Category: Selling Tips & Tricks

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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7 Tips to Improve Packing Efficiency in Your eBay Business

One of the most time consuming tasks of eBay selling is packaging items for shipping. Spending even 10-15 minutes packaging a single item can quickly add up to hours (and days) spent processing stock. Being a physical process, it can be hard to visualize how to speed up this aspect of eBay selling. Besides outsourcing,…

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An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Selling on eBay

Selling on eBay has become increasingly more complicated over the years. It can be overwhelmingly difficult for new sellers to work out where to start. Even the Guides section on this website, specifically intended to help new sellers through the eBay maze, can seem hard to navigate at times. This post starts at the very…

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12 Tips for Taking Better eBay Photos

With buyers unable to touch the item before purchasing, photography is one of the key elements of the online shopping decision making process. For this reason, like most online marketplaces, eBay is a visual platform. Every item listing must have at least one item photo, which is shown prominently on search results. Item photography standards…

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What You Need to Know About Price Gouging on eBay

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a surge of demand for protective equipment and personal hygiene items across the world. In response, eBay initiated a zero tolerance policy on price gouging. Read on to learn all about price gouging, restricted items on eBay and how to report listings with inflated prices. What is price gouging?…

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16 Essential Items for New eBay Sellers

eBay offers an exciting opportunity for anyone to make money at home with very little investment. Purchasing some key items, however, can help new eBay sellers take their business to the next level. Not only can these items save both time and money, but they also help with professionalism. The following items can help simplify…

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How to Deal with Buyer’s Remorse on eBay

Buyer’s remorse is an unavoidable part of any retail business. When selling online, however, it becomes a more complex issue. The process of shipping unwanted items between seller and buyer can be a costly and time consuming process. This article will examine the issue of buyer’s remorse on eBay and how sellers can deal with…

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The Complete Guide to Relisting on eBay

When an item does not sell, eBay provides sellers a quick way to list the item again to give it another opportunity to be sold. This is referred to as relisting and has been a selling feature on eBay for many years. The relisting procedure has, however, been through various changes during this time. Aimed…

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How to Manage Abuse and Harassment on eBay

Dealing with difficult customers is a part of running any retail business. When using an online marketplace like eBay, however, the communication between seller and buyer can often be more forthright than what is considered normal in a traditional retail environment. Sometimes, this behavior crosses the line and becomes abusive. This article will first delve…

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A New Seller’s Guide to Cancelling eBay Transactions

Selling an item is usually considered the exciting part of running an eBay business. Unfortunately, the exhilaration can be short lived. Sometimes, the transaction just isn’t destined to complete and a cancellation is necessary. It can be the fault of the buyer, seller or even a combination. This article will first explore why transaction cancellations…

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