Category: Selling Tips & Tricks

A New Seller’s Guide to Completing Sales on eBay

Listing and selling the item is only half of the story on eBay. Completing the sale and getting paid are the next (and potentially most crucial) steps of any eBay transaction. Unfortunately, there are a number of different scenarios and problems that can arise after the listing or auction ends, preventing the sale from finalizing….

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How to Recognize Fraudulent Buyers on eBay

Like it or not, being able to spot scams is a crucial part of buying or selling on eBay or any other online marketplace. It is easy enough to understand how eBay buyers could be defrauded by unscrupulous sellers, with broken and counterfeit items being widespread. Those who are looking to scam sellers have to…

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How to Prevent Common Issues with Buyers on eBay

Every transaction on eBay is undoubtedly a little bit different, yet there are a number of common issues with buyers that sellers encounter time and time again. Some are fairly insignificant and easy to rectify while others require much more time and consideration to resolve. The best way to handle disputes with buyers, however, is…

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Is Selling Internationally on eBay Worth It?

A question often asked by new and veteran eBay sellers alike is whether selling internationally on eBay is worth the time, effort and potential hassle. The short answer is perhaps, determined by the value of anticipated international sales compared to the cost (time, risk, monetary) of the physical selling process. In this article, we will…

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How to Resolve Common Issues with Buyers on eBay

Most transactions on eBay are processed seamlessly. Despite wishful thinking, it is inevitable that a small percentage of eBay purchases involve issues between buyer and seller. Some of these are avoidable while others are not. In any case, there are a number of transaction problems that appear again and again, requiring sellers take action and…

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Why You Should Build a Website for Your eBay Business

As highlighted in our Seller Profiles series here on Auction Nudge, many eBay sellers choose to maintain a website for their business. For some, it is simply a way to advertise their eBay listings outside of the main site, while others enjoy the opportunity to run their own online store alongside eBay. For those reluctant…

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10 Ways to Improve Your Item Return Rate on eBay

With eBay’s recent introduction of┬áservice metrics and peer benchmarks, it has never been more important for sellers to reduce return requests. In addition to being forced to accept ‘item not as described’ returns under eBay’s Money Back Guarantee, sellers will also now be penalized for having a high amount of these return requests in comparison…

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