Category: Selling Tips & Tricks

Pricing Items on eBay: 5 Essential Tips

Learning to price items appropriately is a crucial skill for selling on eBay. Item pricing remains one of the top factors to influence a sale, alongside shipping speed, shipping cost and availability. Determining sale prices can be a particularly perplexing task for new eBay sellers. Low pricing may entice more buyers but profits will also…

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How to Handle Stress when Selling on eBay

Selling on eBay is a great way to make additional income or to start a full time business. But it doesn’t come easy. Dealing with angry customers, difficult returns, damaged items, scammers, incommunicable shipping companies and seemingly unattainable customer service standards are common sources of stress for eBay sellers. These stressors can make some sellers…

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Internet Sales Tax and What This Means for eBay Sellers

As a multi billion dollar online marketplace, eBay has to be seen to react quickly to constantly changing laws and regulations. One of the most significant recent developments in the retail industry is the Internet Sales Tax, now enshrined in law in 35+ states across the USA. This article will first look at the introduction…

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5 Ways to Become a More Professional eBay Seller

As one of the world’s largest online marketplaces, eBay attracts a range of sellers from hobbyists to big time professionals. With the latter having the experience and funds to be able to dominate the platform, it can be hard for novice sellers to believe that they can compete.  This post is all about crossing that…

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Item Specifics on eBay: What Sellers Need to Know

Item specifics are becoming increasingly important on eBay, with more and more listing categories requiring their inclusion. This is undoubtedly due to eBay’s commitment to move towards product based shopping, a process that will apparently help buyers find items more quickly and easily. This article will first clarify what item specifics are before concentrating on…

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A Seller’s Guide to eBay Authenticate

The counterfeit goods industry currently accounts for over 3% of world trade. Designer luxury goods, such as handbags and watches, are top targets. According to a press release, a handbag is purchased every eight seconds on eBay.com. Enter eBay Authenticate, a program to help buyers purchase genuine designer items with confidence. Introduced to eBay.com in 2017,…

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How to Sell on eBay without Fear of Scams

As one of the world’s largest online marketplaces, eBay provides an ideal platform for selling unwanted items or building a selling business. Unfortunately, it also has a reputation for scams. This notoriety can be off-putting for new users to the platform. This article will aim to build confidence in new sellers who may be nervous…

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6 Things All New eBay Sellers Should Know

It’s normal for new eBay sellers to feel anxious or overwhelmed. There is a lot to learn, from eBay policies, PayPal fees and return procedures to shipping rates, best packaging practices and more. The good news is that everything doesn’t need to be understood right away. This article will share six fundamental aspects of eBay that…

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Adyen and eBay: What Managed Payments Means for Sellers

eBay is constantly innovating and changing to compete with other major online retailers. This is especially true as we head into a new decade in which eBay and PayPal will no longer be synonymous. Going forward, eBay is working to integrate payment processing within its own platform. Read on to discover the lowdown on this…

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