Category: First Time Selling

Everything you need to know to start selling on eBay, from listing and shipping items to spotting common scams and understanding the defect system.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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