Category: Selling Tips & Tricks

A Beginner’s Guide to SEO on eBay

Most people will agree that search engines are a key part of the online world. But have you ever wondered how search engines actually rank and sort website results the way they do? It’s all based on unique algorithms. While the exact algorithm of each search engine may never be known, we do have a good idea about…

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Using Amazon’s Multi-channel Fulfillment Service As an eBay Seller

Amazon’s fulfillment network is legendary in terms of size, efficiency and speed. Sorting and sending thousands of items every day, the scale of the operation at Amazon is often described as phenomenal. In some ways then, it is not so surprising that around 40 percent of these items are actually sold by third-party vendors, taking advantage of Amazon’s shipping…

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10 Tips for Successful International Selling on eBay

Selling to international buyers on eBay is a great way to increase sales for your business. After all, eBay is one of the world’s largest marketplaces. It can be understandably overwhelming however, to begin the process of selling to international buyers. In continuation of our international selling series, this ten point blueprint is essential reading…

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How to Effectively Use Keywords in eBay Listing Titles

The title of a listing, alongside an image, is the first impression a potential buyer has of an item. It strongly influences their decision to read more about the product and potentially later purchase. For this reason, writing effective listing titles should not be underestimated by new sellers. Keywords are a crucial factor in creating successful…

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Understanding eBay’s Guaranteed Delivery Program

In an attempt to compete with other online retailers, eBay has recently introduced a Guaranteed Delivery (GD) program that advertises specific delivery dates to buyers and provides compensation when items arrive late. Confident that buyers will ‘love’ the program, it may prove to be harder to convince sellers about the benefits of Guaranteed Delivery. Read…

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How to Spot eBay Scams: a New Sellers Guide

Plenty of new eBay sellers come afoul of scammers while trying to make their first sales. While it is useful to be aware of specific eBay scams (and we’ve featured quite a few already), it is also helpful for new sellers to be familiar with common scam characteristics. Recognizing these can help avoid many scam situations…

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Understanding eBay’s Vero Program

The Verified Rights Owner (VeRO) program has been around for quite a few years yet there are undoubtedly many eBay sellers who haven’t even heard of it. This guide will explore what exactly the program is, how sellers can avoid interaction with it and what to do if accused of infringing VeRO policies. eBay’s VeRO…

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6 Important Considerations when Selling Internationally on eBay

Selling to international buyers on eBay can be a lucrative proposition. However, there are a number of pitfalls and potential selling obstructions that await uninformed sellers who may spontaneously choose to enter the global eBay market. The second part of our new international selling series, here are six very important things to think about before shipping…

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8 Ways to Help Avoid a Summer Slowdown on eBay

Every eBay seller’s year is different. For some, September is the month with most sales. For others, spring is the consistently successful. One trend is common though; a slump in sales during summer. Buyers are drawn away from browsing on eBay to instead spend time on the beach, in their garden or at yard sales….

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