Category: Selling Tips & Tricks

A Beginner Seller’s Guide to Defects on eBay

Defects, what defects? If you’re a new seller on eBay and have overheard other sellers talking about percentages of transactions, defects, evaluation periods and performance standards, this article is for you. It’s a little complicated at first, but I’ll try and break it down from the very beginning. eBay’s Seller Performance Standards eBay has certain…

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eBay Suspension: What to Do and How to Avoid

Suspension from eBay is possibly every seller’s worst nightmare. And unfortunately, it can happen quickly too. For this reason, every eBay seller should be aware of the risk of suspension and the process of appealing if the worst happens. Understanding first why eBay suspends some sellers is integral to avoiding the situation. Why eBay accounts…

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eBay Outsourcing 101

Many smaller eBay sellers run their business as a one man (or woman!) show. This means fulfilling a number of different roles and tasks to maintain their eBay business. These tasks range from sourcing items and inventory management to customer service and accounting and more. Some eBay sellers prefer to outsource certain selling tasks to…

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7 Easy Ways to Boost Your eBay Sales

It’s a new year and a new time to sell. No matter whether your holiday selling season was better than usual or not-so-great, resolve to make this new year, your best year ever for eBay sales. Here are seven easy ways to clean up your inventory and kickstart the brand new year of eBay sales….

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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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