Category: Selling Tips & Tricks

Putting Your Business on Hold

An eBay business is difficult to take on the road. The time will inevitably come for new sellers to take a break or a holiday eventually. But what to do? Doing nothing is not a good idea as impatient buyers and negative feedback are likely to greet a neglectful seller on their return. Most eBay…

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Leaving and Receiving Feedback As a Seller

Feedback is a voluntary way for eBay users to rate each other during or after a transaction, to inform other users of the experience. Feedback scores are noted next to every member’s user ID and is the clearest indication of the buyer or seller’s reputation on eBay. The short history of feedback on eBay The…

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Providing Great Customer Service As an eBay Seller

eBay is a platform which unifies the buying experience for many different items sold by many different sellers. This means a buyer can never really know what to expect from a seller until they make a purchase, which can cause some anxiety. Providing top notch customer service is a great way to put the buyer…

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Common eBay Scams for the First-time Seller to Avoid

Did you know that roughly 1 in 10 eBay listings are estimated to be either a scam or potentially fraudulent? Unsuspecting sellers are also vulnerable to become victims of fraudsters. Being aware of some of the frequent scams is a great way to lower the chance of it happening. New eBay sellers should remain cautious, but remember…

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Writing eBay Descriptions – the Dos and Don’ts

The purpose of an eBay item description is not only to sell the item, but also to sell yourself as a seller. eBay is an extremely crowded marketplace which means buyers may look at tens or hundreds of listings before they get to yours. The description you created will be the difference between a buyer purchasing your…

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Using eBay’s Global Shipping Program – a Guide for New Sellers

Be sure to check out our follow-up post Does eBay’s Global Shipping Program Make International E-Commerce Better For Buyers? If you’re a new eBay seller in the US or UK, you have probably already noticed something called the Global Shipping Program (GSP). To put it simply, the GSP is eBay’s international delivery program and it claims to simplify…

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