Category: Sell Better

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Should You Quit Your Job to Sell on eBay?

For some people, eBay selling is a part-time hobby or ‘side hustle’ to earn some extra money and clear out unwanted items. But selling on eBay can also be a full-time job. And it can be lucrative. The appeal of quitting a day job for full-time eBay selling is easy to understand. Three of the…

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8 Ways Sellers Can Proactively Protect Their eBay Sales

eBay is often accused of protecting buyers at the expense of sellers. The Seller Protection Policy is eBay’s defense, but for many sellers, this policy falls short. While it claims to offers protection from abusive buying behavior and events outside of the seller’s control, the Seller Protection Policy also features restrictive (and sometimes ambiguous) conditions….

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7 Tips to Improve Packing Efficiency in Your eBay Business

One of the most time consuming tasks of eBay selling is packaging items for shipping. Spending even 10-15 minutes packaging a single item can quickly add up to hours (and days) spent processing stock. Being a physical process, it can be hard to visualize how to speed up this aspect of eBay selling. Besides outsourcing,…

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12 Tips for Taking Better eBay Photos

With buyers unable to touch the item before purchasing, photography is one of the key elements of the online shopping decision making process. For this reason, like most online marketplaces, eBay is a visual platform. Every item listing must have at least one item photo, which is shown prominently on search results. Item photography standards…

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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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18 Ways to Improve Your eBay Sales This Summer

Summer is traditionally a slower selling season on eBay. But this doesn’t mean that work has to slow down too. The summer season is actually a great time to step back and analyze ways to improve sales. This may not only help increase profits during the summer, but also into the next season and beyond….

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Being a Top Rated Seller on eBay: is It Worth It?

Top Rated Seller status is commonly discussed and debated within the eBay selling community. eBay describes a Top Rated Seller to be one of ‘the best sellers on eBay, providing an exceptional quality of customer service.’ It sounds impressive, but what does it mean and is it something worth making the effort to achieve? This article…

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Five Important Rules Every eBay Seller Must Live By

Much like any other business, starting an eBay selling enterprise comes with the requirement to learn countless rules and regulations. Being one of the world’s largest and oldest online marketplaces, eBay has a particularly unique and expansive system of policies and rules in place for buying and selling. For new sellers on the site, it…

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5 Unusual Yet Potentially Profitable Niches on eBay

Clothing and electronics remain two of the most popular selling categories on eBay. The competitive nature of these categories, however, mean that they are off putting to many eBay sellers. Fortunately, there are many other alternative niches and categories within this online marketplace that can be used to build a successful eBay selling business. Keep…

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What eBay Sellers Need to Know About Terapeak

The third party research tool Terapeak has long been a favorite of eBay sellers looking to enhance and improve their online business. After a partnership lasting over a decade, eBay announced the acquisition of Terapeak in late 2017. One of the most high profile purchases by eBay in recent years, the proclamation was both welcomed…

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