Sell with confidence and share the secrets of the eBay elite Whether you want to turn clutter into cash, create a steady revenue stream or give up your job and start an eBay business, Making Money on eBay For Dummies, Australian Edition, is for you. This handy guide offers tips on everything from registering with eBay, sourcing items to sell and working out your fees, to automating your business and marketing to new and existing buyers. Source your items ? discover goods close to home or through online wholesalers Create a killer listing ? perfect your item titles and descriptions, and understand the importance of great images Set up an eBay Store ? select your payment structure, design your store and market to your customers Choose the right shipping and packing options ? compare carriers and ensure your packages arrive in one piece Deal with auction problems ? end an auction early, negotiate feedback withdrawal and apply for a fee credit Take advantage of automation tools ? manage repetitive parts of your business Join the eBay community ? understand the role played by the Security Centre and seek advice from experienced users Open the book and find: Tips for choosing a User ID and password Advice on using the functions and reports available through your My eBay Pages Guidelines for what you can ? and can't ? sell How to block problem bidders Strategies to increase traffic to your listings * Details of products, tools and services to help ease your way
Nathan Huppatz, an eBay Top Rated Seller, runs several eBay and online businesses. He writes automation software for eBay sellers, develops websites and speaks on eBay and e-commerce retailing. Marsha Collier is a world-renowned eBay expert, sought-after speaker and best-selling author on eBay topics.
Introduction 1 Part I: Forget the Mall: Getting a Feel for eBay 7 Chapter 1: Why eBay Is a Terrific Place to Sell 9 Chapter 2: The Bucks Start Here: Signing Up at eBay 19 Chapter 3: Getting to Know Your Marketplace 29 Chapter 4: My Own Private eBay 43 Part II: Are You Selling What They're Buying? 67 Chapter 5: Time to Make Some Money! 69 Chapter 6: Time to Sell: Completing the Cyber Paperwork 97 Chapter 7: eBay Storefront for Rent ? Great Exposure! 125 Chapter 8: Closing the Deal and Shipping It Out 133 Chapter 9: Troubleshooting Your Auction 155 Chapter 10: Using Pictures to Increase Your Profits 175 Part III: So You Wanna Get Serious? 195 Chapter 11: Tools Aren?t for Fools 197 Chapter 12: Advanced Strategies for Selling 211 Part IV: Tips, References and More! 227 Chapter 13: eBay?s Security Resources 229 Chapter 14: Playing Nice with Other eBay Members 245 Part V: The Part of Tens 253 Chapter 15: Ten Golden Rules for eBay Sellers 255 Chapter 16: Ten eBay Success Stories 261 Appendix: Easing Your Way on eBay 269 Index 277