Auction Information

Make Money Online: Learn To Sell On Ebay

The online auction site eBay is an excellent tool for makingmoney online. Think of eBay as an online yard sale andshopping mall. Whether you want to start a business sellingmerchandise or sell the stuff that is cluttering your attic,eBay is the place. It is not difficult to learn to sell onebay, in fact, the website has made the process downrightsimple. You will need access to a digital camera in orderto upload images of your stuff onto your auction's website.Items with images sell quicker and for a higher price thanthose without. Furthermore, you will find some auctionswill be more successful than others. Many sellers chooseto set their auctions to end on a weekend instead of a weekday. These sellers have determined their auctions tend toelicit more bids during that time since more potentialbuyers are online. Also, consider the target audience foreach of your auctions. You may want to set auctions ofitems with a younger audience to end later in the eveningthan others.

The most important aspect of selling things on eBay is theactual product. Keep in mind, whatever you sell must beshipped to the buyer, so choose items that can cheaply andeasily be mailed. Even though the buyer covers allshipping costs, many eBay users will be hesitant to bid ongoods with hefty shipping fees. It is a good idea tobecome well acquainted with the United States PostalService or any other shipping agency so you know all ofyour shipping options upfront. Ensuring you send yourbuyers a correct shipping cost will ensure you do not endup paying for this cost, which cuts into your profit. Inaddition to the general size and weight of your items,choose products that have been selling well on otherseller's auctions. Keep a careful eye on all eBayauctions to see what things have been selling well withbuyers. Just as with merchandise sold in traditional brickand mortar stores, popular buyer trends affect the onlineauction market. Whether you are selling things foundaround your home, handmade items, or retail goods, goingalong with public trends will benefit your auctions. Ifyou have further questions about how do you sell stuff onebay, there are a number of resources available to sort outthe process and help you determine what items to sell.

Different items sell better during different times of theyear. Holiday-themed things, including decorations orcollectibles, tend to sell better before the specificholiday instead of at random times of the year.Additionally, certain items sell better at specific timesof the year. For example, toys and gift items tend to sellbetter before Christmas and Easter, whereas wedding andbridal merchandise will sell better during the early springfor the May and June wedding season. Knowing when to beginand end your auctions will ensure your item sells for thehighest bid possible.

Anyone can sell on eBay but knowing what you are doing willensure your things will elicit the greatest profit possible.Learning how, when, and when to sell on eBay is an art, butluckily it is one you can easily master. The key to eBaysuccess is carefully choosing your goods, knowing how longto run the auction, and deciding the right time to beginyour auction. Once you become an eBay pro, you will behooked! Selling on eBay is a quick and easy way to makemoney on the World Wide Web. Soon you will be hunting forall types of stuff to sell, as you will have caught theeBay bug.

Jon Evans runs, and has written the book Success Alert - Conversations with Successful Internet Entrepreneurs which has been widely acclaimed in a variety of online and print media. If you want to learn to sell on eBay this book is an absolute must-read!

This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at


How A University IT Guy Looks To Outmaneuver Verizon and AT&T In Upcoming Spectrum Auctions
Verizon and AT&T have more fearsome rivals than David Beyerle, a communications engineer in Penn State University's IT department. Nevertheless, the two telecom giants could soon have to bid against him at two major government airwave auctions.


We went to check out a collector car mega auction (and ended up winning a car)
The thing you need to understand about the modern collector car mega-auction—and it's something you might have to remind yourself of as you begin to tut-tut the list of premiums and fees that seem to accrue whether you're buying, selling or simply ...


First-Price Auctions Are Driving Up Ad Prices
Programmatic platforms are changing the way they price inventory, and their moves are driving up ad prices. Automated ad auctions used to predominantly operate on a second-price basis, which is where the second-highest bid determines the amount of ...

Marie Antoinette's jewelry available to hold before Sotheby's auctions it off
Rare jewelry once belonging to French monarch Marie Antoinette is on display at Sotheby's Auction House in New York — and they'll even let you hold the delicate pieces, which will be auctioned off next month. "This is a piece of history I never ...

and more »

Hearts & Science Calls To Replace First-Price Auction With Reformed Second-Price Model
The Omnicom agency wants programmatic to create “clean” second-price auctions to remove the premium that buyers pay. It doesn't want to revert back to the previous second-price model, which suffers from problems around transparency and bid density, ...


BOEM holds firm on timeline for next US offshore lease auctions
Despite intense and growing developer interest in US offshore wind zones, the federal government is sticking to its leasing schedule – with a planned lease auction off Massachusetts still on track for later this year, one off New York in 2019 or 2020 ...

ECM Publishers

Meeker County Multi-Tract Land Auction
ECM Publishers
Friday, Nov. 9 • 10:00 AM. 629 +/- Acres offered in 5 Tracts. Auction Location: Steffes Group Litchfield Facility, 24400 MN Hwy 22 S, Litchfield, MN. Property Location: Greenleaf Township, approx. 9.2 miles SW of Litchfield, MN or approx. 7.5 miles NE ...

The Hutchinson News

BBQ, auctions at fundraiser event
The Hutchinson News
What can you get for $5? At Reins of Hope, $5 is enough to give a student with disabilities a therapeutic ride on a horse. The nonprofit has kept prices for the 30-minute ride at $5 since 1995. Executive Director Jane Harder said that's partly because ...

Wisconsin State Farmer

Auction calendar: October 19, 2018
Wisconsin State Farmer
Expecting 600 - 800 Head of Feeder Cattle for This Special Feeder Cattle & Bred Beef Cow Auction. Located at N13438 St. Hwy 73. Visit Sale Conducted by Premier Livestock & Auctions, Withee, WI. Athens, WI.

RES Auctions in Poland Ready to Take Off
The RES auctions are fast approaching – the first one, for existing installations, is due to start on October 17. The long-awaited RES auctions start tomorrow. This year, the President of the Energy Regulatory Office has divided the auctions into two ...

Google News

home | site map
© 2006