To make money on eBay requires so many little details. While some may seem very straight forward and obvious, others are a little less obvious. Beginners who come up to speed using trial and error find that they can become lost in the details. The following tips are for those who are looking to jump start the learning experience.
Register for eBay as soon as possible. While you are there, don’t forget PayPal. You will be using PayPal as a buyer and as a seller. To make money on eBay you will quickly find that most buyers want to use PayPal.
Get the listing process down. Make money on eBay by creating listings that are right the first time and every time. There are many keys including selecting the right category, creating a great title and description, and quality photos. Get them all down and never compromise on listing quality.
Set up your packing and shipping center before you get too many auctions started. Have a dedicated area (It doesn’t need to be too large. ) that is set up to follow the packing and shipping process flow. If you are planning on doing any volume of business be sure that you have a good scale for weighing packages. Set you accounts with USPS, Fed X, UPS and/or all other shippers that you intend to use.
Focus your business on providing great customer service. Answer prospective buyer questions immediately. Ship items as quickly as possible after you receive payment. Communicate status to buyers throughout the process. You will find that good customer service will be a key to make money on eBay.
Do your homework. To make money on eBay requires that you know what to do and when to do it. Ask others for help when there are questions.
To Your eBay Success!
To subscribe to my free e-course “Secrets of Online Auction Success" go to http://www.onlineauctionsmadesimple.net Bob Hamilton is an entrepreneur, writer and consultant. Bob sold his brick and mortar store to sell on eBay and has been helping others to get started on eBay ever since. http://www.openingadollarstore.com