How to Sell on eBay for Beginners 2018

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How to Sell on eBay for Beginners 2018 – It’s well-known that eBay is good place where you can make money. However, for you who never tried using eBay for selling your stuff, you may have problem to start it. You don’t know what you do first and how to make profit from this place. Therefore, here are some guides you can use to start selling on eBay.

Become a Seller

The first thing you need to do to become a seller on eBay is create an account. Just go to eBay official website, choose “Sell” link on top part of the page and “Create a Seller’s Account”. After that, follow the process and enter your credit card or debit card as well as your bank account detail.

Do Some Research

After you create your account, actually you can start sell your stuff. But, to make profit, do some research. The easiest way is finding the similar item that other seller are selling or has been sold. You can use the “Completed Items” search option from eBay to do this. This will give you the image of the best price you can set for your product.

Double Check

Make sure you double check, if your product is allowed to be sold on eBay. EBay has some rule that forbid specific product to be sold on their website.

How to Sell on eBay for Beginners 2018
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Selling Format

Almost all of you maybe are familiar with the auction on eBay. However, eBay has two different selling formats, which is the auction and fixed price selling. For beginner, it would be better if you choose fixed selling format. Just choose “Buy It Now” option. After you get at least 10 good sells, you can start to use the auction format.

Create a Listing

Create good listing or title of your product. Make sure the title describe your product, so it can attract more people. Add the detail about your product in it, such as brand, size and other.

Upload Good Picture

Take a good quality picture of your product then upload it. Make sure you take every inch of your product, so the customer can see it clearly and use it for consideration when they want to buy your product. Use good photograph technique and device, so you will get good quality image.

Payment System

Next, choose how you want to get paid. The easiest and safest way to do that is using online payment system, such as PayPal.

Add Postage

Do not forget to add postage and packaging cost in your listing. This will help your buyer to know more about the price that they will pay for your product. Or, you also can add the free-shipping cost, which can also become good advertisement for your product.

My eBay

Use My eBay online tool to keep track the product that you sell. This will help you to know your selling condition, as well as the payment from your customer. This is the final phase of your sale.

With those tips, you are ready to make profit on eBay. Do not give up, if there is no one buys your product. Fix your listing or photo and hope you will get more buyer after doing that.


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