Go from eBay beginner to eBay pro in no time!
Whether you aim to browse, buy, sell, or open up your own eBay shop, this third edition of Britain's bestselling guide to eBay gets you up and running with everything you need to know. Fully updated and packed with new information on eBay apps, creating and running an eBay business, becoming a PowerSeller and much more, it covers every aspect of eBay.co.uk, from security issues and avoiding scams to making serious cash in your spare time or as a full-time eBay merchant.
Get acquainted from registering and setting up a homepage to organising eBay sales and communicating using the 'My eBay' page, you'll quickly feel right at home on eBay Bid and buy with confidence discover how to search for and evaluate items, make bids and win auctions, or use the 'Buy It Now' option Sell like a pro get the lowdown on how to choose and post items for sale, set prices and conduct auctions for maximum profits, as well as how to ship stuff and collect payments Keep the taxman happy how to keep track of your earnings and comply with all the relevant tax rules and regulations, including the VAT Give your auctions pizzazz get expert tips on how to spice up your auctions with pictures and graphics as well as links to other websites Stay safe and secure learn everything you need to know about avoiding fraudsters, scammers and hackers and safeguarding your privacy and your identity Open the book and find:
How to register and buy and sell on eBay Advice on bidding and winning eBay auctions Expert tips on choosing items to sell and picking the ideal auction time How to set up sale listings and monitor your transactions Tips for marketing your stuff on eBay The lowdown on avoiding cons and protecting your privacy Guidance on setting up an eBay business account How to open your own eBay shop Learn to:
Make serious money selling your wares Bid, win and buy the easy way Build and expand your eBay business Stay safe on eBay.co.uk
, Jane Hoskyn
, Steve Hill
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication:
14 September 2012
Introduction 1 Part I: Forget the Shops: Getting a Feel for eBay 7 Chapter 1: Why eBay Is a Great Place to Buy and Sell 9 Chapter 2: Getting on the Gravy Train: Joining eBay 19 Chapter 3: Home Page Sweet Home Page 31 Chapter 4: My Own Private eBay 45 Part II: Are You Buying What They?re Selling? 67 Chapter 5: Seek and Ye Shall Find: Research 69 Chapter 6: Shopping on eBay: The Basics 89 Chapter 7: Power-Bidding Strategies 113 Chapter 8: After You?ve Bought the Goods 125 Part III: Are You Selling What They?re Buying? 137 Chapter 9: Selling in Your Dressing Gown for Fun and Profit 139 Chapter 10: Time to Sell: Completing the Cyber Paperwork 163 Chapter 11: Hitting the eBay Shops 183 Chapter 12: Closing the Deal and Getting It Delivered 191 Chapter 13: Troubleshooting Your Listing 211 Chapter 14: Using Pictures and Strategies to Increase Your Profits 229 Chapter 15: Making Serious Money Selling on eBay 247 Chapter 16: Building an eBay Empire 263 Part IV: Bells and Whistles: Special Features 279 Chapter 17: Staying Safe on eBay 281 Chapter 18: The eBay Community: Getting Along with Other eBay Members 303 Chapter 19: Fun Stuff and Features 317 Part V: The Par t of Tens 329 Chapter 20: Ten (or So) Golden Rules for eBay Buyers and Sellers 331 Chapter 21: Ten (or So) Programs and Services to Ease Your Way on eBay 337 Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Source Stock You Can Sell on eBay 343 Index 349
Marsha Collier is an eBay PowerSeller, eBay University Instructor, and author. Jane Hoskyn is a consumer journalist and eBay expert. Steve Hill is a journalist and author with a ten-year career in technology publishing.