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Lifestyle: Five Hacks To Become A Top eBay Seller


December 2, 2015

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Selling things on eBay is one of the quickest and easiest ways to make money. If you want to become a top eBay seller, then check out these five hacks:

Do Your Research

The best way to get good at something is to do your research. Look at some of the top eBay sellers and see what makes them tick. What are they selling? Figure out what the best selling items are on eBay and then think about selling them.

Also, find out the best time to sell things. I can guarantee there’ll be a peak time in the day that can help you sell things for more money.

Be Shrewd When Listing Items

When you sell something, you have to list it. Part of the listing an item is coming up with a title for what you’re selling. Normally, this will be the name of the product you’re going to sell. But, if you’re selling rare items, use keywords that people are likely to search for.

Include ‘rare’ in your listing so people are more likely to find it. Also, include little things in your listings to draw people in. People love to buy things that are ‘brand new’ or ‘half price’. Draw them in with your catchy listing titles and the sales will come.

Ship Fast And Ship Cheap

A surefire way to get eBay success is to look at how you’re shipping items. Ensure that you aren’t charging too much for shipping costs and that it doesn’t take an age for your stuff to arrive. Make sure that when you send a parcel, you send it as soon as possible.

No one likes waiting around for their packages to arrive! And, no one likes paying loads for shipping. So, find a service that charges very little to ship items, meaning it will cost your customers less!

Take Photos Of Your Items

People are far more likely to buy something if they can see a picture of it. I’m not talking about a stock image taken from Google; you have to, physically, take a picture.

Show people what they’re buying and they’ll trust you more.

Establishing trust is a huge thing when it comes to eBay success. Don’t underestimate how important taking good photos can be!

Be Honest

Like I said, it’s important that people trust you as a seller. The biggest worry with eBay is whether or not you’re going to get scammed. If someone doesn’t trust you, they’ll never give you their money. The best way to build trust is to be honest. Don’t lie about any defects or issues with your items. Tell it how it is.

Doing this will make it far more likely that you’ll see customers buying your things. When people buy things from you, and they get what they wanted, they’ll give you good feedback. The more you sell, the more positive feedback you’ll get. Having this will help new customers see that you’re trustworthy.

Follow these tips for success as an eBay seller! The hardest part is the start, once you’ve got a few sales under your belt, you’ll slowly be on your way to the top!

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