Lots of people are making money on eBay. Most of them earn a (small) extra income, but every so often you hear about someone who got rich selling stuff on the number one auction site. These stories will probably make you want to jump in with both feet right now. But remember this: don’t rush straight in! Take your time, and do it right.
When selling on eBay, you instantly have a giant customer base: 100 million people who are just waiting for you to get set up and running so that they can throw money at you!
It’s very important that you get familiar with the way things work on eBay. That’s why most successful eBay sellers start out as a buyer. This way you can study how eBay works, from a customers point of view. Believe it or not, this will actually make you a much better eBay seller – right from the very start!
When buying, pay attention to the customer service you receive from the seller. Question yourself: how do you want to be treated as a customer? Make a list of customer services you like, make another list of customer services that you think are superfluous or even irritating.
And remember: don’t rush in to things, take your time to do your research!
The next thing you need is a product that sells well. On Ebay, there are very specific items that are great sellers you just have to find out what those items are.
There are many ways to find out this information. It’s a good idea to start with the lessons that eBay offers to their sellers. After you have had the eBay buyer experience, it is time to learn how to be an eBay seller.
The next step towards building a successful eBay business, is learning!
eBay provides you with a lot of free information at the site. Take full advantage of it. Read it all, you can learn a great deal from it. It will prevent you from making numerous mistakes that so many newbies before you have made.
Once you’ve made it through the learning process, you should know everything you need to know to get started with a money making eBay business of your very own.