eBay is a great place to buy things for my family at great prices. I buy home school books, clothes for myself, clothes for my kids, things for the baby, household products…you name it and you can probably find it in an eBay auction! Many people shops for software and computer hardware and electronics on eBay before looking anywhere else.
Ebay selling is very easy and is free! My recommendation is to begin by making several purchases on eBay. It is much easier to get your feet wet by buying than it is for selling. People are more likely to buy from you if you have some feedback from other auctions. You get feedback by having a good transaction with another eBay seller.
Finding Items to Sell on eBay
If you’re like most people, you started your eBay selling career selling used items such as clothing, books and DVDs. But, what do you do once you’ve sold everything from your closets, attic and garage? There are actually many different places to find merchandise to sell on eBay. Many eBay sellers buy items from thrift stores and garage sales and resell on eBay for a profit.
Wholesale vs. Drop Shipping
Buying products low at wholesale prices and reselling on eBay for a profit is a way many people make their eBay fortunes. Another way is by using a drop shipper. Dropshipping allows you to sell products for which you’ve not purchased ahead of time, and for which you don’t have to ship. They’re both great methods.
eBay Auction Tools
If you’re serious about your eBay business supporting you, then you have to consider using some serious eBay auction tools. There are tools out there, some free, some fee-based, which allow you to research which products you should be selling, as well as tools which help you find those products.
Another best way to start selling on eBay is to actually start selling on eBay. Yes, there are some things to learn, but take your time, look at the eBay help files (and these tips) and just start selling. You will make some mistakes—we all do. But don’t get frustrated or give up. You will get better with experience.
Also, selling will make you a better buyer. You will understand things from the seller’s point of view and learn other ways to spot bargains.