Top 10 Reasons Why EBay Auctions Fail by Ricky Lim
... Ebay Buyers Can't Find You With millions of listings on ebay with thousands added each day, buyers may not be able to find your auction listing. That is why your auction title is so important since most buyers only uses basic search function. 3. No Picture Humans beings are visual animals. We tend to be attracted by images. So it is important to insert an image for every auction you list. Buyers like to see what it is they are bidding on even if they already know the product well.
eBay Secrets to Getting Started Selling Online by Chris Ryerson
... eBay Secret 2 The Perfect Auction TitleNow that you have a few auctions under your belt it is time to start fine tuning your auction business and take the next step! As an eBay seller you will always want to be looking for ways to maximize your profits and the traffic to your auctions. One of the ways to do this is by working on your auction title. Be Descriptive: Research has shown that most people looking to purchase an item on eBay start by searching for the item.
Did eBay Open the Door for Google? by James Newton
... We recently received an e-mail notifying us that eBay feels they need to level the playing field of their auctions vs. store listings. EBay feels that store listings are too cheap, and they need to increase the price to encourage more auctions, or core listings. Bill Cobb, President of eBay North America claims that while 83% of the listings are store inventory listings, 91% of sales closed were of the core listings (i'm sorry, I fail to see the advantage store listings had?).
eBay Powerseller Secrets for Online Auction Success by Jennifer Carter
... These tips can set your eBay online auctions on fire and will help you reach and keep Powerseller status:-Register an eBay user name that identifies what you are selling. So, if you’re selling books, have books in the title, if it’s cameras, use cameras. If you’re selling very different products, use a different seller ID for each of the categories. This gives you a distinctive online presence and makes you look professional to your buyers. Ensure that you sign up for a Paypal account and ...
Putting it All Together: The search for a Pocket PC Phone by Michael A. Keenan
... So, I watched a few auctions and kept an eye on the prices. But, sometimes you just have to get off of the internet and hit the brick and mortar. I went to my local Verizon and Cingular stores and talked to the sales reps about what plans I was looking for. I wasn’t impressed with my long wait at the Verizon Wireless store or the pushy salesman that I got. He seemed to think he knew just what I needed and kept showing me phones and plans that I just wasn’t interested in.
eBay and How to Buy, Part 3: What to Look for in a Listing by Amy Lieberfarb
... This is another example of the uneducated eBay buyer, who not only got an absolutely amazing deal on more widgets than he thought but also learned his lesson when he ended up with more than he bargained for, he reads his item details pages now. Taking the time out to read through all the details of any listing is key to buying success and just common sense. Look first at the details and make sure that the seller has taken the time out to list all of the important features, options, model ...
5 Sure-Fire Ways to Make More Money on EBay by John Lenaghan
... One of the easiest ways to get more sales on eBay is to make every buyer think "Wow, I've never had such a good experience buying on eBay!" Once someone has bought from you and had a good experience, they're much more likely to buy from you again. They already know they can trust you, you ship quickly, your descriptions are clear and honest, and all the other things buyers wonder about when dealing with an unknown seller. Use the following 5 tips and watch your repeat business go through ...
Why the 1 Cent Auction is Killing the eBay eBook Market by James Penn
... To qualify, members must: • Uphold the eBay community values, including honesty, timeliness and mutual respect • Average a minimum of £750 in sales per month, for three consecutive months • Achieve an overall Feedback rating of 100, of which 98% or more is positive • Have been an active member for 90 days • Have an account in good financial standing • Not violate any severe policies in a 60-day period • Not violate three or more of any eBay policies in a 60-day period • Maintain a ...