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Ebay Tips and Tricks
Ebay Auction Buyer’s Tips And Tricks.
eBay isn’t just an auction and a marketplace: often it can feel quite a lot like a game. Like any game, you can get ahead if you think strategically, using your head to outwit the other buyers and get the best price. Here are a few things you can try.
When And How To Withdraw Your Ebay Bid
eBay are a little strict about letting you withdraw your bid. They call it a ‘bid retraction’, and have a stringent set of conditions that you must meet before you are allowed to do it. Here are eBay’s three acceptable reasons for withdrawing a bid.
The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Buying On Ebay.
The Case For.
Whatever you want to buy, whether it’s large or small, cheap or expensive, everyday or just plain weird, the chances are you can find it on eBay. It’s the largest auction site in the world, and when it comes to the variety of what’s on sale, size is vital. When was the last time you heard of someone getting a great deal on a weird and wonderful item at uBid or Yahoo Auctions?
Doing Your Holiday Shopping On Ebay.
Most people do far more shopping in the holiday season than they do for the rest of the year – and now you know how to use eBay, why not do it there? If you know what kind of thing your friends and family like then eBay’s categories are ideal places to get ideas. Plus, you won’t have to fight your way through the holiday rush when you’re getting everything posted to you at home!
Ebay: The First 10 Years.
Yes, you read that correctly: ten years. eBay was created in September 1995, by a man called Pierre Omidyar, who was living in San Jose. He wanted his site – then called ‘AuctionWeb’ – to be an online marketplace, and wrote the first code for it in one weekend. It was one of the first websites of its kind in the world. The name ‘eBay’ comes from the domain Omidyar used for his site. His company’s name was Echo Bay, and the ‘eBay AuctionWeb’ was originally just one part of Echo ...
How To Become An eBay “Sniper”.
If you bid for a few things on eBay, the chances are that sooner or later you’ll end up getting your bid beaten at the very last second by a ‘sniper’. This can be a frustrating experience, and while in theory sniping is against the rules and you can report it to eBay, in practice they never do anything about it.
Understanding Ebay Buying Tools.
eBay offers quite a few simple tools to help make your buying easier, so you don’t lose track of what you’re doing. Most of them are on the ‘My eBay’ screen – if you’re logged in, you can go there just by clicking ‘My eBay’ on the toolbar at the top of any eBay page.
Tips For Buying Collectibles On eBay.
Buying collectibles is one of the most enjoyable things to do on eBay, simply because you can find so many things that you just can’t get anywhere else. Here are a few tips to help you on your way.
When Things Go Wrong: How To Resolve eBay Disputes.
eBay has quite an intricate and long-winded dispute resolution procedure. In this email, I’ll try to break each step down for you, so you can see what’s involved and how long it takes.
As an example, let’s go through what you would do if you paid for an item but didn’t receive it from the seller.
Before you open a dispute: Give the seller a chance to send the item before you get ahead of yourself and open a dispute. If you’re concerned about how long ...
Watch Out For eBay Automobile And Computer Scams.
There aren’t that many scammers on eBay – but the ones there are tend to be greedy. This means that they will always try to pull their scams on high-value items like cars and computers, so that they can make a lot of money quickly. Since buyers generally buy these items very rarely, they may not know about the various scams out there.
Tips And Tricks For Using eBay Search.
If you know what you’re doing, you can quickly find what you’re looking for on eBay. Here are a few golden rules.
Be specific: If you’re searching for the first edition of the original Harry Potter book, you’ll get further searching for ‘harry potter rowling philosopher’s stone first edition’ than you will searching for ‘harry potter’. You’ll get fewer results, but the ones you do get will be far more relevant.
Introducing The New eBay “Buyer’s Credit” Program.
In an effort to compete with more ‘traditional’ shops, eBay has started to offer finance agreements though PayPal for expensive items. This means that, if the seller decides to offer it, you can now spread the cost of an item into affordable monthly payments.
How To Get eBay Coupons.
You have to be very lucky to be one of the chosen few who receive an eBay coupon by email. These coupons are just like cash that you can use towards anything you buy on eBay – the only conditions being that you pay using PayPal, and that you are using eBay in the USA, Canada or the UK.
The Auction Phenomenon
Online Auctions such as eBay have really grown in popularity over the past few years. And it's easy to understand why. From a buyer's perspective when you browse eBay you can find just about anything you might be looking for. From collectable to clothing, from automobiles to the odd and weird. It's listed for auction on eBay. And from a seller's point of view if you have something that is worth selling, you are bound to find a buyer for it at eBay.
EBay Selling, How to Avoid Online Fraud
Spoofing Spoofing is a new online fraud scam. Viewers receive emails that look
very official, seemingly from ebay, paypal, etc. with requests to
update your password or credit card information. Never... Ever...Ever
send personal information via email! If you are in doubt, log onto the email sender's website to see if
there are any notes or messages regarding the email you received. I have
been dealing with the internet for years, and this one almost got past ...
Even My 70 Something Mom Can Start and Run A Successful Ebay Business
With over 20 Billion Dollars in sales in 2003 (According to USA Today) EBay is truly the place for anyone from the starving college student to the Fixed Income Senior to make some extra money. Almost all EBay Sellers (95 Percent According to USA Today) are individuals or small businesses.
Auctions Vs. Classifieds
In 2004, I decided to sell the shining pride of my coin collection – a 1909S VDB cent graded by PCGS as VF35. Any coin collector knows that my coin wasn't worth a fortune, but was popular enough to draw attention and sell itself quickly. So I posted it on eBay, using the most plain auction type they offered. It sold for about $750 and I was charged over $70 for the entire process.
Of course I knew about the charges. There were charges for posting an auction, others for ...
5 Tips to for EBay Buyers
One of the reasons for the popularity and success of eBay is the fact that it is very simple to both buy and sell items through the online auction site. It has been estimated that this year 30 million sales worth $20 billion will be made so it is obvious that most people have few problems with the process. However, there is little doubt that some purchasers are paying more for items than they need to. I have identified five tips to help you ensure that even if all your purchases are not ...
Guaranteed Failure on eBay! How to NOT Make it Big Time!
I am sure that like me you have read so many books and articles that explain in great detail how to make it big on the Internet and in particular on what is rapidly becoming the World's Marketplace - eBay! However, it's so often the things that we do wrong rather than the things that we spend so many hours ensuring we are doing right that lead to failure!
Make even more money on eBay!
Over the years, eBay has introduced all sorts of different auction types, in an effort to give people more options when they buy and sell their things on eBay.
How To Wholesale To EBay Sellers
The eBay market place continues to grow by leaps and bounds. There are now over 100 million registered users world wide. These means that any given time there are millions of consumers searching for merchandise on eBay.