eBay Tips and Tricks for Buying and Selling

2020年2月14日

eBayBuyingTipsandTricks

Asanexperiencedbuyerandselleronebay,Iwillnowprovideprovenmethodsthatwillhelpebaynewcomersfindbargainsandselltheiritemsatdecentprices。

BUYING

BiddingTips

1。

It’salwaysbesttowaituntilauctionsendtoavoidabiddingwaragainstnewbies。

Abiddingwariswhereyouplaceyourmaximumbidandthenanangrynewbie,orsometimesanebayregular,willautomaticallybidagainstyou。

Insituationswheretherewouldonlybetwoofyouinterestedintheparticularitemyouwouldbe“shootingyourselfinthefoot”byplacingyourbidtooearly。

2。

Saveyourmaximumbiduntilthelast510seconds(butmakesureyouareloggedinoryouwillmisstheopportunity)

3。

Itisbesttoaddanoddnumbertoyourmaximumbid,forexampleifyourmaximumbidforanitemwas£25butyouweresecondtoplacethisbidthenyouwouldlose。

Howeverifyoubid£25。

18youwouldwinbythe0。

18extra。

Thistypeofbiddingisbecomingmorepopularnowonebaybutwillstillgiveyouanadvantageinalotofauctions。

UPDATE:ThebesttimetogrababargainiswhenthereisapopularTVShowbeingbroadcast。

Soapsviewerscanmassuptotensofmillionsandwhiletheyareallenjoyingthatyoucouldpotentiallygrababargainwithlesscompetition。

BuyItNowTips

Newbiesareprobablynotawareonhowgreatthenavigationalsystemofebayis。

Youcanfindthecheapestpossiblebuyitnowpriceforyourexactitemjustbyselectingbuyitnowinthemenuontheleft,thencheapestpricefirstinthemenuatthetop。

Lookthroughthecheapestonesforanythatallowabestoffer,withthosetypeofbuyitnowauctionsyoucansavealittleextrabygettinganofferpriceaccepted。

Anothergreatnavigationalfeatureisforwhenyouaresearchingforheavyitemsthatcannotbepostedthereisanoptionintheleftmenutoenteryourpostcodeandviewitemswithinacertainradius。

ImportantUpdate:Buyingbeware!

AlwayspaybyPaypalifpossibleasyouwillhaveabetterchanceofgettingyourmoneybackifsomethinggoeswrong。

IfellvictimtoanIdealEnginesScam。

Icontactedthemoverthephonewithaquery。

Theyassuredmeeverythingwaslegitimateandaskedmetopayviabanktransfer(whichIfoolishlydid)。

BytheendoftheincidentIhadlostwelloverathousandpounds。

SoIrepeat,paywithPaypalifpossible。

eBaySellingTipsandTricks

SELLING

IamlearningmoreandmoreaboutInternetmarketingandhaveexperienceonsellingitemsonebay。

HerefollowmytipsonhowIgetadecentpriceformyitems。

Firststagewillbetocheckexistingauctionsforthesameitem。

Paycloseattentiontotheauctionsthataredoingwellandtheonesthatarenotthenreplicatewhatyoubelievearethegoodanglesofsale。

Suchasthekeyword–Forexampleanauctionfora“ps3console”willnotbedoingaswellasonefora“playstation3console”。

(Update,keywordssuchasformentionednolongermakemuchdifferenceandyouritemwillshowupforbothkeywords。

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Addaphotoorphotosoftheactualitemratherthanastockphoto,itmakestheauctionmorerealandtrustworthy。

Somesellersalsoincludeacardwiththeirebayusernamenexttotheiteminthephoto。

MaintainagreatfeedbackratingMorenegatives,fewerbidskeepyourcustomershappy!

TryandavoidlettingyourauctionendonaSaturdaybecauseofthepostagedelay。

PeoplegenerallywanttheiritemsquicklyandifitsaSaturdayenddatethenpostagewillmostlikelybeontheMondayandtheveryearliesttheycouldreceivetheiritemwouldbeTuesday。

Thatsawaitofthreefulldaysandapossibleforfeitofa5starratingfordispatchtime。

Ifyouhaveanexpensiveitemandotherauctionsaresellingatapriceyouwouldbehappywith。

Thendontbeafraidtostartyourauctionat0。

99p。

Thisisgoodfor2reasons。

1。

Itwillgeneratemoreinterestbygatheringextrabidsatthelowerprices。

2。

Youwillpayalittlelessinlistingsfeesandwillstillgetthesalepriceyouwant。

Update:IfusinganauctionthenensureitdoesnotendduringthebroadcastofapopularTVshoworsportingeventastherewillbefewerpotentialbuyers!

ImportantUpdate:AlwaysshiptothePaypalregisteredaddressandwherepossibleviatrackedmail。

That’sallfornowfolks。

IMAYupdatethispostonoccasionandImaynotbutfeelfreetocomment!

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