Top eBay Hardgoods Sales: January 2019

We looked through our eBay Solds at the end of 2018 and did some heavy figuring.  What we found out was, while 2/3 of our store was made up of clothing, 2/3 of our sales were made up of hardgoods.  Our non-clothing items had twice the sell-through rate!  While hardgoods take more skill and are …

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What we learned from our first 1,000 eBay sales

During our first year on eBay, we had 1,048 sales.   eBay quickly evolved from a way to get rid of a few things around the house to a part- time business which makes us more than my full time job.  The road hasn’t been smooth, however – during the past year we’ve had huge …

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What happened to the eBay RSS Feed Reset?!

For the past year or so, our blog post on How To Refresh Your RSS Feed on eBay has been one of our most popular articles.  It was a super easy way to give your posts a quick boost in search results and increase your sales through exposure.  That is, until the 24th of June …

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Using the Pareto Principle to Make More Money in Less Time

If you have been around the business world for any length of time (or read many self help books), you’ve likely heard of the Pareto Principle.  More commonly known as the 80/20 Principle (also, The Law of the Vital Few or the Principle of Factor Sparsity, depending on what circle you run in), the Pareto …

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Selling Clothing vs. Hard-Goods on eBay

So, the first question we have to ask ourselves is, what the heck are hardgoods?!  Well, for our purposes here, hardgoods are any non-clothing items that can be sold on eBay.  Backpacks, appliances, electronics, cookware, books, games, collectibles, and what have you.  While clothing is a great way for people to start out with (since …

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Should You Include Thank You Cards in eBay Orders?

ARE THANK YOU NOTES YOUR BEST DEFENSE AGAINST NEGATIVE FEEDBACK? A few months ago, we received two negative feedback within a week’s time.  Since we aren’t mega high volume sellers, this hugely affected our feedback and, frankly, scared the crap out of us.  All of a sudden we had 99.5% positive feedback – not bad, …

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10 Instagrammers for eBay Resellers to Follow

While we highly encourage you to document your hustles because it can keep you accountable, don’t get so caught up documenting the journey that you forget the journey itself! Oh and by the way, this article felt a bit odd to write because, while we know everyone’s names and stories here, were pretty much just …

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Selling More on eBay: Writing Better Titles

Like it or not, being a eBay seller makes you a salesman (or woman).  If also makes you a CEO and marketing director.  It is your job to help people find your product, and then convince them that they need it.  A great title is one of the major deciding factors for whether or not …

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Sourcing Inventory From eBay

Sometimes we don’t want to thrift.  For as much fun as the hunt can be, grubbing through another rack of clothes or elbowing my way past some neckbeards to look at some crappy electronics does get old.  At times like this, we do what every reseller should do, we source product on eBay!  If you’re an …

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How To Refresh Your eBay RSS Feed

UPDATE: As of JUNE 25TH 2018 there is no longer an option for sellers to refresh their RSS Feed on eBay.  Check out some other ways to increase your eBay sales. Did you know that there is a simple toggle switch that could greatly increase your eBay sales?  If not, that’s our job as an …

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