The best guide on estimating shipping on ebay

ResellingRevealed: Shipping estimates are the bane of many new eBay sellers.  Unfortunately, making shipping mistakes do not go away altogether as you get more experience.  Even after we have been selling online for several years, making shipping estimate mistakes have cost us more than we care to admit.  Recently, we sold a pair of bike handlebars.  We bought them for $1.99 and sold them for $29.99 + $8.95 shipping.  It sounded like a great flip until we realized that they were oversize and were going to cost us $41 to ship to Hawaii.  Great.  We sourced a product for someone and paid them $4.05 to take them off our hands.  This guide will hopefully greatly reduce the odds of something like that happening to you! THE BEST GUIDE ON ESTIMATING SHIPPING ON EBAY Ugghgh, have you spent all this effort in getting that listing together & then you totally missed the ball on the shipping …

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How to tell if your Lacoste is Fake

Although you’d never know it by searching through eBay, selling fakes of any sort it not allowed on the site.  Whether or not or are open about it’s authenticity, selling fakes can lead to quick and permanent consequences.  We unwittingly misspelled a brand name in a title when we were new sellers, someone reported it as a fake (it wasn’t), and we received a 3 day suspension during which we could still sell but not list any product.  If you make the same mistake a couple of time, your entire selling account could be in grave danger.   That being said, a good number of the fakes being sold on eBay are listed by good-hearted but clueless resellers who truly think they have the genuine article.  In order to avoid negative feedback and a possible ban, it is important to familiarize yourself with some of the most popular faked brands and, believe it or not, Lacoste is one …

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What the difference between vintage and antique?

ResellingRevealed: “Antique” and “Vintage” have got to be some of the most misused words when it comes to selling on eBay.  To the average person, this may not seem like such a big deal, but to many collectors and shoppers, it means needing to wade through mounds of inaccurate listings to find what you want.  It also makes an buyer wonder, if you don’t even know whether what your setting is vintage, an antique, or neither, what else don’t you know?  The more knowledgeable you are about the products you can sell, the more likely you are to find the perfect buyer.  If the extent of your knowledge is “it’s old…” expect very little traffic and even less interest. WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN VINTAGE AND ANTIQUE? “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” or so we are told. As this adage implies, word choice when describing an item can sometimes be subjective, and the item’s value is often …

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$40 HOME DEPOT PHOTO LIGHTING SETUP FOR CLOTHING PHOTOS​

ResellingRevealed: Taking great pictures is one of the most important aspects of your eBay listings.  Right off the bat your customer has a sense that you are a professional and assumes that you will also handle the rest of the transaction at a high level.  So how do you take great pictures?  Well it all starts with lighting.  Not all of us have access to natural lighting to take great pictures and lighting set-ups can be expensive.  So what is the solution?  Well luckily there is a cheap homemade way to take great eBay pictures!  Or pictures for selling any product online really.  Read on to find out how you can make your own super cheap lighting setup! An inexpensive and compact system for lighting hanging/modeled clothing for photography with true color representation and no shadows, using items widely available at any home improvement store.              Introduction:I’m primarily a clothing seller, and have experimented with different lighting …

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