Should You Include Thank You Cards In Your eBay Orders?

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, but not what we wanted. What was really discouraging is …

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eBay Managed Payments Lawsuit – Is It Happening?

I am not a lawyer and this is not legal advice. It is my opinion. eBay’s new payment system has many people frustrated and angry. Especially the “old guard” of eBay sellers, many of whom have been on the platform for 20 years or more and remember the good old days. In fact, many people …

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How To Sell Books on eBay: From Sourcing to Shipping

Despite what you hear from YouTube ads and Instagram coaches, creating an online income is really hard. Usually, it either takes a huge investment of time or money. When people discover how hard it is, they usually decide to become a coach instead. In other words, there is no turn-key solution to get rich quickly. …

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11 Tips For Creating Better eBay Titles (To Increase Sales)

Like it or not, being a eBay seller makes you a salesman (or woman). It 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. Out of the many hats you have to wear, “Title Writer” probably isn’t one …

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5 Common eBay Scams (And How To Avoid Getting Ripped Off)

In the “Golden Days” of eBay, times were amazing for both buyers and sellers. Just ask anyone who remembers them. Buyers found amazing deals and sellers made tons of money because there weren’t as many buyers. The part that no one remembers is the incredible number of scams that existed on eBay. There were fake …

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Best Bank Accounts For eBay Sellers (With Managed Payments)

If you are a responsible individual, you have a bank account. If you are a thrifty individual, you sell on eBay. If you are both, then you are awesome and probably have an eBay account just for your eBay store. But what if aren’t quite there yet? What if you’ve been limping along with PayPal …

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What Percentage Does eBay Take in Fees? (Ouch…)

Many people have a love/hate relationship with eBay.  Especially when it comes to fees. When we first transitioned from part-time selling to full-time we doubled our sales in the very first month.  We worked long hours and put everything that we could back into the business to purchase more inventory, keeping out only enough for …

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