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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How to Search For a Seller on eBay (4 Easy Ways)

We’ve all been there, you find an awesome seller on eBay, spend some time looking through their store and then…lose them forever.  This has been a source of frustration for me many times as I’ve found and lost other sellers that I want to buy from, follow, or even just stalk their sales!  Luckily, eBay …

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How To Organize and Store eBay Inventory (Easy Storage Ideas)

When we first started selling on eBay, we had things stashed in cupboards…then sneaking across the floor, then creeping out of our small extra bedroom.  eBay quickly took over our house and left us having nightmares. Things were impossible to find when they sold and we had no room for new inventory. Our pride in …

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Can You Make A Living Selling On eBay Full-Time in 2021?

Quitting your job.  Working for yourself.  It’s everybody’s dream. Or even better, next time your boss is being a jerk, being able to tell him, “Hang on a second, I don’t actually need this job, I don’t need your money,  and I certainly don’t need to deal with abuse from you simply so I can stay here and get …

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How eBay Returns Work for Sellers: 11 Things You Should Know

Judging by the number of questions we get on the subject (and the questions clogging up every eBay seller’s Facebook page) returns are one of the scariest and most difficult things for a new seller to deal with. We have had several “oh crap” moments with returns, including a return for an $1100 item after …

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12 of the Rarest and Most Valuable Thrift Store Finds

If you’re anything like me, you probably think you find rare and valuable items at Goodwill all the time. More often that not, though, it turns out to be a reproduction item from Pier 1 with fake patina. However, some people have gotten truly lucky. Like, found-something-worth-more-than-all-the-money-I’ll-make-in-my-life kind of lucky. I doubt this will help …

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How To Increase eBay Sales in 2021: 7 Easy Ways

Everyone I know that sells on eBay ultimately does it for the same reason – to make money.  Even if you’re trying to get rid of some of your stuff, you want to walk that line between getting rid of it quickly and getting as much money for it as possible. But what about when …

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Mercari vs eBay: Which is better for sellers?

If you’re looking to make some money flipping items online or just looking to reduce the number of items around your home, figuring out what to do with them can be a difficult issue. The way everyone talks about minimalism and simplifying your life always made me feel like getting rid of stuff is easy. …

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The Complete A-Z Guide To Abbreviations in eBay Listings

When you first jump onto eBay, it’s like everyone speaking another language. Whether you are looking to buy or sell, it is of massive benefit for you to learn some of the lingo, especially the commonly used abbreviations. As a seller, knowing abbreviations will help you fit more words into your title, meaning you’ll get …

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How To Buy Authentic Designer Handbags on eBay (7 Tips)

Buying designer bags on eBay has always felt like a roll of the. Sure, there might be amazing deals to be had, but are the bags even authentic? I mean, sure, if you want to carry around a fake Chloe or Birkin Bag, head right on over to eBay and sort the prices Low-to-High. The …

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