eBay secrets: Using the Auction Template Designer

eBay secrets: Using the Auction Template Designer There have been many questions about using the Auction Template Designer for eBay listings. First, let’s get an understanding of how you use them. To be clear, the templates from Power Seller’s Center are not “uploaded” to your eBay listing.  You need to copy the one you want, and then paste it into …

eBay Quick Value Check System

This is what the eBay Quick Value Check Tool looks like: Welcome to the eBay Quick Value Check System Want to be able to quickly ascertain the market value of a specific item on eBay? What if you get an offer from somebody to purchase some items that you can re-sell on eBay. How do you know if the the …

Product Sourcing: China: Communication and Culture

Importing from China isn’t as hard as it used to be, and it certainly isn’t as difficult as a lot of people believe. One of the reasons many business people source their products inside their own country or region is that they feel safe doing business with nationalities they know, especially where the language is the same. If everything is …

Alternatives to eBay – Other Places to Sell!

Alternatives to eBay – Other Places to Sell! The e-commerce landscape is constantly changing. eBay may have been the only game in town when it came to online auctions in 2000… but there are now a host of options out there for you to choose from. That’s not to say that eBay didn’t have any competition way back then. There …

Auction Management Tools – Selling Managers

Auction Management Tools – Selling Management Software If you run a lot of auctions at one time, you will need a way to keep track of which of your auctions are open or closed, which need emails sent, what needs to be shipped out, and so forth. It also helps if you can automate the listing process itself, and create …

Secrets of Successful Selling

Secrets of Successful Selling You have items to sell. You want to make sure that you actuallysell them and that you get the highest price possible. But you’re also competing with thousands of other items up for auction at the same time. How do you stand out from the crowd, attract a bunch of bidders, and goose up the high …

Using the Logo Creation Tool

Using the Logo Creation Tool This article explains how to use the Logo Creation tool to create a great logo for your website/webstore. How to start creating your logo Start by setting your image size by using the sliders to set your width and height. Please note that the default is set to 700 pixels wide by 200 pixels tall, …

Working with Wholesalers and Suppliers

Working with Wholesalers and Suppliers These are my top ten tips to help you avoid costly mistakes in your online business and navigate the sometimes-confusing world of buying wholesale products with relative ease: You can’t work with wholesalers without a sales tax ID. Buying wholesale products means you have a consistent stream of quality products at prices that let you …

Listing Enhancements: Reserve Price

Overview: When you, the seller, lists an item for auction on eBay, you are given the option to supply eBay with an optional “reserve price” for the item. This price, which is kept secret from bidders, is the minimum amount for which you, the seller, are willing to sell. If you supply a reserve price, and bidding for the item …

Using eBay’s “Best Offer” option

What is the eBay Best Offer option? eBay’s Best Offer option (also known as “Make Offer” from the buyer’s perspective) is an option eBay sellers can use when they list a fixed price item and are willing to accept a lower price or different terms than what is listed. How to use Best Offer option: 1. Add Best Offer – When …