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5 Easy Ways To Make Money On eBay
As the editor of the UK Auctionline Newsletter I receive a great number of e-mails from
subscribers. Frequently the question they ask is, “Please tell me an easy way to make money
on eBay.” I suppose the answer to this question really revolves around how you define the
It is my belief that there is no easier way to make money on the Internet than by selling items
through eBay. What could be simpler, a straight forward 5 step process.
1. Get something to sell.
2. Photograph it, and write a description.
3. Upload your listing to eBay.
4. Collect your money.
5. Dispatch the item.
What could be simpler than that?
But I suspect what people are really asking is how can I easily get products to sell. From my
experience this is what both newcomers and some experienced eBayers find difficult. So in
this article I just want to highlight 5 very simple ways that you can get products to sell without
even leaving your computer. This I hope that will be easy enough for everyone.
1. What, no photograph?
It is my belief that there is hardly an item listed on eBay or any of the other online auctions that
does not benefit from having a photograph or image included in the listing. In fact most items
that are listed without a photograph that actually sell tend to fetch 20% less than those with. In
some categories the figures are even higher. For instance clothing items offered without a
photograph average a 78% lower selling price than those with. So it would seem to be pretty
easy to browse eBay looking for these “photo less” items, buying them and then relisting with a
photograph. Money for old rope really.
2. Finding the poorly listed item.
There are many reasons why someone’s listing fails to attract any worthwhile bids. Bad title,
short or poor description, wrong category, poor spelling and so on. You can find these by
browsing around the auction site, but I would suggest an easier method.
Select the ca