eBay Business the Smart Way: Maximize Your Profits on the Web's #1 Auction Site / Edition 2

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Overview

Online auction sales have grown exponentially in each of the last several years, and the undisputed industry champion is eBay, which commands nearly 90% of all online auction business. Selling merchandise on eBay is so simple and profitable that the marketplace has become as fiercely competitive as it is crowded. Whether just starting out or hoping to achieve greater success, online sellers need a solid business strategy to outrun their rivals. EBay Business the Smart Way is the answer, covering topics like:* Startup * licenses * building credibility * accounting * inventory management * shipping * finding products to sell * creating a storefront website * Taxes * liability * saving expenses by buying business supplies on eBay and hundreds of other crucial issues, from how to market your products and your business to hiring employees -- or getting assistance without hiring! A tremendous timesaver that lets readers focus more on selling their products, and less on business processes, EBay Business the Smart Way is the key to running a low-risk, high-profit online auction business.

Joseph T. Sinclair (Vallejo, CA) is the author of EBay the Smart Way (0-8144-7118-8) and several other books on computers and software. He has also been a successful online entrepreneur.

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Editorial Reviews

Barbara Weltman's Big Ideas for Small Business newsletter
Whether you're thinking about selling or buying online, or are already doing so, this is an easy-to-read, highly informative book that covers eBay from sour to nuts.
Home Business
author Joseph T. Sinclair presents a comprehensive strategy-plus savvy tips-for selling on eBay as a full-time,money-making enterprise.
April 2004
Soundview Executive Book Summaries
Online auction sales are growing exponentially every year, and eBay commands 90 percent of all online auction business. Joseph Sinclair, a computer and software expert and online entrepreneur, has written eBay Business the Smart Way to help online sellers get started and move merchandise on eBay. His tips include the best ways they can build credibility, find products to sell, manage inventory, create a storefront Web site, and much more.© 2003 Soundview Executive Book Summaries

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814472026
  • Publisher: AMACOM
  • Publication date: 6/1/2003
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 7.08 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 1.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
I Introducing eBay Business 1
1 Introduction 3
II Getting Started 27
2 Setting Yourself Up Legally 29
3 Business Details 49
4 Equipment, Supplies, and Space 71
5 Finding Inventory 91
6 Borrowing Money 123
III Business As Usual 137
7 Selling on eBay 139
8 Auction Details 163
9 Photographs 181
10 Pricing 201
11 Special Auctions 213
12 Fulfillment 227
13 Receiving Payment 257
14 Selling Your Services 275
IV Unpleasantries 293
15 Dealing with Buyer Fraud 295
V Making It Work 307
16 Software Features 309
17 Software Assistance 317
18 Customer Service 339
VI Operate Smart 353
19 eBay Storefront 355
20 Other Storefronts 365
21 Selling Internationally 393
22 Determining Your Profit 409
23 Developing a Strategy 421
24 Education 445
VII Something for Business Buyers 453
25 Buying on eBay 455
App. I The Top 10 Tips for Beginning Sellers 469
App. II The Top 12 Tips for Seasoned Sellers 471
App. III The Top 8 Tips for Business Buyers 473
App. IV Custom Database System 475
App. V Using Web Authoring Software 483
App. VI HTML Tutorial 497
App. VII Using Easy Image Software 529
Index 539
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2004

    The Smart Way is to Buy a Different Book

    My philosophy on business-related books is if they give me 2 or 3 good ideas they were worth the cost. I found nothing of value in this book. The book's description misrepresents the level of information covered. It's useless for all but the most inexperienced Ebay seller. And inexperienced sellers would do much better with another title from the For Dummies series or one of Ebay's actual authorized books. Ebay the Smart way is inflated with white space and large print text. It also suffers from poor editing manifested in several typos (even Paypal is spelled wrong) and the lack of citations for the facts and statistics offered. Unlike most books on Ebay selling, the author is vague regarding his own experience selling on Ebay. Virtually every other book (even the cheap ebooks) offer at least a few pratical examples from a seller's own history. Only one specific example is provided in this book, and the author was actually a buyer not the seller. It left me wondering just how much experience (if any) the author's had selling on Ebay. Sellers new to Ebay would be better off with a more comprehensive volume (this book just has a lot of pages). Experienced sellers will find more value in books such as the dubiously titled but well-written 'How to Make a Fortune Selling on Ebay' and the O'Reilly book on practical Ebay hints and tips.

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