Are you interested in earning extra money from the
comfort of your own home? There is a saying that one
man's junk is another man's treasure! That treasure can be
found on eBay. This e-book is all you need to start using
eBay to earn that extra money by becoming a powerseller.
By applying the information found in this book you will be on
your way to becoming a successful eBay seller.
EBay provides you with a simple way to supplement
your income, sell items you no longer want or need,
liquidate an estate, or sell items from your collection. EBay
is a proven e-commerce site on the Internet that specializes
in sales using an online auction method. Since eBay
appeared on the Internet in 1995 it has consistently
generated its own profit and also promoted further success
for online sellers and buyers. EBay's proven formula for
helping people sell their items works easily and is something
that you can learn quickly. EBay's website has everything
you need to start your at-home business or simply make a
few extra dollars by getting rid of those items around the
house that you no longer want.
Once you have decided on a product that you would
like to sell on eBay you need to find your market niche. Do
your research carefully and then follow the steps on eBay's
website to register and begin selling. It's that easy!
Selling on eBay is a great way to start your new
business if you're willing to put in the energy and time to be
successful. One of the reasons that eBay is an excellent
place to sell your items is because of the large number of
people who visit eBay on a daily basis. With such a large
volume of customers you are sure to sell any item.
The chapters in this e-book will provide you with step-bystep
guidance to show you what you need to do to start
selling and learn what it takes to become a powerseller. You
will learn how to:
• Register at eBay so that you can sell your items.
• How to create an exciting and eye-catching item
• The benefits of selling using eBay.
• What items to sell and what sells fast.
• Where to find items to sell.
• How to build you seller's reputation.
• Tips for selling on eBay.
You are in control of how much money you want to
make. And you are in control of when you want to start
seeing that profit! Start today to earn extra dollars by using
eBay as your selling partner.
The History of EBay
EBay has just celebrated its 10th birthday. It was
founded in 1995 by a man named Pierre Omidyar. EBay’s
original name was "Auction Web" but was changed to
"EBay", short for "Echo Bay", which was the name of
Omidyar's consulting firm. A main concept of eBay is that it
doesn't sell items to people; it simply connects them and
allows them to get on with the practice of selling. EBay has
created a trusted community for buyers and sellers in a
EBay’s instant success was amazing. By the end of
1998 there were over 2.1 million registered users and eBay
had become the most visited auction site on the Internet.
Today there are over 114 million registered users, most of
whom are buyers.
EBay continues to lead the online selling market with
their innovative buying and selling techniques. The concept
of eBay, which is to unite buyers and sellers at one place on
the Internet, continues to prove profitable for everyone
involved, whether it is a buyer or a seller. EBay is an
excellent example of a highly successful e-commerce site
that continues to grow on a yearly basis.
The Benefits of Being an EBay Powerseller
Selling on eBay is becoming more and more popular.
One of the reasons for this is the many benefits that come
with selling online using a secure and reputable company
such as eBay. EBay appeals to buyers because:
• They are looking for bargains that they can find in one
place, in this case a virtual marketplace.
• They are looking for hard to find items.
• They are looking for items that they collect.
The first benefit of selling at eBay is that you have very
little to lose. There are no start-up costs at eBay and this
means that you are not risking any of your money to start a
new money-making project. You can get started quickly
with very little investment. Investment on your part is
limited to the products you are selling and the minimal fee
that eBay charges you for listing your items.
You can sell on eBay in your spare time. This means
that you can keep your full time job and make extra money
on the side. You can determine how much or how little time
you want to invest in selling items on eBay.
You will be able to work from your