Selling Collectibles on eBay (Digital Short Cut) [NOOK Book]

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This is the eBook version of the printed book.

Of all the categories of products for sale on eBay, the collectibles category is both the largest and the most complex. If you're selling a particular type of collectible - from pinbacks to Pez dispensers - how do you effectively list your products for auction and maximize your sales and profits?

Selling Collectibles on eBay is a targeted, compact guide for all serious collectibles sellers. It ...

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Selling Collectibles on eBay (Digital Short Cut)

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Overview

This is the eBook version of the printed book.

Of all the categories of products for sale on eBay, the collectibles category is both the largest and the most complex. If you're selling a particular type of collectible - from pinbacks to Pez dispensers - how do you effectively list your products for auction and maximize your sales and profits?

Selling Collectibles on eBay is a targeted, compact guide for all serious collectibles sellers. It offers instructions and advice for selling all types of collectibles, from trading cards and figurines to vintage comic books and glassware.

This Digital Short Cut skips the general information you find in most eBay books and goes directly to specific issues of interest to collectibles sellers. Selling Collectibles on eBay leads the collectibles seller through all the steps of a successful eBay sale, from obtaining and identifying collectibles to sell, to grading and authenticating items, to determining valuation and pricing, to photographing various types of collectibles, to creating a collectibles-appropriate auction listing, to packing and shipping fragile items, to dealing with various collectibles-specific issues. It even includes a massive listing of acronyms and abbreviations common to collectibles auction listings.

No matter what type of collectible you sell, you'll find much useful information in Selling Collectibles on eBay. Read it today - and increase your sales tomorrow!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132713276
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 11/29/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 88
  • Sales rank: 1,334,012
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Michael Miller has authored more than 75 nonfiction how-to books in the past 17 years. He is an acknowledged eBay expert; his best-selling eBay books include Absolute Beginner’s Guide to eBay, Easy eBay, Tricks of the eBay Masters, Making a Living with Your eBay Business, and eBay Auction Templates Starter Kit. Mr. Miller has established a reputation for clearly explaining technical topics to non-technical readers, and for offering useful real-world advice about complicated topics. More information can be found at the author’s website, located at molehillgroup.com.

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Table of Contents

A Quick Look at eBay’s Collectibles Categories 5

Obtaining and Identifying Collectibles to Sell 11

Taking Items on Consignment 14

Preparing Collectible Items for Resale 16

Grading and Authentication 17

Determining Value and Pricing 22

Creating Collectibles Auction Listings 29

Photographing Collectibles 37

Packing and Shipping Collectibles 44

Advice for Specific Collectibles Categories 49

Dealing with Trademark Violations and Fraudulent Products 52

Collectibles Resources 53

Appendix A: Price and Reference Guides 58

Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations 68

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