The Official eBay Guide to Buying, Selling, and Collecting Just About Anything

The Official eBay Guide to Buying, Selling, and Collecting Just About Anything


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The Official eBay Guide to Buying, Selling, and Collecting Just About Anything by Laura Fisher Kaiser, Michael Kaiser

Aunt Fannie's cameo pin collection...the cartoon-character lunch boxes you had in third grade...that cast-iron doorstop you bought for $2 but is really worth $200....Whether you're a busy buyer, an avid seller, or just a fun-loving browser, you'll find countless collectibles like these on eBay, the world's largest person-to-person online trading community.
Now — in this official primer from the popular Internet site that has revolutionized the collecting world — the experts at eBay unlock the secrets of successful online buying and selling, for everyone from the enthusiastic beginner to the seasoned pro. Featuring an introduction by Pierre Omidyar, eBay's founder and chairman, and packed with tips and stories from "eBaysians" all over the country, The Official eBay™ Guide is the only authorized book that shows you how to
* BUY SMART — unraveling the mystery of value, bidding to win, and learning how to spot the really good stuff
* BE A SAVVY SELLER — from writing the perfect item listing to collecting payments from your happy customers
* LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS — top eBaysians, Ambassadors, Power Sellers, and eBay employees lend advice and share secrets for success
* FIND THE GREAT STUFF — how to work garage sales, flea markets, tag sales, estate sales, and even the other kind of auction
Packed with invaluable resources, information, and practical tips, The Official eBay™ Guide also features entertaining stories about the millions of people who make up the eBay community. It's your must-have companion for mastering the art of buying and selling an astounding range of collectibles and items, from the practical to the whimsical.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780684869544
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 11/16/1999
Edition description: Original
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.12(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Laura Fisher Kaiser & Michael Kaiser are collectors, writers, and longtime eBaysians. Laura is Deputy Editor at This Old House magazine. For fifteen years, Michael was an executive at a nonprofit organization. A former art glass dealer, he is now a consultant and writer. The Kaisers live in Manhattan.

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The Official eBay Guide to Buying, Selling, and Collecting Just About Anything 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This hard copy book was published in 1999. The 2010 date is apparently the date it was converted to Nook Book format. Purchasers should be aware of this. It may be a great book but its 13 year old.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book will help you get to be sucessful in the ebay world and help you get to sell bid buy and more this is a great book I would recommended this ebay book great help.