Discussion in 'Ebay' started by hostiletakeover, Feb 26, 2015.
list the product on amazon too, also on ebay study what the other sellers are doing religiously, and copy their methods and styles of listings, are they using larger photos, what are their descriptions like?
I do a little eBay and shared some of what I do here:
See if any of that info helps... there were a few other guys that posted some real value in those threads also that may be able to help you out.
Thanks for the advice, I never thought to try listing stuff on amazon. As for studying my competitors I noticed for their descriptions they mostly seem to use an ascii art template filled with information about them and then add a brief item description to it, so I'll make a simple template for myself and copy and paste that into all my listings.
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction, there's some good advice in there that I'm going to apply to my listings. What do you recommend auctions or fixed listings? I had to remove the links from your post as I'm not allowed to post links yet.
To be honest, there are guys that posted in those threads that are ten times sharper than I am as to eBay but I always do the auction option. It gets more eyes on the products from what I have experienced but, like I said, there are a couple of real sharp eBayers in that thread, namely Shezboy and Sturose.
See if you can get a hold of those men and you'll get a more seasoned perspective on that particular aspect of selling there.
It's going to be hard. I suggest you set up auctions at 0.01 and have the shipping fee be worth the stock and whatever bids you get is your profit.
pm me if you're interested in a partnership I'm a US based eBay & Amazon seller with multiple clean seasoned accounts. I could help move product.
I'll help you sell, no commission for early selling since its low cost. Sounds like it could help build my account
Online isn't the only option.
I see you are in the UK (your prices are in sterling), if you have physical stock and aren't having luck with Ebay then look for a decent Car Boot Sale or busy Market in your area.
The weather is getting better and depending on what the product is, you could sell large numbers at a busy market/boot sale held on the weekend.
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