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Discussion in 'Ebay' started by twoj04, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. twoj04

    twoj04 Power Member

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    Ok this is going to be a general FAQ of everything that is most commonly talked about in the eBay section.

    Please check here before starting new posts asking questions.

    Thanks!

    Please note Pofecker's sticky post and that any talk of eBay CS and the sale of EPN Accounts is AGAINST Forum Rules : http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/misc.php?do=cfrules


    eBay


    "My eBay account was suspended indefinitely! What do I do now?"
    I have had this happen to me also, so I can say that these steps DO work(I personally only used the first 4 and my other acc has been fine for over 6 months):
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...tealth-paypal-ebay-account-100-garenteed.html
    "Also pay attention to these:
    I think you did something wrong... here's what they detect.

    1. IP Address (Big time!)
    2. Street Address
    3. Name
    4. Phone number (get one from google voice or skype and forward it)
    5. Paypal account (don't use anything from your old account, nothing. Needs to be in a different name and all. They cross reference with ebay, after all it is owned by them.
    6. Bank Account
    7. Credit card on file"



    "My business is getting bigger, how do I automate and quickly post new items?"
    I personally use Auctiva. There is a nominal monthly charge. If you list anything multiple times it is HIGHLY recommended.
    Code:
    http://www.auctiva.com
    You can also use eBay's own Turbo Lister.

    "I want mo money, how do I do dropshipping/wholesale?"
    First off, if you are already starting to sell on eBay, you will most likely get emails saying they "sell wholesale prices". These are usually wholesale middlemen, and you will not turn a profit.
    Check here:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/f68-dropshipping-wholesale-hookups/
    Recommended:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...shipping-wholesale-any-product-based-usa.html
    Read these:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...le-hookups/128068-good-dropshippers-ebay.html
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...arting-master-wholesale-distributor-list.html
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...azon-dropshipping-without-any-investment.html

    "I'm tired of eBay and just want to sell my account."
    Do not try to sell any EPN account here. Same goes for wanting to buy an eBay account.


    "What's the rule about multiple eBay accounts?"
    eBay does allow this.
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/ebay/111507-multi-ebay-accounts-dont-want-banning.html


    PayPal

    "My PayPal account is limited. HELP!"
    PayPal is notorious for this, and unfortunately besides verifying, there are not many ways around it. There are certain people who will help you get the funds out if needed, again please check the Marketplace. I will post if I find a guide for this.

    "Ok I just want to make a new PayPal, f* my old one. How do I do this?"
    I have also personally done this. I changed IPs permanently, cleared all cookies, and used business LLC information. Been working fine for over 6 months now. If that is not available, you can have a friend/family member you trust enough, you can also use their information.

    "Too much! I quit PayPal altogether! What are my other options?"
    There are a few other payment alternatives, but unfortunately eBay is a stickler.
    Here is the main other option. I am going to be integrating this very soon:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...-control-your-own-money-merchant-account.html


    Making Money

    "How do I make money with eBay?"
    There are thousands of ways to accomplish this. The most popular way is dropshipping, as described above. The others include finding misspelled items, and buying from other marketplaces to resell on ebay. All profit on eBay is made from buying low, selling high. So you will need startup money in almost all cases.

    To find misspelled eBay/Craigslist posts -
    Code:
    http://www.typobuddy.com/
    Then you simply spell the item correctly, and resell at a profit.

    When buying items at different marketplaces, be sure to calculate in ebays commission so you know you will turn a profit. For example, Gamestop has a coupon for 30% off one PS2 game. You buy it online for 26.99 shipped, and resell on ebay for 39.99. In most cases ebay/PP will take up to 18-20%, so you now sold that item for ~33$, still turning a profit of ~6$.

    One of the biggest marketplaces is Craigslist. I started off with this tactic and I now have hired someone to do this part time. You simply search through the different for sale sections of your nearby city/cities, find people that "need to sell" for whatever reason. Things such as rent, bills, immediate needs, people are going to be willing to sell for much less. Lowball them heavily, then they will either accept or try to make a deal. Either way you win. For instance, yesterday we lowballed someone for a Xbox 360/games bundle for $110 and resold it for $230. There is a bit more manual work involved, in order to meet up and such, but it can be lucrative.


    All in all, good luck, thanks for reading, and hopefully this has answered some and/or most of your questions.

    Now make that money! $$$$ :sombrero:






     
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  2. too$hort

    too$hort Junior Member

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    this post is better than most WSO's that cost $$$
     
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  3. SassyMan

    SassyMan Newbie

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    i just read this summary ,it is pretty much an ebook that i bought for $50 two years ago and you guys are getting this for free on bhw ,just wanted to add this quick note about seslling replica items ,ive been selling replica items in past 3 years on ebay ,all i do is make it clear to the buyers this is a replica item (of course not by saying that) and i also find a original item from some drop shipper and put a small link and image there that you have an option to buy the original item by paying 3 times more and its worked for me so far.
     
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  4. benvoliotw

    benvoliotw Registered Member

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    I like your methods, SassyMan- keep up the good work! I might PM you sometime to talk shop, as I'm planning on doing some 1:1 selling of my own...
     
  5. lofers

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    nice good job
     
  6. THEPROGAMER

    THEPROGAMER Newbie

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    hello everyone i have some questions if you can answer them for me .
     
  7. THEPROGAMER

    THEPROGAMER Newbie

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    1-can i buy from ebay with unvirified paypal account ? bec paypal doesn't support the country
     
  8. THEPROGAMER

    THEPROGAMER Newbie

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    2-were to get a vcc ?
     
  9. Ebaystuff

    Ebaystuff Newbie

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    Interesting good post
     
  10. 19dozen

    19dozen Registered Member

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    Great post this has proved to be a great help. All I need to do now is sell, sell, sell.

    Thanks
     
  11. ebizrh

    ebizrh Newbie

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    A wealth of information thank you so much. I have a lot of reading ahead of me.
     
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  12. dibley69

    dibley69 Registered Member

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    Although this post is over 12 months some still relevant points thanks would be interested to know if you are still active (twoj04)as Ebay are getting stringent with their checks especially over the past 6 months
     
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    Thanks! :D
     
  14. Kirkorov

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    Hello black hat fellows, I want to ask you - how VCC helps? If I wire it to my paypal account - will I be verified or I still have to send them my passport/utility bill?
    thanks!!!
     
  15. akibzihan

    akibzihan Newbie

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    im a bangladesh .. paypal doesnt allow creating id from this country... can i use my payonner master card to purchase anything from ebay ?...........plz help me
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    ptgk88 Newbie

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    Great Post..!!! Thanks... :)
     
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    so how can I make huge sales competing old sellers with good positive feedback and Me I have to create an account on ebay

    our selling price would be same I can't undercut
    same product, same cost, same selling price

    What are the charges I have to incur on listing products
    or any other charges

    I repeat
    q1) how do I compete old sellers without cutting price
    q2) what are ebay charges
     
  19. punkais

    punkais Registered Member

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    Thank you for this informations :)
     
  20. scarer

    scarer BANNED BANNED

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    Great job!!!