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Selling digital items on ebay

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by detoxed, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. detoxed

    detoxed Newbie

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    I've been thinking about selling some digital items on ebay. But i got a few questions about i. First its about the account. I don't live in the US so i guess i need to buy a US account. Second i don't want my paypal linked to a fake ebay so should i also buy a fake paypal account?
     
  2. excaflowne

    excaflowne Junior Member

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    didn't ebay disallowed selling digital items? CMIIW
     
  3. detoxed

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    As far as i know it depends on how you sell it.
     
  4. Bucks

    Bucks Registered Member

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    You are allowed to sell digital items on ebay. You cant however deliver via download. You must burn the items on to a cd
     
  5. DJJack

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    Bucks is correct. I used to sell digital items. But to be honest the market is flooded for them! I made £300 / $500 out of this in january 2009 for one month on autopilot using smartDDlite. this even sent them there product. I stopped doing it because i didnt wish to get banned at 650 100% positive feedback. and as it got to feb/march 2009 more and more listings arrived and i gave up because the sales per day were decreasing. So you can get away with digital downloads. Just run the risk of getting banned.
     
  6. detoxed

    detoxed Newbie

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    I would still like to know how i go about the account creation. Is it enough just to use a US proxy? Or do i need to buy already made accounts? Lets say i just made them using a proxy, and paid for some VCC to get them verified would they last long?
     
  7. incent

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    Using a proxy is a bad idea, eBay can ususally see straight through that.

    In the UK you are required to link your eBay to a verified Paypal account in order to sell - not sure where you're located.

    The days of creating multiple eBay accounts on the fly are long gone.
     
  8. Cookiehunter

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    ...normally you don't have to have an US-Account to sell in US (why do you think so?) Just use your foreign Account and log directly into ebay com, and start your listing. And for payPal the same, the US buyers pay into your foreign PP-Account. Whatever ( :cool: ) you want to sell there, isn't it much more comfy and "save" from far away?

    When your sales site and account look trustworthy, they buy from Angola, if it'S something they WANT, a lot of chinese sellers do that, right?

    Or did I misinterpret your question?
     
  9. johntan09

    johntan09 BANNED BANNED

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    hmm..sound complicated as it goes on..maybe i am not familiar in this area..lolz..
     
  10. LovelyLouboutin

    LovelyLouboutin Newbie

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    I have a US egay account and I've sold on the UK egay before. I found a UK item, then clicked "sell one like this" and you are routed through the UK (or whatever country's site...yesterday I almost created a listing in AU by accident) site to make your listing.
     
  11. detoxed

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    That would fix the stuff with ebay. Then I just have to make a new pp account and get it verified.