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Why Isn't My Ebay Selling Much?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by moneymo2018, Nov 25, 2013.

  1. moneymo2018

    moneymo2018 Junior Member

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    First off, I just want to say, please don't throw any insults or whatever. I don't have time for the negativity. Its just a simple question. If you don't have anything positive to say then don't say anything at all. I am just curious because I am learning about ebay. I have alot of products that seems to be at a good price to sell. I am also open to more if anyone has things that I can sell. But I want to know if maybe I am doing something wrong. I am selling accessories for cell phones and tablets. I get great shipping prices that allows me to offer free shipping to my purchasers. I sell things like bluetooth wireless keyboards, apple cases, apple plug ins, cell phone mounts and etc. But nothing seems to sell that well. I will get like 5 sells a month. To me that is terrible. I would try amazon, but i hate the 21 day waiting till i get my funds. I heard bonanza is good. But back to the topic, why am i doing so terrible? I will put my ebay id here so maybe some of you can look and let me know. I want to make up some money to buy gifts for my family and friends. I could just barrow money but nothing feels better then doing it with your hard earned cash. I have 44 Pos Feedbacks.

    Any advice or help in this area would be grateful and helpful.
     
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  2. carlx

    carlx Registered Member

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    I haven't taken time to look at your shop but i think your biggest problem is being in a hugely oversaturated market, lots of fakes flying around and people with higher ranking on ebay search due to age and history of the account.

    Think about what people search for, to find a product from you they will type a generic term like "apple ipod case" or "samsung galaxy note stylus" etc - but because each case looks different or has different features, people in your niche have a very broad search term that will bring up thousands of different products - how do you expect to be at the top of the list if you're fighting so many other items? how many pages are people likely to search through?

    I sell a lot of branded items with very specific titles - people know what they want in my niches and search for it meaning my title comes high up the list. My profit margins aren't huge, i make about 35% - 40% profit on everything i buy, i sell everything as a buy-it-now and my prices are always competitive - by that i mean i am the cheapest by a few pence/cents or whatever other currency you might use.

    I always offer free postage as well and i always calculate for that when buying my items. The main thing for me is the price, i pay no time or effort to the listing other than having a great title, marketed in the correct category and i have a few nice photo's but that is it.

    I think you should find better products, worth more money, cut your profit margin a little and sell higher value items that people are specifically searching for.
     
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  3. moneymo2018

    moneymo2018 Junior Member

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    I think your right, Seems like the market is way too big.
     
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    Remove your eBay ID from a public forum.