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Selling on Ebay!

Discussion in 'The Lounge - Off Topic' started by zimbo, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. zimbo
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    zimbo Petabyte Poster

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    I got a few books im wanting to get rid of on ebay and was wondering if anyone has done it before and if they can give me a few pointers please?

    Thnx! 8)
     
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  2. Flipside

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    Well, it's a simple process to list items on ebay, just be careful who you sell to. For instance be warey of those with low feedback or a low percentage scores. Make your item description clear and honest and including pictures always helps.
     
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  3. zimbo
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    what about fee's being charged by ebay and paypal?
     
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  4. Bluerinse
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    My wife and I looked into this recently. I can't remember the actual fees but they were quite low IIRC.

    Okay I just found out the Oz site is a different layout to the .co.uk one. I had to dig to find the prices but here they are Zimbo..

    http://pages.ebay.co.uk/help/sell/fees.html
     
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  5. Flipside

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    The eBay sellers fees are pretty low, just don't forget about them if you start listing large amounts of items or you'll be in for a bit of a shock.

    The Paypal fees are slightly less ok but some buyers prefer to use this method as it makes the transaction simpler and easier. So, your auctions will appeal to a wider range of people if you do have a Paypal account.

    However, if you happen to run into any problems Paypal are totally useless. Their support people can bearly speak English and don't have a clue what they're talking about. I had a problem last year involving a refund, where I sent emails to that weren't replied to and I then called numerous people who were unhelpful and promised things that never materialised. This issue has still not been fully resolved by them and most probably never will be.

    I haven't actually had any problems selling items without specifying Paypal as a payment option so I wouldn't bother with it tbh.
     
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