The Complete Idiot's Guide to eBay, 2nd Edition

  • Lissa McGrath
  • Skip McGrath
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  • ISBN-10: 1101195126
  • ISBN-13: 9781101195123
  • DDC: 658.8
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 432 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Experts explain "the new eBay" users, new and experienced, also need a clear, convenient reference for optimum results. In this revised edition, readers will find: tips on how to set up an account; buying and selling; protecting one's identity; finding the best deals; and making fast and profitable sales.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
1: Getting Started.
2: How It Works.
3: It’s All about the Money!.
4: Navigating without a Compass.
5: My eBay.
6: Buying on eBay.
7: Finding What You Want to Buy.
8: The Listing Page.
9: Advanced Research.
10: Bidding to Win.
11: Rules and Retractions.
12: Once You’ve Won.
13: Avoiding Fraud and Fakes.
14: Getting Ready to Sell on eBay.
15: Getting Started as a Seller.
16: What can I Sell on eBay and Where do I Find It?.
17: What It will Cost You.
18: Pictures that Sell Products.
19: Creating Your Listing.
20: Describing Your Item.
21: Writing Your Listing Description.
22: Choosing Your Listing Type.
23: Choosing the Listing Details.
24: Optional Listing Upgrades.
25: During and After the Auction.
26: Tracking and Revising Your Item.
27: Post-Sale Customer Service and Shipping Tips.
28: The What-Ifs.
29: Building and Monitoring Your Seller Reputation.
30: Taking the Next Step.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Where do I Go from Here?.
Appendix C: Quick Reference Tips.