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Work From Home on eBay Tips

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10 Steps On How To Work From Home On eBayHere are 10 steps on how to work from home on eBay. Follow the informationoutlined here in order to successfully sell your items and start making aprofit. It is easier than you think to have a profitable eBay business.Step One:Get started the right way. Accurately describe your item. If it is new say so,if it is not also state that. An accurate description will ensure that the buyerknows what they are getting.Step Two:Have great keywords in your title. Look for an item just like yours in an eBaysearch. See what comes up. Using great keywords will get your item further up onthe search listings. People can only purchase your item if they can find it.Step Three:Use pictures. Now that the gallery is free, there is no reason not to usepictures. A digital camera is all you need in order to take a really greatphotograph. This is what will tell your buyers about your product. Get thisright and your item has a much better chance of selling.Step Four:Accurately list your shipping and handling charges. Buyers are turned off whenlistings are obviously padding their shipping. You are entitled to have thebuyer pay for the actual shipping plus reasonable handling charges. Anotheroption may be to have a buy it now option with free shipping. This marketingtool really works well.Step Five:Use an online payment service like PayPal. Many buyers do not want to botherwith a check or money order. They want to make an online payment. PayPal is safeand you can start with a personal account and move up to a premier or businessaccount at a later date. It is difficult to work from home on eBay without anonline payment solution.Step Six:Promptly ship your items after you receive payment. A delay in shipping willresult in unhappy buyers. This is very important. Make sure you list allshipping options. It is always a good idea to offer an expedited service as wellas standard. Always ship your item with a form of delivery confirmation. Requireinsurance on fragile items.Step Seven:Keep good communication with your buyer. Email them to let them know payment wasreceived. Contact them to let them know their item has shipped. Send them afollow-up email to be sure they were happy with their purchase and ask them ifyou can put them on your email list.Step Eight:Create an email listing of your customers, with their permission. Let them knowwhen a similar item is for sale. For example if you sold a customer a Limogesbox, let them know when you have similar items for sale. Developing a list ofhappy customers is a great way to get repeat business.Step Nine:Stay informed. Use the eBay Forums and community links to stay on top of what isgoing on in the eBay community. You will know when specials are offered tobuyers and when there are events. Workshops are a great way to learn more abouteBay. The more you know the better you can run your business.Step 10:Know what is hot on eBay. Visit the What's Hot page daily. Make sure you knowwhat is selling well in your category of items. Developing a niche market isimportant. You cannot cover every category. Choose an area of expertise. Writean FAQ or an informative article and post it to eBay. All of these tips willhelp keep you profitable.Follow these 10 steps onhow to workfrom home on eBay and your business will be off to a great start. It takeshard work to build any business. Building one on eBay can be rewarding and fun. [...]