Auction Seller Guide To Success

Written by Leroy Chan

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5. Give Plenty of Time for Your Auction

Let as many people as possible see your auction. Setrepparttar duration for five or seven days so weekend buyers will have a chance to bid on your item too.

6. Show a Photo of Your Item

Take a digital photo of your item and post it with your listing. Let your buyers see what they are bidding on. Allowrepparttar 136805 photo to help you sell it. Having to see something first before you buy it is only natural. Apply this same principle to online auctions. Buying a digital camera is a good investment these days and instructions on loading pictures up torepparttar 136806 eBay site are simple enough that there really is no excuse not to have a picture.

7. Give Buyers Plenty of Payment Options

Make it easy forrepparttar 136807 buyer to pay. Providing as many payment options as available is better. Place in your item listing your own merchant account or credit card processor information. Sign up with Paypal if you don't have your own merchant account. Let buyers pay by check or money order if you don't provide payment through Paypal or credit cards. Including all payment options leaves no buyers behind.

8. Be Clear on Shipping and Handling Information

Avoid troubles or negative seller feedback by stating upfront your shipping costs. Mention this clearly in your listing. Include your return policy.

9. Give Contact Information

Gainrepparttar 136808 buyer's trust by freely stating your contact information. List your email, phone number or mailing address.

10. Keep on Testing

Reviewrepparttar 136809 auctions that have ended. Learn fromrepparttar 136810 wins and losses. Try changingrepparttar 136811 category, title, description or price if it didn't sell. Testingrepparttar 136812 individual elements inrepparttar 136813 auction process is critical to your goal of becoming a successful auction seller.

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Market Your Business through Newsletters

Written by Paul Jesse

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Next, you will want to have a reason for people to sign up for your newsletter. People do not subscribe to newsletters without good reason and interest, so you will want to make sure that not only does your letter look professional but that it provides professional information or other items your subscribers want like access to e-books, toolkits, advice for marketing, business or other things.

Additionally, make sure you have an automated program that initiates newsletter requests and processes newsletter remove requests. IF not, you might find yourself spending hours adding new e-mail addresses and removing others. Most people would rather spend this time on their business rather than upkeep of email addresses. This program will certainly be worth whatever it costs.

Also, you should know that over 70% of sales are made after at leastrepparttar third contact with a potential customer, so marketing your products in a newsletter to weekly subscribers will mean increasing your sales and revenues. This is important for a successful business, so make sure you are providing cutting edge information for your subscribers and giving them a reason to stay a subscriber. Once you have your professional newsletter in place, watch asrepparttar 136785 subscribers increase day after day and watch how your sales are affected as well as traffic to your site. Marketing via a newsletter can only help your web page and revenues.

Paul Jesse is a retired government employee and the author of several articles on working from home. For work at home resources, visit his site at

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