Hundreds of Items to Sell on eBay - Right in Your Own Neighborhood!

Written by Jason James

Hundreds of Items to Sell on eBay - Right in Your Own Neighborhood!

Can't come up with enough items to sell on eBay? Try this simple technique - it may shock you!

A few years ago I saw a young boy walking up and downrepparttar sidewalks in our neighborhood passing out flyers. At each home he placed a flyer atrepparttar 149066 front door making sure it was out ofrepparttar 149067 weather. You could tell fromrepparttar 149068 way he walked and attended to details he was very sure of himself, obviously, he had done this before!

Well of course I was intrigued by this young mans determination and thoroughness.

Just what was he passing out?

So I waited till he put one of his flyers on our doorstep and immediately snatched it up. So what was he up to? Soliciting forrepparttar 149069 Boy scouts? For his school? For his church? For his club? Looking for donations? Looking for subscriptions? I knew that whatever he was selling he was major committed to it, that was real clear!

So what caused so much committment? And what was he promoting?

He was promoting himself!

Needless to say I was impressed. Here was a young man out walking up and downrepparttar 149070 streets of my neighborhood creating income for himself. The same street I drove up and down each and every day. As I though more and more about this it occurred to me that it was just a matter of perspective.

You see I sawrepparttar 149071 streets in my neighborhood as just a way of getting from point A to point B. He didn't see it that way at all. This young man had quite a different perspective! He saw nothing but opportunity up one side and downrepparttar 149072 other of each street.

12 Tips To Make Your eBay Business More Profitable

Written by Robbin K. Tungett

Sometimes it'srepparttar simple things that can make your eBay business more profitable and run smoother. Here are twelve things you can do that will lead to more sales and increased profits on eBay.

1. Use auction management tools or services

Using an auction management tool or service allows you to automate most of your day-to-day auction business and frees up time for other activities. There are numerous ones available andrepparttar 149065 majority of them offer a free 30-day trial period. Find one that fits your needs and budget, learn how to use all of its' features, and then stick with it. Make certainrepparttar 149066 one you choose supports eBay's Item Specifics and Pre-Filled features.

2. Target all your items towardrepparttar 149067 same market

There's nothing wrong with offering several different items on eBay, but try to sell things that targetrepparttar 149068 same general market or 2-3 markets. You will find this makes it much easier for satisfied customers to buy from you again. The majority of my customers have returned to buy five or more items from me inrepparttar 149069 past year. You should strive for this also.

3. End all your auctions onrepparttar 149070 same day and duringrepparttar 149071 same general time frame

Whatever you are selling, test different days and times ofrepparttar 149072 day to determine what works best for you. Once you determine what day and time works best for you, stick to that time. Your customers will come to know your auctions always end on a certain day at a certain time and know that they can go onrepparttar 149073 computer on Sunday night at 10 PM, for example, and be able to bid.

4. Fast shipping equates to repeat sales

We live in an instant gratification world. Once an item is paid for, get it inrepparttar 149074 mail as quickly as possible. This will lead to higher customer feedback and repeat sales. If you aren't seeing comments about how fast a customer received their item in 60 to 70 percent of your feedback, it's taking you too long to get things inrepparttar 149075 mail and it's hurting your business.

5. Give your product a vacation once in a while

It pays to stop listing an item, or type of item, every once in a while so that potential customers don't begin to take it for granted that it will always be available. You will find that if you don't list an item for two or three weeks, when you do it again, it will almost always result in increased bidding and higher bids.

6. Make use of eBay's "Second Chance" offers

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