Offering Your eBay Selling Services Locally

Written by Jason James

There are MANY people in your area who would benefit from you helping them sell on eBay Profit Potential

In this business, profits come fromrepparttar commissions you earn fromrepparttar 149068 auction listings you place on eBay and other auction sites for your clients. In most cases, you should charge a 5% commission. In order for you to make your commission,repparttar 149069 item must sell. If you are able to create winning auctions with a total of $40,000 a month for clients, 5% commissions total $2,000 a month.

Profits would depend mostly on:

Your ability to find people who want to use your auction listing service.

Your ability to write good eBay auction listings.

Your ability to know what items are good candidates for listing on eBay Equipment Needed

To do this project, you will need:

Digital camera to take photos of items to be sold on eBay.

Laptop computer to use to find customers.

Internet connection

Project Startup Costs

This project is designed to work in your local area. If you already own a digital camera and laptop computer, and have an internet connection, your only other major investment will be your time. No other expenses are involved.

Keys to Success

There are three key elements to making this business successful.

First, you have to introduce your services to people who have items they would like to have sold.

Second, you have to present your services in such a way that potential customers are happy to pay you to do it for them, rather than do it themselves.

Third, you have to be able to create successful eBay listings that will generate bids and your profits

Getting Started

Getting started in this business is quite easy. For example, contact local organizations and groups that need speakers for their weekly events. Let them know that you would love to do a 'show and tell' to their group, about how to buy and sell items on eBay auctions. Mention that you can bring a laptop computer and a digital camera and will show exactly how it is done.

When first starting out, go for smaller, more informal audiences. Choose to speak atrepparttar 149070 senior citizens center, or at retirement activity centers. You want to gain practice with your presentation, before you go on to speak torepparttar 149071 business associations (Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, etc.)

Needless to say, when you do these presentations, dress and act like a professional. Make surerepparttar 149072 room where you will be speaking has an internet connection, and borrow or rent a LCD projector so you can display output from your computer to a screen large enough for everyone inrepparttar 149073 audience to see.

When you dorepparttar 149074 presentation, make it interesting and entertaining. Showrepparttar 149075 unusual items being sold on eBay, and especiallyrepparttar 149076 expensive items. Your goal is to inform and entertain your audience, and impress them with your computer skill and knowledge of how eBay works.

How to get accepted by major corporations to buy their excess liquidation product for 10% of wholesale

Written by Jason James

This is a proven technique to get pastrepparttar "gatekeepers" at most large companies and secure a position on their highly profitable Bid List. Once you have been accepted by any major corporation following these simple steps, you are on your way to high volume, Brand Name, consistent product sourcing! When you go directly torepparttar 149067 source ( manufacturer ofrepparttar 149068 goods), instead of wholesale suppliers or distributors, you will not incurrepparttar 149069 markup and expenses that those middle man firms would pass on to you.

The first step is to contactrepparttar 149070 person in charge of asset disposal. There are many different names for this department; such as liquidation, closeout, salvage or scrap department, and one or two key people usually manage it.

You may have noticed that most large companies do not clearly list any phone information on their website. There is a simple reason for this; it costs money anytime a live person has to answerrepparttar 149071 phone. These companies would like you to go through their website; andrepparttar 149072 truth is that 99% ofrepparttar 149073 information you need is on their website.

Ifrepparttar 149074 company has an 800 number, it is still like going through a maze to find someone who can help you. Since we are onrepparttar 149075 search forrepparttar 149076 person who handlesrepparttar 149077 liquidation, salvage or closeout department, we need a different approach:

Go torepparttar 149078 home page ofrepparttar 149079 business you want to contact and search onrepparttar 149080 website for Media Contact. This may be listed plainly under Media Contact, or it may be hidden in a department such as "Contact Us". If you cannot find this information onrepparttar 149081 website, go to and type inrepparttar 149082 company name plus media or media contact. This should pull up a list of relevant searches. Why look underrepparttar 149083 site for media? Companies want to talk torepparttar 149084 media; this represents stories or articles aboutrepparttar 149085 company, which generates publicity, which in turn generates more sales. The companies wantrepparttar 149086 media people readily available. This makes it easier for us!

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