With a lot of us needing some extra money just prior to Christmas (myself included) as well as entering into the new year, I thought this free title was appropriate: eBay 101: Selling on eBay For Part-time or Full-time Income, Beginner to PowerSeller in 90 Days, authored by Steve Weber. It is available from Feedbooks, and to download the Kindle-specific version just click here.
Here is the book description from the Feedbook website:
With today’s rocky economy and unsteady job market, there’s never been a better time to earn extra cash online. And now there’s a new book that guides you each step of the way: eBay 101: Selling on eBay For Part-time or Full-time Income, Beginner to PowerSeller in 90 Days. Access the world’s biggest marketplace, right from your own home.
You’ll learn how to:
— Register at eBay and PayPal
— Start part-time and expand your income when you’re ready
— Find great inventory at low prices
— Auction to the highest bidder or sell at fixed prices
— Identify niche markets for big profits
— Get tax deductions for your eBay home-based business
— Guard against scammers and rip-off artists
Starting a business on eBay is perhaps your fastest route to the American Dream. The payoff can be high, and the barriers to entry are low.
The world’s most popular online marketplace, eBay has millions of registered buyers waiting to do business with you. For less than $100 and very little risk, you can start an eBay venture with profit margins rivaling those of any business. Exactly how much money you earn depends mostly on how much effort you put into your new enterprise and how efficiently you operate it.
In this new eBay guide, you’ll see:
How eBay works … Register your business … Sell your item … Build your listing
Timing, planning your auction … Make a picture worth $1,000 … Use Pre-filled Item Information … Price your item … Reserve Pricing … Multiple Item (Dutch) Auctions … The auction alternative: fixed prices … Best Offer listing option … Upgrade your listings … The best time to list
Profit with a niche … Start with used merchandise … Win with niche selling … Cash in on collectibles … Autographed items … Trust, but authenticate … How to recognize fake autographs