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eBay's Secrets Revealed: The Insider's Guide to Advertising, Marketing, and Promoting Your eBay Store - With Little or No Money Paperback – April 20, 2007
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This book is the yellow brick road to eBay success. I only wish this information had been available when I started selling on eBay. The step-by-step, specific information is solid. Implementing its solutions will allow you to carve out your own eBay niche. --Erin Snyder Dixon; eBay PowerSeller
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The most appealing thing about this book is how it's laid out. This book is fundamental to anyone even considering selling something on eBay. Many people approach eBay with trepidation not even certain about what to sell. eBay Secrets Revealed includes a chapter on how to choose items that will a) get noticed and b) sell quickly. Both are necessary to the success of any eBay seller. One thing that this book presents, that puts it in a class all its own, is the information regarding pricing, payment and fulfillment. This is obviously an integral part of what an eBay seller needs to know, and even someone unfamiliar with how eBay works will be an expert seller by the time they are done reading.
Real life examples of successful eBay sellers are strewn throughout the text. It's obvious that the author choose this approach to emphasize how easy it is for a "regular" person to be successful selling everyday items of eBay.
With all the money saving tips and insider secrets anyone reading the book will want to set up an eBay store immediately. It is worth noting that the author does stress repeatedly throughout the text that hard work and a professional approach are mandatory.
After purchasing this book, someone ready to start a career as seller on eBay will likely refer back to it time and time again. It's easy to find the information you need quickly with the aid of the well-planned out table of contents. If you've ever thought about setting up an online presence on eBay, buy the book; it's a great investment.
The book is divided into distinct chapters with additional headings throughout the chapter to make it easier to reference. Testimonials from experienced eBay sellers show how the information can be applied in the real world of the internet. A myriad of topics are covered including packaging, security, payment, photography and inventory. The glossary of eBay terms is very helpful in clarifying vocabulary. In all, this book is a thorough resource that every eBay seller should own and refer to often.
Blacharski provides detailed step by step instructions to guide you in the most important aspects of making your business succeed. Aimed at the new or existing entrepreneur who wants to add eBay to his or her web-based marketing arsenal, eBay's Secrets Revealed provides specific insight to most concerns that can emerge when using eBay, such as various costs and expectations of customers. The detailed descriptions are especially useful for the newly initiated making the process of getting started less intimidating. Although the book may seem like more information than you need if you just plan to sell a few items, it is still a valuable resource for helping to make sure you do not encounter any of the most common pitfalls.
Full of advise from those who have made their eBay business soar, eBay's Secrets Revealed covers all of the business owning fundamentals as well as special sections on specifically eBay related topics such as protecting yourself from fraud and web-based marketing strategies. In addition to useful eBay information, Blacharski provides an overview of other similar websites as well as their comparative strengths and weaknesses. With concise and well written explanations of all tools and services eBay offers to facilitate smooth management of your auctions and easy transactions, eBay Secrets Revealed is highly recommended to anyone starting an eBay business.
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