Archive for 'eBay Tips'

eBay Database Breach, Change Your Password Immediately

eBay Database Breach, Change Your Password Immediately

Tweet To all my ebay friends and followers, make sure to change your password immediately. Apparently, eBay experienced a cyberattack which compromised a database housing encrypted passwords AND other user data (customers’ names, email and physical addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth). This breach happened back in late February or early March 2014, but eBay discovered it […]

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ebay Tip: How To Cancel A Transaction And Set Up Buyer Requirements

Tweet A friend recently started selling on ebay and wouldn’t you know, one of her first sales didn’t go as planned. The auction ended but the winning bidder was international (her auction was for US only). She basically has two options… Cancel the transaction (ebay fees will be reimbursed) and relist -OR- ship internationally. Let’s be […]

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My Son Is Making A Small Fortune Selling Used Toys On #EBAY

Tweet I’m going to share a secret about how to build up your child’s savings account. Sell their old stuff on ebay! My son decided it was time to part with some old toys so we listed them in my ebay store. He was involved in the entire process (taking photos, listing, packaging, dropping off […]

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All eBay Sellers List For Free August 28 – September 4, 2013

Tweet Yesterday, eBay announced the following, “Amazing news! From August 28-September 4, on top of the free* listings you already get, all sellers can list FREE—which means you pay no insertion fees—on up to 500 auction-style or fixed price listings. As an added bonus, you can add Buy It Now to these auction-style listings for […]

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eBay Tip: You CAN List More Than 12 Photos For Free

Tweet If you sell on ebay, you know 12 photos can be included for free. Sometimes 12 photos are not enough to showcase your item, after all buyers rely on photographs since they cannot touch the item. I have found a way you can include MORE than 12 photos by creating free photo collages with PicMonkey. […]

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Ebay Buyer Left Negative Feedback About Paying Import Taxes

Tweet Today, the most bizarre thing happened. I logged into ebay and saw an international buyer left negative feedback. The comment said something like “Had to pay taxes before I could receive my item, NOT HAPPY“. I was floored, why would a buyer retaliate by leaving negative feedback for something that was completely outside of my control? […]

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ebay Tip: Know The Rules And Do Your Own Work

Tweet This morning I had an ebay message from a seller asking if he/she could use my photos to list their identical item. First of all, this is against ebay rules and it rubbed me the wrong way. You see, taking photos is part of an ebay seller’s job. You invest the time to take […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Estate Sale Treasures

Tweet I hit an estate sale last week and found some awesome treasures. A vintage Tonka bulldozer and Structo truck each with original box, old metal matchbox cars and a tractor. My son flipped out! But my absolute favorite piece of all…a leather club chair!  

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