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Chances are you’re just starting out on your online auction adventures learning how to buy and sell and take advantage of everything eBay has to offer. As you gain more experience, however, you may decide that you’re pretty good at the whole thing, and start to wonder what it might take to ramp up your […]

Successful sniping requires large amounts of patience and split-second timingbut will reward you with a higher number of winning bids. Just follow these steps: 1. Identify the item you want to buyand then don’t bid! Resist the temptation to place a bid when you first notice an item. Make a note of the auction (and […]

Of course, you can’t sell just anything on eBaythere are some items that eBay prohibits you from selling. This list of what you can’t buy or sell on eBay makes a lot of sense; most of these items are illegal, are controversial, or could e xpose eBay to various legal actions.

To give you an idea of what you’ll find up for auction, here’s a list of eBay’s major item categories: – Books – Coins – Antiques – Clothing, shoes, and accessories – Collectibles – Computers and networking – Consumer electronics – Cars, parts, and vehicles (eBay Motors) – Art – Cameras and photo – Business […]

How eBay Auction Work

In: News

31 Jan 2009

Before you can list an item for sale or place a bid on an item, you first have to register with eBay. There’s no fee to register, although eBay does charge the seller a small listing fee to list an item for sale, and another small transaction fee when the item is sold. eBay doesn’t charge any fees to buyers.

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In: News

21 Jan 2009
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What is eBay?

In: News

12 Jan 2009

What is eBay? I think the site’s official mission statement does a good job of summing up what eBay is all about:

eBay’s mission is to provide a global trading platform where practically anyone can trade practically anything.

eBay – Short History

In: News

11 Jan 2009

eBay was born over Labor Day weekend in 1995, when Pierre Omidyar, a computer programmer, wrote the code for an auction website that he ran from his home computer.

Today, Omidyar’s hobby is known as eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace – where practically anyone can sell practically anything at any time. It’s an idea that BusinessWeek once called “nothing less than a virtual, self-regulating global economy.”


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