Finding Goods by Industry

The eBay community has established true vertical industry marketplaces. Don't believe me Examine the site, and you will see equipment and supplies for the following industries I Commercial printing I Restaurant and food service I Test and measurement My point Sellers at eBay are filling the needs of traditional bricks-and-mortar businesses. eBay has come full circle from a personal shopping site to a professional supply site. I have many friends in varied lines of commerce who ask me to help...

Home audio video and photo equipment

In addition to small sellers, you'll find many major retailers selling their excess inventory here. You'll find home theater systems, VCRs, DVDs, and everything else you need and never have to leave home again. If you know where to look, the bargains in this area can be significant a friend of mine just bought an outdated Bose home theater sound system for a fraction of the original retail price. Kind of like a Rolls Royce, the old Bose is better than many of the new, less-expensive systems...

Getting Started at eBay

Finding everything your heart desires for sale Knowing what you need to get started erhaps you've actually visited the eBay Web site once or twice with the idea that you might buy something. Did you look for something simple like a golf club Did eBay come up with several thousand listings Or maybe you figured you'd get smart and narrow it down to a search for a 3 iron, and you still got over a thousand listings Yes, I understand, dear reader. The eBay site can be pretty daunting. Maybe you...

Welcome to the eBay Assurance program

The eBay Assurance program is made up of several parts 1 Limited warranty A limited warranty is provided to eBay Motors buyers for free on eligible used cars under 10 years old with fewer than 125,000 miles. This limited warranty covers the car for the first month or 1,000 miles (whichever comes first). The warranty covers up to 10,000 in damages, and there is a 500 deductible per visit. For more details and to see which cars are eligible, go to http pages.ebay. 1 Purchase insurance Purchase...

Ways to pay through Pay Pal

The easiest and most efficient way to pay for eBay purchases is by credit card. If you are not a PayPal-verified buyer, you still have your credit card's fraud protection guarantee behind you. You may also send money directly from your bank account (either savings or checking) through instant transfers or eChecks as long as you have check writing privileges for the account. 1 Instant transfer An instant transfer is immediately debited from your bank account and deposited into the seller's...

Click the My eBay link and youre there

From the My eBay page, you can click a tab to go to any of these places The My eBay page consists of seven tabs Bidding Watching, Selling, Favorites, Accounts, Feedback, Preferences, and All. Table 4-1 gives you the scoop about each of the tabs. Table 4-1 What You Can Change on Your My eBay Page Table 4-1 What You Can Change on Your My eBay Page Every item for sale that you're watching, bidding on, All the information about any items you're selling at A collection of links to your favorite...

Introducing Motors

For some of us, eBay Motors is a magnificent fantasy site. I have a friend who browses the Volkswagen Bus category his eyes glaze over with hope and awe as he reads each listing. I'm sure he's reliving his hippy days of the late '60s. Another friend reads the Ferrari and Lamborghini listings, he knows every color combination and variation he pooh-poohs all the aftermarket changes to the classics. My best friend checks out the vintage Thunderbirds and pictures herself as Suzanne Sommers flirting...

Online dispute resolution

If you have a problem in a transaction, you may file your case with SquareTrade. SquareTrade will contact the other party, and the two of you may attempt to work things out through SquareTrade's automated, Web-based direct negotiation tool. The negotiation is done through a secure page and often works things out to both parties' satisfaction. There is no extra charge for this service for the SquareTrade member, and no charge at all for the other party. If things don't work out, the next step is...