My eBay

Your own home page at eBay.co.uk can pop up on your screen every morning with a cheery, My eBay - Hello, username, followed by your current feedback rating. My eBay is no longer a step-by-step list of what you're bidding on and selling, but a veritable Swiss army knife of eBay tools. Access the My eBay page by clicking the My eBay button above the eBay.co.uk navigation bar. The navigation bar, which is shown in Figure 3-1, appears at the top of every eBay page. You can also click the My eBay...

Home base Your Web site

EBay.co.uk offers you a free page - the About Me page - that's the most important link to your business on eBay (see Chapter 3 for more information). The About Me page is part of your eBay.co.uk shop if you have one. You can insert a link on your About Me page that takes bidders to your auctions. You can link also to your own Web site from the About Me page If you don't have your own Web site, I recommend that you get one, especially if you're serious about running an eBay business. Check out...

Selling a car Go eBay Motors UK

Anything and everything to do with cars can go in the eBay Motors UK category see Figure 2-3 . Following are just a few of the car-related items that fit in this category. 8 categories found for baccarat vase You can select a suggested main category below and click Sell In This Category, or use different keywords to refine your search. Enter item keywords to find a category For example, gold bracelet not jewelry You can select a suggested main category below and click Sell In This Category, or...

EBaycouk fraud protection

The minute an auction payment hits the postbox, or the moment that a winner pays with an online payment service, eBay.co.uk covers the buyer with its Standard Purchase Protection Programme. Most items bought on eBay are covered for up to 120 minus 15 to cover processing costs . The maximum reimbursement for any claim is 105. For example 1 If the item price is 300, you are eligible for 105. 1 If the item price is 100, you are eligible for 85. 1 If the item price is 16, you are eligible for 1....

The payment reminder

Writing a payment reminder can get sticky. You don't want to aggravate the buyer, but time is money and you could be better off reposting your item. When writing a payment reminder, you need to be firm but pleasant. Real things can happen in people's lives. Family members become unwell, and people just plain forget. Perhaps your payment fell between the seats of the winner's car on the way to the post office. When you honestly forget to send a payment, nothing is more humiliating than someone...