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southernhorizons

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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #15 on: February 23, 2013, 06:30:21 pm »
I've sold a few things on ebay, mostly duplicate stamps. I haven't really made a profit, but I didn't expect to anyway, I was just getting rid of stuff I didn't want. But now I mostly list my stuff on Listia, because there are no fees.

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« Reply #16 on: February 23, 2013, 08:11:59 pm »
I have done well selling things on ebay.   Would be even better if it wasn't for the ebay fees, like insertion fees, final value fees, and final values fees on shipping!!!  Course, its always hard to please everybody to maintain 100% positive feedback.  I had somebody leave negative feedback based on a pair of jeans they purchased that had all the new tags on it, they complained the jeans weren't really stretch which is what the tags all said on it.  Kinda joke!

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« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2013, 10:57:27 am »
I have a Facebook group that i sell our stuff on. I just bought something from easy and ebay but not sure how to sell on it. But Facebook is free and its easy! We all have a weekly meet that we meet at and exchange our things. I know most of the people i sell to but if not u can always make a papal account and ship it!


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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2013, 10:59:35 am »
I never sold on eBay, but I have a friend who does and she makes some money selling.  Good luck
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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2013, 03:03:16 pm »
I sold on ebay for five years but haven't done for sometime.  I did make money durning that time, but I wouldn't try again at this time.

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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #20 on: February 24, 2013, 03:51:10 pm »
I thought about it and started it, but I think it stated I had to pay , so I decided not to, however storenvy is where I decided to sell my stuff, check it out, http://valleychild.storenvy.com/ !!

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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #21 on: February 24, 2013, 07:17:47 pm »
i dont have anything right now to sell on ebay but i have tried in the past once a few years ago with success.

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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #22 on: February 24, 2013, 10:34:03 pm »
I have only bought stuff on ebay, and never sold anything. I have some stuff to sell, but not sure about the procedure to list stuff on ebay.

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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #23 on: July 25, 2013, 09:11:25 am »
I have done well selling things on ebay.   Would be even better if it wasn't for the ebay fees, like insertion fees, final value fees, and final values fees on shipping!!!  Course, its always hard to please everybody to maintain 100% positive feedback.  I had somebody leave negative feedback based on a pair of jeans they purchased that had all the new tags on it, they complained the jeans weren't really stretch which is what the tags all said on it.  Kinda joke!

Ebay must be losing quite a few people because I noticed that they are now offering free listings for a specific amount of time and/or for a specific quantity of items. I think last in May, the quantity was around 100 items(Don't remember).

I used to sell a lot on eBay, but I also bought more than I sold. Usually I sold office and transcription equipment, garden tractors, and once-in-a-while, hubby would restore backhoes or other construction equipment, which we would sell. I did make quite a bit of money back then but haven't sold anything lately, not that I didn't try. It just seems like since the recession, people aren't that eagar to buy stuff unless it's brand new.

southernhorizons

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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #24 on: July 25, 2013, 09:32:33 am »
The trouble with trying to sell stuff on ebay for profit, is that they cater too much to buyers, and don't have enough protection for sellers. They need to have a better dispute system, because there are way too many scammers out there, that rip the sellers off, by claiming item not as described, etc, just to get free stuff. Also, Paypal and the credit card companies make it way too easy for buyers to do chargebacks.

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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #25 on: July 25, 2013, 11:02:43 am »
Many years ago I sold all my old concert t-shirts. I made a decent amount of money on stuff I had been getting ready to donate. Depends on what you are selling, a lot of the stuff isn't worth the effort for me.

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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #26 on: July 25, 2013, 11:15:56 am »
My husband sold on ebay regularly over a year ago.  I can see how ebay is so successful.  He was selling...all the time.  But the fee's that ebay was charging brought his profit down.  Really down.  He stopped doing it because paying ebay off monthly became a part of the budget.  After he would spend hours learning the in's and outs of it...they would change something...about every 30 days on average that affected the category he specialized in.  A word of advice.  Only post when the have penny or free listing days.  Otherwise it can eat up your time and money rather make any.

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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #27 on: July 25, 2013, 12:00:20 pm »
I've never sold nor bought anything on Ebay.  Years ago I thought about trying to sell some stuff on there but I didn't find the site very user-friendly.  Maybe I'll look at it again one day in the future because I do understand a lot of people use the site.  I've gotten a little more computer savy so maybe it would seem easier to do now. 

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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #28 on: July 25, 2013, 12:09:22 pm »
I've bought a few things from Ebay, but I've never sold anything on there. I use Amazon to sell my books because the fees are lower.

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Re: Selling on ebay
« Reply #29 on: July 25, 2013, 12:57:37 pm »
I have tried selling stuff on ebay to get rid of things I no longer need. I actually made some money on it. A person can make extra cash by selling on ebay.

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