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Why you should think small items with massive buyer appeal…

Why you should think small items with massive buyer appeal…

I’m a great lover of small products, mainly antiques and collectibles – the kind that are tiny enough to allow dozens to be packed into the average pocket at boot sales and flea markets. They are unlikely to cost more than a pound each to post, so offering free delivery is rarely a major problem […]...

2 hot collectibles to sell on eBay…

2 hot collectibles to sell on eBay…

My own business is pretty much all about selling vintage and antique collectibles (sometimes spelt ‘collectables’) – this is one of the most profitable, as well as most enjoyable selling areas on eBay. Hence the reason why today I’m focussing on my own top two collectable product types – vintage comics and antique snuff bottles. […]...

Quick and easy ways to increase your takings on eBay…

Quick and easy ways to increase your takings on eBay…

Sometimes the shortest task can have the biggest and most profitable impact on a business and its profits – as, for example, where a high street retailer first takes his products online and benefits from an enormous marketplace that had previously gone unnoticed. Or where an eBay seller adds a unique bonus to a heavily […]...

Top tips to sky-rocket your toy sale profits on eBay this Christmas

Top tips to sky-rocket your toy sale profits on eBay this Christmas

Limited edition items to make or buy cheap to resell on eBay… Toys are always popular sellers on eBay and not just in the run up to Christmas. What most people don’t realise is that just a few sneaky tricks and techniques can sky-rocket your profits, cut your overheads and turn your toys into phenomenal money-makers on […]...

Should you clear cheques before posting goods?

Should you clear cheques before posting goods?

PLUS: Sell vintage collectable dog collars on eBay PLUS: Buy goods cheap from wholesalers and sell at high prices on eBay I wish I had a pound for every time someone has asked me this question: Should you clear cheques before posting goods? That way I’d probably make more money than I’ve ever lost by posting goods before […]...

Have you thought of selling this niche product on eBay?

Have you thought of selling this niche product on eBay?

Sell corkscrews on eBay PLUS: How to cut postage and packing costs in your eBay business I knew I’d found something special when a colleague who normally sells vintage postcards turned to listing corkscrews on eBay instead. She’s someone I check out often and use as a role model, because she regularly achieves high prices for […]...

A simple cost-free way to drive traffic to your eBay listings

A simple cost-free way to drive traffic to your eBay listings

Here’s a great way to eliminate rivalry on eBay; an incredible way to make sure hundreds of people open your listings and buy from you without ever studying similar products listed at the site. Imagine this: you’re selling Product A, as are hundreds of other people on eBay, and for those other sellers it’s a […]...

How to profit from beneficiary collections…

How to profit from beneficiary collections…

Buy collections for next to nothing and sell them for high prices on eBay PLUS: Why trading assistants should choose an appropriate eBay ID and shop name PLUS: Sell your public domain prints on Café Press Local auction salerooms are excellent places to participate in a very special product-sourcing method that involves buying extensive collections and re-selling those items […]...

Why some Victorian photographs fetch high prices on eBay

Why some Victorian photographs fetch high prices on eBay

PLUS: Sell ornate antique fans on eBay Very high-value Victorian photographs can be found at boot sales, flea markets, jumble sales and in charity shops. You’ll even find them selling on eBay, in albums or in bulk, and sometimes containing several really high-price items along with lower-value images. My own highest-priced Victorian photographs have depicted […]...

Get ready for this year’s online Christmas buying frenzy

Get ready for this year’s online Christmas buying frenzy

PLUS: Sell military badges on eBay PLUS: Turn public domain postcards into hot sellers on eBay PLUS: Sell children’s annuals on eBay Top-level research reveals how people in the UK are likely to do their Christmas shopping this year, based on statistics gathered from seasonal selling online and on the high street over the last few […]...

Here’s one product with hundreds of different uses – bottles

Here’s one product with hundreds of different uses – bottles

Long ago, when I sold at flea markets, I knew several people who sold just bottles, mainly beer bottles and a few poison and scent bottles they may have stumbled upon on beer bottle buying expeditions. Every one of those people made a great living and every weekend I would see glass beer and wine […]...

Make some eBay New Year resolutions for 2016…

Make some eBay New Year resolutions for 2016…

Almost 2016: time to make New Year resolutions to improve your profits and performance on eBay PLUS: What is the best time to start and end your auctions on eBay? PLUS: Liars, cheats and a scam to watch out for… Here’s how to make those eBay-centric New Year resolutions: Study products which for some reason you stopped selling and haven’t […]...

5 ways to grow your eBay profits in 2016

5 ways to grow your eBay profits in 2016

PLUS: How to avoid lost and stolen packages slashing your eBay profits PLUS: How one short email can earn hundreds of pounds you don’t have to share with eBay 2015 is coming to an end: it’s time to make plans for increasing your profits on eBay. There are hundreds of different ways to do this: by seeking ways […]...

Don’t make the same mistake I did…

Don’t make the same mistake I did…

Anti-virus software and a major problem to guard against PLUS: How to sell your eBay goods way above what any sane person is willing to pay Today I want to reveal problems I experienced this week that were entirely avoidable: I don’t ever want you to encounter anything similar. Let me begin by updating you on that computer […]...

Time to plan your New Year resolutions

Time to plan your New Year resolutions

New Year resolutions describe things you plan to do for the first time in the early New Year, or which you have already done in the past and want to do better in future – such as losing weight, for example, or being a better parent, starting your own business, beginning a correspondence course, and […]...

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