A Beginners Guide to Selling on eBay
June 2014
eBook guide


  • eBay: how it all started
  • How eBay works for business
  • What should you sell on eBay?
  • Creating an account
  • Security
  • Create an About You Page
  • Include your address
  • Getting paid - your options
  • Listing an item to sell- what to do
  • Things to think about
  • Useful eBay Abbreviations/terms

This handy little guide will get you started selling on eBay in no time. It points out all of the important stages you'd need to complete in order for you to get your items listed, sold and all the way to getting paid into your bank account.

So if you've decided to join the eBay club and not sure where to start, then this guide is perfect for you. It also includes some very clear screenshots to give you a good understanding visually of how everything should be set up.

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The name eBay is now synonymous with online auctions. In the same way that when people want to search for something on the internet they 'google it', anyone wanting to sell an item will 'put it on eBay'. As with most world-beating ideas, the origins of Ebay were fairly humble. A company called AuctionWeb was founded in San Jose California in 1995 by Pierre Omidyar, an Iranian-American computer programmer who had been born in France. His aim was to create an online marketplace for the sale of goods and services.

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