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Ebay Listings That Sell for Dummies Marsha Collier

Ebay Listings That Sell for Dummies

Marsha Collier

Published July 31st 2006
ISBN : 9780470048108
ebook
316 pages
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No matter what you want to sell on eBay--auto parts or designer apparel...weird, unique wares or pricey antiques--the principles and basic rules for successful listings are the same. eBay Listings That Sell For Dummies follows the advice it givesMoreNo matter what you want to sell on eBay--auto parts or designer apparel...weird, unique wares or pricey antiques--the principles and basic rules for successful listings are the same. eBay Listings That Sell For Dummies follows the advice it gives you for your ads--it tells you what you need to know without bogging you down with lots of fluff and peripheral stuff. From the mechanics to descriptive ad copy to photography to getting it on eBay, this guide covers: eBay options that can boost the appeal of your listings, including Buy It Now (BIN), Subtitle, Bold Title, Highlight, Box border, Home Page Featured, Featured Plus!, and Gallery Picture (a must)Constructing catchy listings with a title that sells and keywords that pay offeBay Acronyms youll need to knowTackling and completing eBays Sell Your Item formHTML formatting basics plus some free JavaScript scripts you can use to dress up your listingEmbedding images, creating thumbnails, and adding bells and whistles (or not)Buying a digital camera for taking eBay photos and equipping your studioLighting correctly, and using the Cloud Dome, light cubes, panels, and umbrellasRetrieving your images and uploading them to a server (your free ISP space, AOL, eBay, eBays Picture Manager, or others)Editing your photos, including cropping, enhancing, resizing, sharpening, and moreA checklist of techniques for preparing elegant, fast-loading images for your adsSprucing up your eBay storePosting your listing to other sites such as half.com, amazon.com, and overstock.comAutomating with HTML Generators, including eBays Turbo Lister, or Third-Party HTML generators such as Mpire.com Launcher or the authors free tool from www.coolebaytools.comWritten by eBay pros Marsha Collier, a successful PowerSeller, and Patti Louise Ruby, a trainer at eBay University events and eBay Live, eBay Listings That Sell For Dummies is loaded with tricks of the trade. Its complete with step-by-step instructions for many tasks, tables and checklists, lots of screen shots, and examples of good and bad ads. With this friendly guide, your merchandise will quickly be going...going...gone on eBay.