Secrets of Successful eBay Sellers

Top eBay sellers share their strategies on finding products to sell, writing descriptions and more.

San Jose, USA - March 20, 2012: Headquarters for eBay and PayPal. eBay is an online auction and shopping website and founded by Pierre Omidyar in 1995. PayPal is a global ecommerce site and was acquired by eBay in 2002. Located at 2065 Hamilton Ave the campus consists of multiple buildings housing over some 17,000 employees worldwide.
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Thanks to Amazon and other online retailers, customers have grown to expect free shipping, so many sellers simply price their items to factor in the cost of shipping. Most customers also expect a quick turnaround time.

"You only get that top-rated 20 percent discount on your fee if you offer one-day handling time," Tudesco says. "The emphasis is really on sellers to be shipping things out the door immediately. If you think there's going to be any delay, make that known in the outset or just plan on posting the item when you know you'll have the time to get to the post office."