By Michael Miller
On any given day there are greater than 28 million goods indexed for public sale at eBay, the world's biggest on-line buying and selling group. nearly $34 billion worthy of item, in additional than 1.4 billion person auctions, used to be traded over eBay through the yr 2004; that is $93 million an afternoon, or greater than $1,000 each moment. on the finish of 2004, eBay had greater than a hundred thirty five million registered clients - greater than double the variety of clients simply years prior. the 1st variations of this ebook have been best-sellers, so it is only ordinary we might replace this nice e-book to mirror a few of eBay's newest improvements resembling: eBay shops, Half.com, and buying and selling Assistants.
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Understanding and Using Feedback What Do All Those Stars and Numbers Mean? Becoming a Power Seller Chapter 28. Using Auction Software and Services Listing and Auction Management Sniping and Bidding Tools Chapter 29. Going International Pros and Cons of Selling Internationally Selling Outside the United States eBay's International Marketplaces Chapter 30. Publisher: QuePub Date: June 07, 2005ISBN: 0-7897-3431-1Pages: 408 Table of Contents | IndexOn any given day there are more than 28 million items listed for auction at eBay, the world's largest online trading community.
You should bid an amount no higher and no lower than what the item is worth for youand what you can afford. It doesn't matter what the current bid level is; you should make your bid in the amount of what you're willing to pay. "Mike Sez" If you remember nothing else from this book, remember this: Always enter the highest amount that you're willing to pay for an item, no matter what the current bid level. If you think an item is worth $40, enter $40 as your maximum bidand don't worry if the current bid is half that amount.
Read that number again; it's not a misprint. Thirty-four billion dollars. That's $34 billion in sales that didn't exist before eBay. Thirty-four billion dollars of transactions that appeared seemingly out of thin air. Thirty-four billion dollars in merchandise that wouldn't have been sold otherwise. Where did that $34 billion come from? It came from you and from me and from 135 million other people around the world who log on to the eBay site to buy and to sell all manner of merchandise. Before eBay, there was no global marketplace for the 135 million of us; there was no way to buy and to sell that $34 billion of merchandise, except for small local garage sales and flea markets.