eBay.co.uk For Dummies

eBay.co.uk For Dummies

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This is UK's most popular website explained by its most popular reference brand. In the space of a few years, eBay.co.uk has become the most popular website in the UK. Now you can sell that unwanted gift, buy the latest gadget or track down that elusive collectable with just a click of your mouse. Every day, thousands of people click onto eBay.co.uk for the first time and find it an intimidating experience. This is the book they need to read. "EBay.co.uk For Dummies" shows readers how to make bidding, buying, and selling online the fun it should be. This plain English guide includes: starting up and getting registered; making first bids and completing transactions; selling items with tips on how to get the best price; what to do if anything goes wrong; UK payment methods taxation, laws and legislation; and, European & UK shipping, delivery and packing methods.
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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 188 x 235 x 15.24mm | 714g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764570595
  • 9780764570599
  • 1,416,626

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Forget the Shops: Getting a Feel for eBay. Chapter 1: Why eBay Is a Great Place to Buy and Sell. Chapter 2: Getting on the Gravy Train: Joining eBay. Chapter 3: Home Page Sweet Home Page. Chapter 4: My Own Private eBay. Part II: Are You Buying What They're Selling? Chapter 5: Seek and Ye Shall Find: Research. Chapter 6: Shopping on eBay: The Basics. Chapter 7: Power Bidding Strategies. Chapter 8: After You Win the Auction. Part III: Are You Selling What They're Buying? Chapter 9: Selling in Your Dressing Gown for Fun and Profit. Chapter 10: Time to Sell: Completing the Cyber Paperwork. Chapter 11: Hitting the eBay Shops. Chapter 12: Closing the Deal and Getting It Delivered. Chapter 13: Troubleshooting Your Auction. Chapter 14: Using Pictures and Strategies to Increase Your Profits. Part IV: Bells and Whistles: Special Features. Chapter 15: Privacy: Knowing Me, Knowing You (Ah ha). Chapter 16: eBay's Safety Centre. Chapter 17: The eBay Community: Getting Along with Other eBay Members. Chapter 18: Fun Stuff and Features. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Golden Rules for eBay Buyers and Sellers. Chapter 20: Ten (Or So) Programs and Services to Ease Your Way on eBay. Appendix A: Answers for the Fanatic: Finding More Stuff to Sell. Appendix B: Expanding Your eBay Business. Index.
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About Marsha Collier

Marsha Collier spends a good deal of time on eBay. She loves buying and selling (she's a PowerSeller) as well as meeting eBay users from around the world. As columnist, author of three best selling books on eBay, and guest lecturer at eBay University, she shares her knowledge of eBay with millions of online shoppers. Thousands of eBay fans also read her monthly newsletter, Cool eBay Tools, to keep up with changes on the site. Out of college, Marsha worked in fashion advertising for the Miami Herald and then as Special Projects Manager for the Los Angeles Daily News. Upon the birth of her daughter in 1984, she founded a home based advertising and marketing business. Her successful business, the Collier Company, Inc., was featured by Entrepreneur magazine in 1985, and in 1990, Marsha's company received the Small Business of the Year award from her California State Assemblyman and the Northridge Chamber of Commerce. Most of all, Marsha loves a great deal that's what drew her to eBay in 1996, and that's what keeps her busy on the site now. She buys everything from replacement toothbrush heads to parts for pool equipment to designer dresses. Marsha know how to work eBay, and in this book, she shares that knowledge with you. Jane Hoskyn has been a journalist for 13 years. After a number of years writing features for leading UK lifestyle magazines including FHM and Cosmopolitan, she joined IPC Media's Web User magazine as Features Editor. In 2003 Jane was named IPC Commissioning Editor of the Year, and a year later she returned to the successful freelance writing and editing career that spans publications from Woman & Home to Loaded.
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