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If you want to start an eBay business, you may have asked yourself how do I commence selling on eBay? Right? The Internet offers you a wealth of information on how to begin an eBay business. In fact, too much information. I will try to pinpoint the most important information here as well as refer you to the resources that I have used.

I have been selling on eBay (as well as buying) for 10 plus years. I have become educated about a lot of "how to sell on eBay" methods. I have found out what the better sellers on eBay are. There are "selling on eBay tutorials" that I have used. Some great some not so much. I acknowledge the better time to start out as well as end an auction sale. I know what price-point to begin my auctions as well.

Before I mention anything else I have to mention Skip McGrath: the King of eBay. I love his information and you can't go wrong with his resources. Him and his wife have been in the business of starting businesses on eBay for 20 plus years.

If you already have the knowledge of what you are going to sell you are ahead of the game. If not, commence by looking around your house and sell products you no longer need. Toys your kids no longer play with, a collection of some sort that is just gathering dust, do you have some old quilts? Just about anything sells on eBay.

To be a successful eBay seller you need to be able to take a good picture of your item and describe it accurately. Creating a good listing is the key to success. Once you have your item you are going to sell, it is pretty straightforward on how to set up your account and begin selling. EBay has a standard template that walks you through all the steps. Just don't be tempted to buy all the bells and whistles they are going to try and offer you while setting up your item to sell. Simple is better and this will only take away from your earnings.

There are also services out there that will help you produce a professional looking listing. Most of these sites are reasonably priced. I have used Auctiva myself and have had good success with it.

By the way, Skip McGrath also has books available that you can check out at the library. I recommend doing this so you have information on hand while creating your listing. That is how I started out.

Once you have posted your listing you can sit back and wait the 7 days, the better amount of time I believe to time your auction sale, and watch it sell. You are now on your way to begin selling on eBay.

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