5 Tips To Jumpstart Your Ebay Traffic And Profits
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There are many ways to make money online. One of the easiest ways to start (not that any ways are really easy) is by selling items on eBay. Many people today are making a living selling all types of products on eBay. With persistence and dedication, this is certainly possible for anyone.

Due to the fact that getting started and maintaining an eBay business is relatively simple, many people are seeking to make good money selling on this site. As a result, there is a great deal of competition, especially for popular items.

A question many people ask is, how can I ensure that my items will sell, and I can make a decent income on eBay? How can I bring more traffic to my listed items than those of the competition? I did some research, and found 5 common ideas that work best. These ideas are good for anyone, whether you are just starting out on eBay, or if you are experienced and looking to take the next step in your marketing efforts. I will also say that I have used these tips with my own auctions. I will be honest and tell you that I am not making hundreds of thousands of dollars yet. However, they have increased traffic to my auctions and have helped me maximize my profits.

Here are the 5 important steps:

1. It’s all about the title keywords – I have found that most people searching for items on eBay don’t do so by category listing. Instead, they use very specific search phrases. As a result, this will have a very high effect on whether you get the traffic you need to make a sale. It is important to focus on the most relevant key words and work from there. To help with this, eBay has several tools on their eBay Research Labs to help match relevant keywords with what you are trying to sell. You can also take a look at which keywords other successful sellers are using to help determine which ones to use.

2. Spell Correctly – This may seem obvious, but you will lose so many potential visitors (I am told up to 80%) if you have the slightest misspelling. You will also severely decrease potential profits because you won’t have a high amount of bids.

3. Offer free shipping – There is much debate in this area. However, I will say that as a buyer, this is sometimes the determining factor for me in choosing who to buy from. In my opinion it is more customer friendly, and can go further to gain the good graces of potential customers.

4. Deliberately plan your end times – It is a fact that most of the bids on your items will come in the last hours and minutes of your auction. Do you want that time to be when most people are asleep? Or do you want it to be during a prime viewing time? I think the answer is obvious, and you’ll want to make sure the end time is when you will have the maximum target audience.

5. Competitive pricing – This aspect takes some planning and calculating. You will want to offer your items at an attractive price that will still bring you maximum profit. This will take knowing your up-front costs, and other things like packaging, shipping, etc.

These tips may seem very basic to some of you. However, I will say that they go a long way in maximizing traffic to your listings and bringing maximum sales and profits. As mentioned earlier, I believe they can help the eBay beginner as well as the experienced seller.

I wish you the best in your eBay endeavors. If you are seeking further information and tips to jumpstart your eBay success, I recommend you check out this article….

Making Money on eBay

Here’s to your success : )


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