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The Christmas holiday season is usually one of the most profitable times of the year for most retailers. The same can be said for eBay sellers. Selling of goods and services on eBay is generally a seasonal business for most people. This however, does not mean that sales cannot be made throughout the rest of the year, or that traders should only prepare to sell on a particular season. Rather, it simply means that majority of the sales are made during the Christmas and New Year festivities, and the prices for these eBay products and services are generally high during this season benefitting the sellers.

For most people, the Christmas season is not just the time of the year for them to get everything they ever wanted to have, it is also a time when they get a lot of things they really don't want either! Such people view eBay as an avenue for selling and disposing the items they don't want and to make some extra cash out of it.

Another unavoidable side effect of the holiday festivities is gift giving. There are many people who end up with presents they don't really want. The most popular time to find fairer prices on eBay is immediately after Christmas as people tend to get rid of the Christmas presents that they don't really require.

So many products are returned after Christmas making the stores flooded with returns. Selling these unwanted gifts on eBay is another way of making money as there is a good chance that people might not want everything that they have received for Christmas. Also, there is probably a chance that returning these items might be difficult. You might make more money than a return depending on the deal that a person who purchased the gift.

Buyers can take advantage of the sales made during the Christmas seasons. Many places cut their prices drastically to get rid of inventory. One can save a lot of money if they shop during these times.

Another way of taking advantage of the sales and making extra money is by buying and reselling. A seller can go out and find after Christmas deals, purchase some inventory and resale the same online. EBay is a perfect example of online avenues where this resale can be made. However, it is advisable to work out a strategy such as checking the papers to see what products or services are being discounted, then checking online to see how much the item is going for, and then factoring in some profits.

The number one item to sell is 'exercise' related items. Exercise related stuffs sell very well since many people will try to lose weight after such holidays. New trendy exercise equipment that is small in size and portable will fetch the biggest profit margin.

When the Christmas rush is over, sales usually begins to pick up and continues during the cold and chilly weather. Sellers should keep on listing their items throughout Christmas Season and take advantage of the high prices they can get.

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