How to pack glass, ceramics, and Bakelite items so they reach their destination, unbroken. I have shipped around a dozen fragile items, so, while I’m not a pro at this, they’ve all arrived unbroken.
If you make a mistake in a post, and the buyer finds out the item was not what they expected, then they can report it and request a refund. Ebay will rule in the customer’s favor, because the “item was not as described.” INAD.
Here are three situations when I had an INAD:
- I went with the book Ebay catalog, and it was wrong.
- I sent the wrong thing.
- I made a listing error.
I just got busted by VeRO, for using a trademark on an item that wasn’t produced by the trademark’s owner, Lego. I was in the wrong, and they were well within their rights to report it. What is Ebay VeRO?
I wondered how the site makes money. I don’t have a clear answer, but do have some guesses, like: they don’t make money.
The Finnish Language Lot finally sold, to an international buyer, and I’ve packed the books up for delivery. This article explains packing books to weather the international trip, and learn a little bit about Media Mail (formerly known as Book Rate).
Here’s how I cleaned this grill pan.
Even when a Moen faucet has broken, you can clean the parts and reuse them if you replace it with the same faucet, or sell them as used parts. Continue reading “How to Clean the Parts and Fix the O-Ring Seals on a Moen Faucet”
I totally mispriced this item. I had three books, two of them Assembler Editor manuals, and this manual for Atari DOS 2. They all belong in the same category: Vintage Computing. The right way to list them was to use the DOS manual as bait. Continue reading “Listing Multiple Different Related Items in the Same Category”
I put together a short book about using Craigslist to give away stuff. It’s available on Kindle.