New sellers on Ebay may not be aware that some customers are crooks. We generally think that it’s the businesses that rip off the customer, but it can go the other way around. Beware, and be prepared. Continue reading “A Few Common Ebay Scams by Buyers Against Sellers”
How to take photos of products so they appear to float on a pure white background. I discuss techniques for a few different cameras with limited features, using natural light (not studio gear).
I used four cameras, ranging from expensive to inexpensive: iPhone (expensive), Samsung Galaxy Avant (386T1) (inexpensive used), Fujifilm XF1 (moderate used), and Nikon Coolpix S570 (inexpensive used).
I found a pair of Pepe Jeans at the thrift, and was pretty excited, because I’d never seen them before, anywhere. I did a quick lookup on the ebay app, and they were selling well, at a pretty good price, so I bought them. After washing it, I was so bummed out. The rear leather tag was all crackled: Continue reading “Counterfeit Pepe Jeans”
Someone on Reddit had a SO with a lot of colletible action figures, and an idea to start selling them for profit. This was my answer, explaining how I think about selling and space issues. It’s been edited a bit.
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 put up a Facebook ad for an Ebay auction for a Buckethead CD. It eventually sold, but not because of the ad.
An explanation about how to use the Facebook Pixel feature to help FB figure out optimized ad placement. This was for an Ebay auction for a Buckethead CD.
This site moved from declutter69.wordpress.com to declutter69.com, my own WordPress server, and things are looking better. This overview explains the motivations, and results after a few days. Continue reading “Moving to My Own WordPress Server: Motivations and SEO Results”
Can Amazon be used to further your efforts to declutter and dehoard your home or office? Can it be profitable? Will you get rich off your bookcases?
Short answer: probably not. Keep reading to find out other ways to potentially turn your books into cash, or something valuable. Continue reading “Can You Make Money Decluttering by Selling Books on Amazon in 2017?”