I played around with Free Shipping for my listings… and I’m going back to charging the actual shipping. Maybe I’ll add a little handling fee. Ebay pushes sellers to offer free shipping, but I’m just not feeling it’s helping make sales.
I shop at “the bins” or Goodwill’s outlet system. This is a mixture of new donations and leftovers from the retail stores that didn’t get sold. It’s like the “last stop” before the stuff gets bundled up for sale in the Global South.
You don’t need to buy a “store” level membership.
This is the second in a series about postal rates and Ebay. Regional rate priority mail boxes aren’t well known, but they are a lower-cost, priority mail option that can save you money.
It seems like several vloggers have videos explaining this, and instagrammers are also doing it. Here’s a blog version. I’m going to explain a bit about how to attack the problem of understanding postage rates, without getting too deep in the particulars.
How to price low, but avoid using free shipping because it had hurt you.
How to set up to start selling on Ebay.
I have a super-cheap setup. Under $50. Here’s a quick snapshot. It looks almost “pro”. Continue reading “Cheap Photo Studio Setup for White Backgrounds”
If you have a lot of stuff, you can help yourself by selling your stuff on Ebay.
Ebay gives you 50 FREE listings per month.
I came across a thread of Ebay customers complaining about how fragile items are shipped in padded mailers. I feel their pain – that doesn’t seem right. Continue reading “Shipping Fragile Items”