Starting a Business on eBay.co.uk For Dummies covers all the essentials an eBay user or budding entrepreneur needs to start a money-making venture by trading on eBay.co.uk. It features straight-talking advice on every aspect of starting and growing a successful business, including; setting-up shop, running successful auctions, delivering goods, keeping customers happy, and maximising profits.
Your must-have guide to buying and selling on eBay Over 160 million buyers can't be wrong! That's how many people are buying on eBay, and that number only continues to grow. If you're an eBay beginner looking to find bargains or make money by selling, look no further than eBay For Dummies. Inside, you'll find all the tips and strategies you need to become a successful buyer or seller on the world's #2 e-commerce site. Written by Marsha Collier—who was one of the earliest sellers on eBay and one of their first elite 'PowerSellers'—this new edition offers the latest updates on eBay's selling tools, payment options, how to enhance your eBay experience through social media, and so much more. Buyers will discover how to find bargains, evaluate items, choose between bidding or buying outright, select the best shipping option, and close the deal. If you're a seller, there's a ton for you, too! You'll find tips on researching what to sell, creating effective listings, packing and shipping your items, and offering excellent customer service. Create an account and search for bargains Make extra money by selling items on eBay Master the art of packing and shipping items Use social media to build your eBay business Whether you want to buy like an expert or make money the eBay way, there's something for every aspiring eBay aficionado in this time-tested guide!
The gold standard for eBay users who want to get serious about selling Want to turn your eBay use into a steady revenue stream? Come to where everyone starts, with a copy of the latest edition of Starting an eBay Business For Dummies. EBay superstar author Marsha Collier packs the fourth edition of her mega-selling book with everything you need to know, from how to tap the explosive power of social media for promoting your business to the very latest on eBay?s fees and payment structure, how to maintain your own customer service center, ways to build an audience, and much more. Shows you how to lay the foundation for a business by setting up a store and reviews legal requirements and restrictions Helps you price and source your merchandise Explores how to attract an audience using social media through your own site Gives you a quick MBA in budgeting, money transactions, customer service, shipping, and more Offers insight on other sellers who have been successful on eBay and what you can learn from them Kick-start your eBay business and get profitable with this must-have guide from eBay superstar Marsha Collier.
Clear the clutter and make some cash! Selling items on eBay.com.au is the perfect way to declutter your home and make some money in the process. But getting the best price for your items isn’t always a cinch. This book provides plenty of tips and tricks for improving your listings, using the most suitable (and cost-effective) shipping methods, setting up an eBay store, using pictures to increase your profits, and finding more goods to sell.
Capture customers and sales with social media commerce Social media commerce is a booming industry. By using social networks in the context of e-commerce transactions, brands large and small are making their products more available and more convenient for customers. This one-of-a-kind guide introduces you to social media commerce and explains how you can use social media to provide better customer service, collect payments online, and build your customer base. Online marketing expert Marsha Collier helps you determine where you have the best opportunity to reach your market, which sites you should integrate with, and much more. Your customers are communicating with each other via social media; making purchasing opportunities available on social media sites adds convenience for your customer and opens up new sales opportunities This step-by-step guide explains social media commerce and shows what you can accomplish Helps you determine the sites where your business should have a presence Demonstrates how customers can help promote your brand as they recommend products and services to others on their social networks Author Marsha Collier is the undisputed expert on eBay and a recognized authority on social media marketing Social Media Commerce For Dummies helps you offer your customers better service while giving them the opportunity to share information about your product with their social media contacts.
Sell with confidence and share the secrets of the eBay elite Whether you want to turn clutter into cash, create a steady revenue stream or give up your job and start an eBay business, Making Money on eBay For Dummies, Australian Edition, is for you. This handy guide offers tips on everything from registering with eBay, sourcing items to sell and working out your fees, to automating your business and marketing to new and existing buyers. Source your items – discover goods close to home or through online wholesalers Create a killer listing – perfect your item titles and descriptions, and understand the importance of great images Set up an eBay Store – select your payment structure, design your store and market to your customers Choose the right shipping and packing options – compare carriers and ensure your packages arrive in one piece Deal with auction problems – end an auction early, negotiate feedback withdrawal and apply for a fee credit Take advantage of automation tools – manage repetitive parts of your business Join the eBay community – understand the role played by the Security Centre and seek advice from experienced users Open the book and find: Tips for choosing a User ID and password Advice on using the functions and reports available through your My eBay Pages Guidelines for what you can – and can't – sell How to block problem bidders Strategies to increase traffic to your listings Details of products, tools and services to help ease your way
Go from eBay beginner to eBay pro in no time! Whether you aim to browse, buy, sell, or open up your own eBay shop, this third edition of Britain's bestselling guide to eBay gets you up and running with everything you need to know. Fully updated and packed with new information on eBay apps, creating and running an eBay business, becoming a PowerSeller and much more, it covers every aspect of eBay.co.uk, from security issues and avoiding scams to making serious cash in your spare time or as a full-time eBay merchant. Get acquainted – from registering and setting up a homepage to organising eBay sales and communicating using the 'My eBay' page, you'll quickly feel right at home on eBay Bid and buy with confidence – discover how to search for and evaluate items, make bids and win auctions, or use the 'Buy It Now' option Sell like a pro – get the lowdown on how to choose and post items for sale, set prices and conduct auctions for maximum profits, as well as how to ship stuff and collect payments Keep the taxman happy – how to keep track of your earnings and comply with all the relevant tax rules and regulations, including the VAT Give your auctions pizzazz – get expert tips on how to spice up your auctions with pictures and graphics as well as links to other websites Stay safe and secure – learn everything you need to know about avoiding fraudsters, scammers and hackers and safeguarding your privacy and your identity Open the book and find: How to register and buy and sell on eBay Advice on bidding and winning eBay auctions Expert tips on choosing items to sell and picking the ideal auction time How to set up sale listings and monitor your transactions Tips for marketing your stuff on eBay The lowdown on avoiding cons and protecting your privacy Guidance on setting up an eBay business account How to open your own eBay shop Learn to: Make serious money selling your wares Bid, win and buy the easy way Build and expand your eBay business Stay safe on eBay.co.uk
A guide to the study of how and why you really make financial decisions While classical economics is based on the notion that people act with rational self-interest, many key money decisions—like splurging on an expensive watch—can seem far from rational. The field of behavioral economics sheds light on the many subtle and not-so-subtle factors that contribute to our financial and purchasing choices. And in Behavioral Economics For Dummies, readers will learn how social and psychological factors, such as instinctual behavior patterns, social pressure, and mental framing, can dramatically affect our day-to-day decision-making and financial choices. Based on psychology and rooted in real-world examples, Behavioral Economics For Dummies offers the sort of insights designed to help investors avoid impulsive mistakes, companies understand the mechanisms behind individual choices, and governments and nonprofits make public decisions. A friendly introduction to the study of how and why people really make financial decisions The author is a professor of behavioral and institutional economics at Victoria University An essential component to improving your financial decision-making (and even to understanding current events), Behavioral Economics For Dummies is important for just about anyone who has a bank account and is interested in why—and when—they spend money.
Discover the best approaches for making business decisions Today's business leaders have to face the facts—you can't separate leadership from decision making. The importance of making decisions, no matter how big or small, cannot be overstated. Decision Making For Dummies is a candid resource that helps leaders understand the impact of their choices, not only on business, but also on their credibility and reputation. Designed for managers, business owners, and anyone else who makes tough decisions on a daily basis, this guide helps you figure out if the decisions you're making are the right ones. In addition to helping you explore how to evaluate your choices, Decision Making For Dummies covers ways to receive support for decision making, delves into various decision-making styles, reviews the importance of sifting through data and information, and includes information on ways to engage others and make decisions collectively. Being in charge can be challenging, but with this guide, you don't have to go it alone. Discusses the effects of decision making and outlines the considerations that must be made to gain trust and confidence Demonstrates ways to communicate particularly sensitive decisions, and offers approaches for making bold decisions that challenge the status quo Delves into the risks and benefits of certain decisions, and shows readers the best ways to evaluate choices Outlines smart strategies for engaging others and drawing them into the decision-making process Crucial decisions need to be made every day in the business world, so there's no time to waste. Make Decision Making For Dummies your primary resource for learning to choose your actions wisely and confidently.
The only comprehensive, official guide to buying and earning money on eBay Australia Written by an eBay insider with more than ten years of experience with the company, The New eBay guides you through the very basics to the more complicated—from a brief history of eBay itself to simple site navigation to every complexity of buying and selling. Whether you just want to earn a few dollars on the side or turn your hobby into a full-time business, this book explains it all. Written in clear, user-friendly language backed by simple step-by-step instructions and helpful screen grabs from the site, the book covers everything first-timers need to know and all the secrets experienced sellers wish they knew. The first complete official guide for eBay Australia written by a company insider Covers such topics as finding items and bidding on them, pricing and listing items for sale, accepting payments, tracking sales, logistics, customer service, and more Perfect for every eBay user, from part-timers to serious sellers who want to build a profitable business, The New eBay is the ideal guide for anyone who wants to get the most out of the world's most popular shopping and selling site.
The easy way to eat vegetarian on campus Vegetarianism is growing rapidly, and young adults?including college students?are leading the charge as more and more of them discover the many benefits to adopting a vegetarian lifestyle. However, there are limited resources for budget-conscious students to keep a vegetarian diet. Student's Vegetarian Cookbook For Dummies offers the growing population of vegetarian students with instruction and recipes for fast and fun vegetarian cooking. Personalized for students, it comes with quick-fix recipes, a variety of creative meal ideas, and money-saving tips. Plain-English explanations of cooking techniques and nutritional information More than 100 recipes for making vegetarian dishes that are quick, easy, and tasty Budget-conscious shopping tips When dining halls are inadequate and restaurants become too expensive, Student's Vegetarian Cookbook For Dummies has you covered!
Tired of the 9-to-5 grind and want a way to earn or to supplement your income? Easy. The media has named the growing trend toward micro-entrepreneurship «the Rise of the Creative Class,» «the Gig Life,» or «the freelance economy.» All of those refer to the nearly 4 million workers who were self-employed this past year, and millions of others who currently supplement their income with freelance work. While the trend has been spotted before, there's one stark difference between micro-entrepreneurs today and the «Free Agent Nation» citizens of the late '90s: technology. Micro-Entrepreneurship For Dummies shows you how to navigate this confusing technological landscape in order to make a contributable profit. Micro-Entrepreneurship For Dummies aids you in making the best use of micro-entrepreneurial platforms, with helpful advice that includes information on signing up for and selling products on websites such as Airbnb, Craigslist, Taskrabbit, Uber, and Etsy. Micro-enterprise, using online platforms to sell products or services,??is a proven way to earn extra money and supplement household income In today's struggling economy, the importance of self-run businesses and small enterprise is growing as more people take lower-paying jobs and need a little extra spending money Shows you how to sign up for and sell products online Micro-Entrepreneurship For Dummies appeals to anyone looking to earn or supplement their income from home.
100 simple, easy-to-use health checks for your eBay business Storefront businesses are popping up across Australia, while many traditional businesses are tapping into eBay as a new sales channel. Other than eBay, what do the owners of all these businesses have in common? They're busy running their businesses and they need smart and easy tips on how to boost their business operations. Now, with Check 100, eBay expert Todd Alexander offers a simple list of 100 quick health checks that will help owners of small- and medium-size businesses optimise and maximise their eBay profits. It's easy to read and packed with just the facts and guidance you need to run a successful, profitable eBay business. Topics covered include business planning, sourcing and listing products, building a brand, customer service, logistics, marketing, preparing for the future, and more. Presents a simple, easy-to-implement must-do tips for ensuring you're running your business as efficiently and effectively as possible Covers every step required for operating an eBay business Shows you how to implement each step, why you should implement it and how to measure the impact on your eBay business Written by Todd Alexander, Australia's top eBay expert and the author of The New eBay For small business owners and independent eBay sellers, Check 100 presents fast, straight-to-the-point guidance that will turn potential into profits.
Want to take control of your finances once and for all? Managing Your Money All-in-One For Dummies combines expert money management with personal finance tips. From credit cards and insurance to taxes, investing, retirement, and more, seven mini-books show you how to improve your relationship with money – no matter your age or stage of life. This easy-to-understand guide shows you how to assess your financial situation, calculate debt, prepare a budget, trim spending, boost your income, and improve your credit score. You’ll find ways to run a money-smart household, reduce waste, and cut medical and transportation expenses as you tackle your debt head-on and develop good saving habits. You’ll even get help choosing the right mortgage and avoiding foreclosure, saving for college or retirement, and determining your home-, car-, and life insurance needs. Discover how to: Take charge of your finances Manage home and personal finances Lower your taxes and avoid tax audits Plan a budget and scale back on expenses Deal with debt and negotiate with creditors Save and invest safely for college or retirement Protect your money and assets from fraud and identity theft Ensure a comfortable retirement Plan your estate and safeguard a will or trust Managing Your Money All-in-One For Dummies brings you seven great books for the price of one. Can you think of a better way to start managing your money wisely?
Want to have a wonderful wedding away from home? Destination Weddings For Dummies is your all-in-one guide to getting married out of town, giving you savvy tips on everything from making travel arrangements to hiring vendors to dressing the wedding party. Fron Vegas to the Vatican, this hands-on, practical resource helps you arrange a unique, unforgettable wedding anywhere in the world. Focusing on the various ways you can use the Internet in your planning, Destination Weddings For Dummies is filled with Web tips, shortcuts, and URLs, as well as instructions for creating your own digital wedding planner. You’ll see how to establish a realistic wedding budget and get your friends and family on board. Then, you’ll choose the perfect location; from Europe to the tropics to the open sea, we’ve done the scouting for you! You’ll also discover how to: Get married legally around the world Know who, when, and how to invite Create your own destination wedding Web site and blog Fit all the basics into your budget— from flowers and catering to the rings, photography, and music Hire wedding pros from a distance Decide on your ceremony’s style Dress the bride, groom, and the wedding party Communicate your plans to invited guests Compare wedding packages Save money on travel arrangements Test-drive your destination wedding site Organize fun wedding activities Handle various wedding emergencies If money is no object, you'll also see how to host a blowout wedding and make a splash when you splurge. Whether it’s a small, intimate ceremony in a Hawaiian garden or a large gathering on a yacht in the Mediterranean, Destination Weddings For Dummies is all you need to get married anywhere you choose with ease and in style!