Starting an eBay Business For Canadians For Dummies
Starting an eBay Business For Canadians For Dummies covers the essentials an eBay user or budding entrepreneur needs to start a moneymaking venture by trading on eBay. Readers will discover not only the essentials of maximizing profits on eBay, but also how to run a smart eBay-based business. Topics include:
- Setting up basic auctions
- Building a store
- Choosing what to sell
- Setting good prices
- Stocking your storeroom
- Dealing with sales taxes
- Shipping domestically and internationally
Canadians selling on eBay deal with many unique concerns which will be addressed in this adapted best-seller.
Part I: Getting Serious about eBay.
Chapter 1: Using eBay to Launch Your Business.
Chapter 2: The Finer Points of eBay Selling.
Chapter 3: Cool eBay Tools.
Chapter 4: Practising Safe Selling.
Chapter 5: Your Very Own eBay Store.
Part II: Setting Up Shop.
Chapter 6: Stocking the Store.
Chapter 7: Knowing the Value of What You're Selling.
Chapter 8: Establishing a Base of Operations: Your Web Site.
Part III: Business Is Business — No Foolin' Around!
Chapter 9: Software Built for Online Auctions.
Chapter 10: Dollars and Sense: Budgeting and Marketing Your Auctions.
Chapter 11: Jazzing Up Your Auctions.
Chapter 12: Providing Excellent Customer Service.
Chapter 13: When the Money Comes Rolling In.
Chapter 14: Getting It from Your Place to Theirs.
Part IV: Your eBay Back Office.
Chapter 15: Going Legit.
Chapter 16: Practising Safe and Smart Record-Keeping.
Chapter 17: Building an eBay Back Office.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Successful (and Happy) eBay Sellers and Their Stories.
Chapter 19: Ten Other Places to Move Merchandise.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: The Hows and Whys of a Home Network.
Bill Summers (Kitchener, ON) ventured into the world of eBay selling almost six years ago. With an initial thousand-dollar investment, he turned his venture into a full-time business within months. Currently, he is an eBay PowerSeller (sales over $1000/month) under two selling Ids and is Canada’s leading Education Specialist trained by eBay.