For those of you that are familiar with eBay it should come as no surprise that more of the world's Internet sales come through eBay than any other site. It hosts nearly 4 million auctions nearly everyday with over half a million items added every 24 hours.
Regular people are earning money on eBay every day and I don't just mean a bit of change here and there. Individuals are actually earning a full salary on eBay and it's easier than you think.
Of course the principle method to make money on eBay is to sell, sell, sell. You can sell pretty much anything on eBay books, toys, electrical goods, original works of art and the good old kitchen sink. Yes that's right you can make a few quid selling your old kitchen sink on eBay.
Most of us may have a few items lying about that we can sell on eBay for money, however selling your old books and CDs is not going to make you enough money to earn a full time salary. So I bet you're asking how can I make real money on eBay?
Well, there are in fact a number of methods you can use to make money on eBay depending on your circumstances and what works best for you.
There is of course the obvious method to making money on eBay other than unwanted gifts, buy a batch of cheap goods and sell these for a marked up price on eBay. The downside to selling products on eBay this way is the risk, storage requirements and initial capital required upfront. This is a problem as most people wishing to make money on eBay generally don't have money to put upfront or cannot afford to take the risk. Unfortunately the old saying goes, "It Takes Money To Make Money." This method for making money on eBay should not be for the faint hearted.
So what options are there for the average Joe like me and you to make money on eBay? Earning money on eBay is easier that you think. Here are just a couple ways to boost your income .
- Make profits from others mistakes - Fortunately many people can't spell or don't proofread their work. An English teacher's nightmare can be an eBayer's dream. Wrongly spelled items simply don't get seen, this is where you come in. You can buy these items at bottom price and re-advertise with the correct spelling. This method uses the simple formula:
Increased publicity = More bids = More $$$
But don't start trawling through eBay for spelling mistakes just yet! There are specialist search engines out there that can do all the hard work for you, sites such as Fatfingers.
- Digital product - There are a large number of digital products now available on the web such as software downloads, e books, mobile applications and many more. All you have to do is sell these through eBay and you will be making money in no time. There is no storage cost, no money to pay upfront and no need to mess about wrapping and shipping products. This is a no risk option, if your product doesn't sell then you won't be out of pocket making this ideal for the average Joe.
Remember high eBay feedback is key to earning an income through eBay!!!
Take it one step further and become a ‘Power Seller.' There are some individuals that earn $1000's monthly using more advanced methods. Why not learn from the experts?