The Collector's Guide to eBay

The Collector's Guide to eBay

by Greg Holden


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Thrive in the collectibles market on eBay--as a buyer and a seller. This essential guide explains how to find rare items and reap huge profits. You’ll learn to establish yourself on eBay as a prominent collector in your field, assess the value of your collection, open an eBay store, and strategically bid on items to win auctions. Collectibles remains eBay’s strongest category with millions of active collectors trading every day--so get in the game and turn your collection into a money-making enterprise.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072257663
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Pages: 407
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.33(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: Collecting: Basic Information

1 Exploring the New Collectors’ Paradise: eBay!

2 eBay for Buyers: A One-Hour Primer

3 eBay for Sellers: A One-Hour Primer

4 The eBay Collectors’ Community

Part II: Shopping and Collecting

5 Treasure Hunting on eBay

6 Collecting Around the World

7 Buying at Live Auctions

Part III: Selling Collectibles

8 Images, Presentation, and Marketing

9 Strategies for Serious Collectors

10 Expanding Your eBay Sales Options

11 Acquiring Collectibles: Payment and Shipping

Part IV: Advanced Collectors’ Options

12 Appraising Your Collectibles on eBay and the Web

13 Automating Your Sales

14 Starting an eBay Collectors’ Group

15 Collecting Your Financial and Tax Data

Appendix A Top 10 eBay Frauds to Avoid

Appendix B eBay Collectors’ Lingo

Appendix C Collectors’ Resources on the Web

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