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My Ebay for Seniors (My...)by Michael Miller
Synopses & Reviews
While eBay gained initial fame as an online auction site for rare and collectible items, it has long since evolved into a thriving online marketplace for all types of goods – and all types of users. Today, eBay is the world’s largest online marketplace, with more than $67 billion worth of merchandise sold in 2012, which translates into $2100 in sales every second.
My eBay for Seniors contains all the information today’s 55-and-older audience needs to both buy and sell on the eBay site. The book covers basic eBay operations with seniors’ needs in mind, focusing on those functions and categories most-used by older consumers – and on avoiding eBay-related scams targeted at the senior demographic. From getting to know eBay and shopping safely to selling, packaging, and shipping to collecting payment and dealing with disputes, Miller clearly walks the reader from beginning to end on using eBay. Seventeen chapters describe the basics down to the nitty gritty of buying and selling on eBay, and doing so successfully and safely. This full-color book is organized so that readers can quickly find the answers to their questions without reading every page.
For any senior who is downsizing or acquiring, My eBay for Seniors holds the answers.
Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do
Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most
Large, full-color, close-up photos show you exactly what to do
Common-sense help whenever you run into problems
Tips and notes to help you do even more
Over the years, you’ve learned a lot. Now, learn eBay!
We’ve identified the eBay skills you need to find bargains on great items, shop safely online, and sell your own stuff on eBay.
Our crystal-clear instructions respect your smarts but never assume you’re an expert. Big, colorful photos on nearly every page make this book incredibly easy to read and use!
About the Author
Michael Miller is a prolific and popular writer of more than 150 nonfiction books and is known for his ability to explain complex topics to everyday readers. He writes about a variety of topics, including technology, business, and music. His best-selling books for Que include My Windows 8.1 PC for Seniors, My Facebook for Seniors, Absolute Beginner’s Guide to eBay, and Selling Your Crafts Online: With Etsy, eBay, and Pinterest. Worldwide, his books have sold more than one million copies.
Find out more at the author’s website: www.molehillgroup.com
Follow the author on Twitter: molehillgroup
Table of Contents
1. Getting to Know eBay – for Seniors
2. Shopping Safely on eBay
3. Browsing and Searching for Bargains
4. Buying Fixed-Price Items
5. Buying Items on Auction
6. Understanding eBay’s Selling Fees
7. Preparing Items for Sale
8. Downsizing via eBay
9. Selling One-of-a-Kind Items on Auction
10. Selling Commodity Items at a Fixed Price
11. Accepting Payments with PayPal
12. After the Sale – Concluding the Transaction and Leaving Feedback
13. Packaging and Shipping the Items You Sell
14. Dealing with Deadbeats and Disputes
15. Managing Your eBay Activity with My eBay
16. Managing Your Personal Presence on eBay
17. Using eBay on Your Mobile Phone or Tablet
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