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America's official eBay Ambassador shares his humor, know-how, and matchless eBay expertise in this authoritative guide geared to both the beginning bidder and seller, as well as the professional entrepreneur.
Whether it's just a desire to make some extra money, buy the latest set of golf clubs, or start a new business, eBay is the best online destination. With a community of more than forty-six million people around the work every day, eBay is the world's online marketplace.
In this definitive resource, ultimate eBay insider Jim Griffith-also known as Griff-tells readers everything they need to know to become successful online buyers and sellers. In this indispensable manual-completely authorized by eBay and featuring the latest formats, screens, protocols, and etiquette-the eBay Guru of online auctions provides a comprehensive blueprint for:
o Navigating the Web site
o Placing a bid
o Putting items up for sale
o Setting up your own successful eBay business
o Tricks of the trade from successful eBay buyers and sellers
o Strategies for safe, secure, hassle-free eBay buying and selling
o Tips and shortcuts for even the most technologically challenged
o Case studies and success stories of people whose lives have been changed by eBay
For first-time users or online pros, The Official eBay Bible teaches people how to swap and shop with the best of them.
"Griffin dexterously walks readers through the site, with impressive practical know-how....His book is clear, simple and well organized, and while there are many personal observations, they don't obstruct the instructional material....The depth of Griffith's commonsense knowledge and the clarity of his writing will be worthwhile to anyone with a personal interest in eBay." Publishers Weekly
America's official eBay ambassador shares his expertise in this authoritative guide for both the beginning online bidder and seller. Here, "Griff" explains the latest formats, screens, protocols, and etiquette of online auctions. Photos & illustrations.
About the Author
Jim "Griff" Griffith became eBay's first customer support representative while working out of his own studio in West Rutland, Vermont. Within two years, he helped build a customer support team with over forty representatives across the U.S. In 1999 as manager of eBay Customer Support Training, he helped train nearly all of the 500 employees who now work at eBay's first official Customer Support Center in Utah. Today, he holds the unique position of "eBay Ambassador," traveling across the country and teaching eBay University seminars.