How do you research your eBay merchandise before listing it? Do you watch other ebayers, use Terapeak, or scan the completed listings? Jay and Mikey discuss what tools they like to use, don’t use and would really like someone to invent. Figuring out price and keywords is definitely an art. Learn more about it in the episode.
Mikey sold some real animal bones for some real dough on his eBay store!
Jay and Mikey discuss what’s going in their stores and the eBay world at large this week. Jay went on vacation and sold some stuff while thrifting in Florida. Mikey and Wendy broke 1,000 items in their store. Jay and Mikey are now interested in the extreme early retirement scene. Jay talks about living without health insurance after cutting his hand. eBay is still fighting the online sales tax, but just how will that work out? Tune in to learn more.
eBay as a lifestyle allows us a lot of freedom. We get to do other things like grow food!
Wendy and Mikey talk about what it’s like living the eBay scavengers lifestyle. Sitting on the beach, but still selling stuff. Visiting new places and having the perfect excuse to explore a city through yard sales. Living in the waste stream can be extremely fun, satisfying and profitable.
Even selling stuff that’s broken can be a success on eBay. Full disclosure is the key!
Mikey and Wendy get real honest about what they should keep and what they should sell on eBay when they open their tool shed and it’s filled up to the hilt. So far, so good- they’ve been selling tools, even broken ones, for a good profit. That’s the beauty of eBay, it’s one of the best recycling resources in the world.
Hey, I’m hanging at the beach, but my eBay store is still selling!
Jay and Ryanne talk about what it is to live the eBay lifestyle. Always on the hunt, always scavenging, but also always selling. Even when we travel to look for cool stuff, visit family or do freelance work, our store is open and ready for business.
This episode brought to you by all sizes of Sharpie markers. I’ve recently bought the Sharpie Magnum and it’s brilliant at covering print on old boxes for shipping.
eBay’s Global Shipping Program- only time will tell if it helps our customers.
Jay and Ryanne discuss one of the biggest topics of their ebay store this week- eBay’s new Global Shipping program. Will it help or hurt their business? Only time will tell.
This episode brought to you by all types of shoe polish. We mentioned cleaning and polishing about 200+ pairs of shoes this last week. These are the tools to do it!
Might look like trash to some, but these are essentials for ebay packing.
Packing is an acquired skill. You quickly learn that if sold items reach your customers in broken pieces that you need to change your packing techniques. Wendy and Ryanne explain how they use their favorite packing materials and offer many tips to newbs on becoming a master packer.
Our eBay stores are rocking the owl hangings and very Euro moped helmets. Mikey likes it.
Every week stuff sells and there are stories behind it. Wendy explains how she filled her car for $5 and sold some high end helmets and boots. Ryanne’s selling lamps, owls, sweaters and shoes. They both had to show some restraint on talking about packing techniques as that is the topic for episode 10.
Cool sales of old license plates, designer clothes and records in our eBay stores.
Wendy and Jay catch up on what is happening on their stores this week. This episode includes stories about brittle records, big vintage fabric rolls and tortoise shells used as currency.