Choosing The Best Payment Methods For Online Auctions

June 30th, 2013 by admin

Online auctions are a popular way to bring buyers and sellers together. You can often get deep discounts on items found at online auctions. You can even buy a new car or real estate at these auctions. Choose the best payment method for online auctions that does not put your security at risk. You should use PayPal or a credit card instead of your debit card that is associated with your checking account. It is important that you report a problem with your item as soon as you Read the rest of this entry »

How To Attract Many Potential Online Auction Buyers

May 6th, 2013 by admin

Many people use online auction sites to make extra money, but others use auction sites as a main source of income. Whatever your reasons for exploring online auctions, your success depends greatly on your ability to attract a lot of potential buyers. Without anyone looking at your auction, you’ve simply wasted your time.

To make sure you get as many potential buyers looking at your auction as possible, the first thing you’ll want to do is train yourself to create great keywords. If you’re used to thinking in complete sentences and proper grammar, creating great keywords Read the rest of this entry »

Which Online Auction Site Will Treat You Right?

December 10th, 2012 by admin

When you are looking to spend money, you don’t want the run-around. When competing in an online auction with an Internet connection like one from, you want to make sure you are getting the best deals, while getting great support, security and reliability. Which online auction sites can you count on?

Obviously, one of the most popular and well-known auction sites is eBay. As far as reliability and security go, eBay is one of the best online auctions around. EBay features a huge range of categories, so bidders can easily navigate toward the items they have an interest in. However, eBay does feature some selling fees that are higher than other online auction sites. has no fees for buyers or sellers, making it convenient for everyone using the site. The only inconvenience might be that you have to put up with advertisements, which other online auction sites might not have. Like eBay, on Webstore you can browse by category. You can also browse by city to get a more localized experience. Sellers on Webstore also keep 100 of their profits.

Sites that have fallen victim to billing, refund, warranty and collection fees include ePier, a free marketplace. The selection, navigation and setup on ePier is not as user-friendly as other online auction sites, making it one to be wary of.

The Proper Online Auction Buying Etiquette

June 1st, 2012 by admin

Buying from an online auction is greatly different from making a purchase at a brick and mortar store. There is a certain etiquette that is commonly followed and is greatly appreciated by the seller and the online auction community that you are a part of.

One of the first rules is to ask any questions that you may have before placing your initial bid. If you are allergic to smoke or pet hair, feel free to ask the seller Read the rest of this entry »

The Proper Online Auction Selling Etiquette

May 29th, 2012 by admin

Anyone has access to online auction sites, but in order to keep buying and selling a pleasurable experience it is necessary to understand and follow some simple etiquette. When selling on an online auction site, always be honest, even if there is a little imperfection with your item that won’t deter buyers; however, dishonesty will. For example if you are selling a used MP3 player and it has a slight scratch on it. Mention it to the buyer, they will probably not even Read the rest of this entry »

How To Improve Your Online Auction Earnings

May 27th, 2012 by admin

If you have started seeing success from your online auctions, then you are probably wondering how to improve your auction earnings. The excitment from your first few sales can be overwhelming and make you want to list more and more items. There are a couple of things that you may want to avoid in order to keep your earnings greater than your losses.

If you have a listing that is doing very well and you have more of Read the rest of this entry »

The Best Times To Start An Online Auction

May 25th, 2012 by admin

Many people do not think about the timing of their online auctions, but timing can be everything when it comes to turning the best profit. Since many popular online auction sites are set up so that your auction will end at the same time of day that it was started, you should understand that timing is everything. Most bidders will wait to bid on your auction until the last minute, so you want the last hour or so of your auction to be at the most beneficial time.

It is best to Read the rest of this entry »

Five Tips To Know About Starting An Online Auction

May 23rd, 2012 by admin

Recently the economy has been a challenging place for anyone to obtain a job and keep it, but with sites that offer you online auctions, you can sell any type of product around your house or that you pick up from a random garage sale and make a turn around profit on them.

There are five distinct tips to know when starting an online auction or auction store. The first is your direct audience. If you have a set audience such as women in their early thirties or late twenties, then your best bet would be to Read the rest of this entry »