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eBay Business All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Marsha Collier

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Chapter 1: Going Pro with eBay's Selling Manager

In This Chapter

  • Signing up for free
  • Understanding Selling Manager features
  • Sending invoices
  • Tracking your payments
  • Relisting the easy way
  • Downloading reports

Once the selling bug has bitten you, it's a natural transition to go from listing a few items a month to 50 or more. And that, dear reader, means you are officially running an eBay business. Congratulations! There's a good and a bad side to this increase. The good is that you're making considerably more money than you did before signing up with eBay. The bad? It's time to start investing in some tools to keep your business professional. This chapter gets you started with some of the best available tools.

The first tool that can help smooth your transition makes the process of running eBay sales consistent — Selling Manager. The next step is Selling Manager Pro; I talk about the differences later in this chapter.

Book III gets into eBay's free Turbo Lister program (it gets your items on the site and saves the listings for future use). As with Turbo Lister, Selling Manager and Selling Manager Pro are a suite of tools for managing your selling business from your My eBay page on any device (as long as it is Internet connected). eBay gives you this tool for free, but you've got to request it — and I tell you how to do that in this chapter. I also tell you how to navigate Selling Manager (as well as the Pro version) to find the tools you need to manage your eBay business.

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