Chapter 15. Using Pictures in Your Listings

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Take a Picture—Or Make a Scan

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Edit the Image File

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Upload Your Image File to the Internet—Or Use eBay Picture Services

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A picture in your listing greatly increases the chances of actually selling your item—and also increases the average price you will receive.

Adding a picture to your listing is a fairly easy process. Basically, you have to work through the following three steps:

  1. Take a digital photo of your item.

  2. Edit the image file so that it looks pretty.

  3. Upload your image file to a server somewhere on the Internet or use eBay’s Picture Services.

We’ll look at each of these steps individually, ...

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