Chapter 25. Opening a Trading Assistant Business

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How to Become an eBay Trading Assistant

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Setting Up Shop—And Setting Prices

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Running Your Trading Assistant Business

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If you want to become a high-volume eBay seller, you have to find a steady stream of merchandise to sell—more than what you have stashed away in the attic or garage. Many eBay sellers purchase merchandise for resale from liquidation or wholesale sites, but this isn’t the only way to go. That’s because it’s possible to become a high-volume seller by selling other people’s stuff, as an eBay Trading Assistant.

A Trading Assistant is, quite simply, a consignment reseller. ...

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