Chapter 2

Let’s Do It! Signing Up on eBay


Bullet Using eBay’s lingo

Bullet Getting personal about privacy

Bullet Identifying with User IDs and passwords

Bullet Learning the ropes (eBay rules and regs)

You’ve no doubt figured out that you sign in to eBay electronically, which means that you don’t really sign on the dotted line. Nowadays, the art of scrawling your signature has become as outdated as CRT monitors (although you can still get these old-school monitors on eBay if you’re feeling nostalgic).

Compared to finding a parking space during the holidays, signing up for eBay is easy-peasy. The toughest thing you have to do is type your email address correctly (and if you’re like me, that can sometimes be a challenge).

In this chapter, you find out everything you need to know about registering on eBay. You get tips on what information you have to disclose and what you should keep to yourself. Don’t worry — this is an open-book test. You don’t need to memorize state capitals, the periodic table, or even multiplication tables. (Whew.)

Registering on eBay

You won’t have to wear your name on ...

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