8. Once the Auction Begins, There’s No Time to Rest

I enjoy watching our auctions more than my eBay Maniac. Perhaps it’s the innate shopper in me. Watching your auctions can be fun. The reason? You’re making money! Cha-ching! Most auction bidding activity takes place in the final hours of an auction. Throughout your auction’s duration, you’ll watch from your My eBay page all your eBay activity. You’ll be thrilled when you see bids begin to appear. On some of the hotter items, the bids might begin early and furiously.

I used to worry when an auction wouldn’t show a bid for several days. I learned not to fret because that happens, and it doesn’t portend the future; most bidding takes place in an auction’s final hours.

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