11. Don’t Skimp When You Ship

My eBay Maniac agrees that the biggest benefit I brought into our family’s eBay business relates to wrapping and shipping. I first made it a requirement that we set aside a dedicated shipping area with a table we only use for shipping and a standalone rack used to hold the packing supplies. We don’t really have enough room for a large, dedicated shipping area, but we did the best we could and it’s now much easier to get things shipped out.

In addition to setting aside the shipping area, I researched packaging methods so we can be better assured that our buyers get what they want without breakage. Because wrapping and mailing was my primary job when I first began helping, and it still is one of my major areas of expertise ...

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