Chapter 17.Organizing Your Packing and Shipping

One of the most labor-intensive parts of the entire eBay business process is packing the merchandise you’ve sold and getting it ready to ship. This is where smart eBay businesspeople really shine, by learning how to streamline their packing/shipping operations.

We discussed packing supplies back in Chapter 7, “Organizing Your Home Office”; you should review the advice in that chapter about setting up your in-home packing center. Assuming you have your packing center set up and ready to go, this chapter focuses on the mechanics of packing and shipping—and how you can become as efficient as possible at both.

Choosing a Shipping Method

You have a number of choices when it comes to shipping your package. ...

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