Chapter 19. How to Make Money as a Trading Assistant

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Setting Up Your Consignment Business

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Managing Your Consignment Business

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Promoting Your Business—and Finding New Clients

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Selling your own merchandise is only one way to make money on eBay. One of the newest types of eBay businesses exists to sell other people’s merchandise. These so-called eBay resellers or drop-off stores—officially known as eBay Trading Assistants—help non-eBay users sell their goods on eBay, by taking them on consignment and then reselling the items via normal eBay auction. The Trading Assistant handles the entire auction process, from taking photos and listing ...

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