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Hi, I have been buying and selling collectible toys and trains for years. I built this site so I can share my collectible buying and selling strategies with others. Since then, the focus has broadened to include eBay auction information.

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Summaries of recent Antiques, Collectibles and eBay articles:

Getting Repeat Ebay Buyers
Repeat buyers are less likely to cause problems, are easier to deal with and because they are comfortable with you, are likely to spend more money. Here are a few things you can do to get more repeat eBay buyers.

The IWantCollectibles Guide to Ebay Sales
Are you getting top dollar in your auctions? Are you new to eBay and want to get started the right way? The IWantCollectibles Guide to Ebay Sales is for you.

Ebay Protections for Buyers and Sellers
Ebay provides protections for buyers and sellers. This article contains a stories about eBay sales gone awry to explain how these protections work from a seller's point of view.

eBay Sniper Program Review
Sniping auctions is when you wait until the last few seconds of an auction to bid. Being an auction sniper can save you considerable money because you don't have to worry about another bidder coming in and bidding the auction up. This article covers snipeing and reviews sniper programs. Updated Feb. 2020.

You Are Missing Out On eBay Fee Credits
Last month I found out I'd been overpaying eBay most months. Actually, I'd been eligable for fee credits, but never requested them. You are probably in the same position. While it took an eBay suspension for me to learn this, you can learn quickly and easily by reading this short article.

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Free Antiques and eBay Newsletter

Start Your Own eBay Consignment Business

eBay Questions and Answers

Finding Profitable Hidden Bargains at Garage Sales

Get Into Estate Sales Early For The Best Deals

Negotiating When Buying Antiques and Collectibles

How To Sell At Antiques Shows And Flea Markets

Buy Collectibles With Terry's Proven Strategies

Learn How To Spot Fakes, Frauds, and Forgeries

Finding Wholesale Products To Sell On eBay

Buying Antiques and Collectibles In Stores And Malls

Secret eBay Product Sources

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Selling Public Domain Items on eBay

Free eBay Ebooks

eBay Resource Reviews

Review of Jim Cockrum's "Silent Sales Machine"

Review of Stuart Turnbull's "Prints Make Profits" eBook.

Review of Avril Harper's "Mags To Riches"

Review of Don Hoppe's "Auction Arbitrage -- The Complete Guide to Flipping"

Salehoo Directory Review

Review of Diana Ratliff's "How to Spot Fakes, Frauds, & Forgeries, FAST!"

Current Article:

Using eBay To Meet Your Goals

Previous Articles:

Understanding eBay Changes 2011

How To Act At Antiques Shows

7 Habits Of Successful Antiques Dealers

eBay Consignment Agreements, Contracts and Inventory Forms

Tips for Starting an eBay Consignment Business

eBay Trading Assistant Tips

eBay Title Tips

Selling At Antique Shows Versus On eBay

Buying eBay Products at Yard Sales

How To Be An Antique Dealer

Finding eBay Products At Garage Sales

23 Tips For Taking Better eBay Pictures

How To Organize Your eBay Business

Finding Wholesale Products To Sell On eBay

How To Use eBay Listing Upgrades And Options Efficiently

Does An eBay Store Make Sense For You?

Adding Backend Sales To Your eBay Sales

"Storage Wars" and Mini Storage Auction Tips

Should You Be Selling With Fullfillment By Amazon Too?

Example of PayPal Phishing eMail

Gary Hendrickson's Cherry Picking Guide - FREE download

Minimizing eBay Fees

19 Ways To Quickly Improve Your eBay Auctions

The DEATH of eBay?

Profiting From eBay Images With A Blog

eBay's Detailed Seller Ratings Reexamined

Overcoming eBay's New Digital Download Prohibition

How To Sell Quantities Of Items On eBay

Finding eBay Keywords For Old Items

Putting Videos In Your eBay Auctions

Sorting Antiques To Sell Them

Commonly Used eBay Abbreviations

Skip McGrath Stands Behind His Reviews

Adding Audio To eBay Auctions

EBay Bidder Tricks

Increase Your eBay Sales Without Working Harder

The eBay Feedback Obsession

Improve eBay Auctions - 44 Common Mistakes Found In Many eBay Auctions Explained

Building An Email List On eBay

Learn How To Sell On eBay

Selecting The Best Category And Keywords For Your eBay Auction

Planning Your eBay Auctions For Success

Proper Packaging of eBay Sales

Building Trust With Hesitant eBay Buyers

eBay Blogs

Finding eBay Products By Finding People

Identifying eBay Products People Want

Avoiding Scams Aimed At eBay Sellers

Spotting Paypal Spoof eMails

The Truth About eBay Product Sourcing Lists

Are You Wasting Your eBay Profits?

Signing Up People For Your eBay Consignment Services

Avoiding Common Mistakes Made By Collectors And Dealers

Affiliate Sales On eBay

Motivating eBay Auction Visitors To Bid

Getting Started Selling On eBay

Setting Up A Second eBay Account

Myths and Other Bad eBay Advice

The Tools of A Successful Antiques Dealer

eBay Keyword Rules Explained

eBay Snipe Program Review

How To Add Free Pictures To eBay

eBay Selling Tips

Free eBay Shipping Calculator

Shipping Advice for eBay Sellers

eBay Packing With Paper

Finding An eBay Trading Assistant To Sell Items For You

Common Costly eBay Selling Mistakes

eBay Arbitrage Profits

Figuring eBay Consignment Fees

Finding Antiques And Collectibles To Sell On Ebay

eBay Auction Lengths and Ending Times

eBay Summary for Sellers

Antiques Appraisal Advice

eBay Feedback Tips

eBay Shill Bidding

Using Business Cards to Find Antiques and Collectibles

Collecting or Investing?

Collecting And Your Kids

Antique Price Guides

Researching Antique Values

Learning About Antiques & Collectibles

eBay Search

Finding Products for eBay

Free Reports

Free Interview with Jim Cockrum on Escaping The eBay Volume Trap

eBay Images Made Easy

FREE Interview -- Conquering The Chaos Of Your eBay Business

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SaleHoo Sucks
Exposing the TRUTH about Salehoo

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