Tech which makes Sense

Selling on eBay has become a very competitive business.

At one time, selling your products wasn’t too difficult and could bring in a nice side income for you.

Yes, before Christmas is still a great time to sell, but after Christmas it can be a little more challenging depending on what you’re looking to sell.

A few years ago, many people gave cash gifts at Christmas,

Then the gift card boom started and people didn’t have the cash after Christmas like they used to, as the gift cards took away the “cash” gifts.

After Christmas, selling can be a challenge, but it’s not out of the question.

Billions of dollars each year are spent on gift cards, even eBay has gotten into the gift card arena.

Although eBay gift cards are for sale year-round, most sales are given as Christmas gifts.

This could help you sell after the holidays, again depending on what you’re looking to sell.

Many people don’t keep their gift cards, but instead spend them within the first month they receive them. What can be a good offer for sellers on eBay.

When would be another time of year when most people have extra money in their pockets?

March may

Why do you think this would be?

Recover your income tax money.

Since many Americans make anywhere from a few hundred dollars to thousands, they look to spend it.

With just about everything selling on eBay, you may want to do a little research on what is selling well or what is in demand.

One way to see what products are “in” is to do an Internet search for eBay’s hot item list.

Once you get your results, be sure to click on a link that will take you to eBay.com, that way you can be sure to see the original listing.

What is the Hot List?

It is a large pdf file compiled from recent eBay data queries like, most wanted, best selling, etc. They classify words and phrases by eBay category.

This information can be very useful when looking to sell.

They also have it broken down so you can see the different holidays. Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and of course Christmas.

Another place to research on eBay is to take a look at the full listings after the holidays.

Click the advanced link next to the search box, type the item you would sell, and click the box next to Full Listings.

Items in red mean they did not sell, items in green are sold for that amount.

Remember, use the active list and the full listings as a starting point, not an end point. Additional research on eBay can help you decide if selling after Christmas would be better for you and your product.

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