You have that old piece of furniture at home that is taking up space but it is too nice for you to throw it to the dumpster. Why not try making some money out of it? Try to sell it at least you can get 10 dollars or maybe 20 dollars but where can you find a person that is interested in your old furniture? As people always say, a man’s thrash is another man’s treasure. You will need to find people who are interested in your stuff. Then Ebay comes to mind, but how do I sell something on Ebay? You have never sell anything online before and now you are going to sell something on Ebay?
Before start selling anything on Ebay, you will need to get a user ID, which allows you to log in and start selling your stuff on Ebay. You will need to go to Ebay website and look for the “Register” option at the homepage, which is usually located at the upper left side of the homepage. When you are registering with Ebay, make sure you put in all your real details and your primary email address, as you will receive updates on your email about the item that you are selling.
Other than registering in Ebay, you also must register with PayPal as it is the accepted form of payment and this allow other Ebay user to have confidence buying item from you and it will be easier for you to receive payment from the buyer. In order to ensure everything goes smoothly, it is advisable that you give all your real details when registering with PayPal such as your bank account, your address and your identification number in order for you to receive your money easily. However, always remember that you should keep the login details safely and never reveal it to anybody.
Now that you got your user ID and PayPal account, you are good to go. Before you list your item on Ebay, it is advisable for you to do some research on the website for the price of your item or other similar item. You do want to know what is the price your competitors are selling don’t you?
Once you know the market price, take few pictures of your item and upload the best shot to Ebay. Write an honest description of your item and publish it. Now, all you need is to wait until one of the 2 billion users of Ebay found your item and buy from you.