by Keith Neuhart Basketball Cards are on FIRE! Here in our little piece of Heaven, (Delaware, Ohio) we sell very little basketball. Football is by far our biggest seller, followed by baseball, while basketball is a distant third and hockey is almost non-existent. However, there is one trend I am beginning to notice, and I have began to move some store funds into some … [Read more...] about What’s Hot in the Shop: Basketball Cards
Sports cards are one of eBay's most popular categories, helping build the online auctioneer into a global force. A look at a recent one month period of activity on eBay courtesy of Terapeak reveals which sellers are the most prolific in terms of listings, which dealers sell the most and which actually sell what they list. Sports Collectors Daily examined total listings, … [Read more...] about Who Are eBay’s Biggest Sports Card Sellers?
eBay sellers might be interested in Terapeak, a service that aims to help you create better titles, decide which products to sell, how much to charge for your products and how to maximize tactics to help you make more money. What is Terapeak? Straight from the Terapeak website is this explanation of their service: “Terapeak helps eBay sellers become more profitable, by … [Read more...] about Terapeak Aims to Help You Sell Smarter on eBay
by Lee Richardson The average fan might take a look at the online price tag and scoff, but collectors are coming to realize that Albert Pujols autographed baseballs, photos, bats and other items might turn out to be a decent investment--and maybe even a bargain in the overall scheme of things. At the very least, you probably won't regret owning something signed by the … [Read more...] about Albert Pujols Autographed Baseballs, Photos Still a Bargain?
All you have to do is go to a local flea market and you'll discover people will try to sell anything. It's also true some people will buy anything. We're about to find out if that's true once again. A seller is offering the hearse that transported Dale Earnhardt to his final resting place. It's up on eBay, with a minimum bid of $1.5 million. If that seems a little steep, … [Read more...] about For the NASCAR Collector Who Has Everything…
Hoping to drive sales forward, eBay launched its 'Bucks' program last spring, offering a 2% rebate to buyers in the form of an online bonus handed out each quarter. There are almost 2,000,000 eBay buyers in the eBay Bucks program. eBay sent a mass email to all of them, announcing the launch of the program as well as follow-up reminders. eBay also added links on all of … [Read more...] about eBay Bucks Program Boosts Sales
In the world of online auctions sites, shill bidding has become a popular practice but is a nuisance to those wanting to make an honest transaction. Shill bidders attempt to increase the value of an auction for the seller; identifying a shill bidder takes some work. Dishonest bidders may be friends or family members of the seller, or the account may be owned and … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Being a Victim of Shill Bids
Big changes are coming to eBay, and eBay Sellers are gearing-up in anticipation. In April 2010, eBay raises the minimum standards that Sellers must meet in order to qualify for the coveted "Top-rated" status, which rewards them with preferred placement in search results and discounts on eBay fees. eBay's renewed focus and strict enforcement of the Detailed Seller Ratings … [Read more...] about Sellers Turn to Stickers to Stay in eBay’s Good Graces
If you've sold a baseball card or piece of sports memorabilia, chances are you've dealt with someone who apparently didn't enjoy paying for the item as much as they liked bidding on it. eBay is now rolling out a new process for dealing with unpaid items. The online auction giant has made two primary changes If a buyer doesn’t pay and the seller cancels the … [Read more...] about Deadbeat Bidders: eBay Automating Process
Leaving a software company to sell baseball cards worked out OK for one Ohio dealer. … [Read more...] about Career Change Pays Off for Card Seller