How to Start Making Money on Ebay: Get 100 Positive Feedbacks on Ebay for $1 in Two Days
Generating a substantial positive feedback score on Ebay is surprisingly easy and inexpensive.
It’s really funny to see a seller on Ebay with zero feedbacks who’s selling a car, a new stereo, or an expensive watch. Most of the time a seller with such feedback would end up (a) selling the product for much less the market price and (b) not selling the product at all and having to pay listing fees. Experienced Ebayers would advise you to stay away from deals offered by members with zero or no feedback. The reason is that the sale might be a scam or that the seller’s lack of experience can create problems.
Having a substantial number of positive feedbacks is very important for both buyers and sellers on Ebay. Four years ago, when I wanted to generate some positive feedback for my Ebay user ID, I started buying anything I can find. In a month, I spent more that $100 in needless merchandise and my feedback was merely 14. Many of the sellers didn’t bother to leave a positive feedback.
My first attempt to generate positive feedback on Ebay failed because I didn’t realize how cheap some things on Ebay are: if you use the right keywords, you’ll find hundreds of products selling at $0.01 - 0.03. You need to have a PayPal account of course in order to pay for the services or products you’re buying. IIf you’re interested in how to open a PayPal Sellers Account you can look in the Using the PayPal MultiOrder Shipping Tool section of the following hub:
You Can Get 100 Positive Feedbacks for $1
If you do it quickly and efficiently - in an hour you can purchase at least 80 products at $0.01 on Ebay. From these 80 transactions, in 2-3 days you’ll receive positive feedback from at least 2/3 of all the sellers (about 26 positive feedbacks). This means that your speed will be 26 positive feedbacks an hour. With this rate, you’ll need only 3 hours' work to reach the threshold of 100 % positive feedback (Turquoise Star) – a great starting position for a seller. And all this can cost you a mere $1. Compare this to my first feedback shopping – I spent $100 for just 14 feedbacks.
In a nutshell, you’ll have to work 3 hours for 100 feedbacks, you’ll receive the feedbacks in about 2-3 days, and you’ll need to purchase at least 150 items to receive 100 feedbacks since not every seller would reciprocate with a feedback.
How Valuable Is the One Dollar Positive Feedback Score of 100?
The feedbacks you’ll get will be less valuable because other users will be able to see what you purchased and what it cost you. But most Ebay users are only interested in your score and the percentage of your positive feedback – shown next to your user ID. Very few Ebayers will look at your 100% positive feedback in detail. Besides, the default number of feedbacks per page on Ebay is 25 feedbacks, which means that you can quickly cover your $0.01 feedbacks with other feedback.
What to Search for and How
First, remember that you have to buy only buy-it-now items. Bidding on an auction of one cent is a time waster. You’ll also have to look for items priced at $0.01 to $0.03. For the search, use keywords such as ebook, e-book, or recipe/s.
Once you type a keyword and click search at your personal Ebay page, on the left side of your search results under Narrow Your Results bar will appear the Search Options bar. Under the Search Options bar find Buying Options and select Buy It Now. The last item of the Search Options bar is Items Prices – where you’ll put 0.01 to 0.03. Try to narrow your search to find the least expensive items first - later you can increase the amount in another search.
Leaving Feedback and Sending a Message to the Seller
After purchasing the item, leave a positive feedback to the seller – most sellers would not leave you any feedback if you didn’t first. Always send a message to remind the seller to reciprocate with a positive feedback. Before starting, devise a short message that you’ll send to each seller right after you complete your payment. Send the message only once to avoid irritating the seller – if you do send it more than once, you risk receiving a negative instead of positive feedback. Here’s an example message:
Thank you for the deal! I just left you a nice positive feedback – please do the same for me.
Pay for the Same Item Once
After completing payment with PayPal it would take some time for the system to update information. So, don’t rush into paying for the same thing twice.
Keep a Record of the Sellers
You should keep a record of the sellers you bought the items from. All positive feedback scores received from the same seller count as one.
Choose Sellers with Good Feedback Score
Avoid sellers who have a lot of negative feedbacks. The better the score of the seller – the better your chance to receive positive feedback are.
Don’t Get Tempted into Selling E-books or Recipes
Don’t get tempted into selling similar items priced at less than a dollar. Many of the sellers who sell these $0.01 e-books and recipes get removed from Ebay. You wouldn’t want to risk losing the right to use Ebay over a dollar. If a seller who sold you an e-book has been removed, you’ll receive a notification from Ebay that the auction has been canceled, and you’ll get your money back to your PayPal account.
The feedback you’ll receive will help you sell items at better prices and qualify to purchase some more expensive items. Don’t overdo it – you don’t need more than 100 feedbacks for a successful start. Try to keep your %100 positive feedback by delivering outstanding customer service.
Let me know if this worked for you and if you need any help. Good luck with your buying and selling!
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