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What sells on e-bay- products or services?

Updated on January 23, 2012

Do you want your voice heard through the products or services you offer? There is no better market or time than this!

The drive to get our voices heard has never been intense as many channels of trade and businesses open up at an increasingly built-up pace. One of such sure-fire places to sell your products or services on the web is on e-bay- a name not as nearly new as the idea that everything that can add value to another can sell with as little as the effort put in to subscribe and follow-up to effectively list items on this site.

But one would say: I only render services, but do not have tangible goods to offer up for sale? The below explanation can serve as a demystifying end to your puzzle and a propeller to your lack of action thus far- helping you to put your foot in the way. This may be the starting point to knowing what sells for you on e-bay

On e-bay, a channel that has been around since 1995, we have the opportunity to sell- from a celebrated entertainment memorabilia to locally-made hand-crafted pottery, from our self-styled workable recipe models to personalised instructional 'how to's' on many varied processes of life. However, the role of effective listing on e-bay cannot be played down- the ability to describe your products or services with down-right apt words.

Products, as well as services, can sell with equal success measure depending on packaging!- which can be likened to the process of turning a rum into a rummer! Quite a handful of people have sold their unwanted antiques for a moderate fortune on the site because they have dared to give the throw-away product a good dusting, transforming them from old rubbish wastes into desirable wanna-gets. Yet some newly marketable products have not enjoyed so much success. Perhaps, product owners do not know what sells. Nevertheless, by dusting, I do not mean just giving the product a quick wipe on the veneer. This will not rake in a return in bales of dollars. Surface scraping to evenness, polishing with a fitting finish and setting to lustre by sun-drying may be all your furniture needs to make your presence known in this market.

Yes, enough of pandering to emotions of those who have tangible goods to showcase. How about those whose powers reside in the art of communication- the offer of services. Whether it is to share your mastery of the gift of the garb or to peddle a proven system that works. Your ideas can be embraced in this market if you can use the right packaging system. Having worked diligently at your area of expertise over the years, it is only logical to crave for acceptance which has been duly priced into those years of rigours and sacrifice. But like you already know by now that your mastery has come with a price, so is this new medium of getting to a target-able audience. You have to learn what works in your situation! There are, however, some avenues out there that can be invaluable. If your ideas is worthy of mention and teachable then it may be worth sharing in a book. You do not have to have it published and advertised from the publisher's desk before it can be accepted, although you may decide that is a long-term route for you. You can have your ideas scribbled, paper-bound and entitled suitably for the ready e-bay market. This can be your own share of what people can buy into around the world.

Yet, an alternative way to offer your services to many around the market would be through the use of audio and visuals. You can choose to make an audio of your ideas, sharing them in a natural way by the use of convincing easy-to follow strategies to leave them in the hearts of many. Better still, a graphical display may be worth more, as people tend to be swayed more when they see. Our sense of sight draws so much sensitivity! If people can be convinced by your thoughts and ideas and their practicality to everyday living, then you are creating a niche for your self, especially when examples or illustrations can allude to them. Users themselves propagate your ideas, and who knows! you can be on your way to making yourself a household word. You may even decide to share a most difficult mathematical concept in a simplistic manner that can form a solid understanding base for many. Still, your services may be to a select group of society, say children within certain ages, and parents may find it a welcoming try.

Regardless of your products or services, you may find an audience for yourself if you carefully craft your methodology of reaching many in distant lands, exploring the opportunities that open-up to you in the ready markets waiting to be tapped. Remember, you can start from anywhere as the web is an ever-changing medium that offers different opportunities at different times. You started from somewhere that is why you are here now, reading this piece. You can make your voice heard!




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