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Old 7th June 2010, 07:05 PM   #11
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My aunt does it as a secondary source of income. She says it's extremely stressful, and if I'm not mistaken, she wants to quit.

It's not difficult to sell a few things there but it's a whole other thing to rely on it as a primary source of income...buyers are looking for the cheapest prices so competition is undoubtedly very stiff.

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Old 16th April 2011, 06:51 PM   #12

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I sold a lot on ebay. I bought delinquent storage units and sold quite a bit there, but it was still a second income.

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Old 29th December 2011, 03:49 AM   #13

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Donīt know anybody whose main source of income comes from Ebay selling, whereas I know quite a few that make a quick buck now and then from it. I have to agree with the other users that said that it would be too hard and time consuming and not really 100% sure - itīs great to get rid of extra stuff if you already have some sort of store though. Or on the side as an extra sale channel.

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Old 21st April 2012, 12:27 PM   #14

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yes, I know of 2 friend who's main income was from selling on ebay. it got to a point where they had to have a small warehouse, a couple of employees to keep up with shipping, answering customers emails and order processing.

some draw backs include:

You have to figure out and stick to a strict posting schedule to make sure you always have all of your products on there.

pretty hefty bill from ebay at the frequency they're selling and posting on ebay. his monthly bill from ebay was always in 5 figures.

and yes, without employees, (if you're selling stuff out of your garage ) No non-working vacations.

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Old 13th November 2012, 07:16 PM   #15

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I have sold on Ebay for a number of years as a secondary source of income. It's not something I would consider doing as a primary source of income for a number of reasons. I also enjoy buying things from Ebay and looking for good deals. I'm not a fan of the price wars/bidding wars though.

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Old 17th November 2012, 05:48 AM   #16

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I haven't buy things in ebay,but i read some report about sales data,numbers of active people.I hope to make money on ebay one day.

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