Buying and Selling Identical Items on eBay
Buying and Selling to Make Money, Tips on Selling on eBay

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Buying and Selling Identical Items on eBayKath and I were talking about some tips on selling on eBay today, and we realized that we often purchase lots of “identical” items – that is, a lot or pallet of numerous items that are all the same.

We thought you might find the idea appealing, especially since buying and selling on eBay this way can really be a time saver. Of course, there are a few things that are important to keep in mind when looking at buying a large lot like this. You definitely want to be sure that more than one person actually wants these things!

We’ve bought and sold some interesting things this way – “Vision Board Kits,” pewter cups, abacus (abaci?), die-cast cars…

Last year, I came across a large lot of centrifuge tubes for example. Now, those things can be expensive in a science catalog. But I bought the lot for about $15 – and over the course of the year, sold them all for about $400. Yes, it took some time for me to realise that profit – but as you’ll see from the article (which you can read here => Benefits of Buying and Selling Identical Items on eBay)  – it isn’t really all that difficult to do.

Have a look at our strategy, and let me know what you think!


One of this week's Buying and Selling to Make Money on eBay Winners!
Buying and Selling to Make Money, Tips on Selling on eBay

Buying and Selling on eBay – 4/11/11 Results

One of this week's Buying and Selling to Make Money on eBay Winners!

Hello again! Time for this week’s “Buying and Selling on eBay” results. Today’s video shows you our results from our auctions that closed Sunday night, April 10, 2011.

I worked on the format of the video, and made it a little shorter and “lighter” so that it doesn’t take long to load. You’ll get an idea of some of this last week’s buying and selling to make money realities.

Recognizing that you may want to also see some of the “duds” instead of seeing just “the studs,” I promise that in an upcoming video, I’ll show you some of our less spectacular buys – the kinds of things that we wind up sending off to the local Salvation Army or off to auction.

One of our better finds over the course of this last week was a lot of spray guns by Binks – the kind of spray guns used in painting. Kathy spotted them, and we got all 3 for $20. As you’ll see in the video, they sold for a nice profit. (Big pat on the back to my lovely wife! Good job hon!) 🙂

You’ll also see a few places where we bought something for $1.00 and only sold it for $5.00. Oh well, the person who bought it was happy with it – and that carries some weight of its own! It’s nice that someone got a good deal. We all like good deals, so as sellers, we need to be prepared to share that good feeling with others.

Enjoy the video, and we’ll see you again soon! (PS: If you like the video and my blog, would you be so kind as to let your Facebook friends know about it? Simply comment on our “Facebook Comment” section below! Thanks so much! Enjoy!)