Technology 2017-06-26T16:39:08+00:00

The Art of Selling Online

How to start selling your handmade products, the products you’ve found in your garage, or your artwork online? Read this article and find out more about the art of selling online!

There is nothing better than start selling your products online and make some extra money at the same time. Thanks to the internet today, you have a lot of options you can use such as eBay, Amazon, and Craigslist. All of these platforms allow you to open your own online shop and start selling the products you own.

The important thing when selling online is not where you are going to sell your products, but how you are going to sell them. You need a clear plan that will guide you through the whole process. You need to determine what type of products you are going to sell, you need to consult with someone who has an experience and determine the prices you are going to offer, you need to ensure the quality of your products, you need to know your target audience. and a lot of other things.

In this article, we are going to share with you some helpful tips and how to maximize your profit when selling online.

So, the first thing you need to do is to open accounts on the popular e-commerce websites such as eBay, Amazon, Craigslist, Etsy and Shopify. Opening an account on these platforms is extremely easy. All you need to do is to enter your email and password and you are in. The next step is listing your products and the final step is finding a way to bring your potential clients closer to your products.

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How to Sell Your Products Online

  • Amazon – You can easily connect your checking account to Amazon and you sell something, the money is automatically deposited into your Amazon account. This platform charges a fee only if your product is actually sold. The fee is different for different products. You can find more information about their official fees on their website. With Amazon, you need to keep in mind that it may take weeks or months before your product sells. After all, you are competing against people from all over the world.
  • EBay – When selling on eBay you can have your payment sent directly to your checking account or through your own PayPal account. It is recommendable to use PayPal as eBay owns PayPal. This platform charges a small fee for listing a product and a fee based on the price your product is sold for. You can find all information about their official fees on their website.
  • Craigslist – This is a very popular platform where you can sell absolutely everything. They don’t charge anything for listing a product and there are no additional transaction fees.
  • Etsy If you are looking for a place where you can sell your handmade crafts, supplies for crafts, art products or vintage goods look no further as Etsy is without a doubt the only platform you need. Etsy charges 20 cents per listing a product (this fee is per product for 4 months) and additional 3.5% of the final sale. Everything else goes straight to your pocket. From all popular e-commerce sites and platforms, Etsy is considered to be the best and cheapest one. The fees are affordable and yet you have a potential audience from all over the world.
  • Shopify – This platform can be very useful if you have furniture to sell. It is easy to manage and allows you to quickly set up your ecommerce to satisfy your customers in the best possible ways.

The different online platforms have different guidelines and rules for what you are or aren’t allowed to sell. Make your own research and decide which platform is best for you to use.

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