"Buying and Selling on Ebay"
MEETING DATE: April 15, 2011
you are wondering how eBay works. Or you have tried to use
eBay to sell or buy something, but weren’t quite sure if
you had the knack of it.
eBay has been around for a long time, and people are quite
comfortable and used to the routine. List, Sell, Send/Buy,
Pay, Receive. Or is it that easy? Over the years,
eBay has changed and developed to make it easier to use.
Some of the changes are logical – others take a bit of
getting used to.
you are buying or selling, there are always questions.
Sometimes we hesitate to “click” and think that it will
result in a loss of money, or an instant sale. We will learn
how to avoid some of the pitfalls of eBay, including how to
find out if a seller can be trusted, and what their feedback
status indicates. Just because someone is listing on eBay
doesn’t mean they are the most trustworthy person in the
world. However, there is a peer to peer pressure to be
“honest” that is quite remarkable.
our April general meeting, Andrea will explain some of these
issues and also give us tips on using the eBay site. Using
her own account page and personal experiences, she will
conduct an open discussion to show us what eBay is all
this is not a class in using eBay, Andrea will be able to
answer your questions having to do with uploading photos,
and choosing the best seller for your item. She will also
look at the eBay interface, and point out the various
features that make using the site easier. There are also
many new features such as the Wish List that you may not be
has done freelance graphic design and photography for many
years. She is the former editor of BCUG Bytes and was
the facilitator of the Graphics Workshop for over 10 years.
She has recently been busy working on her photographic art
and exhibiting locally. She is the Program Director at SCAN
Adult Education Center in Eatontown, and teaches several
courses there including Basics of Buying and Selling on eBay
and eBay Workshop.
This will be a particularly interesting talk for anyone who is interested in selling and buying online, or in just what eBay is all about. We always enjoy Andrea’s presentations and look forward to an enjoyable evening.