On a tight budget and only halfway through rebuilding his '69 Nova, Chris Martin (user ID: hardnose99) sold on eBay to power his automotive obsession.
When the lean economy hit the Martin family, Martin put family first, but he also didn't want to abandon his car restoration hobby. Martin recalls, "Since I was working with virtually no budget, I needed to get financially creative." He went through some old boxes and found a Led Zeppelin ticket. He listed it on eBay, and it fetched $100.
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Mike Bazzoni has been buying technology and electronics products, sports collectibles, and sporting goods on eBay since 1998. We asked this Top eBay Buyer what he looks for when he's shopping.
Here's his shopping checklist:
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Good news: We've made updates to My Messages to make emailing with your buyers easier! Starting in early June, the email account you have on file with eBay will be automatically synched with your My Messages folder. This means, if you prefer to reply to an email through your primary eBay email account, no need to navigate to My Messages in My eBay to mark the item as 'Read'—it's done automatically. Sent messages from your primary eBay email address will also be routed automatically to your 'Sent' folder in My Messages.
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