Abstract: E-Bay is the favoutite destination for most young buyers and sellers on the Internet. This books acts a simple e-business primer giving tips and techniques on how to start e-business by anyone of any age, gender, location, background. It shows the pathway to build a highly profitable on-line business with E-Bay. Going the E-Bay route provides you higher take off and you start getting good cash flow sooner than you would get by any other way.
The author introduces to you commonly used terms on e-commerce like listing, template, e-mail and scans. The suggested approach for developing E-Bay business could supplement your income or you could take up as full time home-based business or promote on existing retail business. He has provided you how to check cost for business plan, accounting and record keeping and tax issues. The book also provides you ready made and well tested check lists for obtaining merchandise, papal account and credit cards, selecting a shipper, advertising on e-bay for cross promotion like - “my E-Bay page” , “Check out my other listing”, “About Me” page . “ Fee for e-Bay posting of good pictures”, go to “community on top tool bar.
The main attraction of this book is that it let you proceed step by step and thus make you walk through a series of boxes. It shows you the way to become e-Bay buyer in few minutes and prepares you to become seller say in few days. It offers you ready-made templates where you get an exposure to planning your auctions and updating bids.
For those living in USA this book offers a very useful appendix, state-by-state list of sites for starting a small business in USA. Best of luck
Dr Sarbjit Singh, Principal Apeejay College of Engineering,
Sohna, Gurgaon , Haryana, India