Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Tips for Selling Jewelry on eBay


Selling jewelry on eBay can be a satisfying and profitable venture. This brief but detailed article explains how to make the most of a jewelry listing on eBay. It includes tips for every aspect of jewelry selling on eBay, from great photos to thoughtful packaging.

If you want to sell your unwanted jewelry or just want to make some extra cash, selling your jewelry on eBay can be an excellent idea. Competing with the all the other hundreds of jewelry listings already on eBay may be daunting, but it does not need to be. These tips will help you to create a jewelry listing that will stand out from the rest and increase your chances of a successful sale. 

Photos: 
Appealing and high quality photographs are a must if you are selling jewelry on e Bay. Nobody will click on your listing if your main image is dark and blurry, regardless of how beautiful the jewelry is. You should make your jewelry look as attractive as possible. Take your photographs in clear daylight and make sure that you do not have a distracting backdrop. You might want to model your jewelry so that potential buyers can -visualize how it will look when worn.

Timing: 
Timing is everything when it comes to selling jewelry on eBay. There is little point listing your item in the early hours of the morning because no-one will be on eBay. The peak time for eBay browsing is in the early to late evening.

Listing Presentation: 
Your jewelry listing should be friendly and inviting to potential eBay buyers. You should choose a listing theme and layout that compliments your jewelry. The presentation of your jewelry listing should not only be welcoming and appealing, but also clear and easy to understand.


Price: 
You should select a reasonable starting price for your jewelry when selling on eBay. Most eBay buyers are searching for bargains so there's no point listing a lot of jewelry for extortionate amounts of money. Starting the bidding at a low price will encourage interest and bidders for your jewelry. 

Title: 
Don't make the mistake of writing a fancy title that does not explain what your item of jewelry is You should keep your title simple and informative. You may want to include a lot of keywords so that your jewelry item can be easily found in search results.

Packaging: 
Each item of jewelry that you successfully sell on eBay should be treated as a gift for someone. If you still have the original box that your jewelry came in, it is a nice idea to package the jewelry in the box You could wrap your jewelry in tissue paper and then bubble wrap to ensure safe delivery. You could ask the buyer if they want their jewelry gift wrapped as a thoughtful gesture. Don't forget to include a thank you note when packaging your jewelry.

Don't create a boring and unappealing listing for your jewelry item and expect hundreds of bids Increase your chances of a successful sale by making the most of your jewelry listing on ebay.

Another option you have is to take your jewelry to a Denver jeweler and get it appraised.  Many jewelers are buying jewelry as the price of gold and silver have been so high lately.  If you are not comfortable to sell your jewelry on eBay you may want to turn to a local jewelry store for cash.

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