Selling on eBay: Reach repeat customers around the world
We all know eBay. The website was founded in 1995 as a kind of programming experiment in San Jose. eBay has now grown into one of the largest online trading platforms worldwide. A super well-known marketplace, so! Almost anyone, business or individual, can sell all kinds of stuff on eBay. On the eBay marketplace you will find stuff from all over the world.
But what if you want to sell business stuff via eBay yourself? Not a crazy idea; eBay is even the most important source of income for about 1500 Dutch families.
When you use ProductFlow to offer products on eBay, you can also immediately choose to offer the products on other marketplaces. Think of the well-known platforms such as Fnac, Cdiscount, Google Shopping and bol.com.
Business selling through eBay
The eBay marketplace platform is huge. The worldwide sellers reach a broad target group: more than 600,000 unique visitors per day. Especially if you sell on behalf of a company, you have a good chance of an increase in income. Potential customers prefer to buy items from a recognized and reliable company. Do you have such a company? Then selling via eBay is certainly not a bad idea.
You then register with eBay as a 'company' or 'business seller'. That way you open a business account on which you enter a company name. You then build up a reputation under your recognizable name. If you do a good job, you will receive positive reviews from customers for others to see. Do you sell a lot and are you now known for fast shipping, good products and excellent service? Then eBay gives you the status 'Top seller'. Because customers trust you more, your turnover will increase, but you will also pay more to eBay.
eBay marketplace benefits
Selling on eBay is very easy and will probably pay off quickly. Not sure if you want to start selling on eBay? There's absolutely no harm in trying; your products on eBay are instantly visible to millions of sellers. Via ProductFlow you can also do it super easy and fast!
Conquering the rest of the world completely independently is not easy. Unfortunately, it is not so easy to send a package far across the border. It is possible, but good connections and international agreements are very important. Then you also have to reach the consumer. If you sell via eBay, a large part of these headaches will disappear. If you sell via eBay, you mainly get a large reach within the United States, England, Germany and Australia.
Especially for newcomers to the market, selling via eBay is a good idea. The e-commerce competition is fierce. Brand new, own web shops quickly become needles in a haystack. If your items are on eBay, then that is a completely different story. eBay is already doing very well in search engines like Google. All you have to do is organize your product content properly. This way potential customers find your product easily and quickly.
There are not many websites that are visited as often as eBay. As a seller, you will undoubtedly benefit from this. Even if you operate within a small niche, there is bound to be a potential buyer among the eBay visitors. Also for your unique product. In fact, eBay reached 182 million active buyers in 2019!
The eBay marketplace has no limited categories: your product will fit in anyway. Would you like to resell products? Then you are in the right place on eBay with diabetic test strips, Apple laptops, game consoles and activity trackers. These products are said to have the highest sell-through rate. Furthermore, necklaces and chain pendants, women's clothing, games, DVDs and Blu-ray discs are among the best-selling items.
Integrate your products on eBay through Productflow
Do you want to save time? Via ProductFlow you can not only sell via eBay, but also easily and quickly put your products for sale directly on other marketplaces. For example via bol.com, Kaufland or fonQ. We even have translation options for eBay. So do you ship abroad? Then ProductFlow is happy to help with rapid upscaling! Contact us for more information.