Here we are darn close to ¼ of the way through 2023. Like every other year for the past 15+ online shopping is increasingly how people choose to get what it is they want in the world of consumer products. 8 billion people on the planet now too and an ever-greater number of them are joining the middle class, and that means more disposable income. Among those billions are a whole lot of different lives and different buyer prerogatives that come with them.
Now to be fair it’s not the entire world that shops on eBay, but it is the biggest and most renowned C2C / B2C online commerce platform in the world. You likely know absolutely no one who hasn’t bought or sold at least one item through eBay. Nearly everyone who’s looking for something will at least browse through eBay once or twice to see if it’s there, and what it can be had for if so.
Not all good things come to an end, but that can be the scenario if you’re shopping eBay and find the eBay seller doesn’t ship to me. It’s not uncommon to find what you’re looking for on eBay but then realize the seller will only ship domestically within the USA, for example. The way to get around eBay shipping restrictions is with a virtual mailbox for online shopping.
That is exactly what you have with a Reship account, and this virtual mailing address (same thing, different term) means you can shop eBay USA internationally with NO shipping restrictions. The eBay seller only ships domestically? No problem, you have a domestic mailing address for them and it will be one of our Reship warehouses. Then we reship your order to you, and that can be to nearly anywhere on earth. That’s how Reship works.
Alright, enough about that – for now – and let’s switch over to what are the best selling items on eBay so far this year, as based on STR (sell-through rate) and the ZikAnalytics tool. (which is great for eBay resellers by the way)
The #1 selling item on eBay might surprise you. It’s cables, and cables of all sorts. There are just over 2 million listings for cables on eBay right now. But the top selling type of cable on eBay so far this year is the USB-C cable, which isn’t surprising given that’s the power-provider of choice for Android phones. Replacement cables for consumer electronics are big sellers too, and so are cables for musical instruments.
This one will be more expected, as apparently it’s the clothes that make the man. Not so sure about that, but we’ll let that age-old saying stay where it is. There are 13 million listings for men’s clothing on eBay right now, and T-shirts are tops. Every time you want to buy clothes on eBay you can do it and never have to worry about getting around shipping restrictions when you’ve got a Reship virtual mailbox.
Order from eBay USA and it will go to our Portland location. Order from Canada and it will come here to Surrey. Order from the UK and it will go to warehouse in Milton Keynes. You’ll get your threads, even if the seller doesn’t ship to where you live. Reship always makes that happen with our international package forwarding service.
Here’s another something that may surprise you, as men buy colognes and aftershaves on eBay more often than women buy perfume or other fragrances. Many of the fragrances on eBay first SERP page are men’s ones, and it’s a very saturated market here with everything from names you’ve never heard of to ones everyone has heard of like Calvin Klein, Armani, and Versace.
Fragrances are small and lightweight, and so having one or more of them reshipped with our parcel forwarding service will cost you next to nothing when you have a Reship account and virtual mailbox.
Notebooks are leaving desktops in the dust when it comes to the personal computers of choice for people nowadays. Not surprising, as portability is a big plus with pretty much anything and there’s nothing you can do with a desktop that you can’t do with a MacBook or Surface in much smaller form-factor package.
You can buy a computer on eBay and if the seller doesn’t ship outside of the USA or another country then your Reship membership is the instant solution. Desktop, notebook, or get smartphone shipped internationally, it doesn’t matter. Get it reshipped and get it at your door.
Air doesn’t move itself unless Mother Nature is doing the blowing, and anytime your indoors that’s not going to be happening. Fans are found in nearly every home and the closer you live to the equator a good one is going to be absolutely essential in summertime if you don’t have AC. People buy a lot of fans on eBay, and bladeless fans are an especially popular choice nowadays. They’re quieter, safer for kids, and they add a different ‘cool’ factor to the existing cool factor.
Found a bladeless fan on eBay for a price that you’d never find in any store where you live? Proceed to checkout without a second thought, because even if the seller doesn’t ship to your country you have the perfect workaround with a Reship account and virtual mailing address.
Sign up now and remember to get the Reship App that is the ultimate convenience for iOS or Android devices and will get you $10 off your first reshipping.
To create an eBay account, visit eBay's website and click on the "Register" link. You'll need to provide some basic information, such as your name, email address, and a password. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the registration process.
While you can browse eBay without an account, you must create one to make purchases. Registering an account ensures a secure and personalized shopping experience.
You can search for items on eBay by entering keywords into the search bar at the top of any eBay page. You can also use filters to narrow down search results based on category, price, condition, and more.
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Once an order is shipped, you can track its progress. Go to "My eBay," find the item in the "Purchase History" section, and click on the tracking number (if provided) to view the shipment's status.
To list an item, click on the "Sell" link at the top of any eBay page, then follow the prompts to create your listing. You'll need to provide details about the item, including a title, description, photos, price, and shipping options.
eBay charges a listing (or insertion) fee when you create a listing and a final value fee when your item sells. The final value fee is a percentage of the total amount of the sale, including shipping. eBay occasionally offers promotions that reduce or waive these fees.
To increase the chances of your items selling, provide clear and detailed descriptions, use high-quality photos, set competitive prices, and offer reasonable shipping costs. Consider using eBay's promoted listings feature to gain more visibility.
To change your password, go to "My eBay," then the "Account" tab, and select "Personal Information" or "Password" to update your password. You may be required to sign in again and verify your identity.
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