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Enjoy the top social media sites with ease and security Done correctly, social media is a way to connect friends, family, and the world while still maintaining security and privacy. Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition offers advice on how to enjoy the three most popular social media options while avoiding worry about who sees what you share. Written by social media expert Marsha Collier, this book walks you through establishing accounts, making connections, and sharing content including photos and video. You learn the settings to adjust on each platform to maintain privacy and filter out the content you don't want. This book also explains the subtle art of avoiding or blocking people on social platforms without jeopardizing your real-world relationships! Take control of what you share Connect with others Take and share your best pictures Use social media as a news source Social media sites are great fun once you learn how to cut through the clutter—and this book shows you how!

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Starting a Business on eBay.co.uk For Dummies covers all the essentials an eBay user or budding entrepreneur needs to start a money-making venture by trading on eBay.co.uk. It features straight-talking advice on every aspect of starting and growing a successful business, including; setting-up shop, running successful auctions, delivering goods, keeping customers happy, and maximising profits.

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No matter what you want to sell on eBay—auto parts or designer apparel…weird, unique wares or pricey antiques—the principles and basic rules for successful listings are the same. eBay Listings That Sell For Dummies follows the advice it gives you for your ads—it tells you what you need to know without bogging you down with lots of fluff and peripheral stuff. From the mechanics to descriptive ad copy to photography to getting it on eBay, this guide covers: eBay options that can boost the appeal of your listings, including Buy It Now (BIN), Subtitle, Bold Title, Highlight, Box border, Home Page Featured, Featured Plus!, and Gallery Picture (a must) Constructing catchy listings with a title that sells and keywords that pay off eBay Acronyms you’ll need to know Tackling and completing eBay’s Sell Your Item form HTML formatting basics plus some free JavaScript scripts you can use to dress up your listing Embedding images, creating thumbnails, and adding bells and whistles (or not) Buying a digital camera for taking eBay photos and equipping your “studio” Lighting correctly, and using the Cloud Dome, light cubes, panels, and umbrellas Retrieving your images and uploading them to a server (your free ISP space, AOL, eBay, eBay’s Picture Manager, or others) Editing your photos, including cropping, enhancing, resizing, sharpening, and more A checklist of techniques for preparing elegant, fast-loading images for your ads Sprucing up your eBay store Posting your listing to other sites such as half.com, amazon.com, and overstock.com Automating with HTML Generators, including eBay’s Turbo Lister, or Third-Party HTML generators such as Mpire.com Launcher or the authors’ free tool from www.coolebaytools.com Written by eBay pros Marsha Collier, a successful PowerSeller, and Patti Louise Ruby, a trainer at eBay University events and eBay Live, eBay Listings That Sell For Dummies is loaded with tricks of the trade. It’s complete with step-by-step instructions for many tasks, tables and checklists, lots of screen shots, and examples of good and bad ads. With this friendly guide, your merchandise will quickly be going…going…gone on eBay.

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eBay For Canadians For Dummies is the perfect primer to one of the world’s most popular Web sites. From how to find that perfect item, to winning it at the perfect price and having it shipped to you, it covers the whole experience of buying. Power Sellers Marsha Collier and Bill Summers also help you make money on eBay, telling you how to list your stuff and reap the profits. With over 25 percent new content, the book also covers eBay issues unique to Canada, such as Canada-only promotions The advantages and disadvantages to shopping on ebay.ca and ebay.com Taxes (should you charge GST when selling?) and shipping (what's the most cost-effective way to ship an item?) The book will be completely up-to-date: Bill and Marsha will also include quick looks at eBay's newest sites and tools, including the SYI (sell your item) Java-assisted form, eBay Deal Finder, and eBay Match Maker.

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Turn your hobby into a successful career Starting an eBay Business For Canadians For Dummies covers the essentials an eBay user or budding entrepreneur needs to start a moneymaking venture by trading on eBay. Readers will discover not only the essentials of maximizing profits on eBay, but also how to run a smart eBay-based business. Topics include: Setting up basic auctions Building a store Choosing what to sell Setting good prices Stocking your storeroom Dealing with sales taxes Shipping domestically and internationally Canadians selling on eBay deal with many unique concerns which will be addressed in this adapted best-seller.

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Chances are you have friends who have been thrilled with deals they got on eBay. Maybe you’d like to get in on the eBay action, but don’t know where to start. Or maybe you’ve bought on eBay before, but want to get the inside scoop on scooping up the very best deals. This book is for you. It helps you differentiate between the junk and the jewels and get the best buys on everything from clothing, household goods, and electronics to business equipment, new or used cars, and real estate! Written by Marsha Collier, self-professed bargain shopper and best selling author of eBay For Dummies, eBay Bargain Shopping For Dummies is packed with advice and anecdotes from other experts, some of whom make a living buying and selling on eBay. It helps you begin shopping on eBay quickly, safely, and successfully, with information on: Using the My eBay Page to keep up with your potential deals Using feedback about sellers and shopping safely Bidding, buying, and winning Things to look for and things to look out for Ways to pay, including PayPal Taking advantage of eBay’s search functions and refining your searches to zero in on sought-after items Shopping eBay’s Bargain Basement Even successful eBay veterans will discover tips and tricks they didn’t know and bargain shopping secrets. Whether you want to use eBay to seek out and snap up hard-to-find collectibles, or simply to save on everyday purchases, eBay Bargain Shopping For Dummies takes you step-by-step through the process. And to get you started right, the book is a real bargain!

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Bestselling author Marsha Collier presents readers with an all-new guide that goes beyond all previous eBay business books, offering one-stop guidance on eBay techniques as well as entrepreneurial fundamentals. She provides in-depth coverage on the most critical eBay topics, including merchandise sourcing, marketing, advertising, and customer service. The minibooks that make up the guide cover eBay registration, navigation, and buying; getting ready to sell; digital photography and scanning for sales pages; eBay selling and marketing; getting legal and licensed; using auction management software; setting up an office (PCs, Internet, networking, and shipping); and PayPal. * Marsha Collier's eBay books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies and her Starting an eBay Business For Dummies is currently the bestselling eBay reference on the market * This one-stop reference examines not only eBay techniques and issues, but also the basic business strategies that people need to run any successful venture

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Make your online customers happy—and create new ones—with this winning guide Social media gives you an unparalleled vehicle for connecting and engaging with an unlimited number of customers. Yet this vehicle is different than other, more impersonal forms. With social media, reps become part of their customers' lives. They follow back. They handle complaints immediately. They wish customers «happy birthday.» They grow their brands by involving themselves in communities. The Ultimate Online Customer Service Guide gives you the keys to authentic and engaged service to customers through social media. Using a blend of case studies, a primer on classic online customer service, and instructions on how to execute quality customer service, this book enables you to access the opportunities that social media presents as a means of serving customers. Authentically use social media to connect with customers to boost your bottom line Attract new customers through your online presence Achieve higher GMS (Gross Merchandise Sales) with quality customer service Social media gives you a new and growing realm to distinguish your business. Create a productive presence in this interactive space with The Ultimate Online Customer Service Guide.

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Capture customers and sales with social media commerce Social media commerce is a booming industry. By using social networks in the context of e-commerce transactions, brands large and small are making their products more available and more convenient for customers. This one-of-a-kind guide introduces you to social media commerce and explains how you can use social media to provide better customer service, collect payments online, and build your customer base. Online marketing expert Marsha Collier helps you determine where you have the best opportunity to reach your market, which sites you should integrate with, and much more. Your customers are communicating with each other via social media; making purchasing opportunities available on social media sites adds convenience for your customer and opens up new sales opportunities This step-by-step guide explains social media commerce and shows what you can accomplish Helps you determine the sites where your business should have a presence Demonstrates how customers can help promote your brand as they recommend products and services to others on their social networks Author Marsha Collier is the undisputed expert on eBay and a recognized authority on social media marketing Social Media Commerce For Dummies helps you offer your customers better service while giving them the opportunity to share information about your product with their social media contacts.