Business People Club

Search All Topics !

Have You Thought About Selling Services

0 like 0 dislike
93 views
Posted by BeautifulWolf
It's not widely known that it's possible to sell services on eBay, in fact there's a large category devoted to it, called ‘Speciality Services'. To give you an idea of some of the possibilities, some of the main sub-categories include:
Advice & Instruction
Artistic
Custom Clothing and Jewelry
Auction Services
Graphic & Logo design
Media editing and duplication
Printing
Restoration and repair
Web and Computer services

As you can see, there's quite a range on offer, and bear in mind that there are specific niches even within each of these main sub-categories. For example, within the ‘eBay auction services' category, there's more categories such as appraisal, listing services, packing and shipping, and shopping assistance.

I bet that either you can provide a service that falls under one of these categories, or you know of someone else whose services you could promote (and take a commission).

I would suggest that your first step is to browse these categories and see what people are offering. You'll soon see which topics are swamped with sellers thrashing each other on price, whereas others will have gaps in the market waiting to be filled by you.

Let's suppose that you have a friend that happens to be an expert at camera repair, yet in the local area his store has been struggling to find enough work.

A quick check in the ‘camera & photo' category of ‘restoration and repair' reveals just 6 listings, and only one seller seems to be a regular in that category, AND they are charging what seems to be a decent amount for the service. I would say that this represents a tremendous opportunity for someone else to come into that niche and provide a quality service.

That's just one example of how you can offer a service to a HUGE audience, easily and cheaply. I'm amazed that more sellers aren't doing this, services are such an untapped market right now on eBay.

Continuing with the camera repair example, imagine if the business owner produced some ‘camera repair' DVD training guides - simple instructions on easy maintenance tasks from an ‘insider expert', and then offered those DVD's for sale as a backend product.

They would sell loads of them, especially because the customer had recently experienced the pain of having a broken camera! It's the perfect tie-in product because the customer would no doubt want to do anything to prevent a reoccurrence, by means of preventative maintenance.

I love this business!

Your comment

Your name to display (optional):
Privacy: Your email address will only be used for sending these notifications.
Anti-spam verification:
To avoid this verification in future, please log in or register.

Related posts

0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 130 views
Have You Thought About Selling Fashion

EBay has been referred to as the fashion capital of the internet, and with good reason. According to one ratings website, EBay's ... a loyal customer base who will buy over and over from you.

Posted by GroundHurricane
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 160 views
Do You Have An Idea For A Niche?

Do You Have An Idea For A Niche?

Posted by BouncyOracle
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 81 views
Are You Serious About Your Work At Home Business?

Are you treating your business like a Fortune 500 Company or like a Yard Sale? Take this quiz to find out. How would you ... company? I hope you'll take your first step today towards success.

Posted by LovableStorm
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 152 views
Facts about starting a business?

Facts about starting a business?

Posted by Titank
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 83 views
How To Get About Starting A Small Business?

How To Get About Starting A Small Business?

Posted by AmazingKitty
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 70 views
What you need to be a Dropshipper

First off, you will need products to sell. Be very carefull when looking for dropshipping suppliers online there are many unscrupulous people ... id. It costs $4.99 online and you get it instantly.

Posted by Tomatoad
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 84 views
Avoiding the Scams: How to Find a Business Opportunity That is Right for You

It is heartbreaking to me that so many women with big dreams get knocked down by ruthless business opportunists who take ... a business opportunity that will be both fulfilling and profitable.

Posted by Finderpros
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 111 views
Web Accessibility Facts: 10 Things You Didn't Know

So here is the top 10 accessible tips: 1.With the deadline for website accessibility is October 2004 when all points of the ... be 993 million people accessing the net through these devices by 2006

Posted by GamerAlpaca
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 102 views
Top 6 Reasons You Need a Website

Some business owners struggle with the idea of starting a business website. Why do you really need a website? Well, there are several ... you actually have one and see the benefits you get from it.

Posted by Scorpeon
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 83 views
A Change in Career a Change in You

Some of us are lucky (or unlucky) enough to start our own business, we work all the hours under the sun and moon and think that this is it, this is going ... s.......................... the INTERNET.

Posted by Knightmare
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 122 views
Three Things You Should Know Before Buying a Business Franchise

Business franchise refers to the arrangement entered upon by the owner of a certain business with another party who is interested in ... with the company that's tried and tested over the years.

image
Posted by TrainedGuy
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 99 views
Starting a business? Are you realising a dream or avoiding a nightmare?

Every business or business idea is conceived for different reasons, but in most cases can be put down into two reasons, either to ... be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling challenges in life.

image
Posted by Conjursa
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 112 views
Business Planning Help: Finding The Help That You Need

Business planning help is help that is structured to help your business in any way that you need it. It can help you ... Get focused and get motivated to finding and implementing your business plan.

image
Posted by HarmlessRose
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 177 views
How do you make mistakes in dropshipping?

How do you make mistakes in dropshipping?

Posted by TrainedGuy
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 95 views
What do you know about starting a home based business?

What do you know about starting a home based business?

Posted by GreedySmile
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 74 views
Have You Thanked Your Competitors Lately?

Competition in the business world is often viewed as a negative thing, but it doesn't have to be. Competition can benefit you, your ... see one of your competitors, smile, wave and say, "THANKS!"

Posted by Slayerk
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 82 views
The 10 Super Unfair Ways of Making Money Online Even If You Don't Have A List Yet

Do you have a product so good you want everybody to know about it? How about generating more profits from it? If you want the answer ... steps above, take action now and do it today. To your success.

Posted by Tabooccaneer
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 121 views
Have You Thanked Your Competitors Lately?

Competition in the business world is often viewed as a negative thing, but it doesn't have to be. Competition can benefit you, your ... see one of your competitors, smile, wave and say, "THANKS!"

Posted by GreedyPig
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 75 views
Are you Serious about Customer Service

Is your online company really serious about Internet customer service? When it comes down to it, excellent customer service is pretty ... would like to convert visitors to buyers and improve your ROI.

Posted by Hawkward
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 31 views
Working At Home Is Great, But Requires Discipline

Choosing to have a home business is a great step towards achieving self-reliance and financial independence. But often times when people ... . Start by making your to do list for tomorrow today.

Posted by HarshThunder
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 34 views
The Importance of Call Centre Staff

Most businesses invest fortunes in any way they think will make their company thrive, from advertising and brand management to ... more money, and be treated with more respect, elsewhere.

Posted by Knighthawk
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 94 views
5 Pillars To A Successful Home Business

- Hustle: Generally, people who make it big have one thing in common-they are dissatisfied with the status quo. They will not take ... and effort. Be aware of what message your body is sending off!

image
Posted by Robottom
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 70 views
5 Good Reasons a Self-Employed Professional Should Take Vacation

So you think you're not justified in taking time away from your business because you're self-employed? Here are five great reasons why ... if you take regular vacation time. You'll be healthier, too!

Posted by GraveGrass
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 92 views
10 Steps To Running A Home-Based Business

The failure or success of a business often relies on the most fundamental operations-the ones that often get overlooked as a tipping point process ... is your dream; do all you can to keep it alive.

image
Posted by Wallaby
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 82 views
7 Points In Finding A Home Business

There is so much information online it's amazing. You find something that interests you and you request information and then you ... use this information to find what you are looking for, freedom.

image
Posted by OpinionOwl
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 83 views
10 reasons for starting a profitable home business online

It's possible to start a home business online with very little outlay and you can easily earn from $100 to thousands per day. 1. You ... and ties unless you want to wear them, but that's your choice.

image
Posted by SleepyFledgling
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 125 views
7 Tips to Starting a Successful Small Business

Getting a small business off the ground is challenging to say the least. Here are some tips which will prepare the ground for ... this? Understand that in every problem there is potential for good.

image
Posted by Mosquiche
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 126 views
5 Top Things Baby Boomers Must Do Before Starting A Home Business

Don't quit your day job just yet. If you are a baby boomer looking to start a home business, there are 5 essentials things you must ... 9-5 job, but there are also important steps we must take first.

image
Posted by GamerAlpaca
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 123 views
The Importance Of Business Plan

Do you need more money to expand your business? If yes, you need a business plan. If you are starting a business, despite the ... Make it a priority to have this crucial road map for your business.

Posted by MammothMoth
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 154 views
5 Ways to Stay Motivated in Your Work at Home Business

Whether you're just starting out with your work at home business or you've had a home business for many years, you'll need to stay ... work at home business. You deserve success, so don't give up!

Posted by HistoryGuy
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 225 views
Starting A Small Ecommerce Business

With a little knowledge, skills, and determination, anyone can start an ecommerce business. In this article, I'll go ... marketing, shopping comparison websites, email marketing, and joint ventures.

Posted by Robottom
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 80 views
Five Tips For Combining Work And Leisure While On The Road

When your job takes you away from home, bringing your family along may actually make good business sense. With travel industry ... next business trip could also be a minivacation with the family.

Posted by AmazingKitty
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 131 views
Business Strategy: Clarify Your Purpose And Vision

Whether it's the beginning of a new year or we're half way through, you want it to be your best year ever. You are no doubt ... process will work, you'll be amazed at the answers that will emerge.

Posted by Prepatriarch
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 90 views
High Income Business Opportunities

There are a lot of opportunities to make a lot of money working at home. In this article we will talk about a variety of specialized, ... your work, you'll tend to be more successful in the long run.

image
Posted by Explorer
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 111 views
Easy Work From Home Ideas – Quickstarts For Everyone

Worthy efforts in offering great energy towards the completion of a challenging task and finding success through tenacity and intelligence and ... and the cash, not the pride, they give you.

image
Posted by PlushSeal
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 101 views
5 Lessons Your Kids Will Learn By Starting A Business

Kids need to be kids and enjoy their time as children. But, at the same time, as they get older, they also need to learn to make ... for which option you'll choose? That's up to you and your child.

image
Posted by Celestiger
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 85 views
Starting a Credit Repair Business

If you are looking to start a credit repair business, one of the first things you will need to do is find people who need their credit ... , you can get them fresh or in real time. Best of luck.

Posted by MysteryWasp
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 91 views
Business Entity Options

When forming your new business structure, you must consider the best possible alternative of the available business structures. While a ... Do your due diligence to protect yourself and your family.

image
Posted by FatKomodoDragon
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 107 views
How To Learn Internet Marketing and Make Money From Home

Are you searching for a way to make money from home? Well, if you are at all computer-literate, you should consider ... have been transformed from a total newbie to an accomplished internet marketer.

Posted by HarshThunder
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 112 views
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 93 views
How to find customers for my home based business?

I want to find more customers for my home based business. Any tips?

Posted by Knighthawk
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 106 views
What are the crazy money making ideas?

What are the crazy money making ideas?

Posted by KeyboardPie
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 143 views
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 89 views
How to operate commercial cleaning company?

How to operate commercial cleaning company?

Posted by MagicalCyborg
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 81 views
How to clarify your business purpose and vision?

How to clarify your business purpose and vision?

Posted by Camella

online business.png

Connect with us:
...