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You finally sold that item on eBay and you are feeling pretty happy that you got your item packaged and shipped out on time only to receive a message the item has been damaged in shipping. Now you ask yourself the question, "How do I file an insurance claim with USPS?" For the first several years of flipping, I had to learn the hard way on the importance of insuring my packages before shipping.  I would...

Your eBay buyer claimed the item was not as described. You believe that it was exactly as described. Is there anything you can do? Do you have to accept returns to sell on eBay? Being faced with a return request can be very intimidating. In fact, it can be so scary that people don’t want to deal with selling on eBay at all because it’s too nerve racking. Let me say this, “It...

eBay Local PickUp: How to Prevent Being Scammed We get this question all the time: "If I meet a buyer for eBay local pickup, am I covered? Are they able to scam me because there was no tracking number for the item?" Well, something similar recently happened to us, and we asked eBay the best way to handle it. Watch the video here First let me tell you what happened to us this week, then we will dive into...

eBay Item Returned Damaged? Here's What You Should Do. One big concern many resellers or potential resellers have is getting an eBay item returned damaged from a customer or be a different item then they originally shipped. Unfortunately some people do try to scam the system and send back their damaged items, but if the item is returned to you in a different condition then you sent it, you don't have to worry. You shouldn't have problems...

How To File A Shipping Insurance Claim If you have been an eBay or Amazon seller for any length of time, most likely you have had to deal with a shipping insurance claim at one point or another. Because let's face it, sometimes the carriers don't care as much about our packages as we do.. via GIPHY Hopefully this doesn't happen to you and your packages arrive safely. But if something does arrive damaged, no reason to panic. As long...

We ship out a lot of items regularly - mostly that we have sold on eBay. Since our items are usually larger than 2lbs, we don't use the United States Postal Service (USPS) very much for shipping. We use either FedEx or UPS most of the time if we aren't shipping freight. FedEx and UPS are almost always going to be cheaper to use than USPS for something over 2lbs. But which is better to use for...

Freight Shipping 101 Do you want to sell your large items online, but freight shipping seems completely overwhelming and undoable? Good news - it doesn't have to be! I have been flipping items and selling on eBay for over twenty years now. Two years ago I took a leap of faith and decided to go full-time, right before our third baby was born. I quickly realized what I was doing was not enough to provide for our growing...

Have you ever gone to ship something, only to find that you don't have the right size box for shipping? You don't want to pay extra to ship a larger box, but you don't really want to buy another smaller box either. I'm here to show you that you don't have to! If you have a box too large to fit your item, you can cut it down to the size you need. It sounds...

Does shipping eBay items intimidate you? Are you afraid of losing money by quoting the wrong price? Do you really want to make an income using eBay but the shipping piece has been holding you back? If you answered yes to any of these questions, keep reading! I want to help. This post may contain affiliate links. Please see our full affiliate disclosure HERE. Thank you so much for your support for this site! EBay is one of the most...