Saturday, April 08, 2006

Market Research for collectables..

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If you want to buy and sell collectables on eBay then you need to understand the market .

Here is a very simple fact ... buy what will sell .

Well how do I know what will sell ? you may ask .

The answer is in the research . You have to do some digging to see what is selling . This does involve a little of your time but there is help at hand . There are plenty of free online services that cut out some of the leg work .

One such site is ...on this site you can ..

Search up to 120 days of historical eBay sales data .
Filter out numerous unsuccessful listings .
Track trends in collectible/antique item and category sales .

The site looks fairly comprehensive ..take alook and let me know your thought in the comments section below ..

I am away again from Sunday night through to Wednesday ...a short Easter break with our Best friends ...have a great Easter


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