This is a great source of products to sell on eBay, from eBay itself!
Have you noticed the daily deals on the home page? These are items for sale at well below the RRP. 50% and even 75% reductions including postage are not unusual. So how can we benefit?
An example. A few weeks ago I saw a box set of the ‘Carry on’ films being sold for £30, RRP £75. I checked the other listings on eBay and saw that sellers were listing them at £65 including postage. If I could do that I would show a profit of £35 (less postage, listing fees and PayPal a net profit of £28).
One thing that might concern you is that if loads of the items in the daily deal are sold will there be a market for them in the future? The answer is yes. It may be a week or 2 until the market starts again but there will be. Other eBayers may have the same idea and so for a little while longer the market may be distorted but patience is a virtue.
Once I bought the box set I had a couple of options list them on eBay and wait or list it in another market. I listed it on Amazon. I listed it for £70 and it sold inside 3 days! Another option that I did not think until later was to list them both on Amazon and eBay, see which listing produced a sale and then cancelling the other. (listing on Amazon is free)
I have done the same with other DVDs from the Daily sales and have just bought a couple of watches at 75% off………………..
However, before you rush in do your research. Are these items being listed by others on eBay? What prices are the ‘normal’ eBayers charging. Are they actually selling at those prices? If it all checks out you are onto a winner!