There are many reasons people turn to eBay as a source of income. While some dabble in selling just to get rid of clutter or to make a little extra cash, others may actively pursue eBay as a primary source of income.
Circumstances and motivations differ greatly from individual to individual. If you’ve lost your job or been hit with unforeseen expenses, your motivation and strategy will be much different than that of an upcoming entrepreneur.
Overall, there are 2 main motivations and circumstances for selling on eBay:
- You may be interested in only pursuing eBay as a hobby and are content to make a few bucks here and there or as a means to supplement your income part-time while remaining in a full-time career that you love.
- Or maybe your entrepreneurial spirit is calling you to break free of the 9-5 scene of working for someone else. Perhaps you are fortunate enough to be able to sell on eBay full-time but not sure what step to take next.
You don’t need any current inventory. You don’t need any design or online selling skills. What you need is passion, a willingness to learn and a few tried-and-true tips.