HCC’s Small Business Center Offers 2 Free eBay Workshops

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  • Location: Regional High Technology Center
  • Dates and times:
    • Wednesday, October 26, 2011
      From 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    • Thursday, October 27, 2011
      From 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
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Last updated: Monday, Oct 31, 2011 at 10:50 AM Posted: Monday, Oct 17, 2011 at 10:07 AM

The Small Business Center of Haywood Community College will offer a free beginner’s workshop on Wednesday, October 26, from 6-9 p.m. and an free advanced workshop on Thursday, October 27, from 6-9:30 p.m. at the Regional High Technology Center in the Waynesville Industrial Park. In today's difficult economic circumstances small business owners and the unemployed are looking for something different to do to simulate their sales or to just find a way to earn extra money. With no startup cost eBay is the perfect solution. Join the millions who have learned to generate revenue from this huge cyberstore. During this fast-paced session, “eBay Your Way to Success:  Selling Items on eBay” you will learn best practices to use when setting up an account, listing items for sale, taking payments, and shipping. Topics will include eBay features and policies, registering an account, choosing formats and categories, writing descriptions that sell, taking and submitting photos, feedback, using PayPal, and shipping tips.

Beyond the Basics of Selling on eBay: Techniques for the Serious Seller” session is for individuals having knowledge/experience of selling on eBay who want to establish a continual retail presence on eBay.  Topics in this fast-paced session will include: starting an eBay business, finding merchandise to sell, creating professional listings, marketing your business on eBay, managing active listings, resolving issues & feedback, and protecting your eBay business. Learn those "tricks of the trade" that you have to know to become an eBay Power Seller!

Nick The presenter is Nick Hawks. Hawks is an Education Specialist trained by eBay and a resident of Surry County, N.C. He has over 20 years’ experience of buying and selling antiques and collectibles, with over 12 years selling on eBay. For more information or to pre-register for one or both of these free seminars, call the Small Business Center at 627-4512.