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HOW TO AVOID VIOLATING EBAY’S LISTING POLICIES

Posted by ebayprofitmaster on February 2, 2010

Although you can sell practically anything on eBay, there are things which have been banned.

Do not try to sell anything which eBay does not allow, or your listing will be removed.

You can checkout eBay’s full list of disallowed items by visiting below:

http://pages.ebay.com/help/policies/items-ov.html

Many items on the list are quite obvious and cover illegal things such as drugs and stolen goods.

Most of the things that are on the list are there simply because there are laws against selling them.

There are other strange lists though, which require further explanation.

The “autographed items” entry does not mean that you cannot sell anything that has been signed – it simply means that you are only allowed to sell it if it comes with a certificate of authenticity (COA)

The “artefacts” entry prevents you from listing for sale Native American graves, whilst “celebrity material” means that you cannot sell unauthorised pictures of a celebrity.

The list continues with much the same reasons for many categories, and most of them you will probably never really need to know.

If you think that any item you are considering selling might be on the list, just check the above address to find out if the item is completely banned or if there are simply a few restrictions.

EBay does say that it will remove any items which it believes violate copyright law, but actually they do not have enough available people to physically monitor the site.

You will normally find that your auction will only get removed if someone has visited your listing and reported you, or if you have triggered certain keywords which eBay’s software looks out for – so if you must list questionable items, be careful how you phrase them!

Really, buying and selling on eBay often feels more complicated than it really should be, due in part to all many rules surrounding it, and also the language used to do so.

“Jargon” is obviously as big a problem on eBay as it is with any other aspect of computer use.

This is why in my next post I would like to explain some of the terms you will discover on eBay.

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