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Has anyone ever sold things on Ebay or Amazon? which is better?

I usually sell on craigslist, But I have college books I want to sell and its an online school and there are no takers and I cant sell them back to the school since I bought them from the internet. I was wondering which is better for selling amazon or ebay?

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JrsMommy07

Asked by JrsMommy07 at 12:10 AM on Sep. 1, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • i would try both. however i have never sold books..i love ebay
    jorjiegirl

    Answer by jorjiegirl at 12:11 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • either one i guess there are online book places like boarders and school books something or other that might buy back your books good luck
    amandaeastman

    Answer by amandaeastman at 12:12 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • I sell on Ebay and love to do so. I have not had any problems with Ebay.

    I have not sold on Amazon.

    I do buy from both and Ebay tends to be a bit more reliable because of the buyer and seller protection and shipping details and tracking.
    marchar2002

    Answer by marchar2002 at 12:13 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • I prefer Ebay, but only because I usually make more on there and I know when the sale will end. With Amazon the stuff stays up til it sells at the price you pick, but people are usually more willing to pay more if they are starting at less... I would say look up the books you have on both sites and see what they are actually selling for, not what people are asking for them, and that should give you an idea where you'll get the better price.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 12:15 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • I just sold several of my college books on Ebay. Do a search by ISBN to see if they are currently selling prior to listing. Check back every week or two because of different college course schedules. Good luck with which ever you decide.
    marchar2002

    Answer by marchar2002 at 12:15 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • ive never used these two, but i have used craigs list to sell my cars..
    Patientchild3

    Answer by Patientchild3 at 12:16 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • My husband sold all of his books on amazon. Usually amazon is the first that will show up in a search engine.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 10:34 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • As far as used books, it seems like they sell better on Amazon than eBay.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 10:55 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • I've never sold on Amazon or know of anyone who has. My vote is on Ebay.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 12:32 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • I have only delt with EBAY SELLING and never had a problem. Dont know about Amazon.
    Dolotuc

    Answer by Dolotuc at 12:54 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

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