What you bring to the table: Experience selling goods through auctions on eBay; ambition; the business savvy required to promote your services
Expect to earn: Sellers determine the price by the market and the value of items they sell. Some charge a flat per-item fee (often $5 to $25), or take a percentage (20 percent to 40 percent) of total sales. Depending on the volume of your business, reselling on eBay and other sites could become a lucrative full-time job.
Sign on: Active eBay sellers with high ratings and sales can register to be listed on the website’s directory of trading assistants at ebaytradingassistant.com. You need to be a self-starter who knows how to spread the word—to friends, family members, acquaintances and strangers. Check out allyou.com/home-business for more tips on how to market your services.