Thinking of diving into the exciting world of eBay but not quite sure where to start? You ve come to the right place. You are holding in your hands a thorough guide to everything you need to know about the online marketplace: from how it started to how it can help you, from making your first bid on an exciting item to setting up your own eBay shop. Through this guide, we look at how to be a successful buyer and seller on eBay. We won t sugar coat it we ll point out the cons as well as the pros, and help you avoid common pitfalls.