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need help to sell items unwanted on line, also need heip to move photos on site

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Dernees Thu 16-May-13 22:38:34

Hello I need to sell items on line, but need someone to guide me to get started and produce pictures to go with info. I wish there was some young person or contact to teach me, with a large cost. Does anyone know of associations who could help

Dernees Thu 16-May-13 22:40:29

mean't without large cost!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ana Thu 16-May-13 22:42:27

eBay have a very good guide to using their site - have a look!
Good luck.

Charleygirl Fri 17-May-13 15:06:10

Apparently there are experienced ebay users who will actually sell your goods for you. I have just signed up and I found that information very helpful.
Perhaps being a novice like me, you should buy something first to get a feel for how it works. Some items such as books are very cheap.
I also do not have a clue about the photos, not being particularly technologically minded.

Elegran Fri 17-May-13 15:24:18

Is there a camera club where you live? I bet if you asked them for advice they would tell you what to do - might even volunteer to help.

glammanana Fri 17-May-13 15:35:10

Dernees Do you have a computer class at your Local Library they are very good and will take their time showing you,no one can be more "un techi" than me and I have mastered the know how after a couple of sessions with a neighbours DIL,very easy once you have done it a couple of times,I wrote down the sequence in my own type of shorthand to prompt me. best of luck.

Sel Fri 17-May-13 15:44:20

DerneesDo you have a digital camera? If so, photograph your items and save them to a folder on your desktop. On Ebay there will be on option to upload your photos and it will ask 'browse?' So then go to your desktop folder and upload the photo for the item.

If you don't have a digital camera, I'm not sure how you would do it, sorry.

Sel Fri 17-May-13 15:49:09

Dernees there's another current thread about selling on Ebay I see. Lots of people with first hand experience - I'm sure you'll get some help there.

Reddevil3 Fri 17-May-13 17:18:26

Warning- don't try to put photos on ebay with an ipad. It doesn't work- don't know why. You have to use a laptop or a PC. The way sel describes works very well.

Dernees Fri 17-May-13 19:52:29

Thank you all for the tips!


shysal Fri 17-May-13 20:13:43

I am sure it is possible to sell on ebay and to add photos, using a mobile phone with camera. I buy all the time, but have not been brave enough to sell on that site yet.
I have, however, used Gumtree, which couldn't be simpler, using my laptop and digital camera images. If you know how to load your photos onto a computer you can't go wrong. When placing an ad you will be asked to browse to choose the picture and a window will show your files from which to choose.
I hope you will find someone to guide you through the first attempt.

Luckyjfl Sun 19-May-13 22:47:11

you mentioned you needed to move photos. But where did you need to move them to, if you don't mind me asking. Is it from one part of your pc to another part, or is it to upload them to a web site.

susieb755 Sun 19-May-13 22:55:58

Our local Age UK run a 'mouse house' where they give free training - try yours?