I am not sure how much I should write in this email, so just ask if I miss something relevant..
You mentioned that you would like to know how to automate.. Basically, almost all of it can be automated through eBay's Selling Manager Pro..
Before, you had to get some software and do some work to get the ebooks to automatically deliver. .
Now, you just get eBay Selling Manager Pro..
The reason it ends up being free is you get a 2 for 1..
IF you have an eBay store, you can get Selling Manager Pro free.. It charges you for Selling Manager Pro, but later it automatically refunds you the amount..
So, you get a store, you can get Selling Manager Pro free..
Here is the link to Selling Manager Pro and Stores:
Basically, you can setup automatic relisting of your auctions. Or, you can setup a weekly schedule where and when to list your auction.. I have a couple on the schedule format and most on the automatically relist after the auctions end format..
So, right now I have about 92+% of my auctions automatically relisting.. If I only sold something like eBooks and other information type products, I could have 100%..
Basically, anything you have essentially unlimited stock of, or lots of, you can just set to
relist to the cows come home..
I have a few items that I have in limited quantity, so they are normal and don't relist..
AUTOMATIC EBOOK SHIPMENT:
Explained on eBay here:
4. Then, when creating an ebay auction, on Step 2 "Title & Description", between the title and description, it has a selection to make it a digital item, choose this and agree to it. It will have a blank space for "FILE TYPE, SYS. SPECIFICATIONS". You can leave it blank or just add in something like "Downloadable files (exe/ .pdf/ .zip) file".
5. Then, goto Step 4 "Payment & Delivery" and scroll down to the "Digital Item Delivery and Sale Tax" Section. In that section, there are two spaces for the link for your digital product that you are delivering. One is "Web address of digital item" and the other is "Delivery instructions". Put the web address from where you uploaded your ebook to your website and put any instructions like "Download the ebook to your computer and double click it to execute".
6. Finish the ebay auction
and submit it.
7. When a customer buys and pays, it will automatically deliver the link you put within the auction for digital delivery. So, the customer can download it from the link.
You can use Selling Manager Pro or Merlin's Instant Feedback
to automate your feedback posting. I personally use Merlin's Instant Feedback, as they existed BEFORE eBay's automated feedback software.
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Larry <email@example.com> wrote:
I got my user name and password and am now looking at your site. (The link: http://www.saledaddy.com/how-to_manual_internet_ad.htm is broken).
I am computer literate and used to make web pages, although it has been several years. I say that so you won't waste time explaining basics to me. I am interested in starting by selling ebooks or any other electronic
material that I can automate as much as possible. I need to learn how to automatically send the ebooks to people that purchase them at ebay after paying with paypal. I need to know where I can store these ebooks or have them attached to autoresponder if that is possible.
I've started an auction with one of your ebooks already as an experiment. I used one of your ebooks. Please check it out when you can and tell me if it looks right. I am not sure if I can accept payments to my paypal account or not! I went to paypal to try and set it up, but don't think I did. I do have a buyers account with them. I do not have a conventional brick and mortar type bank. I do all my banking online and have no traditional account number or ABA number, just visa/debit card, so not sure if I even can set up to take payments. Maybe you have way to do that? I am currently limited on time, but will be willing to devote more time if this works well. Now after work and on weekends I can
spend several hours at it.
Once I get this set up, I am interested in joining your affiliate program, I assume its for selling this program I bought and entering my links in the ebooks? I didn't check it out yet, but I will.
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LIS WIEHL: You can't not hire Lenny.
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