The auction websites have different business models but at the core they rely on certain aspects which need to be addressed if you want to use them either as seller or buyer.
No matter what auction site you will use, the reality is that you will need a payment processor to receive or send payments. Also you will have to know what kind of products to sell, how to present them, to market and also to answer questions you will receive from your regular or potential customers.
Also you will have to understand that it is important that the product description and pictures to match the actual product, otherwise you will deal will lots of refunds and your reputation will suffer.
An issue to be addressed is the customers service. If it will take you too long to send an answer to a client it is possible that he or she will choose to buy from somewhere else. In these fast technology years people change very fast their decisions and expect to have reactions from companies with the speed of light if possible.
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