How to sell watches online

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How to sell watches online
Selling watches online provides countless outlets for marketing. (sport watches image by Andrejs Nikiforovs from

Selling watches in your local area can be difficult, especially if you do not live someplace with outlets such as flea markets. The Internet allows you to broaden your audience and access tools that will help promote your watches. Utilise more than one online source to sell your watches and be consistent in your endeavour. It is essential to set your watches apart from other watch sellers by providing watches that are quality and unique.

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  1. 1

    Create your own website. Find a host that provides a domain name. Your domain name should reflect the watches that you are selling. If you are selling a particular brand of watches, include the name of the designer in the domain name or make it general. Ensure that the host has reasonable hosting rates.

  2. 2

    Consider how you want the website to look. Sketch a layout and design for the website. Download a free web editing application that will provide a template. Take quality photographs of the watches, so that you can display them on your website. Create an account with PayPal so that you can secure your online payment transactions. Advertise and promote your website through search engines such as Google and Yahoo!. Create an account with these sites to begin advertising.

  3. 3

    Go to the eBay website. eBay is one of the leading online auction websites. Create a seller's account. Provide a username and password. Verify your identity through eBay's ID Verify or provide your credit card information. Prepare to enter personal information such as your address, birthday and telephone number. Link your PayPal account with your eBay account to secure payment transactions.

  4. 4

    Set-up an eBay store. Choose between the three packages--basic, premium and anchor. If you intend to sell a significant number of watches, choose the anchor package, which is £194.90 per month. The basic costs £10.30/month and the premium costs £32.40/month. The package you select will determine how inventory capacity. Design your watch store under the "Manage my store" option. Use a template that you can use on all the watches you post. Determine whether you want to list your watches wholesale or individually. Click "Sell" when you are ready to sell your watches.

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