How to buy or sell online yourself. So you have things you would like to sell or found something you would like to buy how should you go about it. The easy answer  is put it on E-bay. But then E-bay gets 10% and they guarantee the sale safe or your money back. But what if you find something on Craig's list,  you could drive and see it. But one place I find a lot of things I need is http://searchtempest.com/
it searches all the Craig's list, you can put a mile limit on it say 500 miles. Now I found the perfect part for my car but I will have to drive 450 miles to get something that someone is selling for $50.00. it dose not work out.

First you can not receive money unless you have a PayPal account. The PayPal account is attached to your bank account. Then you as a seller have the same relationship as a store would when you use your credit card. If the buyer is not happy the first thing PayPal will ask you is to work it out. You could give a refund or part of the money back.  This is where doing things the right way come in. When you go to PayPal you have to make out a receipt saying what you are selling how much and you terms
( as is no refund, this is in good working order, buyer pays return shipping, I guarantee for 30 day, )
all this is recorded with your sale. There is a fee 2.9% so for $100.00 it will cost you $2.95 this is not that bad. You work out with the buyer who will pay shipping.
You can also use PayPal to ship and you get a discount on shipping. You have to set up a account with UPS the post office or other shippers it is easy to do and anyone can do it. When you ship through PayPal your tracking information is automatically uploaded. You should still get a receipt when you drop off the package  so you have proof you dropped it off.
Buying something is a little different. You don't have to have a PayPal account but it is a good idea if you do. No one will ever see your information only PayPal this is what makes it safe. More and more on line retailers are taking PayPal. The online retailer never see your information and you don't send it over the internet they only see the money from PayPal. If you buy something and have a problem you have the same protection as if you use a credit card at a store. If you don't get what you payed for ( this is why a tracking number is important you can see the date it was delivered ) you can get a refund from PayPal. Even if the person you bought from takes all the money from there bank account and leaves the county PayPal will still give you the money. It is best to set up account, what you do is send the seller your e-mail address and they send you the sale request if you don't like what it says ask the seller to change it. If you are still not happy you don't have to complete the sale. Remember this is a legal contract make sure it say what you want.


Can it still be dangerous, YES but what in life is not. Here are some things to look out for, first never go outside your PayPal account to do anything even if you get a e-mail that looks like PayPal open a new page and log in to your PayPal account and only work from there. PayPal will never ask you to pay a fee. Make sure the payment has been sent to you as a purchase payment for goods. If itís been sent as a personal payment or a payment for a service there would be no seller or buyer protection. If someone wants to pick up something and they ask to use PayPal I don't see the reason. Like you want to sell a computer for $500.00 they can see it working, for me just bring cash . Don't fall for easy sales you have to think would you just buy something or do you want the best price for what you are buying. I always call and talk to the sell or buyer, don't text everything it is OK to text but when you come to a deal it is best to call and talk. You can tell a lot about a person when you talk to them. 90% of people are just trying to make money or buy something 8% are trying to see how they can get something for nothing ( I have had a couple of them ) you just have to deal with it. 1% maybe less are out to scam you. I have seen this too you just have to be careful.  And 1 % just guess what they want.


HOW TO BUY AND SELL ONLINE YOURSELF

BUY AND SELL ONLINE

There is a answer; PayPal there are two different PayPal accounts and a lot of rumors about how it works. PayPal is like a online bank but it is not a bank it just handles the transfers of money. The first is a personal account the other is a businesses. With the personal you have to transfer money to your bank account or you can use it the next time you buy something. With the businesses you get a ATM card and as soon as some one pays you can use the ATM card to take cash out of a ATM or as a credit card. Anybody can set up  a business account you don't have to have a registered businesses.

How can this be safe?
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