Many EBay sellers start off selling off unwanted items from around their homes. This is a good way to start, and hopefully helps you to get a higher seller rating. It is wise to buy a few items on ebay before you attempt sell anything. This helps you to get a feel for the process, and learn some of the things that buyers look for which should help you to become a better ebay seller.
After you have sold off all your unwanted household items and the neighbor’s barking dog looks tempting. It is time to try a new strategy. What you will need are some items to sell. There are several ways to get items to sell. You can sell items for other people, you can take outings to antique shops or pawn shops and look for underpriced treasures. I actually found 2 violins worth $400 at pawn shops and bought each of them for $60. I have even bought a $300 guitar in the case for $20 at an estate sale.
The best way to get started without any major cash outlay is to start selling items that from EBay dropshippers to your customers by a 3rd party. There are many reputable dropshippers and some that are not so reputable so you have to be careful.
Here is a very short list of EBay dropshippers. Visit often because this list will continue to grow along with tools to help you be successful in your EBay business should you choose to take that path.