How can I be sure I
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When selling an item on eBay you may give your item a start bid price of 99 cents and hopefully you'll get many bids to make a profit on an item that may be worth $200. How can you be sure you won't take a loss though, (i.e. you may not get many bidders)? Is there a rule of thumb?
Being successful on eBay isn't impossible, but it's tricky and as you indicated, you want to make sure that you're not taking a loss.
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