CDN$ 25.99
Temporarily out of stock.
Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your account will only be charged when we ship the item.
Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.
eBay in a Snap (2nd Editi... has been added to your Cart
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

eBay in a Snap (2nd Edition) Paperback – Oct 31 2005

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
"Please retry"
CDN$ 25.99
CDN$ 3.31 CDN$ 1.00

Save an Additional 10% on Textbooks When you Join Amazon Student

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Amazon Student members save an additional 10% on Textbooks with promo code TEXTBOOK10. Enter code TEXTBOOK10 at checkout. Here's how (restrictions apply)

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Sams Publishing; 2 edition (Oct. 31 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0672328372
  • ISBN-13: 978-0672328374
  • Product Dimensions: 17.7 x 2.3 x 23.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 658 g
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,376,097 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  •  Would you like to update product info, give feedback on images, or tell us about a lower price?

Product Description

From the Back Cover

In the past few years, eBay has become a household name. Even if you've never traded on eBay yourself, chances are you know someone who has. Now is your turn to get in on the action! eBay In a Snap, Second Edition is a hands-on, task-based guide that will let you zero right in on the thing you most want to know about eBay, and then quickly apply it to your own trade. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions will show you how to:

  • Power search for the best items
  • Win auctions with power bidding
  • Sell your items
  • Start an eBay business
  • Use PayPal to send or receive money
  • Participate in special eBay auctions
Written by a well-known expert on Internet shopping, bargain-hunting, and auctions, eBay In a Snap reveals the best tips, tricks, and techniques for everything eBay, from enhancing a listing with HTML and multimedia, to buying and selling a car.

About the Author

Preston Gralla is the author of more than two dozen books about computers and the Internet, including How the Internet Works, Windows XP Hacks, and several on Internet shopping, bargain-hunting, and auctions. He has been a columnist for ZDNet/Cnet, and is currently a columnist for and His commentaries have been featured on NPR's All Things Considered, and he has appeared on television and radio networks and shows including the CBS Early Show, CNN, MSNBC, and ABC World News Now.

Inside This Book

(Learn More)
Browse and search another edition of this book.
First Sentence
Looking to buy or sell something-anything at all? Read the first page
Explore More
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Excerpt | Index | Back Cover
Search inside this book:

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on (beta) HASH(0x9f0add98) out of 5 stars 1 review
HASH(0x9cf2f9fc) out of 5 stars Berglund Center for Internet Studies Review by Jeffrey Barlow May 9 2011
By Berglund Center for Internet Studies - Published on
Format: Paperback
I was initially drawn to Preston Gralla's eBay in a Snap because it appears in the "SAMS Teach Yourself" series, which I have found to be consistently useful within a classroom context. The series editors take a great deal of care to strike a balance between user friendliness and true depth. Works in this series will usually provide the novice to any of the many areas they cover a solid start. Gralla's book is no exception. Moreover, Gralla himself has written more than two dozen titles and produces several Internet-shopping related columns as well. I found him a useful, entertaining, and informative guide to the intricacies of eBay. Gralla takes the reader through the entire range of activities on eBay, with an emphasis upon self-protection, as well as upon getting the best price whether buying or selling. Had I read eBay in a Snap before first using eBay, I would have utilized its services with a great deal more sophistication and confidence, and would not have had to depend on the good character of El Vato, to whom this review is dedicated...

For a full review see Interface, Volume 4, Issue 6.