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on 12-18-2012 09:21 PM
How do I weigh my package at home before I print my shipping label.??
on 12-18-2012 09:55 PM
The items you just sold you will need to take to the post office. Box them up and bring them in so they can be properly weighed and proper postage affixed. I hope you realize expedited shipping on those shoes are going to be about $10 each so you aren't going to make much to start off your career.
Next thing you do, before you list anything else, is buy a digital scale. You can get them on eBay. Type in "digital scale shipping" and you will see quite a few at all different prices. You can get them dirt cheap if you bid and wait it out or pick one up Buy it Now for $15 - $20 so you can get rolling.
Next, I send this to all new sellers. Do yourself a favor and learn before you leap again.
Start reading up on buyer/seller protections and best practices. Also read post after post on these boards, you will learn a lot. Just a few pages to get you started.
And do yourself a favor, buy some small items to build your feedback and sell some small items before jumping into iPods and expensive items that you can take a bad burn on. Your "newbie" status is like a magnet to scammers.
on 12-18-2012 09:53 PM
If you don't yet have a scale, there are a couple of different ways to weigh your item. You can lug it down to the P.O. before you list and weigh it or you can hold it and stand on your bathroom scale with and without the package (if it's a large pkg.). Then make sure you round it up for extra precaution.
on 12-18-2012 09:34 PM
You probably want to have that info before you list the item
and use the calculated shipper on the listing. You will need
weight and size of the package.
Depending on how heavy is it?
You will need an accurate scale.
You can buy them at your local office supply or
probably Big Box store.
Measure your package also.
Go to USPS website, enter your info into the calculator
and you get the cost of shipping.