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«Go buy something on Craigslist or eBay. Find something that's a bit of a commodity. An iPod is a good test. Buy it, and then immediately resell it. Then buy it again. Each time, try selling it for more than you paid for it. See how far you can push it. See how much profit you can make off 10 transactions.» - http://www.inc.com/magazine/20110301/making-money-small-busin...
«Start tweaking the headline. Then start fiddling with the product description. Vary the photographs. Take some pictures of the thing for sale; use other photos with other items, or people, in them. Shoot really high-quality shots, and also post crappy ones from your cell-phone camera. Try every variation you can think of. I love doing this, because there's no real risk involved.» ‎- 9000
Now I know that the founder of 37signals resells iPods on eBay to train his marketing muscle 8-) ‎- 9000