There are many ways that you can start your own home business and enjoy the rewards that come with it. This articles is going to discuss generating extra income by starting your own home business from online auctions. Did you know that there are other places on the internet besides Ebay where you can sell your items. There are Yahoo and MSN auctions, as well as another site that gets a great deal of traffic and potential buyers-Amazon. Some of the great things about all of these sites is that they take very little experience to get started, very little money and not too much time. Additionally, and very important to sales is that these sites already have a great deal of built-in, targeted traffic. It’s hard to make a sale when no one knows where to find your items. Finding products to sell isn’t that hard either. You can get started with some old CD’s or movies or books to get used to the process. Then you might start expanding by cleaning out your own garage or attic. If you don’t find much there… take it a step further and offer to clean or organize garages for your neighbors for a fee. If there’s anything they don’t want, tell them you will dispose of it for them. If it’s something you think you can sell, all the better. Then you can earn money from the service provided and the items that you come away with; not a bad home business. When you get your auctions listed, be sure to have clear, detailed pictures of each item. You know the old adage, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” But remember, a picture isn’t enough. You want to write a great description of each item that you list. Tell people things like how it looks (in case the picture doesn’t load or they just want to read about it) how old it is, any relevant history, what the current going rate is for a new item like yours and what the dimensions are. People like to know what they’re buying and will buy from the person who gives the most information for them to make their purchasing decision. Make sure you have a descriptive title, not a flashy one. Flash doesn’t help you get found when someone is searching for you; good key words and descriptions do. Do some research looking at other items similar to yours and see who has the most bids. Then, see what you think made that item more attractive, and apply that knowledge to your own auctions. With a little practice and effort, you could have a booming home business in no time. Happy selling!