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What Does a Marketplace Seller Do

A Marketplace Seller is someone who provides for his or her own maintenance by selling stuff through online marketplaces such as Ebay.com.

What Does a Marketplace Seller Do

In some countries, an online marketplace seller is called a Marketplace seller, in other countries, Marketplace sellers are often called Ebay sellers.

People who successfully sell products through an online marketplace and are able to make ends meet, often start their own web-shop at some point. Some Marketplace sellers make their own items (from artistic items to functional products) that they then sell online. But most Marketplace sellers buy products at flea markets and auctions, for example, and then sell them online at a higher price.

Features of Marketplace sellers

Below are the personality traits that fit the profession of marketplace seller. Do you've the same personality? Then marketplace seller might be something for you. Not sure which personality traits you've? Then find and take a career choice test.


  • initiating and starting work
  • directing and leading people
  • take and bear responsibility
  • in business: work where you run financial risks


  • work where it's important that you're organized and tidy
  • work where others can trust that you'll work as agreed
  • work in which you avoid risks


  • physical work
  • work where you can get dirty
  • operate machines or equipment
  • working in nature and / or with animals
  • being outside
  • driving vehicles

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