How To Make Money On Ebay Or Craigslist By Becoming A Virtual Ticket Reseller

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One of the quickest and ‘sure fire’ ways to make money on the internet is by leveraging and fulfilling ‘Impulse Demand’. This is an excellent way to make money on eBay, Craigslist or any other classified – buy/sell websites, by cornering limited supply items and then reselling the same item to feed the frenzy. The method? buying and then reselling tickets to popular events and concerts.

You don’t have to deal with an online web storefront, you don’t have to answer hundreds of emails or the spend time on refunds. Just simply buy tickets to popular sporting events, concerts or shows and resell them on eBay for x times what you paid for them, guaranteed.

It is actually a lot easier to make money doing this than you may think. eBay and Craigslist even has its own dedicated sections for the buying and selling of tickets.

If you follow the following steps… it is possible that you will MAKE MONEY. Not millions of dollars mind you… but you can easily earn hundreds right away. Yes, this is the new age virtual ticket scalper, where you no longer have to stand outside the stadium of the venue to hopefully sell your tickets for last minute buyers.

So you are wondering, if an event or concert is so popular, how can you then get your hands on these tickets that someone is willing to pay 2 or 3 times the face amount for, just a few days later? Well, because the majority are ‘on the spot’ impulse buyers and are willing to pay ridiculous prices for them.

Say for example the recent now girl, Miley Cyrus and her ‘Hannah Montana’ concert tour. When these tickets first went on sale, or were pre-ordered, they could of been had for around $75 each. So imagine the pressure super dad feels when his two precious daughters has been constantly begging and pleading him that they want to go to this particular concert for months and dad finds out it’s sold out… so what do you think he does? Well, he buys them on either eBay or Craigslist, forking out $250 a piece. Happens all the time. There is always a market for these tickets and they always sell for better than face value.


It is a simple system, and you may be thinking you are just taking advantage of desperate people for the name of profit… but, hey , the’re going to have to buy from someone. There are multitudes of people out there willing to pay ‘extra dollars’ for getting tickets to that ‘sold out’ concert. Well, the trick is – you get them first. Think of it as an economics experiment.

The Popularity Of The Said Event:
Focus in on buying tickets to events, bands or shows that are only playing just once in your area. They are uber popular guaranteeing a sellout.

Know The Size Of The Venue:
There are some really popular shows or events that are played in huge venues such as arenas and stadiums. This is an important point to consider. Say a concert is at MS Gardens in New York, even if the event is “sold out”, it has a much higher probability of tickets being available on eBay, so you may not make as much profit if you were selling another ‘sold out’ event at a much smaller venue.

How To Get The Tickets
The best way getting these ‘in demand’ concert tickets is during ‘presales’. Pre-sales are generally not available for the public but only for those that has access by someone with a ‘pre-sale’ password. This password is usually for friends or family of the people that work or are somehow associated with the venue, etc.

So… How Do You Get These Pre-sale Passwords?
If you go to or, you can usually find these pre-sale passwords. You can also at times “Sign Up” to get these pre-sale passwords by just calling the local radio station associated with promoting the event. Another way is to go on the website of the band and getting on their mailing lists that will give you these codes. You can also get or buy these pre-sale passwords on Craigslist or eBay.

Most “Sold Out” Venues Are Fakes
Most of the time, Ticketmaster will display a message on their website saying that the event in question is sold out. 90% of the time, this is false. This in the industry is known as “fake drops”, it’s a marketing ploy to create a sense of impulsive urgency around the particular event, so the tickets will sell out faster. Keep trying to get these tickets as 90% of the time, you’ll get them.

There are hundreds of these ‘virtual scalpers’ making money RIGHT NOW for the sake of free enterprise, by buying and selling tickets on eBay. Some even get hold of ‘pre-sale codes’ and resell them! So go ahead, go make some money.

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