IMO in this market even newbies can get decent returns by listing collections on eBay
now using the auction format. There is great interest in decent collections and if a person can find a way to include a reasonable number of pictures and start the auction at a low price people will bid.
I like to buy collections on eBay
for 2 reasons; 1st no buyers commission and secondly lots of pictures. However I won't bid in auctions that are getting 40 or 50 bids, that's amateur hour and the final price is usually too high, but it's great for the sellers.