Top Alternative to eBay for 2014: Tias

A Gustav Mahler death mask.  A Willie Mays baseball card.  a 1974 Olympus camera.  These are all items available on Tias, today’s alternative to Ebay.

Tias has an observable orientation toward crafts and similar items, with categories such as Art Deco, Arts and Crafts Era, Architectual Antiques, and Cottages and Buildings mini.  Memorabilia is another focus, with such categories as Comics, Coins and Currency, Autographs.  But you can also buy and sell in the areas of Textiles, Sports, and Transportation.  It’s a fun and colorful place, no doubt.

Tias has been around since 1995 and it’s the winner of various readers’ choice awards from some of the big ratings websites.  It’s a great site to work with in terms of the front end, getting things started.  You can set open a store for free with no setup fees.  You’re also free of “per item” listing fees.

Tias says that a merchant’s items will appear on major search engine results.

Your items will be in good company on Tias, and that can be a boost for business.