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Hottest Selling Items on the Internet

Kundan Pandey Feb 6, 2019
Online shopping has revolutionized our lives! Anything we want is just a click away. The list of hottest selling items on the Internet is exhaustive, ranging from something as simple as toys to things more expensive like jewelry.
It was not long ago when the concept of eCommerce websites came into existence and it created a new legacy of its own in the seemingly infinite world of cyber space. Internet advertising, marketing, and most importantly, Internet shopping, redefined the fundamentals of Internet surfing.
Nowadays, website analytic statistics show millions of netizens glued to their computers, purchasing products online. Internet biggies like Amazon, eBay and Craigslist have created a legacy, for sure.
If you read about the history of Amazon and eBay, the topmost online retailers, you'll realize that it just began with the concept of selling things on the Internet. The idea was simple, and comfort in selling and buying without having to go out seemed amazing. This simple idea of Jeff Bezos (Amazon founder), has now transformed into a huge company, Amazon.


Millions of books are sold online every year, and it is one of the most sold items online. Books have been among the top selling products on the Internet for as long as online transactions have been going on.

Computer Hardware and Software

Computers are purchased and sold daily, in bulk, in the US. Even someone who has used a computer or a laptop for sometime, auctions it on the Internet, and believe me, buyers are always there.

Fashion Apparels

The online apparel industry gained a major boost in the recent years, and people have started buying items on the Internet. Women have been especially more active in online shopping than men, when it comes to fashion apparels.

Video DVD Movies

One of the most positive aspects of making money online through Internet shopping is that if you capture the right market and can continue to target the right audience, you can make good money.
For instance, generally, it's not an easy task to find old movies and classic books in every music or book store. Hence, if you target a website for such really specific categories, you can make good money. Nonetheless, it depends on market and various other parameters.

Ticket Bookings

In recent years, airline reservations, online booking of tickets, and hotel bookings have become a reality. This has given sellers of these services a niche market. It has become very popular, hence, to sell online, you must target a market that is very specific.


  • Numerous types of tickets
  • Various toys
  • Coins, currency and collectibles
  • Cosmetics and health products
  • Flowers and festive gift items.
  • Computer related items
  • Used books
  • Domestic and small consumer electronic appliances
  • Phone Accessories
  • Environment friendly items
  • Realty
  • Home based services
  • Seasonal wares
  • Kitchen Utensils
  • Office supplies and equipment/Office furniture
  • Home decorating items and linen
  • Art items
  • Bizarre Things and Miscellaneous
  • Fitness Equipments
  • Used Cars
  • Clothes and apparel
  • Comics
  • Leather Goods
  • Dolls and Bears (stuffed toys)
  • Jewelry
  • Motorcycles Accessories and bikes
  • Musical instruments
  • DVDs and home videos
  • Showbiz and sports memorabilia
  • Flowers
  • Sporting goods
  • Fashionable accessories like hats, handbags, sunglasses, boots, belt bags, belts, etc.
  • Shoes/footwear
  • Apparel/designer clothes/handbags
  • Video games
  • Watches
  • Wallets
This was just a glimpse of the various things that are sold over the Internet, in mind-boggling numbers. In fact, owing to the popularity of Amazon, eBay and Craigslist, people have made it a business to sell products online. However, unawareness of intricacies of selling the product has made many people vulnerable to financial losses.
The process of selling products online requires a good understanding of online business, and hence, ensure that you gain sufficient experience in this or hire professionals for this work, before you invest millions in this business.