Read Craig Stark's BOOKTHINK article titled "Reviving Your Business".
He talks about how he had drifted away from eBay selling, and had been focusing on fixed price selling venues. He said he found he has been pricing higher, and waiting however long it would take to find a buyer at his price.
Finding his sales in a bit of a slump (the economy, don'tcha know), he turned back to eBay auctions, and was pleasantly surprised at the results.
The part I related to was that in his watching the bids, and then realizing higher-than-expected prices, it got him excited about selling again.
That's why I am always saying, 'I loves me my auctions'.
Here's an excerpt, but treat yourself and read the whole article...