Then just flip it over and add a layer of peanuts:
Place the merchandise on the peanuts:
And fill the remaining space with more peanuts, taking care to ensure that peanuts fill the space between the merchandise and the box on all sides:
Then simply seal the open side of the box in exactly the same way that we sealed the first side:
Then all we have to do is stick or tape our shipping label on the box, and we're ready to ship!
Some people prefer a different way of sealing the boxes, with a "hot glue gun" made specifically for that purpose. I personally haven't tried it yet but do definitely want to. Proponents say it is more secure and less expensive.
Either way, we've packed our book extremely well in just a minute or two, with the total packaging cost being around $0.65 to $0.90 or so, depending on your particular packaging supplier. With online postage discounts, we can ship this package via USPS Media Mail for a total packing and shipping cost of $4.00 or even a little bit less. Happy eBaying!