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Happy New Year for 2017

2016 was a great year for all four of our businesses Writing and training business – This was one of our best years in the past five years for our training book sales Our Amazon Business – Amazon has continued to grow.  As we have gotten older, we have scaled our business back to carry […]

New Newsletter – When Does It Make Sense to Create a Private Label Product?

Please go to http://www.skipmcgrath.com/newsletters/current.shtml to read the current issue. It has a lot of great content including:  Musings from and about eBay, Amazon and The World Wide Web – One of the items is a $20 off coupon on many of my products! Through December 31st I’m offering $20 off most of my products! (Products costing […]

October Newsletter – eBay Fall Seller Update and More

I’ve got a new issue of the newsletter ready to go!  There is a LOT of good stuff in this one. Musings from and about eBay, Amazon and The World Wide Web – Check out the special discount to my readers on the 2016 Toy Guide. eBay Fall Seller Update Online Auctions Aren’t Over Amazon Cuts Delivery […]

September Newsletter – WalMart and FBA

As I pointed out in my last issue, I am struggling with a broken arm that makes me type one-handed. Also I’ve been in the hospital recovering from surgery. I hope to get out in about a week. I want to say thanks to my loyal readers for the prayers and many kind wishes you have […]

Website Tune-Up PLUS Pros and Cons of Private Labeling in the Newsletter

The first February issue of eBay and Amazon Sellers News is now online. Don’t worry if you miss it.This issue is in the archives, just click here to read it. Here’s what’s in the newsletter: Five-Step Website Tune-Up for 2016 – Make Sure Your Website is Ready for the New Year Pros and Cons of Private […]

Newsletter is Ready!

The second October issue of eBay and Amazon Sellers News is now online.  It will be there until the next newsletter comes out.  After that you can find an archived version here. Here’s what’s in the newsletter: Third Party Service Helps With Sales Tax Filing & Payment Collecting sales tax is easy. You just set up you tax preferences […]

First October Newsletter is Ready

The first October issue of eBay and Amazon Sellers News is now online.  It will be there until the next newsletter comes out.  After that you can find an archived version here. Here’s what’s in the newsletter: 1. Holiday Selling Tips – The hot 4th quarter selling season is here. Are you ready? Our first article has a few […]

There is Nothing “Neutral” about Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to vote on Net Neutrality on Feb 26th. I have studied this and there is nothing “neutral” about Net Neutrality. Anything that is backed and funded by the big Telecom companies can not be good for all the little guys like us. I try and stay away from […]

February Newsletter is Now Available

The Feb 2015 Issue of the Online Sellers News for eBay and Amazon Sellers is now online. In This Issue 1. Five Tips to Increase Your Amazon FBA Profits 2.  eBay’s Woes Continue – Can They Ever Recover? 3.  eBay Niche of The Month – 35mm Film Camera Lenses 4. Preventing Returns on eBay and […]

How Congress, The Post Office and Chinese Businesses Are Screwing eBay And Amazon Sellers With The ePacket Program

 Today’s post is a guest post by Jose Calero of LapWorks, Inc  Where else in the world can you go, except in America, to set-up an online business only to have your government subsidize your Chinese competitors so they can undercut your prices and steal your business? It makes you wonder . . . . […]

Smart Phone Security & Lost or Stolen Mobile Devices

I usually write about selling on eBay and Amazon, but this topic is germane to almost all of us who use smart phones and mobile phones these days in our business. New Resources for Reporting Lost or Stolen Mobile Devices The FCC, in coordination with participating wireless service providers, has created a new resource for […]

How To Balance Work and Life During The Holiday Season to Reduce Stress and Have More Fun

Forbes magazine has a great white paper they are making available for free entitled The Recipe for Work-life Balance During the Holidays by Tom Drews, founder and CEO of Making Minutes.  Great article and it has stuff that will not only help you during the holidays but year around as well. Enjoy!!! My December newsletter […]

Will The Kindle Fire Grow The Amazon Prime Base and Why is That Important

This isn’t my story. This morning, Chris Green of FBA Power, shot me an email alerting me to an article in the Channel Advisor Blog about the release of the Kindle Fire I wrote about yesterday.  This article was written a day or so before Amazon’s release, but contains a really interesting analysis of Amazon […]

Make Money With The Kindle Fire and Save Money with Jenny’s Phone Number 867-5309

Make Money with The Amazon Kindle Fire Amazon started taking orders today on the Kindle Fire. The Fire will sell for $199 from Amazon.  But if you place your pre-orders now, you will be one of the first to get one and you can turn around and sell it on eBay for as much as […]

eBay Acquires GSI Commerce For $2.4 Billion In Cash And Debt

Are the days of the small independent seller on eBay over?  That is the reaction of many who saw today’s press release that eBay Acquires GSI Commerce For $2.4 Billion In Cash And Debt.  this is clearly an attempt by eBay to fill a huge strategic hole and compete more directly with Amazon. Here are the […]




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