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How Long Does It Take to Make Money Selling Online?

Before we get too deep into answering that question, lets look at the types of online income: Active Income – Selling products or services Passive Income – Affiliate income (or advertising) Active Income – Selling Products or services If you want to sell products, or your services online, you are probably looking at venues such […]

eBay & Amazon Customer Return Rates & Tips to Reduce Them

Customer Returns can be real profit killers.  In general, return rates average between 5% and 14% overall on Amazon and 7% to 15% on eBay, but some categories can have much higher rates.  There is no hard data for these rates, so most of the information is anecdotal, gathered from other sellers and my own […]

Comparing eBay and Amazon

Here are some interesting facts about eBay and Amazon Number of Employees: eBay 12,600 Amazon 540,000 Annual sales eBay $9.1 Billion Amazon $136 Billion Average Buyer Age eBay 40 Amazon 46 Number of registered sellers: eBay 25 million Amazon 10 million Estimated number of Active Sellers (sell at least 10 items per month) eBay 115,000 […]

Good News and New Newsletter

As large as online sales are (almost $400billion), that total only represents 11.7% of all US retail sales -so it seems we still have a lot of growth ahead of us. I read one report that surmised Amazon could double its yearly sales within just 10 years. If that is true, we (sellers) are sitting […]

Wondering how the new tax bill will affect eBay and Amazon Sellers?

Happy New Year! I hope 2018 is off to a great start for you.  On my end, I’m excited to be starting the 19th year of this newsletter. In this issue: How Will The New Tax Bill Affect eBay & Amazon Sellers? eBay & Amazon Keyword Matching eBay & Amazon New Year Business Strategies FBA Fee Changes […]

Holiday Sale and Newsletter

I’ve got a new newsletter ready for you.  It has some great content AND it announces my 2017 Holiday Sale!  Every year in December, my book sales drop to almost zero.  That is why I run my holiday sale where I offer 40% off on all my products.  The sale starts today and lasts until midnight […]

New Newsletter – Use Amazon Reports to Increase Profits

I’ve got a new issue of my newsletter ready for you.  This one has an interesting feature, an online survey.  I want to make sure that I’m writing about the subjects that matter most to you.  As a thank you, everyone who participates will get a coupon worth $10 on the purchase of any of my books*. You can […]

Private Labeling for eBay & Amazon

My latest newsletter has an great article on getting started in private labeling for eBay and Amazon.  In addition you’ll find: Musings from and about eBay, Amazon and more Niche of The Month – Storage boxes Ten Tips for Success in Life and Your Online Business Understanding UPC Bar Codes, ASIN’s, ISBN’s, SKUs, etc. New […]

eBay & Amazon Sellers – Control Your Inventory for Profits

Check out the June 22nd issue of my newsletter.  Topics include: Musings from and about eBay, Amazon and The World Wide Web eBay & Amazon Sellers – Control Your Inventory for Profits eBay Getting Back into TV Advertising (Finally) Saving Money on Shipping & Shipping Supplies Writing Listing Titles for eBay & Amazon That Sell […]

Importers – Don’t Confuse UPS, DHL and FedEx with Air Freight

I’ve got a new newsletter ready for you.   I hope you enjoy it!  Here’s what’s inside. Musings from and about eBay, Amazon and The World Wide Web Importers – Don’t Confuse UPS, DHL and FedEx with Air Freight Opening an Amazon US Account and Selling from Overseas Countries Age & Attitude – Young or […]

New Wholesale Sources from 2017 Trade Shows

Check out the March 28, 2017 issue of my newsletter: Musings from and about eBay, Amazon and The World Wide Web New Wholesale Sources from 2017 Trade Shows – The wholesale sources featured in this issue are from two of the largest and most important wholesale Trade shows in the US: ASD Las Vegas and the Chicago […]

New Newsletter – Tune Up Your Listings for 2017

I just published a new issue of my newsletter! Topics include: Tune Up Your Listings for 2017 Managing High Value Versus Low Value Tasks Go International and Cash in on the Benefits How to Gain Admittance to Wholesale Trade Shows New Wholesale Sources for eBay and Amazon Sellers

Risk Management for the Online Seller – June Newsletter

I’ve got the first June issue of the eBay and Amazon Sellers News ready for you. This issue has a LOT of resources for online sellers. Here’s what’s in the newsletter: Managing Risk in Your eBay and/or Amazon Business Is the Retail Industry Telling Us Something About the Upcoming Economy? Before Lowering Prices, Check Matching Competitor’s Feedback, Account […]

What Have We Learned From Analyzing 232,870,994 Items Sold On eBay?

This is a guest post by Elad Darmon of www.What-To-Sell.com. Have you ever tried to find the top selling items on eBay? Well – we’ve got plenty of data to help you with that, using this unique infographic about “The Science Behind the Best Items to Sell on eBay”.  Here is a link to the […]

Latest Newsletter – Amazon Taking Steps to Reduce FBA Inventory on Slow Moving Items

The first Version of eBay and Amazon Sellers News for April is ready! Here’s what’s in the newsletter: Amazon Taking Steps to Reduce FBA Inventory on Slow Moving Items List of Amazon Prep and Ship Centers in the US How to Remove Negative or Neutral Feedback on Amazon eBay Spring Seller Update New Wholesale Sources for […]




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