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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 to Effectively Manage Your Advertising Budget

Today’s Post is a guest post by Doron Gez from Bannerplay.  Bannerplay is an advertising app for your eBay listings. How to Effectively Manage Your Advertising Budget By Doron Gez  of Banner Play The online advertising world is exploding. There are many competing offers out there, trying to win the heart and budget of the […]

eBay Instant Sale: Get Up to $475 for iPad® 2 Trade-Ins in Time for the new iPad

Cash in with top-dollar tablet trade-in values during eBay’s limited-time offer SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– eBay, today announced a limited-time offer for eBay Instant Sale, eBay’s electronics trade-in program, allowing customers to lock-in top-dollar values for tablet trade-ins, including up to $475 for the iPad 2. From today through March 10, customers can secure limited-time […]

eBay Title Tips ~ eBay Rolls Out 80 Character Title Listings

eBay sellers have long complained about eBay’s 55-character limit on listing titles.  As a seller I always struggle to get all the important keywords in my titles.   eBay has now addressed this issue. The new 80 characters in your listing title is now live on eBay. You now have 25 EXTRA characters in your title […]

eBay Fee sale – List Auction-style Free – Any Start Price. Add Buy It Now Free! Feb 15-28

eBay announced a fee sale today that applies to all sellers. From February 15 through February 28, sellers can list Auction-style free at any starting price, including high-ticket items. Sellers can list up to 50 items, and pay only if the item sells. And, sellers can add Buy-it-now, also for no fee. Once again the […]

WikiLeaks Targets eBay Trainer Skip McGrath

News Release, Seattle WA, December 2, 2010, 5:00PM PST For Immediate Release WikiLeaks Julian Assange Targets Skip McGrath Word has surfaced that WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, has targeted Skip McGrath’s Auction Seller’s Resource.  WikiLeaks founder Asssange told underground supporters that he plans to reveal all of the marketing secrets contained in The Complete eBay Marketing […]

Crypt Above Marilyn Monroe For Sale eBay Up To $4.5 Million with Six Days to Go.

A lady in Los Angeles is selling her late husband’s burial crypt that is located right above Marilyn Monroe A Los Angeles widow, Mrs. Richard Poncher, is auctioning her husband’s famous grave site so she can afford the mortgage payments on her $1.6 million house. The deceased, Mr. Poncher, is buried in a crypt right above Marilyn […]

The Future of eBay 2009: Download Your Free Copy

I have just released my 28 page free eBook, The Future of eBay 2009, The Update To The Complete eBay Marketing SystemI first wrote the Future of eBay last year when eBay announced major changes to the platform.  Last week, eBay announced more changes that will take effect in October 2009 and April 2010.The Future of eBay […]

eBay Announces Major changes To PowerSeller Program, DSRs, Unpaid Item Disputes and Search

Most of the changes will not take place until September 22 with others coming in October Last year eBay announced that they would give sellers more time to adjust their business to changes on the platform. This is the second planned announcment of 2009.  Normally I list the new changes with my comments, but this […]

Be Careful Trying to Sell California IOUs on Craigslist and eBay

But, be even more careful buying them. Last week California essentially went bankrupt.  No –its is not a formal or complete bankruptcy, but when you can’t pay your bills and you are $25 billion underwater I would call that bankrupt in my book. When California couldn’t meet its obligations, it began issuing IOUs instead of […]

Is eBay Back? eBay listing counts rise steadily through June

eBay listings rise from 27.8 million in January to 31.5 million through May 15th 2009. The number of listings has been climbing steadily since the beginning of the year although the rate of growth slowed a bit in the past few weeks.  That may be due to the normal summer slowdown on eBay. We won’t […]

CORRECTION: eBay stock dumping story and Donahoe FTC Investigation NOT TRUE !

Yesterday, I INCORRECTLY reported on a story that eBay Insiders were dumping stock and CEO, John Donahoe was under Investigation by the FTC. This story came from an apparent internet spoof and is completely untrue! I have spoken with eBay and been assured there is no basis for this story whatsoever. The FTC has not […]

eBay Misses Earnings Forecast. Income falls 22%

Net income fell from $460 million to $357 million or $0.28 a share missing analyst’s forecasts The earning consensus on Wall Street was for eBay to be down 20% and earnings to come in at $0.33 share. eBay CEO, John Donahoe blamed the stronger dollar and the challenging economy.  PayPal and Skype did well. Here […]

Deconstructing eBay, Part Two of Three

We continue looking at the big changes eBay announced last week and their impact on eBay sellers This is part two of the post I started yesterday about the changes to the eBay platform and the new policies announced by eBay that will take effect in June. You can scroll down to see part one. […]

Busy Day at eBay. System Changes Announced, Skype to be Spun off to IPO and Stumbleupon Given back to founders

The latest breaking news is that eBay will spin Skype off into its own company that will go public in 2010 That is interesting and answers a big question – What wound eBay do with Skype since it never really fit into eBay’s overall strategy. I think this is a great solution. I have been […]

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