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Open Letter to eBay from Long-time Seller

If you want to know why I really gave up on eBay –this letter from an anonymous seller is one of the best explanations you will find. The only thing I can add is that e Bay used to be a “community.”  When management made the decision to do away with that aspect of eBay […]

eBay Sellers – Is It Time to Try Amazon?

My wife and I started selling on eBay in 1999.  We started making money and never looked back –until recently. If you have followed my newsletter, then you know I think eBay has become the most poorly managed eCommerce companies in the marketplace.  About 10 years ago (2006) we added Amazon to our sales channel. […]

New Wholesale Sources for eBay & Amazon Sellers

A word about the sources.  I research sources who will work with small sellers, and who sell in smaller quantities, so you do not have to buy pallet or truckloads.  Not every website I link to has wholesale information, because many companies do not want the general public to see their pricing, and the website […]

Final Sale on two of my popular books

I’ve been selling online since 1999.  I’ve sold on eBay, sold on Amazon and made money with affiliate marketing.  In short, I’ve made a living working from home by selling things online.  I’ve written about it all.  The result is that I’m currently maintaining and updating about a dozen books about how to make money […]

Understanding Wholesale Distribution and Sourcing

I’ve got a new edition of my newsletter ready for you.  One of the articles is about a concept that it’s important for ANY online seller to understand – wholesale sourcing. Here’s what’s in the newsletter. Note that there’s a favorite reader feature that I haven’t done in a while, niche of the month. Musings […]

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 […]

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 […]

April 28th Issue of eBay and Amazon Sellers News

The April 28 issue of eBay and Amazon Sellers News is now online. You can click here to read the current issue. Did you miss the newsletter?  No problem.  We keep archived versions online for several years.  You can find this newsletter here. In This Issue 1. How To Source Bulk Liquidation Products 2. eBay and Amazon […]

Top 5 Most Popular eBay Auction Items

Today’s Guest post is from Rae Sterns –an enthusiastic blogger who enjoys spending her time running, reading, and feeding her social media addiction.  If you want to sell on eBay, Rae shows you the best-selling products and categories to sell in. Top 5 Most Popular eBay Auction Items Online auctions are a great way to […]

Used and Vintage Items Selling on eBay

eBay has certainly changed over the years.  Today fixed price sales make up over 70% of all sales on eBay and used, vintage, collectibles and antiques now make up only 40% of the items selling on the site.  The rest of the products are now new merchandise.  But eBay is still the largest venue for […]

Study Shows That eBay Sellers Do Best When They Focus on a Niche The Know Something About

I am kicking back a bit to enjoy this good weather. But here is a great article by Ina Steiner that everyone who sells on eBay should read. It supports something I have been teaching on eBay for the past nine years. Research Shows Sellers with Focused Expertise Do Better on eBay See Also Learn […]

eBay Kills Dutch Auctions and Extends Free Shipping Fee Discounts Through June

Are more fee discounts coming? eBay announced they will be killing the Dutch Auction format effective in May.  Since eBay expanded and reduced fees on Fixed Price Listings, the Dutch auction format has been used less and less by sellers where it was once the favored  format for listing multiple items.  Sellers have until May […]

eBay Listings Finally Starting to Climb

After a slow start, the new fixed price listing format may finally be taking hold. In my last post I reported that 48 hours after eBay launched the new Fixed Price (FP) listing format and fees that eBay’s listings had hardly budged.  Now 5 days later, listings have climbed from around 16 million to 18.35 […]

New eBay Niche Market: Lehman Brothers Memorabilia

Lehman Brothers employees are selling off their tee shirts, ashtrays, cigar holders and tons of other stuff on eBay When I typed Lehman Brothers into the eBay search engine it came up with 254 items for sale. A few of them were domain names related to the bankruptcy, but most of the items for sale […]

What eBay Could Learn From Boeing Aircraft

One of the reasons Boeing is the only remaining large aircraft maker in the US is because they not only listen to their customers, they involve them in the design of new aircraft. About the time eBay was started 15 years ago, Boeing set out to design the next generation airliner.  One of the things […]




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