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How to Buy Wholesale from Legitimate Wholesale Sources

Believe me, for every company you find that will not work with you, there are ten that will. But you have to know how to set yourself up properly if you want to deal with legitimate wholesale suppliers. Read the latest version of my newsletter for some tips. Here’s the full list of articles: Musings […]

How Will the Supreme Court Decision on Sales Tax Affect Small Sellers?

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a decision that prevented states from charging sales tax on sales by companies (and sellers) who did not have a presence (office, store, warehouse, etc.) in the state. Before that decision, a small seller like you and me, was only required to collect and pay sales tax on […]

Is It Time to Give Up on eBay?

In my last issue I had an article titled: Has eBay finally jumped the shark? New eBay Policies May Eliminate Some eBay Sellers. That article generated more readers and email than anything I have written in the past few years. So that leads me to the question, is it time to give up on eBay? […]

New Newsletter – Has eBay finally jumped the shark?

I’ve got a new newsletter for you.  The first article is an important one for eBay sellers.  If you are like me, you have probably learned to dread the frequent eBay announcements. Well, here we go again. One of the factors in this announcement will most likely eliminate many sellers like me, who use Amazon to […]

More SKUs Equals More Money on eBay & Amazon

Before I tell you about the new edition of my newsletter I wanted to remind you that you can subscribe to my newsletter.  What does that mean?  You’d get 4 free eBooks and an email each time a newsletter comes out.   Bonus items. A free newsletter.  It’s hard to pass up a deal like that! […]

Writing eBay & Amazon Descriptions That Sell

Have you noticed that, besides seeing them eBay, Amazon or Etsy, product listings are often picked up in search by Google, Bing or Yahoo?  Here are some tips to help you do two things: Get your listings found by search engines Write descriptions that sell more product There are two places search engines look for […]

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 […]

Last Minute Tax Steps to Save You Money on Your 2015 Taxes

Before I get started let me state clearly and strongly that I AM NOT A TAX EXPERT but I do have a lot of experience in business and these are some of the things I have learned you can do to lower your taxes for this year. There are two methods of accounting –Cash and […]

Tools to Help You Stay On Top Spot on Amazon & eBay

Today’s post is a guest post by Jodie Pride from Veeqo.com Tools to Help You Stay On Top Spot on Amazon & eBay It takes more than just low prices to get you to the top spot on Amazon and eBay; although price is an important factor, there are many other aspects you’ll need to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tips to Make Your eBay Listings More Appealing to Buyers

As an eBay seller, your eBay listing is your “salesperson.” It will either attract customers or drive them away. Even if other sellers are offering the same products as yours, if your listing looks more professional, then people will buy from you more often. If you want to make more sales, improve your eBay listing […]

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 […]

Offering Free Shipping on eBay Could Kill Your Exposure to Google

I drank the eBay Kool Aid on free shipping a long time ago.  The simple reason is because it works.  I have tested my listings both ways and free shipping does increase conversions on eBay.  It works all years around, but it really works well during the holidays. One of the major downsides to offering […]

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 […]




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