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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 […]

Beware The Ides of March – eBay Raises Fees and Restricts New & Small Sellers

I think it was the Soothsayer who told Caesar to “Beware the Ides of March.”  That should have been the title of yesterday’s blog where I forecast eBay’s announcement today. I will do an in-depth article on the new policies in the newsletter next week –but here are the highlights of today’s announcement: eBay Fees […]

What is The Best Source of eBay Wholesale Information?

I get this question all the time.  If you sell on eBay or sell on Amazon, then you are always on the hunt for new wholesale sources. Here are some of the places where you can find reliable eBay wholesale sourcing information and where I find mine. Wholesale Search Engines Wholesale Trade Shows and Merchandise […]

What to Sell on eBay? Finding eBay profits at Wholesale Dealer Auctions

Wholesale dealer auctions are a great source of merchandise to sell on eBay, but you have to be very, very careful. In one of my first books when I wrote about wholesale dealer auctions, I said that if you have a desire to be mugged, you can walk in Central Park after midnight or you […]

Fourteen Tips for Bidding and Buying at Live Auctions for eBay Profits

Savvy eBay sellers know that live auctions are a great place to find goods to sell profitably on eBay, but you have too know what you are doing. When we owned an antique shop, small town and country auctions were one of our leading sources of merchandise. Thousands of small (and large) eBay sellers who […]




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