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I give up! After 19 years I have Decided to Leave eBay!

You can still make money on eBay – there are thousands of sellers doing that every day.  With eBay becoming so complicated, we had to make a decision where we want to put our efforts.

August 28 Newsletter – Wholesale Product Sourcing Tips for eBay & Amazon

When your funds are limited, you really can’t afford to make any mistakes. There is nothing worse than making a big investment in product and then finding out you cannot sell it at a profit on eBay or Amazon.  See my latest newsletter for advice on how to make your dollars count. Here’s what’s in […]

Does Retail Arbitrage (RA) Have A Future on eBay and Amazon?

You may have noticed I only did one newsletter in July. We took some time off, relaxed and spent time with our grandkids.  However, I will be back to doing two newsletters this month. Speaking of newsletters, here’s what’s in this issue: Musings from and about eBay, Amazon and The World Wide Web Does Retail Arbitrage […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Determining Your Target Audience and Delivering What They Want

  Today’s post is a guest post from Karon Thackson Karon Thackson writes some great info on creating eBay and Amazon listings that sell. Click here to read her latest post. Skip McGrath   ______________________________________ My Best Selling training course – The Complete Amazon Marketing System will have a significant price increase on March 1st. […]

What NOT to Say in an eBay Listing

Here are three things you should never say in an eBay Listing: • Thank you for looking at my listing – This is obvious – people are busy – get to the point. • Please accept my apology for any typos – People are more forgiving than you think. Also – they tend to scan listings pretty […]

New Newsletter – Amazon Handmade and More

The first November issue of eBay and Amazon Sellers News is now online.  It will be there until the next newsletter comes out.  After that you can find an archived version in our archives. Here’s what’s in the newsletter: Amazon Launches Amazon Handmade  – Handmade arts and crafts has long been the domain of eBay and Etsy […]

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 […]

Five Un-missable Tips for Effective eBay Store Design

Today’s post is a guest post by Sam Butterworth who designs eBay store templates. The 90 million strong eBay community buys more than $1,400 worth of goods every single second, which is more than enough to transform a profitable pastime into a full time business. In such a crowded marketplace though, it’s essential that your […]




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