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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. […]

October Newsletter – eBay Fall Seller Update and More

I’ve got a new issue of the newsletter ready to go!  There is a LOT of good stuff in this one. Musings from and about eBay, Amazon and The World Wide Web – Check out the special discount to my readers on the 2016 Toy Guide. eBay Fall Seller Update Online Auctions Aren’t Over Amazon Cuts Delivery […]

Mid-September Issue of Newsletter is Live

The second September 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  After that you can find an archived version here. Here’s what’s in the newsletter: 1. Tips for Balancing Your Online Business and Your Life – Running an online business can be stressful if you let it. […]

Build Your Business by Spying on Your Competitors

First of all there is nothing illegal, immoral or unethical about spying on your competitors.  Its done all the time in business.  I am not talking about stealing secrets or wire tapping – but learning what you can from whats in the open.   In the case of eBay and/or Amazon its pretty much limited to […]

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 […]

What is the real secret to making money on eBay?

That headline is one of the most frequent reader emails I get followed by what sells best on eBay or what should I sell on eBay. A few weeks ago I shared a list of some of the awful terms that sellers use in their auctions. Today, I thought I would share some of the […]

eBay Detailed Seller Ratings (Star System) Unfair to Small Sellers

Making money on eBay will soon become harder for the small seller. There are three words that strike fear into many sellers. They are Detailed Seller Ratings (DSR). Sellers protested when the Feedback 2.0 program was launched about six months ago, and they haven’t stopped. The issue is that the buyer leaves the rating anonymously […]

Sell More, and Make More Money on eBay With Good Photos

The ability to take good photos is an very important skill for the eBay seller. Better photos will make you more money. ebay Image Tips You will make more money on eBay if you use appealing photos and a basic photo strategy. Always use eBay Gallery.  I know it costs a few cents, but eBay […]

Turning Words Into Dollars: Writing Winning Auction Descriptions

I spent two hours yesterday scanning over 100 auctions. In my opinion, only about 12 out of the 100 were well-written, complete and compelling I am not talking about lacking professional-level writing skills – many of the auctions I saw would not impress a 5th grade teacher. If you want to learn how to make […]

A new incentive to become an eBay PowerSeller

A new pilot program has just been launched to credit PowerSellers Feature fees on unpaid items I’m a PowerSeller, so obviously I am thrilled about this new feature that will credit me back my Featuring fees when a buyer doesn’t pay for an item. But I have a feeling not all eBay users will feel […]

What Is The Best Time to Start an Auction on eBay

If you want to make more money on eBay, the better question to ask is when should my auctions end. Deciding which day to start a listing depends on the auction duration you select. eBay offers 1, 3, 5,  7 and 10-day auctions. Statistically auctions ending Sunday and Monday evening between 5PM-7PM Pacific Time (all […]

Power Words in eBay Listings and Titles Will Help You Make More Money on eBay

Here are ten power words that you should use in your auction titles and listings to increase your bids, conversions and final values on eBay. If you want to make money on eBay, learn how to write auction titles and descriptions that sell.  Using these power words will put more punch in your eBay auctions […]

New eBay Research Software that Quickly Uncovers What Consumers Want to Buy

What are the most wanted items on eBay? This can easily be answered by utilizing a new software tool called AuctionYen that analyzes eBay’s Want It Now. Ever wondered what eBay buyers really want to buy? This question has challenged online marketers for years until the release of a unique brand new software tool called […]

Can eBay Sellers Still Make Money With Higher eBay Fees and Lower Sell-Through-Rates?

A falling STR is a recipe for losing money on eBay! Recent eBay fee increases have not been that high, but sell-through-rates (STR) are dropping all across eBay which effectively increases your listing fees as a percentage of total sales. Your STR on eBay is nothing more than the percentage of auctions launched that resulted […]

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