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Deconstructing The Largest eBay Announcement Ever. Part One

eBay latest announcement will have a large impact on eBay sellers. Here is my take on the new features and policies. eBay latest announcements  cover a lot of ground –too much for one blog post, so I am going to break them down into three posts. today is part one of three. I am going […]

It’s Official. Etsy.com Is The Fastest Growing Online Selling Site

Little Etsy, started in 2005, is now the fastest growing site for individuals to sell their handmade merchandise. According to the Etsy website “Etsy was started in 2005 by Rob Kalin (28) in early 2005. A painter, carpenter, and photographer, Rob found there was no viable marketplace to exhibit and sell his creations online –other […]

Derek Gehl, CEO of Internet Marketing Center, Retires with The Launch of the Largest Internet Training Course Ever

About 8 years ago I got my start in internet marketing when I purchased The Marketing Secrets Course from The Internet Marketing Center The Internet Marketing Center started over 10 years ago and is still the oldest and largest training resource for folks who want to learn how to make a living online.  I got […]

Lost Your Job? Need Income? Be Careful !!!

Scammers and telemarketers are targeting the millions of people who have lost their jobs. As the economy continues to tumble, millions of people are losing their jobs. Crisis like the one we are in now usually bring out the best in the American people, but unfortunately it also brings out the small percentage of crooks […]

eBay Takes a Big Hit. eBay MarketPlaces Down 16%

The news wasn’t all bad. PayPal continues to do well growing 11% and passed eBay in revenue eBay stock reacted. It was down 12% today trading in the $11.50 range.  This gives eBay a Price/Earnings ratio of around 8 to 1.  Normally when you see a PE this low on a growth company it would […]

Perfect Writing Tool for eBay Sellers, Bloggers, eBook Writers and Website Owners

Whitesmoke is like having an editor looking over your shoulder as you write. Whitesmoke is not new. It has been around since 2002. A friend of mine who is a professional copy editor finally convinced me to try it. Wow, is all I can say. Whitesmoke is an incredibly powerful too that can improve anyone’s […]

Interview with eBay Gold Power Seller Skip McGrath

This is an interview I did this week with Jamie Garand, Internet Business Gazette Skip McGrath is an eBay Gold Power Seller and the author of several best-selling books about eBay and internet marketing.   His best-selling book, The Complete eBay Marketing System is considered by many eBay Power Sellers to be the leading guide to […]

How to get your product in front on Tens of MILLIONS of people

eBay isn’t the only place to sell your products. Tens of millions?  That’s a big number.  If you sell products online, it’s also a big OPENING.  Why?  Because that’s the number of ACTIVE CUSTOMERS you’ll find on Amazon. Now I am not suggesting you leave eBay –even in this economy my sales are doing well, […]

What Sells on eBay in an Economic Downturn

Consumers are still spending. They are just spending their money on different things. Being a little older than the average person has its advantages.  I have been through about 5 of these recessions and so far all of them have ended.  This one may be a little deeper and a little longer than past ones but […]

Is It Time To Split Up eBay?

eBay Motors is an example of eBay splitting the site into parts. Would it make sense for eBay to split off other lines of business into separate sites? eBay created eBay Motors for two reasons. The motors category was large enough –billions of dollars in sales, to work as a standalone business.  Secondly, given the […]

Are You a Victim of eBay’s Secret Policies?

eBay is removing auctions and suspending sellers who sell designer and famous name goods Recently I have received email from sellers who have run afoul of eBay’s aggressive actions to limit the sale of counterfeit merchandise on eBay.  Several sellers have had their auctions cancelled even though they were selling legitimate merchandise. Compounding the situation, […]

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 […]

Are Layoffs Coming From eBay?

Rumors in the investment community persist that eBay will soon lay off up to 10% of the workforce. This story first surfaced in an article in Barron’s Weekly citing a report by a research firm, Wedge Partners. eBay’s stock was trading new its 5 year low today hitting $21.75.  If eBay were to cut the […]

Fixed price Shipping Coming To eBay. What does it mean for sellers?

eBay’s recent mega-announcement included new shipping standards and there are more to come. There are two parts to the new policies on shipping. Both of them will require sellers to look at their shipping strategy: 1. Free Shipping Fee Discounts – There is no question that buyers like free shipping and offering it does increase sales. This […]

Will The Coming Changes to eBay Search Fix the Best Match Shortcomings?

It is no secret that sellers have been struggling with Best Match. I have been one of them. eBay will soon roll out changes to Search to address a big part of the problem Coming changes to eBay Search were not announced on the eBay Announcements board, however, when I was in San Jose last week, […]

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