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April 25, 2013 · No comments

Letter From the Editor: We’ve Moved!

The Online Seller is now on Auctiva EDU.

Over the last few years we’ve had a lot of fun sharing expert insights, selling tips, and the latest ecommerce news with you to help as you establish and grow your online business. We’ll continue doing that, but starting May 1 we will be returning to our ecommerce roots at Auctiva EDU. Read More

April 15, 2013 · No comments

Make Money on eBay with Stuff You Already Own

Tricks to find the right eBay inventory as you spring clean

Once again, it’s spring cleaning time, and that means you have a great opportunity to clear out your clutter and make money on eBay. Spring is one of the best times of year to compile a nice inventory of eBay items and get started selling online. Read More

April 10, 2013 · No comments

Veteran Seller Shares eBay Selling Tips

Selling on eBay means merchant will never 'work' again.

We recently wrote about former Navy man Adam Coleman, who passed up an opportunity to re-enlist to make online selling his full-time career. Since he attributes much of his love for “treasure hunting” to his mother, we decided to find out how she started her online selling career. Read More

April 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Sellers: ‘Party’ at Conference in Las Vegas

Event full of eBay seller education, expert tips.

eBay sellers, are you ready to party—and learn about selling on the marketplace? Registration is now open for this year’s eBay Radio Party & Conference. The seller conference in Las Vegas kicks off June 18 and lasts through June 20 at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Read More

March 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Festival Fashions to Dye for Selling on eBay

Merchant focuses on hippie fashion.

You can find Margot Warren’s funky festival clothing selling on eBay. Her shop, Groovy Clothes Boutique, is a rainbow of women’s outfits and accessories located half a world away from those of us in the U.S. Not too far from Warren, situated on the northeast corner of Australia in Queensland, thousands of people gather annually for the Woodford Folk Festival, a week-long event featuring music, art, workshops and more. Read More

March 21, 2013 · No comments

Glitch Removes Thousands of eBay Listings

Officials say issue has been resolved.

A software issue that removed thousands of eBay listings on Wednesday has been resolved. The glitch impacted about 10,000 total merchants in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom and Australia, removing their listings from the site, according to a post in eBay’s General Announcements. Read More

March 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

Supreme Court Sides with eBay Seller in Copyright Case

Justices say first sale doctrine applies to items made abroad.

Online sellers in the U.S. can buy copyrighted materials abroad, import them and resell them in the States without getting the permission of the copyright owner. That’s the ruling the U.S. Supreme Court handed down on Tuesday in a copyright case involving an eBay seller who sold textbooks purchased in Thailand and the publisher of a few of those works, John Wiley. Read More

March 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Selling on eBay as an eBay Consignment Specialist

How I got my start consigning on eBay

Learning how to begin eBay consignment sales might seem like a difficult task, but I recently discovered it’s not so hard once you take the first step. I had never considered taking on consignors as a viable business element. It can be somewhat intimidating to think about expanding like that. Read More

March 5, 2013 · No comments

A Same-Day Delivery Service by Google?

Rumored project expected to be cheaper than Amazon Prime.

Days after eBay announced the expansion of its same-day delivery service to a third city in the U.S., reports say Google is gearing up for the launch of its own same-day delivery service. TechCrunch reports Google will introduce Google Shopping Express, a service that will allow buyers to order items from retailers and have them delivered the same day for a fee of between $10 and $15 less than Amazon’s Amazon Prime, or between $64 and $69 a year. Read More

March 4, 2013 · No comments

Beanie Sales Skyrocket on eBay UK

Cap purchases grow by 103 percent.

eBay U.K. shoppers have to have beanies, and sellers are obliging. The marketplace reports sales of the warm hats have increased 103 percent since pictures of supermodel Cara Delevingne wearing a beanie were published. Merchants are taking note and giving the people what they want. Read More

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