February 5, 2013 No comments
Stop by during our event and you could win a Visa gift card!
We know you all love online selling as much as we do. In honor of that and Valentine’s Day, we’re throwing our first Twitter Party on Feb. 13 at 5 p.m. PT with our special guest Stephanie Inge, the founder of The Dallas eBaybes & eMales. Read More
December 4, 2012 3 Comments
Being with other merchants is good for the soul and your business.
Editor’s note: This article is the first of a three-part series that discusses meetup groups for eBay sellers and their benefits. Being in the full swing of the holiday season, we expect you’re enjoying your busiest time of the year, and we can also assume you’ll be planning, hosting or attending at least a few holiday get-togethers. Read More
November 26, 2012 1 Comment
Use free Web resources to publish content and attract your target market.
You’ve listed your items online and told all your friends about your shop. You’ve set up a Facebook page for your business, and post regular tweets about your sales. Perhaps you’ve even gone so far as to purchase banner ads, but your revenue is still not where you want it. Read More
September 18, 2012 No comments
How social media sharing influences buyers' choices of what to buy online
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July 30, 2012 1 Comment
What Facebook's promoted posts feature means for online sellers
Facebook can be a great marketing tool for online sellers. It can increase your interaction with buyers, put you in front of a new audience and give you another avenue to tell customers about your business. But with so much activity on news feeds, Facebook posts can get lost in the noise, as your Facebook Insights, or stats, might have already shown you. Read More
May 8, 2012 1 Comment
How some businesses are creatively promoting their brands on social media.
If you do a Google search for “innovative uses for social media,” you end up with more than 4 million results. Lucky for you, we’ve been combing through those results to find the best social marketing techniques online sellers are using to get the word out about their online businesses. Read More
April 11, 2012 5 Comments
Bestselling author Dave Kerpen discusses effective social media strategies for e-commerce sellers.
Captivating, boring, popular, addictive, useful, unnecessary, essential—these are all words that have been used to describe social networks. That’s why we were curious when we came upon a business book titled Likeable Social Media. Likeable? Yet this book is a New York Times bestseller and the bestselling social media book on Amazon. Read More
April 3, 2012 3 Comments
What to keep in mind as Facebook Timeline design takes over
If you look at your Facebook page today, odds are it will look different than it did last week. That’s because Facebook has moved all business pages to the Timeline design that many people already use on their personal Facebook pages. Read More
March 13, 2012 1 Comment
Survey shows advantages to marketing and selling through the social networking site.
Facebook storefronts are the exclusive sales channel for more than a third of merchants who sell their products on the social networking site, according to a recent survey. Payvment, an e-commerce platform integrated with Facebook, polled its users in 12 countries to discover how well Facebook marketing is—or is not—boosting sales. Read More
March 13, 2012 1 Comment
Craigslist alternative Oodle expands itself into smaller circles.
Listing your classified ads on sites like Craigslist and eBay may reach out to a wider audience, but advertising to your inner-circles could garner more attention. Oodle, an online classifieds marketplace, expanded its reach into the Facebook Marketplace by letting its users specify their trading options within specific social circles. Read More