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April 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Childhood Idea Grows into Online Plant Store

Seller turns mimosa pudica plant into 'TickleMe Plant.'

In some parts of the world, the mimosa pudica plant is a commonly found plant. Here in the United States, the sensitive plant is a curiosity for kids because its leaves quickly close when touched. Larry Chipkin grew the plant when he was a boy and never forgot the experience. 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

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 13, 2013 · No comments

Selling on Etsy: Dog Bow Ties, Onesies

Etsy seller creates dapper items for dapper critters, children.

Michelle Sharkey wakes up early and enjoys a cup of coffee with her husband. Then she takes her two Boston terriers, MileyJo and Stanlee, outside and showers them with love. A little later, you can find Sharkey in her home studio working on creations for her flourishing Etsy business, Little Blue Feathers. Read More

February 13, 2013 · 8 Comments

Former Navy Man is Explosive Selling on eBay

'Hunting' takes on a new meaning for eBay, Amazon seller.

While many of his comrades were fast asleep under a hot evening sky, Adam Coleman hunted for explosives along high-traffic roads in Iraq. Coleman was part of Special Operations for the U.S. Navy as an explosive ordnance disposal technician, a post he held for eight of the 11 years he served in the military. Read More

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