April 15, 2013 No comments
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 5, 2013 2 Comments
Amazon does all the work, you pay.
In today’s evolving business world, where retail and the Internet are the ultimate example of a compatible marriage, Fulfillment by Amazon fuses the home-based, small-business entrepreneur with the power of a corporate marketplace, but at what cost? FBA seems like the peak of the home-based business. Read More
April 1, 2013 No comments
See if this venture is helping merchants.
Last year, Bonanza initiated a bold move to allow its sellers to specify if they wanted the marketplace to buy Google Shopping ads on their behalves. The 6-month-old advertising program has worked well so far, says Mark Dorsey, the self-described “director of happiness” and co-founder of Bonanza. Read More
March 18, 2013 3 Comments
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
February 19, 2013 1 Comment
Tips on where you can find inventory when you're ready to get your sales going
“What should I sell on eBay?” You may have asked yourself this question several times. The auction giant has numerous categories and millions of listings, so it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and under-informed when trying to decide just what you should sell. Read More
February 6, 2013 No comments
Find the right keywords and get your items found.
Learn how to drive traffic to your listings and online store by finding the right keywords and weaving them into your listings’ content. We explain what tool you should use for your research and where to place those all-important keywords. Read More
January 25, 2013 No comments
Getting started with your Web store's look
Online sellers who have gained experience through eBay may be ready to get off the train and gain more independence. This year, we are looking at what you need to consider when you build your own online store. We have covered how to find your niche, choose your shopping cart and purchase your domain name. Read More
January 23, 2013 No comments
Buy a custom domain name to build trust among buyers.
When Shelly Coby was ready to take her doggy boutique online, she bought a domain name through GoDaddy. For the owner of PupRwear, buying a domain so her store’s URL would be PupRwear.com made sense. She knew it would make her store more memorable, help her stand out and build trust among shoppers, especially when she contacts buyers via email. Read More
January 11, 2013 No comments
Choose your shopping cart software.
If you’re ready to kick the eBay habit and carry your business to the next level, you will need a shopping cart for storefront and administration purposes now that you have your niche in place, and want to build your own online store. Read More
January 7, 2013 No comments
Start by finding your niche.
With the start of the new year, you may find yourself wanting to venture off eBay. You may want more independence, an added venue on which to sell or you may think you’re spending too much on fees. You could list on another marketplace, or you could build your own online store. Read More