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Quill v North Dakota Supreme Court Case
April 10, 2018 · No comments

Overturning Quill v. North Dakota’s Tax Rules Would Hurt Online Sellers – South Dakota V. Wayfair

One of the best parts of being an online seller is the ability to sell things all over the country or the world, dramatically increasing your audience. While this is a tremendous advantage over brick & mortar only businesses, one of the reasons sellers have been able to do this is a still standing Supreme Court case from 1992, Quill Corp v. Read More

eBay 2018 Spring Update
March 22, 2018 · No comments

Information about eBay’s 2018 Spring Seller Update

The team over at Auctiva and Vendio have put together a nice recap of the 2018 Spring Seller Update as released by eBay. Check it out! eBay’s 2018 Spring Seller Update Recap In eBay’s recent Seller Update, they announced the new “product-based shopping experience”, along with some Return Policy updates, eBay Store subscription changes and fee updates. Read More

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 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

eBay Urges Users to Fight Online Sales Tax

Marketplace Fairness Act pushes on, will be brought to Senate floor.

eBay is asking its users to tell Congress they don’t want an online sales tax. In a letter sent to users on Sunday, eBay President and CEO John Donahoe encourages customers to join the marketplace in telling Congress “No” to the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would force some online merchants to collect and pay sales tax on the items they sell. Read More

April 22, 2013 · No comments

It’s Spring! Time to Organize Your Home Business

See how doing some office spring cleaning can improve your operation.

Ah, springtime. This is when we take to straightening out our living spaces, cleaning out our garages and refreshing our wardrobes. While that’s all good, remember that “spring cleaning” isn’t only for your home. Your business can also benefit mightily from the same sort of freshening up. Read More

April 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Visiting the ‘Pawn Stars’ Pawn Shop, Part 3

A closer look at the show's stars and eBay business

This is the third in our three-part series about our visit to Las Vegas’ Gold and Silver Pawn Shop, where the History Channel’s hit show “Pawn Stars” is filmed. While the store now doubles as a TV studio at times, it remains a thriving business and major tourist attraction in its own right. Read More

April 17, 2013 · 7 Comments

Should You Consider Selling on Craigslist?

Signs point to yes.

For as long as we’ve been writing about the Internet and all things online—before 1990—we’ve never written much about selling on Craigslist. Rightly or wrongly it always fell under the radar for us. It seemed bare-bones, noncommercial and, therefore, not as newsworthy as its brassier more well-heeled co-horts such as AOL, CompuServe and now Facebook. 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 12, 2013 · No comments

eBay Seller Cruise Sets Sail in February

Registration now open for five-day affair.

eBay sellers will have the chance to sail to Mexico, mingle with fellow merchants and learn how to grow their businesses next year thanks to a new eBay seller education event. The SeaBay Cruise sets sail on Feb. 8, and registration is now open, say event organizers Stephanie Inge, the founder of The Dallas eBaybes & eMales, and Joyce Banbury, the organizer of the annual Kansas Jubilee eBay conference. Read More

April 11, 2013 · No comments

USPS: Saturday Delivery Is Back On

Congress blocks switch to 5-days-a-week delivery schedule.

Americans will continue to get their mail six days a week, the U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday, reversing an earlier decision to limit Saturday deliveries to P.O. Boxes and packages starting in August. USPS officials say “restrictive language” in a resolution recently passed by Congress that will fund the U.S. Read More



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