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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 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

March 29, 2013 · No comments

How to Get the Perfect Product Photo

6 simple steps to take your product photos to 'wow' level.

As trite as it might sound, a good picture is still worth a thousand words—or even $1,000. The better your product photos, the better your chance to convince a buyer to make a purchase today. You needn’t be a professional shutter-bug to get shudder-free results. Read More

March 1, 2013 · 8 Comments

Online Auction Sites Other than eBay

A look at some of eBay's competition

As eBay continues to increase its fees and other marketplaces like Yardsellr.com shut down, sellers are scrambling to find the next best option. A few months ago, we looked at a few eBay alternatives that incorporate real-time auctions into the online community. Read More

December 4, 2012 · 3 Comments

Local Meetup eBay Groups: Why Start One?

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



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