What to do When You Get Negative Feedback on Amazon

March 5th, 2014

As much as I enjoy selling on Amazon, there are still times when I get kind of frustrated with them. A shipment I’ve sent in may get lost in transit or perhaps it arrived at the Amazon warehouse completely broken or damaged. Then there’s the occasional little warnings from Amazon “your photos aren’t in compliance” [...]

4 Tips for Selling Clothes on eBay

February 26th, 2014

Whether you’ve found some great deals at the thrift store or you simply want to clean out your closet to make room for new purchases, selling clothes on eBay can be a great way to put some extra cash in your wallet. Before you start listing clothing items, however, there are a few things you [...]

Forums: A Great Way to Build Your Business

February 24th, 2014

The Internet has changed a lot over the last several years. Once upon a time, it was all about forums and finding the best ones to hang out in. Today, it seems to be all about connecting on Facebook and Twitter. If you haven’t visited a forum in a while, it may surprise you to [...]

Are Reality Shows Giving Away Too Many Selling Secrets?

January 15th, 2014

Storage Wars. Auction Hunters. Pawn Stars. If you’re like most eBay sellers you have either heard of these shows or perhaps they are your guilty pleasure for when you’re finished with a long day of listing and shipping. Well, now there is a new show called “Thrift Hunters” due to debut this January and this [...]

3 Tips for International Selling

January 10th, 2014

Some sellers have no problem offering international shipping—for others, shipping something across the big pond is a source of great stress. If you haven’t been shipping internationally, you might be interested to know that earlier this year the Boston Consulting Group estimated internet purchases would almost double by 2016. As buyers in countries such as [...]

eBay Shipping 101

January 2nd, 2014

Selling on eBay if full of worries on both sides. Sellers worry about whether buyers will pay, and buyers worry about whether they will actually receive their item. While no transaction is guaranteed to be perfect, you can improve your buyer’s post-sale experience in ways that could benefit you both.     Ship quickly. If [...]

3 Tips to convert sales on Amazon

December 30th, 2013

Selling on Amazon is a lot like shaking hands with someone. First impressions mean a lot. If you give someone a firm handshake and a winning smile, they want to linger and get to know you a little better. If your handshake is weak or you don’t really have much to say, the person will [...]