Archive for November, 2008

Do NOT Auto-Relist “Free” Subtitles after TODAY!!

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

I marked this on my calender to bring up an earlier blog post on November 30th (and again on December 31) and today is that day. Unless you want to pay $1.50 for a subtitle, do NOT select to auto-relist items launched after November 30th. In addition, if you use automatic scheduling and are taking [...]

Vendio Webinar – Multi-Channel Selling Strategies

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Last week we invited Vendio sellers to participate in a Multi-Channel Selling Strategies Webinar in conjunction with PESA/ECMTA. If you were not able to attend (or wanted to view it again), you can view the slides and audio below. Slides Audio Here a a few of the items covered: What is Multi-Channel Selling, and how [...]

eBay Monday Morning Recap – 50% off Auction Listings

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Monday and Tuesday is a great time to list in the auction format this week – You’ll get 50% off Auction Style Listing fees. I think this is the first listing sale that is tied to DSRs. You’ll have to have at least a 4.5 in your DSRs or be a new seller without DSRs. [...]

Let Go of Obsolete Inventory

Friday, November 21st, 2008

One of the problems that sellers in this industry face is inventory that does not sell. In many cases, this old obsolete inventory is shoved away in some corner, packed up in boxes for storage, stuck in a store or relisted over and over again. Ouch! For some sellers (and I am so guilty of [...]

Rajiv Dutta a possible Yahoo! CEO candidate?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

As most are aware, Yahoo! (YHOO) has retained an executive search firm to hire a new CEO after Jerry Yang announced they were seeking his successor. Among the names bandied about are former eBay CEO Meg Whitman and former AOL CEO Jonathan Miller. Even former eBay top executive Jeff Jordan (now CEO of OpenTable) has [...]

Quick Tips and Tricks for the Online Seller

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Wanted to deviate a bit from the norm here and just share just a few items I’ve accumulated in the “want to share, but not enough to make a big deal about file”. Excel Tip – Do you create your own SKUs (Inventory numbers)? Quickest method – lead with a letter when creating your first [...]

Should you use eBay AdCommerce?

Monday, November 17th, 2008

There won’t be a Monday Morning Recap this week. There is only one eBay change –the calm during the holidays is really great for Sellers  The condensed version is that it is eBay has introduce AdCommerce (which is eBay Keywords revamped – Pay per click advertising). I’ll most definitely note the irony in the fact [...]