Archive for July, 2012

Selling Medicine Cabinet Items on eBay and Amazon

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Many eBay and Amazon sellers have made thousands of dollars selling things that are generally found in the average home’s medicine cabinet. There are several reasons why a fairly common over the counter medication will suddenly spike in price and make arbitrage possible.   One reason is just geography. Several clients who sell in this [...]

eBay Fall 2012 Seller Updates

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

EBay Fall 2012 Updates Surprise! On Tuesday July 24, 2012, eBay announced their fall updates! There wasn’t a lot of notice this time, nor gossip and planning on the boards. So let’s talk about what we have! EBay has grouped the announcements into buckets so let’s follow that format. Additional Protections and Rewards Starting in [...]

New: Better Twitter and Facebook Integration!

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

For a long time, you have been able to link your Twitter account to your Facebook account, but recently Facebook announced some new features, most notably, the ability to post to Facebook Pages instead. Why is this great? It’s great because you’ll now be able to update your business pages with relevant and useful information [...]

Does Time and Day Really Matter in Social Media

Friday, July 20th, 2012

 Apparently the answer is yes according to a much talked about report just released from YesMail Interactive. YesMail studied all digital campaigns deployed through email, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for over 6 months to collect this data. Their findings can help small businesses optimize their activities by targeting the correct days of the week [...]

New! Facebook Page Admin Roles

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

If you’ve set up Admins for your Facebook, you’ll know that previously every Admin had full control and access of your Page. Facebook has now defined specific roles for Admins that you can pick and choose. So why is this great? Well, because now you can assign interns specific roles, and your store managers specific [...]

Are You an eBay Hoarder?

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

The popular television show ‘Hoarders’ has a wide audience among eBay sellers and has raised awareness of the issues surrounding hoarding, including some mental illnesses that contribute to it. But almost every eBay seller shares the fear that at some point their ‘inventory’ has taken over their life. Are you in danger? If you or [...]

Quick Tips to Optimize Your Amazon Listings

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Listing on Amazon is soo very easy that many of us get lazy. I mean, you find the catalog match, hit the sell yours button, enter price and condition and quantity and that’s it. What else is there to do, right? Well, if your sales on Amazon aren’t as high as you’d like, here are [...]