Archive for February, 2013

eBay’s New Homepage Opens to Mixed Reviews

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

As Ebay rolled out its new homepage for buyers this week, the reviews started trickling in. While some think that the new homepage fails to impress, others believe that its about time eBay got away from their antiquated look. Before we get into some of the changes, I will say that after viewing the new [...]

Three Amazon reports every seller should check

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Most Amazon sellers are unaware of the vast amount of amazing reports that are available to help you understand and grow your Amazon business. There are more than I can count on both hands and feet already and it seems Amazon adds a few each month, as almost every time I go to the reports [...]

Amazon Makes International Sales a Breeze

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

For those of you who have always wanted to sell in Japan, but couldn’t because of the language barrier, or simply because of the expense involved with customs and international shipping, your time has come! As announced in Amazon’s FBA January newsletter, they have rolled out several changes which affect international selling. Sellers can now [...]

Tips ‘N Tricks for Managing Your Social Media Marketing

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

One of the biggest complaints I hear when I’m talking to eBay sellers is that they often feel like they are spending so much time working on their social media marketing, they don’t have time to do anything else. Although social media can be overwhelming, it is here to stay and is what I believe [...]

USPS Changes Causing Stress for Ecommerce Sellers

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Neither rain, sleet, nor snow will keep U.S. Postal Service mail carriers from making their appointed rounds, but proposed plans to cut expenses at the post office just might. As you already know, on January 27th, 2013 the United States Post Office implemented a hefty price increase that knocked online sellers for a loop. Not [...]

Education Specialist Program: Taking Your eBay Business to the Next Level

Friday, February 8th, 2013

At the start of 2013, many eBay sellers are looking for ways to take their business to the next level. If you are one of those sellers that is ready to “ramp it up” in the new year, then I’m going to tell you a little secret. There is actually an eBay program that encourages [...]

USPS Rate Hike Affects Amazon Sellers

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Button down the hatches, folks! It looks like Amazon and eBay sellers may be in for a bumpy ride. It looks like more and more that the United States Post Office (USPS) rate hike that is goes into affect on January 27th is going to affect sellers at both “The River” and “The Bay.” First, [...]