Archive for May, 2013

eBay’s Donahoe Takes Heat For Internet Tax Scare Tactics

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

In yet another twist to the heated Marketplace Fairness Act debate, eBay (or rather CEO John Donahoe) got caught in the cross-hairs as backers of the Marketplace Fairness Act fired back against Donahoe, accusing him of using scare tactics on sellers to gain opposition against the bill. As you may recall, Donahoe sent an email [...]

Mom’s an Online Seller? Mother’s Day Tips

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Celebrating Mother’s Day can be a challenge when your Mom is an online seller, spending her days running from the computer to her camera to the printer to that pile of shipping boxes and back again. If your Mom is running an online business, here are some tips on how to share (and survive) Mother’s [...]

Amazon Introduces Virtual Account Manager

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Amazon’s Seller Discussion forum had a flurry of activity last week after the online retail giant sent out an email to its sellers informing them about the new Virtual Account Manager (VAM) program. While most sellers pondered what the cryptic email actually meant, others commented that they were experiencing a feeling of dread over the [...]

Social Media: Are You Getting the Most Out of It?

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

If you’re like most sellers, you probably spend a lot of time Tweeting on Twitter, posting on Facebook, and linking (or rather networking) on LinkedIn, but have you ever wondered if your getting the most you can out of spending all that time posting and commenting on these social media websites? As you probably already [...]