Archive for July, 2013

Sell on Amazon – Who, You?

Monday, July 29th, 2013

These days, it seems you can’t turn on a TV, go on the internet or talk to a friend without hearing something about Amazon. From vitamins to housewares to clothing, people buy EVERYTHING from Amazon. With their Kindle program, people order and download movies and books. Even children are getting a slice of the Amazon [...]

Five Ways to Reduce Shipping Costs

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Love it or hate it, free shipping is almost becoming mandatory for e-commerce sales right now. While sellers may grumble and complain about having to “eat the shipping costs”, free shipping or at least low-cost shipping is often a necessary evil if you want your item to sell. Even if you refuse to play along [...]

Do You Have an Exit Strategy for Your Online Business?

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Most people spend a lot of time thinking about building their businesses up, but have you ever stopped to think about what you would need to do to if you wanted to ramp your business down or close it completely? Perhaps you’ll want to sell your business one day or pass the torch to a [...]

eBay Announces New Coupon Policy

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

eBay recently announced some new guidelines for coupon sellers which restrict the sale of coupons on their site. eBay may have some valid reasons for making these changes, but it’s clear that this change is going to affect what sellers can list, and also what will be made available to buyers.     The most [...]

How to Get Your Business Page to Appear on Facebook’s Newsfeed

Friday, July 19th, 2013

    Do you have a business page on Facebook, and if so, does it seem like a ghost town? If you feel like nobody wants to visit your page, don’t despair – you’re not alone. In fact, a study showed that 95% of Facebook users prefer to read posts in the news feed and skip [...]

Cool Site Helps You Get “White Background” Photos

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

It’s always great to find something that makes the listing process for Amazon easier. It’s even better when that something is free. When a friend of mine told me about this fun little website that can remove image backgrounds — well you know I just had to try it. The site is called Clipping Magic [...]

4 Steps You Can Take to Increase Your Amazon Sales

Monday, July 15th, 2013

    Did you know that it is estimated that Amazon receives almost 90 million visitors each month? That’s a lot of potential buyers for your products. In fact, Amazon says that sellers who are new to the marketplace have a good chance of increasing their sales by about 50% when they up their item volume [...]