Archive for October, 2013

What You Need to Know About Shipping Perfume With USPS

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Selling perfume on eBay can be quite profitable. You might even be able to have success selling bottles of perfume that were open and partially used! Before you run to gather up your bottles of old perfume, there are some things you should know about shipping them that can save you time and keep you [...]

4 Tips to Prepare for the Fast-Approaching Holiday Season

Friday, October 25th, 2013

    You may not have carved your Halloween pumpkin yet, but if you walk into any retail store you might suddenly think that Christmas is just a few days away. The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re one of the many sellers that isn’t quite ready to start listening to Jingle Bells on [...]

Main Street Fairness Act Struck Down In Illinois

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

  The internet sales tax saga took another interesting turn last week as the Illinois Supreme Court struck down the Illinois Main Street Fairness Act. This law, informally known as the “Amazon Tax” was passed by Illinois in March 2011 as a way to level the playing field between brick-and-mortar businesses and online retailers. It [...]

4 Secrets to Help You Successfully Sell on Amazon FBA

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Selling merchandise through the fulfillment service by Amazon (FBA) is a fairly straight forward process. You simply find items you want to sell, bundle them up and ship them to one of Amazon’s many warehouses. Selling on Amazon FBA successfully, however — that’s a different story entirely.   Here are some things that can help [...]

PayPal Introduces Small Businesses to Working Capital

Friday, October 11th, 2013

  A few weeks ago PayPal introduced its members to a new lending platform called PayPal Working Capital. This loan, or rather “advance” program is specifically designed for small businesses. It is compelling not only because there’s no credit check, but approved borrowers can literally receive the amount they need delivered into their PayPal accounts [...]

Do Your Listings Have Personality?

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Whether you sell on eBay, Amazon or some other website, there’s a pretty good chance that someone is selling similar or even the same items that you are. When this is the case, it’s not always best to compete on price as you’ll just end up eating into profits. Instead, a better strategy is to [...]