Archive for December, 2013

3 Tips to convert sales on Amazon

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Selling on Amazon is a lot like shaking hands with someone. First impressions mean a lot. If you give someone a firm handshake and a winning smile, they want to linger and get to know you a little better. If your handshake is weak or you don’t really have much to say, the person will [...]

Tips for Your After-Christmas Sale

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

It use to be that right after Christmas many online sellers would close up shop, or at least stop focusing on selling until the new year.  However, in recent years giving gift cards as Christmas gifts has grown in popularity, and this has given lots of people incentive to buy themselves after-Christmas gifts. To keep [...]

3 Ways to Source One-Of-A-Kind Products

Monday, December 16th, 2013

One of the questions you get asked a lot as an eBay seller is “where do you find the stuff you sell?” That can be a tough one to answer because for many sellers it’s “everywhere.” If you’re savvy, there are lots of great places where you can find inventory. Here’s a list of ideas [...]

How to Deal With Buyer Complaints

Friday, December 13th, 2013

It’s holiday season and everyone’s supposed to be holly jolly, merry and bright… right? The reality is that this time of year is stressful, and a lot of people’s nerves are frayed. You know that keeping your buyers happy is an important part of having a successful ecommerce business, but you also know you’re going [...]

Tips for Surviving Holiday Season

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Black Friday and Cyper Monday may be over, but there’s still a ways to go to survive this holiday season! If you’re starting to feel like one of Santa’s elves on the day before Christmas, take a deep breath, grab some eggnog, and read over these tips to help keep your sanity and your eBay [...]

eBay Pricing: Finding the Sweet Spot

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Has this ever happened to you? You barely listed an item and in just a few short minutes or hours — it sells. You kick yourself as you realize you probably listed the item for a price that was too low. Or maybe you listed the item at what you thought was a reasonable price, [...]

How to Create a Great Item Description

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Many sellers only use the item description to describe the item in plain and basic terms. While you should use the description for that purpose, you should also consider it as an area where you have the opportunity to do some advertising in order to entice buyers to purchase. Writing an enticing description isn’t difficult [...]