Archive for January, 2014

Are Reality Shows Giving Away Too Many Selling Secrets?

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Storage Wars. Auction Hunters. Pawn Stars. If you’re like most eBay sellers you have either heard of these shows or perhaps they are your guilty pleasure for when you’re finished with a long day of listing and shipping. Well, now there is a new show called “Thrift Hunters” due to debut this January and this [...]

3 Tips for International Selling

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Some sellers have no problem offering international shipping—for others, shipping something across the big pond is a source of great stress. If you haven’t been shipping internationally, you might be interested to know that earlier this year the Boston Consulting Group estimated internet purchases would almost double by 2016. As buyers in countries such as [...]

eBay Shipping 101

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Selling on eBay if full of worries on both sides. Sellers worry about whether buyers will pay, and buyers worry about whether they will actually receive their item. While no transaction is guaranteed to be perfect, you can improve your buyer’s post-sale experience in ways that could benefit you both.     Ship quickly. If [...]