4 Nifty Ways to Advertise Your Business (Think “Inside the Box”)

November 25th, 2013

If you’re like most sellers, you probably make sure the items you’re shipping are snug and secure so they will arrive intact. When it comes to advertising sellers should think “inside the box”, as there is a fantastic opportunity to advertise your business when shipping. Amazon is restrictive in this area as they prefer that [...]

Amazon and USPS Team Up for Sunday Deliveries

November 20th, 2013

You may have heard some whisperings over the last few months that Amazon was considering Sunday deliveries. Well, as it turns out, this wasn’t just a rumor—Amazon has announced that starting on November 17th, customers in New York and Los Angeles will have Sunday delivery, with packages being delivered by none other than the United [...]

7 Ways to Have a Stronger Presence on LinkedIn

November 8th, 2013

    LinkedIn is a great tool for making business connections. Unfortunately, a lot of people sign up but then never really do anything except partially fill out their profile and make a few connections. If your presence on LinkedIn isn’t as strong as it should be, here are some ideas that can help you not [...]

Seasonal Items and FBA: To Send or Not to Send

November 4th, 2013

It’s a few days before Halloween and you just hit the mother lode of vintage Halloween decorations. Do you store them away in your home for 10 months or do you go ahead and send them in to FBA? If you’re an experienced FBA seller you should already know the answer, but it is a [...]

What You Need to Know About Shipping Perfume With USPS

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

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

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 [...]