Archive for the 'Ecommerce News' Category

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 [...]

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 [...]

Amazon and USPS Team Up for Sunday Deliveries

Wednesday, 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

Setting Up a WordPress Blog

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

If you have an eCommerce business, you may feel that you already have a good presence on the Internet, and that having a blog is an unnecessary and time-consuming commitment. While it’s true that maintaining a blog requires a level of commitment and attention, if you don’t have one you are missing out on a [...]