Archive for the 'Selling Tips' Category

Forums: A Great Way to Build Your Business

Monday, February 24th, 2014

The Internet has changed a lot over the last several years. Once upon a time, it was all about forums and finding the best ones to hang out in. Today, it seems to be all about connecting on Facebook and Twitter. If you haven’t visited a forum in a while, it may surprise you to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What the Heck IS That Thing? Identifying Unknown Items

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Have you ever purchased an interesting item at a yard sale or thrift store even though you had no idea what it was or who made it? If so, you probably started asking for help to identify it from members of your online eBay or Amazon group. Now, what if I told you there’s a [...]

5 Common Mistakes Online Sellers Make

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Selling “stuff” online isn’t exactly rocket science. Buy low, sell high — rinse and repeat. It can be an excellent way to make a part-time or even full-time income and for the most part, nothing beats working for yourself. It’s not without challenges, however, and there are certain mistakes that many sellers seem to make. [...]