Archive for the 'Social Media' Category

Social Media: Are You Getting the Most Out of It?

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

If you’re like most sellers, you probably spend a lot of time Tweeting on Twitter, posting on Facebook, and linking (or rather networking) on LinkedIn, but have you ever wondered if your getting the most you can out of spending all that time posting and commenting on these social media websites? As you probably already [...]

Top 5 Reasons to Have a Blog for Your Business

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Over the past few years, social media has been highlighted as a way to market and advertise your business. While there are definite advantages to using social media, you can get the word out about your store and gain loyal customers another way – by starting and maintaining a blog with topics that are relevant [...]

Social Media: Don’t Spread Yourself too Thin

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Whether you sell on eBay, Amazon, and/or your own website, you know that you have to do some advertising to get the word out about your products. For many people, the cheapest and easiest way to do this is by utilizing social networks.  That means they have accounts set-up on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest. [...]

Tips ‘N Tricks for Managing Your Social Media Marketing

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

One of the biggest complaints I hear when I’m talking to eBay sellers is that they often feel like they are spending so much time working on their social media marketing, they don’t have time to do anything else. Although social media can be overwhelming, it is here to stay and is what I believe [...]

Updated Twitter Profiles Provide that Something-Something for Online Sellers

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

You knew it would happen. First, Facebook made its big changes to their Facebook member’s pages by giving us what they call “Timelines.” Now, Twitter announced on December 10th that everyone’s profile page on their site would update and change to the new format on December 12th. This means that if you haven’t visited your [...]

What You Need to Know About Pinterest

Friday, November 9th, 2012

While you probably already know to market your eBay items on Facebook and Twitter, you may not know that many people are starting to use Pinterest to promote their items as well. If you don’t know what Pinterest is you’ve been missing out. It’s a pinboard-style social website that allows its member to share or [...]

5 Free Twitter Tools You Can Use to Your Advantage

Monday, October 15th, 2012

There are many, many tools available to you as an entrepreneur to use Twitter to promote yourself and your business. From tracking your influence to market research, from mobile phones to alternate interfaces – it’s all there. And best of all, many of these tools are free. Yay! Here are five free tools you can use [...]