Scam

MOST of the new scams are aimed at your telephone –not the internet, although some of them use email. Everyone is familiar with Robocalls –personally I get dozens a day. The most common is from companies pretending to be Microsoft or Windows.  Basically they tell you to hit a seriesContinue Reading

eBay

Used, sample-sized and discontinued perfumes, used to be a major (and highly profitable) category on eBay.   That ended today. The change was “instant,” giving sellers no time to plan or reduce inventory.  One seller I exchanged email with said, “she is awaiting shipment on a large purchase  she just madeContinue Reading

Five Tips to Sell Used Books on eBay & Amazon

Over the past few years, my book: Sell Used Books on eBay, Amazon.com and the Internet for Profit, has been one of my top selling books. Of all my books, people must like it because, although it comes with a 90-day, money back guarantee, yet has the lowest return rateContinue Reading

This is a guest post by Marco Alvarez at InkFrog. These days, lots of sellers are operating on both major marketplaces—Amazon and eBay. Often, however, this can feel difficult to pull off. After all, there are only so many hours in the day. You’d like to keep selling on eBay,Continue Reading

eBay

The latest to leave is Dan Morales, the chief information officer (CIO), who has been with eBay since 2011.  Top Execs at both eBay US and on eBay’s foreign sites have been leaving at a rapid rate. Other recent departures include: Susana Voces, “general manager of eBay Spain and ItalyContinue Reading

eBay

eBay sellers used to be able to select the run time for their fixed price listings – but no more.  From now on, all fixed price listings must run for 30-days and be listed as Good Til Cancelled (GTC). I heard from my eBay sources this was in the worksContinue Reading

eBay

Letter from a buyer could hold key to eBay’s recovery A letter from an eBay buyer to a seller about his eBay purchase is making the Internet verklempt and may hold the key to helping eBay get its mojo back.  This letter has gone viral to thousands of eBay members.Continue Reading

I get emails all the time from sellers who have been screwed by eBay –or by a customer, and eBay will do nothing to help. Well, recently, eBay got a taste of their own medicine to the tune of over $300,000. It seems that a buyer discovered a glitch orContinue Reading