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

Budget

You have probably heard that FedEx, USPS and UPS rates are going up.  All three carriers recently announced a number of changes, affecting both domestic and international services. The shipping calculator, eBay labels, and PayPal labels have been updated to reflect these changes—make sure your shipping costs reflect these newContinue Reading

This technique will work on both eBay and Amazon, but I have found it works better on eBay. It happens to all of us.  We put a quantity of goods on Amazon, and in February or August we get a notice from Amazon that our quantity on hand is aboutContinue 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

You may have some experience with dropshipping – but not everyone does, so let’s take a minute to fully understand it. What exactly is drop shipping? Drop shipping is selling something you don’t own. There are many companies that offer merchandise for sale who will ship the merchandise directly toContinue Reading

Setting Yourself Up For Success

This is something I have wanted to get off my chest for a while. So please forgive me if this sounds like a rant –I don’t mean it to be. Have you ever seen a forum post that went something like this: “eBay and PayPal are just out to screwContinue Reading