I get a lot of general knowledge questions in email from my readers.  It has occurred to me that if one reader has a question, then others may be needing the same information.  So, going forward when I get a question that I think may have broad interest I willContinue Reading

You’re planning to have your very own e-commerce website where seamless online shopping is guaranteed. You want to provide the best shopping experience for your customers so you’ve been thinking of the tools that you can use for the checkout process. When it comes to online payment gateways, there areContinue Reading

Shopping Cart Let’s put the cart before the horse:  For the past seven years I have used PayPal to process sales on my website.  I have known for a long time that I was getting what online marketers call Shopping Cart Abandonment.  How did I know this?  Well, when IContinue Reading

eBay’ s decision to spin off Skype was a brilliant decision, so could PayPal be next? eBay overpaid for Skype and they never succeeded in integrating it into the eBay platform. Yet Skype continued to grow and its prospects for the future are excellent. So eBay’s decision to spin SkypeContinue Reading

A look at the new eBay policy announcement and the likely effect on eBay sellers The last few parts of the announcements include a new dispute resolution process, free access to eBay Selling Manager, moving the shipping process from PayPal to eBay and tools to bulk edit your listings. TheContinue Reading

In my opinion NOT Now, but it may not hurt to have it. eBay and ProPay announced their deal for eBay sellers that will take effect next week. Starting next week, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Titanium eBay Power Sellers can sign up for ProPay and integrate ProPay into their eBayContinue Reading

Know your fees before you sell Here is a great little free tool for eBay sellers. It is an online calculator that calculates eBay and PayPal fees to help you decide the best price and format to list an item on eBay.  If you are running an eBay business thisContinue Reading