21 Ways to Boost eBay Sales

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Ebay

21 Ways to Boost eBay Sales

One of the most common questions I hear from other eBay sellers via email, when working with clients on site, on phone consultations, and on Facebook groups is, “How can I increase my sales on eBay?” While there is no magic answer that will work for everyone because each seller’s business is unique, I have seen the same patterns over and over again, and many issues are a quick fix. I’ve compiled information about this issue over the last year from...

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Are You Wasting Time Micro-Managing Your eBay Store?

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in Ebay

Are You Wasting Time Micro-Managing Your eBay Store?

Over the past year, since eBay’s new search engine Cassini has been in place, sellers have been scratching their heads trying to figure out how to to rise to the top of the search. There has been a boatload of “advice” on the eBay forums, Facebook groups, and blogs. But what are we REALLY supposed to be doing? One tip given in a January 2014 article in Ecommerce Bytes stated, “Don’t Use Good Til Cancelled. New, well priced listings from a...

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25 Discontinued Items to Sell on eBay and Amazon

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in Ebay

25 Discontinued Items to Sell on eBay and Amazon

There has been a lot of talk about making big money selling discontinued consumable items on eBay and Amazon. Maybe you cashed in on the Betty Crocker Rainbow Chip Frosting earlier this year? This frosting was discontinued after many years on the market, and its loyal following of customers were paying up to $25 a can for it on both eBay and Amazon. Maybe you were one of the lucky sellers who knew about this, and who found it at stores like Big Lots, Wal-Mart, or your local...

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eBay for Business on Facebook and Twitter

Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 in Ebay

eBay for Business on Facebook and Twitter

Have you liked and followed the new eBay for Business pages on Facebook and Twitter? eBay has reached out to sellers on social media with real people who engage in conversation and networking. According to the About page on Facebook, “Get the tools, tips, and inspiration to grow your business on eBay.” The page is managed by Audrey Tracy, the eBay Community Manager. Guidelines for the Facebook page: Welcome to the eBay for Business page. We’re glad you’re...

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Are Your eBay Sales Slow?

Posted by on Nov 17, 2013 in Ebay

Are Your eBay Sales Slow?

Something is wrong with your store, but you can’t pinpoint the exact problem. Is it search placement, the type of items you are selling, pricing, or something you don’t even realize can be easily corrected? As part of my website and blog make-over, my eBay Store Critique service is back and is better than ever.  I offer an eBay Store Review, delivered to you in writing within 3 business days, along with 30 days of unlimited support for those unexpected speed bumps...

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eBay Teams Up With Monopoly

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Ebay

It’s time to play Monopoly… on Facebook, that is. To promote Monopoly Empire, Hasbro’s new brand-centric version of the classic board game, the game company is hosting a “Battle of the Brands” on Facebook. Fans can vote for their favorite of 22 brands featured on the game, ranging from Carnival Cruise Lines, Coca-Cola, Beats by Dre, and of course, eBay. First company to 5,000 “likes” wins. (Vote for eBay here!) Monopoly Empire, which lets players buy, sell and...

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