Archive | June, 2009

Transferring Big Files can be a Pain – Until Now!

Have you ever needed to send a really large file to a friend or business associate? Possibly a whole folder full of images or a back up file from your website? Maybe you tried to do it with your email program and it bounced as being too large… Or you tried to FTP the files to a server somewhere, only then having to explain to your associate or friend how to install a FTP client and use it to retrieve the files…

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What is Scott Pooler Doing Now? – Part 1 – Bonanzle and BonanzleStore

This is the first in a series I would like to call “What is Scott Doing Now”?
It seems that I have “gone missing”, people ask me where have I been, what am I doing? Well, I have been busy and have not had the time required to keep this and many of my other blogs current. A “BonanzleStore” (launching late summer 2009) is an outside website, separated from Bonanzle and allowing the merchant to brand themselves with a completely customized eCommerce Web 2.0 Site.

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Pitchmen – Can eCommerce Merchants learn from BILLY MAYS and Anthony Sullivan ?

Billy Mays may yell louder than you like and Anthony Sullivan may not be a household name, but we can learn from the many years of experience of these two pitchmen. Refining your selection of products to sell, knowing the magic price point number of your audience, explaining the product in a way that takes no effort for the buyer to understand and showing the problem the product solves immediately and demonstrably… are all key to improving your bottom line.

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Auctiva Auctiva – Why all the drama? It’s a Mad Mad Mad eBay World!

This last week has been a maelstrom of attacks upon the management team and CEO of Auctiva. From bloggers and journalists to customers and competitors – it seems everyone felt that Auctiva had somehow ripped them off or personally attacked the eBay world by actually proposing to charge for services.

Sure – the fee structure could end up costing a pretty penny but it was not unlike several other paid software plans.

Many good quality eBay listing platforms such as InkFrog, Vendio, and MerchantRun-Globallink charge for their services and does anyone in the room think that Channel Advisor or Infopia will offer a free software or eBay listing services any time soon?

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