While riding the gravy train of eBay can be a sound business decicion (at least many of us thought it was), the hard crash at the end of the tracks can be just as abrupt. Other have noted that eBay may be on a uncontrollable death spiral (i.e. Scot Wingo) into the abyss that some great companies (AOL) fall into.
Do your own evaluation, check the facts, run your own business. Don’t let an unsolicited email from a supposedly reputable source cause you to make a quick decision. In the case of the eBay Stores Experience announcement, call your present designer or developer or call eBay before you jump into the unscrupulous fear mongering marketing spin of doubt and distrust.
I have not seen how it works, but apparently ITS’s VINterchange system has the capability of automatically populating eBay listings with all of the OEM parts information needed to sell these parts to the public in a fast and efficient manner. This could revolutionize the used auto parts industry on eBay motors.
You heard it direct from eBay – this switch is going to occur site wide prior to the Holiday Season! I know many merchants are already in holiday season mode, my clients have been getting ready for months, so what exactly to the eBay developers mean by “before the holiday season”?
Google Base is a wonderful thing, when it works… With Google Base and the store connector (works with more than eBay) a feed of product can be uploaded to Google shopping (the old Froogle) for free!
What is a well crafted press release and how does a entrepreneur or small business owner create one?
If you want to truly understand something, try to change it. Kurt Lewin Oh but the changes we have seen this year at eBay… On the eve of this, possibly the last ever eBay live, what do you expect to hear from the organizers of the yearly eBay big shindig? Will stores listings find their […]
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Consignment item of the day – in our eBay Store And Listed on ONLINEAUCTION.COM Obviously this is a very attractive, high quality diamond ring. We have the original appraisal and paperwork; it is owned by a long term and dear client – it was her wedding ring stone and has since been reset in this […]
eBay Stores are well known in the world of Internet commerce. Many believe the inexpensive eBay feature known as an eBay Store is the key to drawing traffic to any eCommerce website. The positive effect of a well designed and stocked eBay stores website is well documented. Selling Real Estate on eBay has also been proven […]
As Trading Assistants we are always looking for ways to sell. We have all heard about the “advantages of an eBay store” and really there are some great reasons to take advantage of that low cost opportunity to bring new traffic to your listings from outside of eBay. A correctly set up eBay store is […]
Cornerstone Commercial Supply Inc. is the proud new owner of an eBay Store designed by DesignLogic with Frooition and All Business Auctions. Our design work was completed over the holidays and installed on January 7, 2007. Within hours of the installation of our custom eBay store design the client, Cornerstone Commercial Supply Inc., logged thier very first eBay […]
Tis the season for New Years Resolutions As a small business owner do you have an eBay plan for 2008? Small business owners are bombarded by multiple ideas, emails and suggestions concerning how they should run, improve and increase business this time of year. Among these New Years Resolutions ideas is one which I consider […]
Pardon us for a moment while we play “Devils Advocate” to explain the reasons why some of these 11 most commonly suggested methods for making money on eBay, are impractical or more accurately, are methods destined for failure. If your goal is to start an eBay based business you should read this article. The best […]
In the Silicon Valley Insider, Michael Bloomburg writes about eBay and its stagnent growth. Mr. Bloomburg proposes this is due to eBays adherance to an auction platform. Mr. Bloomberg writes: eBay still divides the world of commerce into “stores” and “auctions.” This is understandable given eBay’s heritage as an auction site, but it’s also the […]
12 easy steps to become a Powerseller If you have struggled to become an eBay Powerseller, you are not alone. It can be difficult to decipher the formula of successful eBay Powersellers. Not every “Powerseller” is a financial success but it is the term eBay uses to gauge the professionalism of its selling community. If […]
Cornerstone Commercial Supply is pleased to announce that after years of brick and mortar retail and wholesale sales of commercial carpet cleaning, janitorial and floor care supplies and equipment, that they are entering the exciting world of e-commerce as an internet and eBay seller! The professionals at iBusinessLogic are bringing the world of Internet marketing […]
Can anyone clean up on eBay? If you sell collectibles like this Hummel – You could If you find a niche you enjoy – You might But if you’re a brick and mortar business already – you will! Brick and mortar retailers, wholesalers, distributors and manufacturers need to be aware that they already have 90% […]
Frooition’s incredible eBay store design – Pirate PartyOriginally uploaded by All Business Auctions As you can tell from previous posts I am very enthusiastic about our affiliation with the premier eBay stores designer in Europe and the U.K. – Frooition. One of the most impressive aspects of the Frooition design of an eBay store is […]
We have have just created this new eBay stores design with our DesignLogic team in conjunction with Frooition in the U.K. Cornerstone Supply is an established brick and mortar supplier of commercial carpet cleaning equipment and cleaning agents, specializing in heavy duty truck mounted carpet cleaning machines. Our iBusinessLogic team of professionals and solutions […]
In our previous post we reviewed Trading Assistants & franchise eBay drop store marketing ideas and I promised to detail how and why every Trading Assistant or drop store owner should have an eBay Stores account. It always amazes me when I consult with franchise owners who are struggling to find that they have not […]
Is eBay really a place to get rich quick? eBay loves to promote stories of sellers who have made it big on eBay. The entire idea seems to be one of getting home based businesses and micro entrepreneurs excited about joinging the eBay family of sellers. Many solutions providers have geared offerings to focus on […]
We are working with our DesignLogic team to integrate the Frooition eBay stores design framework into our system of eBay Stores Designer services. Very soon, visitors to our eBay store will be greeted by a new and dynamic shopping experience. To see an example follow this link: DesignLogic/Frooition eBay Store Mockup If you compare the […]
Gold_Opal_Ring002.jpg Originally uploaded by All Business Auctions What a piece, a gem of Australia! Would you Buy This ring? Check out my eBay Store to see if it is right for you but the point here is that eBay photos across the board should be better than average to increase sales. Better Photos = More […]
Gold_Amethyst_Diamond_Ring001.jpg Originally uploaded by All Business Auctions What kind of photography equipment do you use to create images your eBay items for sale? A Point & Shoot Camera? A Digital SLR? Film? Do you have a dedicated photo area set up to make the images of the items you earn your living from selling online? Do you skimp on photography […]
Did you know that you can display your eBay store items anywhere on the web? In your Blog On MySpace On your friends website or blog Its true and its easy! Just go to: eBay to Go And set up a widget which will import your eBay store items into any other website.
Originally uploaded by All Business AuctionsContinued as Promised…. As discussed in my previous post, this is a very high quality item which has been entrusted to my company to list for sale. This is a 2.0 ct Solitaire Near flawless and colorless round brilliant cut diamond mounted in a tested and stamped 18k solid white […]
ABA_2007-10-25_0125.jpg Originally uploaded by All Business Auctions When you are an eBay trading post operator or an eBay trading assistant, opportunities like this come along more frequently if you develop your business reputation and instill confidence in your clientele. When the opportunity to list a $36,000.00 piece of jewelry presents itself, will you be ready with the […]
Why an eBay Sales Strategy including eBay Stores – Should be included in any marketing plan Key to a global and local eBay marketing strategy Essential to take advantage of global branding & marketing opportunities Greater exposure for brand & products Increases ancillary sales EBay is an amazing venue for online sales and for online advertising. […]