New eBay Trading Assistant Agreement – Options for Drop Store Owners

With the advent of the new eBay Trading Assistant (”Registered eBay Drop Off Location” or REDOL) agreement, an already complicated business outlook has just become more convoluted.    eBay Trading Assistants and Drop Store owners – Franchisee or Non-Franchise… should be evaluating the new eBay Trading Assistant Agreement and determining what the implications are for the future of your business.  I will refrain from interpreting […]

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Auctionbytes reports on the Trading Assistant – Trading Post News…

Auctionbytes reports on the changes in eBay’s Trading Assistant Agreement… eBay Changes Trading Assistant Program for Consignment-Sales By Ina Steiner AuctionBytes.com January 17, 2008 eBay announced changes to its Trading Assistant program, including the news that it would change the designation “Trading Post” to “Registered eBay Drop Off Location” (REDOL). The changes come as eBay […]

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eBay limits all Trading Assistants and Drop store owners ability to earn a living…

The recent changes in the trading assistant agreement has sparked a debate on the official eBay forums. eBay has laid down a very restrictive agreement and as a trading assistant or drop store owner, you should read it very carefully before clicking any box indicating your agreement. To be honest, eBay has instituted this new […]

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Important Changes to the eBay Trading Assistant Program – Action Required

eBay Announces Changes to the Trading Assistant Program: Our initial evaluation of this “agreement” is underway… I will post our opinions after we have digested the entire “new” program.   I can say that I never received any email from eBay regarding this change and we have been listed in the TA directory since 2001. – […]

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eBay Sellers Keyword Tools Rundown – Use keywords to find your buyers!

Established eBay sellers know the importance of selecting the right “keywords” for the titles of auctions and store listings within eBay.  While most eBay sellers may not be aware of the work eBay does “behind the scenes” to make sure each and every one of your listings is optimised throughout the Internet. The work that eBay does […]

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If you were to try and source a product to sell on eBay, what would you look for?

If you were to try and source a product to sell on eBay, what would you look for? Something you know? Something you can buy cheap? Items at a garage sale? Merchandise imported by container full from china with questionable branding and associated return nightmares? Seriously, these are a few of the numerous opinions offered […]

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Cornerstone Commercial Carpet Cleaning Supply – eBay Stores Design – Update –

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 […]

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eBay vs. Amazon Choose one or both? And eBay Powerseller Shipping Alliance

Readers please note: AllBusinessAuctions blog is transitioning to our own server and some of these posts will be duplicated while we make sure our new blog set up is correct. If you are curious about our transition and what the new blog will look like, please check out http://www.allbusinessauctions.com/blog . Very soon all of our […]

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Top 10 New Years eBay Store Resolutions for Small Business Owners

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 […]

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New York Times Journalist Learns about Information Marketing on eBay

The New York Times Learns about Information Marketing on eBay Now – How can your company Benefit from Information Marketing? The NY Times article by David Gallagher, quoted below is an interesting tale about the sale of a public-domain information product by a information marketing niche eBay seller to a NY Times Journalist.  The story is more than […]

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eBay Changes Coming in 2008 – Are you an inefficient Seller? No Listing Fees?

eBay is in for some changes in 2008. As sellers we all know change is inevitable and required for sustained growth in any marketplace. The changes which are reported in the article quoted below by: Richard Waters in San Francisco, which seem to be coming in 2008 may help established sellers on eBay yet hinder […]

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11 Most Commonly Suggested ways to Make Money on eBay and why you should Avoid most of them

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 […]

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EBay goes far to fight fraud –all the way to Romania

The country of Romania is the top source of organized scams on the auction site eBay. The company has sent over equipment and a team to help the authorities there. EBay, which doesn’t even operate a site in Romania, won’t talk dollar figures but acknowledges that the country is the No. 1 source of “professional […]

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eBay's Real Problem: eBay still divides the world of commerce into “stores” and “auctions per Michael Bloomberg

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 […]

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QuikDrop Closes eBay Drop-off Store Franchise Store Owners Looking for Software Replacement

QuikDrop Says Goodbye… In an article written by Ina Steiner of AuctionBytes.com this morning, it is reported that QuikDrop, one of America’s largest drop off eBay store franchises, is closing up franchise sales and support operations by the end of this month. The current franchisees (store owners) are free to continue store operations but will […]

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12 easy Steps To Become a Money Making eBay Superstar Powerseller – eBay Powersellers Credo

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 […]

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Where do you get your information? From eBay?

When we sign up as sellers on the service known as eBay, what is it we are buying? As sellers we are buying access to millions of Internet savvy consumers actively searching and looking to make a purchase of some kind… In addition, we are buying access to the information and systems developed by eBay to sell our products […]

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What eBay is… is… a revenue stream and an advertising venue with incredible SEO advantages for any business! Derek Gehl and the Internet Marketing Center Agree

Last weekend I attended a seminar put on by the Internet Marketing Center.  The seminar is geared towards selling a information product/course originally developed by Corey Rudl and now run by Derek Gehl.  The sales pitch was a bit long and overdone but the information gained while sitting in the audience was well worth the endless […]

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Want to help All Business Auctions Blog move?

we_are_movingOriginally uploaded by All Business Auctions Got a pickup truck? No? It’s OK, no heavy lifting involved with this move… We have installed wordpress on our own server and will be migrating this blog to a new address: www.allbusinessauctions.wordpress.com is moving to: http://allbusinessauctions.com/blog Any experiencial help or advice from our readers is encouraged and appreciated! […]

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Welcome – Cornerstone Commercial Supply to iBusinessLogic / All Business Auctions!

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 […]

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We Won! SEOLogs.com named All Business Auctions blog a Winner!

Note: Recently we signed up for a service/blogging community called mybloglog.  Our official join date was November 12th 2007.  MyblogLog is a social networking site for bloggers and it allows like minded bloggers to create groups or communities to see what other bloggers in their niche are doing/writing.  Coincidentally, MyBlogLog was running a contest during the month […]

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Ball Buddies Anyone? Promotional Products Gone Wild!

Ball_Buddies_Trailer_Hitch_Covers_017.jpg Originally uploaded by All Business Auctions No, I am not being rude! These are Ball Buddies! A trademarked promotional product invented and invested in by a client of ours.  Ball Buddies are unique trailer hitch covers which have been pre-set up to accept pad printed promotional advertising. My client (a retired mother) had the […]

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