In any journey, especially those that last as long as it takes to build a profitable business, conditions change. On a voyage it could be the weather, or the current or a torn sail. In business it could be interest rates or the economy or in the case of a lot of my readers… someone like eBay changing their business plan and effecting your journey. Strong navigators, captains and business owners all have the ability to adjust to new and more difficult situations within the span of a single journey. They know that nothing ever remains the same and are prepared to adapt to endure and to overcome.
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The Center of Effort is defined in business as the single point in a business plan where you can visualize all the forces of the marketing, supply, logistics and demand coming together to drive a company forward.
Real business is attracted to eBay for only one reason – traffic.
In a nutshell eBay is a traffic machine, a fire hose of consumers. All of the other stuff is considered as a barrier to entry, the feedback system, the complicated fee structure, fraud etc…
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 […]