For years I was an eBay evangelist, promoting the benefits, offering training, offering business setups, designing eBay stores… I was writing this “Trading Assistant Journal” which started as an eBay based blog about being a “Trading Assistant or Trading Post”
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How many of you are trying new and interesting channels such as Etsy, Bonanzle, Online Auction, Dawdle, or any of the others which have popped up in the last 12 months? Conversely, how many are sticking just with eBay or your own ecommerce shopping cart website?
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.
In many cases, especially in the past, eBay was the most effective way to bring small business to market on the Internet. In this case, with many different variables and reasons it just has not proven to be the best solution for Cornerstone.
eBay… Yes EBAY listened to sellers… I know this is a shock, just breathe deep – Take a moment to comprehend the full meaning of the statement above… Everyone knows how much and how fervent our opposition was to the “new links policy” from eBay, announced last May. Here are a few of our articles […]
I just feel very uncertain about the ripples and effects such a plethora of change can do to an organization. But in the midst of all the change, they did not even bother to address the most needed change…….CUSTOMER SERVICE!
To me, eBay Live should always be, first and foremost, a place to get business done and to learn about the business of selling and buying on eBay.
eBay seems to think if they toss some carrots, no one will notice when they toss a poison pill in an “announcement”. Today’s announcement should cause a great deal of concern for any business oriented sellers…
Terapeak MarketPlace Research has a whole new look and feel. With “Hot” new features for eBay sellers and Internet eCommerce professionals alike. The search is much faster, the interface cleaner and the features more robust. The graphs are much better and I feel the entire program is much faster and easier to use… New Features in […]
The eBay Trading Assistant program was re-engineered several months ago. eBay, in fact, started the recent round of controversial announcements (Fees, Feedback, DSRs tied to fee discounts, No more digital delivery, etc) with the summary and unexpected changes to the Trading Assistant system. Trading Posts had been renamed as REDOL’s (?). REDOL (Drop Stores and […]
eBay drop stores came upon the scene with a great fanfare and promise. Initially it was considered a unique and interesting proposition by both business pundits (Entrepreneur Magazine) and investors alike. The promise of the initial drop store franchise operations seemed limitless and they expanded like weeds across the land. Soon it would be difficult to pick up a newspaper or read a business magazine without seeing some reference, either advertisement or article, about the eBay drop store franchise revolution. It was an exciting time…
A great deal of turmoil has been raised recently in the eBay Trading Assistant community. Reader Please Note: This post is over 1900 words in length. I feel it is worth the time to read the entire article. If you think this post is just too long after reading the entire article please leave a […]
Pennsylvania is still after honest business people… Charging them with violation of a law which never applied. While stay at home mom, Mary Jo Pletz has been exonerated of all charges by the State of Pennsylvania. (Due to media attention no doubt). It seems the story of an i Sold it drop store in Harrisburg, PA […]
Are you the friend or business acquaintance everyone asks about eBay or how to sell online? Do you have previous experience selling products on the Internet via online auctions or through your own website? Have you ever worked at or owned an eBay Trading Assistant Business or eBay Drop Store? Are you familiar with fellow […]
The Philadelphia Enquirer Headline Reads: Pennsylvania Takes on Online Auctions Pa went after Mary Jo Pletz’s eBay business now changes in law may come… Read this excellent news article (link below). The story details the plight of a Trading Assistant who was unfortunate enough to be very good at what she does. The State made a very […]
Running an eBay consignment business can be complicated, time consuming, and nerve wracking… As a business, consignment selling on eBay is not the easy get rich quick scheme some would have you believe. While initially setting up an eBay consignment business may sound like a ticket to easy street… Whats better than selling other peoples […]
I came across a very well written blog this morning crafted by a successful “at home” entrepreneur. Lisa Page’s blog discusses drop shipping, eBay business, and working toward your goals as a independent business person. If you are at all interested in these and many more topics, I suggest you take a moment and check it out! Keep on Blogging […]
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 […]
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 […]