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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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.
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.
My original take on new Fixed price 30 days listing format is that its a good thing but as with all things eBay – it depends…
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!
The crux of the situation is communications at eBay, how they want to inspire the customers of eBay, the sellers, to provide excellent customer service and communications. And why it is difficult for the customer/sellers of eBay to take this request seriously when eBay itself can not seem to provide even basic communications to its customers.
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 […]
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 […]
Thousands of honest eBay sellers and small business owners made additional income on eBay by utilizing the service eBay created called “Digital Delivery” – Until… Last month when Brian Burke, Director Global Feedback Policy, made an abrupt statement. On March 24th, 2008, Brian Burke announced digital delivery and information products would forever be banned on eBay core listings by […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
All Business Auctions Designed by Frooition! eBay stores design leaders Frooition – www.frooition.com – have joined forces with All Business Auctions to provide world-class eBay store design services to eBay sellers and established brick and motar retail & wholesale businesses in the USA. Frooition provides design & eBay store management services through its unique and […]