As I’m sure you’re probably aware - the picture requirement deadline of July 1st is quickly approaching. Managing your photo’s a batch at a time will ensure you are ready and updated if you are working steady.
I have a handful left to edit and it’s even given me the opportunity to fine tune my listings.
If you haven’t read the requirements you can check them out … [Read More...]
Did you know that Pinterest can be used to promote your business? Pinterest provides many opportunities for business promotion. Including tools to help you promote your website or online business. There is even a special Pinterest for Businesses page with tips on:
Getting Started - Create an account, verify your website, and add the "Pin It" button to your site.
Basics - Pinning advice like; putting pinners first, setting up your collection, showing your inspiration, being authentic, … [Read More...]
You can use YouTube to give customers more information on the products you sell. Most people visit YouTube to get a visual experience, so videos like how-to product demos, video tutorials and product assembly and usage instructions, are all examples of what you could put on YouTube. Use this as a place to upload any video promotions you can think of, especially if you sell the same products repeatedly.
How to Get Started
First set up your YouTube channel for your business. It's free … [Read More...]
Blogs are used to help keep others informed and up to date on things. Much like this blog. Blogging can help your eBay business in many ways. It can help to establish you as an expert in a certain sales area. Blogging can raise your search engine visibility which can help more people find your eBay store and listings. You can also use a blog to help provide more detail about items, information about your policies and customer support.
How to get started:
Set up a blog. You … [Read More...]
Do you tweet? That is are you on Twitter? You could be using Twitter to help promote your eBay sales. Here are some tips on how to make Twitter work for you.
Getting Started on Twitter
First create a Twitter handle (separate from your personal Twitter handle) for your eBay business.
Next invite your customers to follow you on Twitter.
Then engage with people who regularly tweet about topics related to your business.
Remember to make your posts interesting so that your … [Read More...]
Facebook is an online social networking site. A place were friends and family stay in touch, and a great way to reach new customers.
Get started by creating a Facebook Fan Page. Once you have your Fan Page all set up, invite friends, family and customers to "Like" your page. Then put the page to work for you with these tips.
Offer exclusive Facebook promotions.
Share news about your selling categories.
Use polls to find out what customers want.
Always respond promptly to your … [Read More...]
There are many great and mostly free ways to use social media to promote your eBay sales. I'm going to highlight some of the tips eBay gives about the best practices in using social media to boost eBay sales.
Evaluate the available tools before you start.
Genuinely contribute to the conversation.
Create a separate account for your business.
Listen and engage.
Cross-promote your social media channels.
Don't expect instant results!
Over the next few posts, … [Read More...]
eBay's predictions for the hottest products to be sold as Father's Day gifts this year. Check out the list, and good luck selling!
One of the top categories is Automotive including: Vehicle Accessories, Audio Accessories, Tools & Tires.
The other is Electronics which includes: MP3 and Accessories, Smartphones and Accessories, Digital Cameras & Camcorders, Televisions and Accessories, Computers, Laptops and Printers, Tablets and eReaders.
Read the complete … [Read More...]
eBay Turbo Lister is a listing tool that you can use to help you create a professional-looking listing. It also allows you to upload and edit items in bulk. Try the latest version of Turbo Lister for FREE and make listing on eBay easier than ever.
List and edit in bulk easily
Find items fast with search tools
Better control of your listings with toolbar and special views
Download Now … [Read More...]
Selling internationally is a great way for eBay sellers to grow their business. Not only are you adding to your potential customer base, many things that are off season in the US are in season somewhere else. eBay offers some suggestions to help you create more international appeal for your products, minimize questions from international buyers and improve your ratings.
View the full International Selling Best Practices, which includes the following:
Describing your item
Provide … [Read More...]