More and more, people are becoming aware that they have potential
cash sitting in their closets, attics, and basements. But not
everyone has the time or the know-how to tap into it, so these
items remain where they are or are given away.
In 2002, the eBay consignments business was born, referred to by
eBay as the Trading Assistant Program. It's possible that eBay
didn't foresee just how much they would benefit form their eBay
Q: I want to start an online business. Since I don't know
anything about ecommerce and building websites and such, I'm
thinking about starting out selling products on eBay, then pay
someone to build a website for me once the money starts coming
Q: I would like to start my own eBay business, but I really don't
want to invest in a ton of inventory until I can get a better
handle on what might or might not sell. I read another column
about dropshipping, but I'm still a little fuzzy on how the whole
Q. I hear so much about people who started selling on eBay and
eventually turned it into their full time business.
eBay is the 'BEST' opportunity you can use right now to make
money online in the dropshipping business from the comfort of
your own home. Thousands of people just like you use eBay auctions
on a daily basis to sell and buy products on the Internet; now
it's your time to START your own dropshipping home-based business
and succeed in the eBay auctions 'game'! There are no special
skills required for this dropshipping business, all you need is a
computer, Internet access and some basic computer / Internet
As a small business person-slash-advice columnist I dread the
first quarter of the new year. Not because in my mind my own
business fortunes start at zero again every January or because I
have already dismissed every New Year's resolution I made when
the clock rang out the New Year.
If you are selling online, here is the down side of our business..
When my column on paying income tax on eBay profits ran it
brought a wave of emails on whether you were required to report
income earned from eBay sales to the IRS sparked a number of
additional questions and comments from eBay sellers who were
hoping that I could somehow validate that their eBay activities
were mere hobbies instead of actual businesses and therefore not
susceptible to IRS taxation. Several folks argued that just
because their little eBay hobby generated a little cash, that
didn't make it a full blown business.
You may have heard about eBay and other online auctions. You may
have participated in some of the biddings.
Unless you have been hiding under a rock, I am sure that by now
you have heard that eBay is raising its fees. So what's a small
merchant to do? Here are some suggestions.
Fee Increase Leaves Some Sellers Angry, Others Thrilled. Much of my
email from readers this month concerned the recent announcement
from eBay that it will increase many seller fees on February 18,
2005. Since many business people use eBay's online store system
as their primary ecommerce point of sale, it's no surprise that
most of the emails I received were of the angry variety.
On January 13, eBay sellers received an unwelcome announcement
from eBay. Fees were going up.
By the time that a product has made it to your local retail
store, it's probably changed at least three people's hands,
possibly even more than that. And each one of those people had to
mark up the cost of the item to cover their investment and make a
With so many out of work, laid off or staying in dead end jobs to
make the ends meet, we need creative ways of generating extra
income. Here are a few simple, innovative ideas to get the cash
you need quickly.
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