Product Sourcing

Why this date is a V.I.D…

Why this date is a V.I.D…

What’s a V.I.D? It’s a Very Important Date and here’s a massive incentive for you to take note and get selling online! It’s my birthday today and yes that is definitely a V.I.D! But my birthday is not the V.I.D I want to talk about in this issue. Because today there are only 36 shopping […]...

Quick, take a look at this!

Quick, take a look at this!

Here are some seasonal products and profit opportunities for you… In just 45 days time it will be Christmas Day! Yes really – that’s just over 6 weeks away – and believe me, those 6 weeks will pass in a flash so don’t be lulled into a false sense of security thinking you’ve got ages […]...

The common link between spiders, ghosts, zombies…and success

The common link between spiders, ghosts, zombies…and success

Are you subconsciously scared of success? So, last Tuesday was Halloween, and for some it was all about dressing up, playing spooky games and getting the kids out Trick or Treating! For others, it was all about hiding behind a cushion on the sofa with a bucket of popcorn and a really scary movie!  But whatever Halloween means […]...

Can a ‘great wall of sugar’ inspire your sales strategy?

Can a ‘great wall of sugar’ inspire your sales strategy?

Here’s how you can take a tip from the ‘High Street’ and profit online…simply by believing that it’s Christmas right now! For the past few weeks, every time I’ve been to the supermarket to do my weekly shop, I have been accosted as I walk through the main doors by an ever-increasing stack of tubs […]...

You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone…

You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone…

Why you should diversify and keep your business safe Earlier this week my internet access decided to have a little holiday. It didn’t request a holiday therefore I had no warning. One minute it was there, the next, gone. What ensued was me scrambling around on the floor, dismantling sockets, inspecting the router for buttons […]...

499 items that won’t sell?

499 items that won’t sell?

Here’s a common-sense way to avoid buying stock that you can’t shift Wouldn’t it be good if there was some kind of system whereby when you want to make a big purchase – like buying a new house for example, you can ‘try before you buy’ so to speak! I know that’s a bit random, […]...

What can you learn from Walt Disney?

What can you learn from Walt Disney?

Don’t let your mind sneak up on you and become your worst enemy. Control it! Here’s how…  It’s happened to us all. You’re working hard on a task and you get stuck on something. Round and round you go trying to get to grips with it but the more you try, the more confused you […]...

The Secrets of a Great eBay Listing

The Secrets of a Great eBay Listing

Why your eBay listing description is important and how you can make yours better I received an email recently from a gentleman who was particularly concerned because he had spent a very long time writing and perfecting his eBay product description. He had used paragraphs, included all the features and benefits, product info…in fact every […]...

How punctuation is more important than you might think

How punctuation is more important than you might think

One exclamation mark too many could impact your online sales… If you use social media such as Twitter you’ll be aware that pretty much every day is a ‘national day’ of some sort! For example, ‘National Donut Day’ or ‘National Kindness Day’ even ‘National Rhubarb Day’ (which was in January this year). Anyway, quite bizarrely, […]...

The secret to improving the success of your eBay business

The secret to improving the success of your eBay business

Here’s a question for you: Do you listen to what your eBay customers are saying about you and your products? “How can I listen to them?” you are probably thinking, “I don’t talk to them and they don’t talk to me, everything is done online, so how can I listen?” Well actually, your buyers do talk to […]...

No effort required?

No effort required?

Here’s your priority checklist containing the top things to consider to guarantee a better performance from your product listings. So, who wants to make money online with very little effort? You do? I wouldn’t blame you for answering yes, however…I have to tell you that it’s the wrong attitude to have. There’s nothing wrong with […]...

Why the next few months are extremely important for you!

Why the next few months are extremely important for you!

Run this seasonal products strategy alongside your regular products for extra profits… ‘Festive Bookings Now Being Taken’ screamed the 2 foot high chalked letters on the advertising board outside my local restaurant! ‘Ask about our Christmas Menu’ stated the strategically placed tabletop placard in my local pub! ‘Wow!’  I shrieked as I stumbled perilously close to a 7 […]...

Reasons not to be pushy, annoying or obsessive!

Reasons not to be pushy, annoying or obsessive!

Use this tip to ensure you receive positive feedback from your customers – without being pushy! The summer holidays are a time when I plan ahead and try and lighten my workload, as I mentioned in my eletter a few weeks ago, and I find that the school holidays are often the perfect time to […]...

Increase your visibility on eBay with this simple 2 minute job

Increase your visibility on eBay with this simple 2 minute job

Your product visibility will benefit immediately if you do this simple task! If you’ve been subscribing to my weekly eletter for a while you’ll know that along with your eBay listing title, your product description should also be as comprehensive as possible – and that includes filling in those boring, fiddly ‘item specifics’ bits! For […]...

Sun, sea, sand and…eBay?

Sun, sea, sand and…eBay?

It’s holiday season but what do you do with your eBay listings whilst you’re off enjoying a well earned rest? I love a good holiday! In fact, I’m on holiday right now. There’s nothing like getting away for a few weeks and putting your feet up with the cares of the world left behind you. […]...

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