Sellers come to me daily asking, “Kathy, how do I get more sales?” We will talk about optimizing their eBay product listings. We will also discuss the many ways sellers can promote their items both on eBay and on social media. Before we start the essential work of product sourcing and listing , I tell sellers this foundational secret to sales success must be in place. You’re thinking, “What is this crucial secret for sales success?” I will tell you. It is to think like a buyer. Sellers will sometimes look at me, not understanding what I mean. So...Read More
Author: Kathy Terrill
Sellers come to almost daily and say, “Kathy my eBay item isn’t showing up well in search, what can I do?” My answer is simple, “Let’s get to work” #1 way to get better search results on eBay is write a great title. Whether your shopper is on mobile or desktop, your eBay item’s title is one of the first thing your potential buyer sees. Your title is important to your buyer and important for good eBay and Google search results. Have you chosen the best keywords for your product? The best keywords clearly identify what you’re selling. The words that matter here are...Read More
Sellers come to me daily and ask , “Kathy how can I sell my products faster?” A huge part of writing a listing that will sell on eBay is chosing the best selling format! On Amazon, Etsy and other sites there is only 1 selling format used and that is fixed price. eBay offers it sellers a variety of selling options. eBay sellers can chose to sell items in auctions or at a fixed price which is a Buy It Now. When using fixed price, sellers have the added option of offering buyers a listing on a Best Offer basis....Read More
Do you ever struggle wondering, “Where are my eBay sales?” This can happen to any online seller, not just eBay sellers. You may wonder where are my Etsy, Amazon or my website sales? You pop into Facebook seller groups and it seems everyone but you is scoring sales. So what is a seller to do? First thing to do is breathe. There is an ebb and flow to eCommerce and retail sales. Ever walk into a retail store and no one is shopping but you? Then 10 minutes later there are 20 shoppers surrounding you! You just witnessed the ebb and flow...Read More
Almost daily I am approached by sellers asking me ” Kathy how do I start selling online full time?” My answer is “Have a plan for success”. There are people that are super successful that seem to grow their business by somehow being in the right place at the right time. They may prosper for a while, but eventually they will face a hard lesson in numbers. If they side step learning and knowing their numbers they will fail. Most sellers businesses will stop growing without a plan, grow haphazardly or die. If you are looking to be a full time seller then look...Read More
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