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What’s the difference between B2B and B2C long distance selling regulations?

What’s the difference between B2B and B2C long distance selling regulations? Are you confused about the difference between B2B and B2C long distance selling regulations? The law treats business-to-business contracts differently than it does business-to-consumer contracts. The Distance Selling Regulations no longer actually apply in UK law. They were replaced by the Consumer Contracts Regulations […]

Redundancy: happy ever after for entrepreneurs!

According to the Office for National Statistics, the number of people out of work fell by 18,000 to 2.49 million in the three months to August 2013, while the unemployment rate of the economically active population decreased slightly, down 0.1% to 7.7%. The claimant count – that is the number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance […]

Build a bonfire, build a bonfire: discounting items for sale on eBay, the how, when and why.

So that might be the longest title I have ever used in this blog but I wanted somehow to get a link in to bonfire night given that it’s November the 5th, however tenuous it might be. But in my mind the link is that instead of burning unwanted stock – let’s sell it for […]

Diversifying your stock offer

In these difficult economic times, running a small business can be extremely hard work. In spite of news items suggesting that online retail sales have rocketed (Retail Gazette for example, reports that ‘online retail sales rose 16 per cent year-on-year last month (March 2013), driven by clothing sales despite the freezing weather’) you may be […]

Dealing with a Deadly Dearth of Customer Delight (or what to do when your customers aren’t happy)

Customer complaints are the pits! If you’re anything like me you’ll agree that they are difficult to deal with and they can leave you feeling drained and disheartened. By their very nature complaints are naturally negative and numbingly and emotionally challenging. Well hark, dear sellers, I have news for you. You need to change your […]

Latest eBay news: Things are Changing

Things are Changing at eBay… Lately eBay seems to be somewhat redeveloping itselfs, like many of us businesses know Christmas is just around the corner, and its time to begin making the most of the upcoming festive season, so with a change in layout and format, a new, modern logo, and TV advertisements you can […]

Top Rated & Power Sellers

When it comes to statuses within eBay and the benefits this can provide, this is where all the hard work of gaining positive feedback and 5* DSR’s comes in. There are two key upper ratings of eBay sellers, these are Power Sellers this is based on the number of items you sell, and increases from […]

DSR Comic

As a company anything we sell we include this fantastic comic strip, it tells the story of Detailed Seller Ratings to customers who may not be aware of the impact it can have on sellers, even when the buyers intentions are good. The cartoon shows how even when sellers leave three or four stars, and […]

ebay feedback the do’s and don’ts

Feedback An Introduction Feedback is an essential component to any e-commerce business done through services provided by eBay, Amazon ect… When you run a normal business you may receive feedback, this may be requested through customer feedback forms both in store & online, or through customers making verbal comments on improvements that could be made, […]

Starting an eBay Business Part 3

Starting an eBay Business Part 3 3. Picture Perfect – No matter what you are selling, always, always, always add a picture. Pictures make the difference when the customer is browsing even just a couple of listings within their search as it makes the listing bigger. If you are selling a unique, or highly expensive […]

Starting an eBay Business Part 2

Starting an eBay Business Part 2 Click Here for Part 1 Plan b: Alternatively if you don’t want to compromise on price, or cant afford to due to a competitive market, look at offering different options to the buyer. I find myself doing this when I am selling products in a competitive market & the […]

Starting an eBay Business Part 1

Starting an eBay Business While this blog focuses on starting an eBay business a lot of the principles are the same when starting a business online with Amazon, or through setting up your own online e-commerce website. Planning The most common question when starting a business like this is… “Well where do I start?“ and […]

The Power of an eBay store

The Power of an eBay store If you are thinking about selling a large quantity of products on eBay, then the first thing you should be looking at is having an eBay store. eBay found that the sales of at least 75% of people who opened an eBay store increased. But if you think that […]