How to sell your excess inventory at full retail price

This guest post is brought to you by Bay-Bucks. What do you typically do when you have unsold inventory eating up your cash flow? Sales, price discounts, coupons? There is another way. It is called a barter exchange. 65% of listed corporations on the New York Stock Exchange use barter to improve their cash flow. … Continue reading

Your Guide to Your First Year Paying Taxes as an Online Seller

This guest post is brought to you by Outright Sign up today, import eBay, Amazon, PayPal and other financial accounts, and enjoy a less taxing tax time! Going from “employee” to “self-employed” can be a huge shock any way you look at it. Suddenly you’re free to set your own hours, but then again the … Continue reading

How Much Inventory is Too Much? By StitchLabs

When the U.S. economy slowed in 2008, many small retailers began to experience the impact on a time delay. The cheaper, fast-selling items kept selling, but the higher-priced items with less momentum sat on the shelves. Budgets tightened and the high-priced, but slow-moving items locked up cash that could have been better used to replenish … Continue reading

Kabbage’s Take on the Affordable Care Act

At Kabbage, we get to talk to lots of small business owners. And, one of the issues commonly shared is concern over health care costs and insurance. From providing health insurance for employees to understanding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to health insurance coverage now and … Continue reading

Top Tips for a Successful Cyber Monday

It’s Cyber Monday – the busiest day of the year for internet shopping and the start of a non-stop month for most online business owners. But, how successful you are depends on how well you can market your products and engage your customers. Consumers are increasingly savvy about online shopping and are searching out good … Continue reading

Get Ready for Fall Checklist

It may seem hard to believe, considering the recent sweltering temperatures, but cool weather and “back to school” are just around the corner. And this means it’s time to get ready for fall and hopefully an uptick in sales. To help you get prepared for busier days ahead, we’ve provided you with a checklist of … Continue reading

Social Commerce 101

There is no shortage of ways to sell online – eBay, Amazon, Etsy, your own website and plenty of other boutique e-commerce platforms, but where do people spend most of their time online? It’s Facebook. Americans spend 1 in 7 minutes online on Facebook, and the social network has over 850 million users worldwide. What … Continue reading