What to Expect Post Holiday

We’re officially in the home stretch, and hopefully everything has been smooth sailing for you this season! Once in a while it’s good to sit back and take account of all the good things we have in life, including the field we work in. Seriously, would you have it any other way? The one time … Continue reading

Moving Tips for Ebay Businesses

If you own an eBay business, it’s likely that you move product—as in real, tangible goods—on a daily or weekly basis. If you operate your eBay business out of your home and are in the process of moving, this can create a bit of a challenge if you don’t organize the move properly. Here are … Continue reading

National Small Business Week Nominations Soon!

Coming next May: the 2012 edition of National Small Business Week! Held by the Small Business Administration, the NSBW is a week to honor all the entrepreneurs and forward thinkers out there that make up the backbone of American business. But Kabbage, you say, the National Small Business Week has been around since 2008. What’s … Continue reading

Expert Predictions for Holiday Season 2011

No matter what niche you sell within, someone out there is trying to predict what will be the big blow-out item this holiday season. And you should heed this advice! The predictions may not be 100% accurate, but these predictions are often made by industry vets, who have a pretty good idea what’s about to … Continue reading

Tips to Great Social Media Customer Service

More and more, social media is becoming the newest and best form of customer service. Rather than sit on a phone all day waiting for a rep to answer, customers can Facebook message or Tweet at a company and go about their day until a reply comes. This saves both company and customer precious time. … Continue reading

Cloud Computing and Security

Cloud computing is all the rage. Crowds both tech-savvy and not are hearing about this technological force. Here are some starting points to understanding cloud computing, its uses and why you can trust the cloud. The Cloud “The cloud” simply means cloud computing. Cloud computing is a way for a user to store information with … Continue reading

Why the rise in auction and pawn shop reality shows?

Photo courtesy of Pocheco It’s no surprise to us when we see friends of Kabbage happily Tweeting about shows like Pawn Stars and American Pickers.  Our core users are savvy sources, wheelers and dealers at heart, and these shows speak right to the core of their being – you find cool, random stuff that may … Continue reading

All Hallow’s Eve Store Suggestions

Much has been said about the importance of taking advantage of the Halloween/fall season. In fact, we highlighted one just a few weeks ago in our post Spooky Holiday Ecommerce Opportunity. But not a lot has been said yet about the spirit of the season. For instance, check out this video from Big Commerce. You’d … Continue reading

Financial Definitions for Kabbage Sellers

We run across quite a few financial terms as ecommerce sellers, but which ones are we really sure we know? We’ve amassed several common words we see so as to help de-confuse you in what seems like a foreign language sometimes! Profit – Hey, you’re bringing money in, so you’re making a profit, right? Well, … Continue reading

That was Then, This is Now: Meg Thomas

Every hero has his or her origin story. Hercules was the son of a god and a mortal woman. Queen Elizabeth I went on to become one of the most celebrated English monarchs even after her mother was beheaded. And Spider Man gained his powers after being bitten by a radioactive spider. And believe it … Continue reading