Buying and Selling products in Lots: The Pros and Cons

Online sellers have debated for years about the pros and cons of selling and buying in bulk/lots versus singular items. Search on eBay and you’ll undoubtedly see them everywhere: “lot of Nintendo games,” “lot of chapstick A++++ variety,” etc. But is there a clear winner on this debate or is it a case of 6 … Continue reading

What You Need in Your Home Office for a Shipping Starter Package

If you’re just getting into the ecommerce game, you may be wondering how most people deal with the constant shipping that takes place. After all, once you really get going, you’re taking constant trips up to the post office. This also includes getting boxes, wrapping up the items, taping everything up, and labeling it all…just … Continue reading

Kabbage Awards 2012, Oscars Edition

The Oscars are coming, and the nominations have been announced! Were any of your favorites on there? I haven’t seen The Artist yet, but I hear good things. Kind of surprised nobody from Melancholia was nominated, but after Von Trier’s craziness at Cannes, who can blame them? To make up for it, the Academy nominated … Continue reading

Financial News Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! With each January 1st there comes a nickname for the year – though we haven’t really picked one for 2012 yet.  I mean what rhymes with twelve? Shelve? “It’s 2012, let’s get ready to shelve” just doesn’t roll off the tongue very well. Of course the other thing rolling around again is … Continue reading

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

Holiday Shopping and Buying Online

By Danna Crawford The weather outside is frightful but selling and shopping online is delightful! I love this time of year as both a buyer and seller. As a buyer, the online deals are amazing and as a seller the sales are amazing. Tips for online sellers: Running sales is very important because everyone is … 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

That was Then, This is Now: Ben Silverman

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

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