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 Testimonials: Francisco from The Latin Products!

Francisco, from The Latin Products, uses Kabbage to help him grow his business. Growing a business is tough.  It is even more difficult if you do not have the capital to do it.  Francisco, owner of The Latin Products, uses Kabbage to invest in his inventory of hard to find Latin products.  Kabbage is a … 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

What a Little Kabbage can do for the Kommon Seller

Today’s blog post is brought to you by Danni Ackerman, author, speaker, and expert ecommerce seller for over 13 years! It was June 2010, I was attending the eBay Radio Party in Las Vegas, NV and they had these people set up at a table and a banner that said Kabbage  on it…hmmmmm.  They were nice people, … 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

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