Channel Sales Myths

Are you letting certain channel sales myths get in the way of doing better business? If you don’t know what they are, you may be – several of these tall tales somehow continue to spread despite being total bunk. There are quite a few things to worry about and contend with channel sales without resorting … Continue reading

Spring Cleaning: Deal with Pesky Receipts

A more literal version of spring cleaning for your business involves tidying up all the pesky paperwork that’s lying about. Some of the more prevalent (and obnoxious) pieces of paper taking up space in your office or house are those pesky receipts. When you first start out with a business it’s generally simple to organize … Continue reading

Your eBay Business Needs a Spring Cleaning!

We all like to spring clean, right? (Well not really. But while we may not like doing it we DO feel good when it’s done!) Traditionally it’s the time to clean out your garage and house, emptying the clutter that’s collected over the past year. We fix up and tune those things we’re going to … Continue reading

Spring Cleaning: Add new inventory that compliments your current assortment

Adding new inventory: it’s a year round task, and not necessarily for spring cleaning. Unless, that is, you haven’t thought about WHAT you’re buying yet. Part of spring cleaning is getting rid of the stuff that just isn’t working with your company, and that includes inventory. Instead of going out and looking for brand new … Continue reading

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

Spring Cleaning: Delete Unnecessary Programs

After using your computer for a while you start to accumulate programs.  Sometimes, these programs do the same thing, but you forget you already had something that did what you were looking for. A major example is an anti-virus program – you’ve already got one that covers your firewall and malware attacks, but a year … Continue reading

Carbon Offsetting for Online Sellers

You want to make an eco-friendly statement and impact, but you still need to run your business. That can sometimes be a delicate balance, especially since in the long run you need to be able to run your company. Whether you like or not this takes some sort of non-green resources like gasoline or coal. … Continue reading

Tax Extensions 101 – Who Gets One? Why To Get One? How To Do It?

Stressed about taxes? Silly question, we know. And online sellers have it rough when it comes to filing on time, what with the huge box of receipts and the fifty different forms to fill out. (Okay, so 50 is exaggerating…) If only there was a way to extend the time you have to file… Oh … Continue reading

Online Resources for Answering Tricky Tax Questions

Looking for tax answers? Geez, who isn’t, right? But they can sometimes be hard to find, and the last thing you want to do during your busy work day is take time to go down to the tax office. So like everything else, it’s time to turn to the Internet! But how do you know … Continue reading

4 Fun Business Finance Tools

There’s no rule out there saying business finance can’t be fun (at least we haven’t seen one). However, most see it as nothing but hard numbers and cold facts – not exactly something to sit down and relax to. Luckily, a few companies out there see things differently and want everyone to enjoy the wild … Continue reading