Shipping and Logistics: Who to Follow on Twitter

One of the great things about social media services like Twitter is there is no shortage of information. There’s always a new feed or two to check out or an old favorite you forgot about that’s recently come back to life. If you’re looking for business news and intelligence talk, just start poking around! Or, … Continue reading

5 TV Shows for the Well-Rounded eCommerce Seller to Relax To

Looking for some good television to watch? Ecommerce sellers have some remarkably good shows to check out if they want to see themselves represented in one way or another. Check these five out for some good tv and maybe a little lesson in selling. 1. American Pickers American Pickers exemplifies the online seller’s life. For … Continue reading

3 eCommerce Tasks Busy Sellers Can Outsource

Hey, you got in this business for the excitement of selling, not to get stressed out! As a follow up to our eCommerce Tasks to Outsource blog post last week, we present more tasks you should consider distributing elsewhere. Handing the reins over to someone else on these can free your schedule and your brain … Continue reading

20 New Year’s Resolutions for the Online Seller

It’s that time! Along with any personal resolutions, online business owners need to figure out what they’re going to promise to do for their business in Two Zero Toothpicks. Here are 20 of ours to help you on your way. 1. Go Mobile We’re entering 2011. That means we now live in the FUTURE. And … Continue reading

10 Ecommerce Books to Read Over the Weekend

First, before you hurriedly click away – you don’t necessarily have to read them over the weekend. Whew! Whenever you get the inkling to read some ink about ecommerce, consider these for a great start. 1. eBay for Dummies 6th Edition Even if you’re been in the biz for years, it’s sometimes good to go … Continue reading

10 Sites to Visit for the Latest Ecommerce and Retail News

Looking to keep up on the latest and greatest news in ecommerce without all the clutter? Visit these ten to get all the news you’ll need during your work week (and then some). 1. Shop.org With a network of over 700 member companies in its network keeping abreast of what’s hot in ecommerce, Shop.org is one … Continue reading

10 Holiday ECommerce Blog Posts Worth Reading This Week

There’s a lot of great information out there on how to maximize your sales this holiday season, but it might be a little daunting weeding through all the posts in your Google Reader or FeedDemon feed. Since you’re so busy posting sales and figuring your holiday budget, we’ve listed ten recent blogs you should read … Continue reading

Kabbage’s Cyber Monday Wrap-Up

With quite a few savvy shoppers going online instead of braving angry crowds on Black Friday, it looked like Cyber Monday was going to be a huge success. And the numbers seem to back it up: while final numbers are still tallying, it looks to be one of the biggest of all time, indicating that … Continue reading

Make Your Product as Enticing as a Toy During the Holidays

Remember when you were six? Sitting on the store shelf was that one toy you wanted so badly. You remember – it was that giant toy, bigger than your head, or maybe the little one with all the bells and whistles, or maybe even that one little doll or action figure that moved ALL ON … Continue reading

Bruce and Rhonda and the Mound of STUFF [The Kabbage Chronicles, Day 19]

In our line of work we get a lot of stuff. Good stuff, fun stuff, useful stuff but still it is just that…stuff. From our estimation only about 70% of it sells. The other 30% tends to take up space and lounge around.  In a house filled with 8 people excess stuff is an unwelcome … Continue reading