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Aron Hsiao

Updated Articles and Resources

By Aron Hsiao

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Track Your Selling Metrics for Success, Part 3 Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Many eBay sellers study marketplace trends—but astute sellers are also aware of the trends happening in their own sales and customer base.
    • How Successful Niche Sellers Found Their "Niches" on eBay Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      "Finding your niche" is one of those easier-said-than-done tasks for new eBay sellers. It's not hard; it just requires a change in mindset.
    • Track Your Selling Metrics for Success, Part 2 Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Knowing who and where your customers are is a key to eBay selling success—but you have to track these things to know them.
    • Track Your Selling Metrics for Success, Part 4 Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Once you're sold on the benefits of monitoring and analyzing your own selling, you confront the problem of doing it. Here are strategies and tools.
    • Track Your Selling Metrics for Success, Part 1 Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Success on eBay is a matter of making good decisions every day—but it's hard to make good decisions without good information. Here's how to get it.
    • See Opened Cases as Opportunities Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      It can be tempting to let frustration build when a buyer opens a case—but as this experience shows, solving problems with grace can boost business.
    • How Answering Questions Can Lead to Sales Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Sellers can sometimes see buyer questions as unhelpful time-consumers. The truth is, answering them attentively can do good things for your business.
    • eBay or Amazon? The Answer is Increasingly "Yes." Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      For sellers trying to decide whether to sell on eBay or Amazon, the right answer is increasingly: "both." Here's why.
    • Sell-Through Percentage Created: Sunday, November 27, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Sell-through percentage is one of the most important metrics that sellers use to monitor performance and enhance their decision-making and marketing ability on eBay.
    • Quick Introduction to eBay Bucks Created: Thursday, April 23, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      eBay's new buyer rewards program is in beta testing now. Find out how it works and what its limitations are.
    • Feedback Comments Created: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      One of the major components of eBay's feedback system, feedback comments provide an open forum for members to comment on other members' performance.
    • I wanted to buy that! Where did it go? Created: Saturday, May 26, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      You thought about the purchase and you studied the listing and the seller. You went, came back, went, came back, went again, and finally decided to come back and buy. Only this time, when you got b...
    • Can I eBay if I can't (or won't) use PayPal? Created: Monday, January 28, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Can't (or won't) use PayPal? There are alternatives, whether your issue is currency or aversion, though none of them are quite simple as PayPal itself.
    • Understanding the eBay Feedback System Created: Sunday, March 12, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Understanding the eBay Feedback System: How to evaluate feedback numbers, how it works, how to leave it, what to do and what to avoid." itemprop="description"="description" Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      eBay's new "defect rate" performance metric is set to take effect later this year. But what are some of the drawbacks?
    • Sell More Internationally by Being Sensitive to International Shoppers Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      International selling is a great way to make more money on eBay, but if you don't tailor your listings to international audiences, you could miss out.
    • More Tips for Making the Most of eBay Photos Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Ever think about rulers, labels, or product packaging in relation to eBay photos? Check out these additional tips for eBay photo success.
    • Don't Leave Money on the Table when Pricing Your Items Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      For some sellers, pricing is a margins game, but for others, it's about one-off decisions. If the latter is you, be sure you're not missing out.
    • Make eBay Selling Manageable by Staggering Your Tasks Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Trying to do everything needed for eBay selling all at once is a recipe for burnout. Here's how to make the overwhelming manageable.
    • Give your eBay Store Some TLC Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      eBay Stores can drive sales for you, but they won't if they're eminently forgettable.
    • To Template or Not To Template Your eBay Listings? Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      With eBay's push into mobile and the addition of things like shipping details and returns terms to eBay's listing form, are templates still needed?
    • eBay vs. Amazon.com for Sellers Created: Sunday, May 01, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      In recent years Amazon.com has been mentioned again and again as eBay's chief competitor as a popular selling platform. Which is better for you? This head-to-head comparison in several major areas ...
    • The Nuts and Bolts of Market Arbitrage Created: Monday, July 15, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      You've always been told to buy low and sell high. If only it was that easy! Some pros actually manage to do this on a regular basis, and the methods that they use are surprisingly simple."
    • Using eBay's Product Catalog and Item Specifics Created: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      For maximum search placement on today's eBay, you should become friends with eBay's product catalog entries and the item specifics drop-down lists on the sell your item form."
    • Find Some eBay Privacy Created: Thursday, December 13, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Openness is one of eBay's greatest strengths. Bidders and buyers see each other in open trading and see the feedback that others have left about them. Every now and then, however, a little privacy ...
    • Why is eBay sending me email? Created: Wednesday, June 06, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Are you getting email from eBay that you don't want or that you don't understand? Maybe that email isn't from eBay after all, or maybe you can do something about it.
    • Shop and Sell Better with RSS Created: Wednesday, October 07, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      If you're not using eBay's RSS feeds, you're missing a world of opportunity, from finding great deals through selling automatically to interest communities and through Twitter. Find out how to take...
    • Ten Reasons to Choose Amazon Over eBay for Selling Created: Monday, July 02, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Evaluating both eBay and Amazon as selling platforms? Here are ten reasons to consider Amazon over eBay as a selling platform." itemprop="description">ption">
    • Suspended Created: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Suspended members are no longer allowed to place bids or list items for sale on the eBay website.
    • Accept Credit Card Payments on Your Own Website with PayPal Created: Sunday, April 29, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Ever think about opening your own ecommerce website, separate from eBay or eBay stores? PayPal can help." itemprop="description"> Sunday, July 01, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Want eBay to remove you from their mailing list(s)? Here are the steps you'll need to adjust your email preferences at eBay or to stop eBay communication altogether.
    • Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) Created: Wednesday, April 08, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Gross Merchandise Volume is one of the most important numbers in the eBay trading world.

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