The world’s largest marketplace is now more than 20 years old and is one of the most recognised companies across the globe. With hundreds of millions of listings live at any one point, eBay, the initiator of ecommerce if you will, shows no signs of slowing. Over the years weird and whacky listings of almost every kind have shown up on the site, reimagining the way society does business.
In September 1995, the first item listed on eBay was a broken laser pointer. And in the true essence of eBay, this otherwise useless item was sold, for $14.83. Since then, the site has seen some of the most expensive sales ever made.
Here’s a look at the most expensive items sold on eBay that over 20 years of internet trading has produced: Continue reading The Most Expensive Items Sold on eBay
A low price might seem like a smart buy initially, however, if you plan to resell later, this generally means the product loses the majority of its value after purchase. This is common when purchasing cars… once you drive off the lot, the value drops dramatically.
It’s smart to know which brands hold their value when making a new purchase. If you do end up selling, it’s clearly beneficial if you can make the most back. Continue reading 7 Products with a Great Resale Value
WordPress is easier to use than ever with today’s vast range of plugins. Now you can simply and quickly create an online store and start selling right away. With so many ecommerce plugins available it’s becoming increasingly harder to know which one is best suited for you. Some ecommerce plugins have features you need, others don’t. Some plugins are suited for selling particular items and not others.
So, what is the best plugin for your online store? Continue reading Best Ecommerce Plugins for Online Stores
Think of all the items around your house that are collecting dust. No doubt there are plenty of expensive, branded products that could put a bit of extra cash in your pocket. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Here are some household items you can sell online for some extra cash. Continue reading Household Items you can sell for quick cash
Starting your own eCommerce Business might sound like a huge undertaking, but a little effort will get you a long way. Online retail is growing year after year, and now is the best time to start your first eCommerce website. This eMarketer projection shows that retail eCommerce sales will increase to $4.058 trillion in 2020, making up 14.6% of total retail spending
There is no doubt that technology has aided the trend of purchasing from home or on a mobile device. However, even with these soaring numbers and technological aids, starting an eCommerce site doesn’t guarantee success.
This article will look at some steps necessary to start your own eCommerce website, all you need is dedication, perseverance, and the willingness to learn. Continue reading Tips for Starting Your Own eCommerce Business
The inaugural PACK & SEND Small Business Logistics Grant has been a huge success and has gathered a large number of entries. The Grant has certainly captured the imagination of the Small Business Community in Australia!
In this blog post we announce the shortlisted entrants and share their Website addresses.
Continue reading Shortlisted Entries Announced: Small Business Logistics Grant
We can all agree that social media has dramatically changed how we do business online as well as how we interact with our prospects and customers. Consumers are sharing more data than ever on what they are doing online and the things they love and adore. Indeed, if you run an eCommerce business and are targeting to bring in more traffic and grow your market reach, social networks have to be a core part of your digital marketing strategy.
So, Where Do You Start? Continue reading Social Media Tips for Shopify eCommerce stores – Part 2 of 4
Have you ever bought something online and found it wasn’t right for you? Some stores offer free return shipping, but the fact is, many still don’t. If you’ve found yourself in this situation, you probably had to make a choice between returning it at your own expense, or just keeping it and writing it off as a bad decision.
Or perhaps you’ve been interested in a product you saw for sale online, but didn’t buy it because you weren’t sure about the size/colour/quality. Let’s face it, who’d want to take the risk, knowing you’d likely be out of pocket if the product wasn’t quite right.
Now there is a solution to this dilemma. Continue reading How to get Free Return Shipping, Worldwide.