How Many Virtual Assistants Can You Afford?

I’ve been in business for myself for over 10 years now… And my success is largely due to hiring Virtual Assistants (VAs). Why?  Well, VAs can do everything: list your products for sale, online arbitrage research and purchasing inventory, listing optimization, handle customer inquiries, accounting – anything that’s task-oriented. (Yes, I have used VAs for all that). But many of my readers stop short and […]

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A Seller’s Guide to eBay Authenticate

The counterfeit goods industry currently accounts for over 3% of world trade. Designer luxury goods, such as handbags and watches, are top targets. According to a press release, a handbag is purchased every eight seconds on eBay.com. Enter eBay Authenticate, a program to help buyers purchase genuine designer items with confidence. Introduced to eBay.com in 2017, […]

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Avoid This $3500 “Textbook Arbitrage” Service

In February 2020 I sent out an email to my subscribers – mostly Amazon sellers – asking them about their current challenges with their online business. A few replied and said they were considering purchasing a $3500 (!) Amazon “online book arbitrage” training program. Others reported the price was $997 to start, then $97/month. (“Online book arbitrage” […]

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Keeping Your Amazon Account Safe When Outsourcing Work

Ed. Note: Many of my readers worry about keeping their Amazon account safe when their virtual assistants have access to it. So I contacted Matt Harrison, VP of Strategy of FreeeUp, to write this guest post. I have personally relied on FreeeUp for finding trusted, cost-effective, talented virtual assistants for my business. This guest article has some direct, […]

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How to Sell on eBay without Fear of Scams

As one of the world’s largest online marketplaces, eBay provides an ideal platform for selling unwanted items or building a selling business. Unfortunately, it also has a reputation for scams. This notoriety can be off-putting for new users to the platform. This article will aim to build confidence in new sellers who may be nervous […]

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