Escaping The eBay Volume Trap
I have a free interview for you. It's Jim Cockrum and me talking about escaping the eBay volume trap. Jim wrote The Silent Sales Machine.
Here's short excerpt:
There’s really 2 ways you can go on eBay.
If you want to earn more money, you can either list more items and make more money that way, which means a lot more work, a lot fewer vacations, a lot more hours put in, a lot more shipping boxes and packing tape and broken and dropped and lost items, and returns.
But there is another option. . .
And that is to grab onto all the customers you can get your hands on.
Then even if eBay disappears tomorrow, for some reason, if they’re wiped off the internet for some reason or they cancel your account, God forbid, for some seemingly unknown reason, and let’s say your business is shut down for a month, you’d continue to make money because you’ve got this customer database and you’re not relying solely on eBay. But you’ve got these customers that you’ve met through eBay, again, without violating eBay policy.
You can download the interview for free by left clicking on the link below and selecting save as.
My Review of The Silent Sales Machine.
My review of Jim's Fulfillment By Amazon Course.
PS. Two related reports are available:
"The IWantCollectibles Guide to Ebay Sales"
- Moving Beyond Ebay - The eBay Seller's Guide To Becoming A Successful Online Entrepreneur explains how to go from eBay seller to profitable online marketer quickly and easily.
- Prospecting On eBay contains step by step instructions for building a newsletter list on eBay by selling cheap products and diverting auction viewers to a newsletter sign up form. Explains product selection, using bonuses to get newsletter subscribers, turning freebie seekers into buyers and much more.
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