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eBay Selling in Entrepreneur Magazine

The cover story for the June issue of Entrepreneur Magazine is called “Sell it!”, and includes 17 ways to supercharge the sales of any business. “How to Sell on eBay” is #4 on this list. I co-authored this article, and wanted to share it with all of you. Corey Kossack is one of eBay’s “Top [...]

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Separating your business from ‘the noise’

I bought a sandwich for lunch at yet another great little cafe in Silicon Valley the other day and happened across this note at the cash register. It was a simple reminder that taking a fresh approach to "business as usual" is a must in today's fast-paced world. You might call it a classic example [...]

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Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored…

Stepped into a cafe in Silicon Valley on the patio of a large office building – it was one of those spots with the healthy salads on the menu and all the blue-jeaned techies taking a breather in the perfect sunshine. It's hard not to imagine, as you look at each face, what important, groundbreaking new [...]

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Keeping Up With the Jones’s, Internet Style

The internet has leveled the playing field for small businesses – absolutely. Startup companies can reach the entire globe with their product or service in a way that just wasn’t possible a decade ago. Entrepreneurs have access to market research that is far better and much timelier than ever before. The ability to implement changes [...]

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How will USPS rate changes impact eBay businesses?

USPS rate changes became a reality two days ago… What do you think will change? Will sellers increase their shipping rates? Will they do nothing and eat the extra cost, making it that much harder to make a living? Tell me what you think. Corey Kossack is one of eBay’s “Top Sellers” through his eBay [...]

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What makes YOUR optimal work environment?

As a budding entrepreneur, I know how lucky I am to have my own office spaces both in the home and in an office building. Both are fulling equipped with a comfortable chair, a desk and wireless networking and printing. My laptop and Blackberry travel with me at all times. Here are a few shots [...]

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