List of Payment Processing / Billing / eStore Providers

Square – accept credit cards from ipad/iphone/android Stripe – accept credit cards on the web Balanced – Payments processing, escrow & payouts API BancBox – Payments service platform Chargify – Recurring billing without the headaches Recurly – Subscription billing Paypal – the standard for payment Paypal Payments Pro – accept debt and credit cards on your website Braintree – online credit card merchant processing Aria – online billing […]

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How To Make a Cardboard Box

Every now and then I need to make a cardboard box that’ll just fit the items I want to put in it for shipping.  To simplify the process, I created an online cardboard box calculator. If you need to make a cardboard box, this could save you some time. http://www.howtomakeabox.com

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eBay / eCommerce Selling Tips

Here are some tips I picked up while experimenting with selling physical goods online and on eBay. Include value-added items for free For example, if you’re selling something that requires batteries and your competitors say “batteries not included”, sell yours with batteries INCLUDED. You can buy batteries two AAA Duracell batteries in bulk online for […]

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eBay Tricks for Success

Yesterday I got a call from eBay’s Seller Outreach department. They gave me some useful tips on improving my sales. Here they are: Optimized Title  Put keywords closer to the beginning of your listing titles than at the end. e.g. BAD:  8GB RAM Quad Core Processor T420 Thinkpad Laptop by Lenovo GOOD: Lenovo T420 Thinkpad […]

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Best Way To Label and Ship Your Packages

When shipping an item, there typically are 2 pieces of information you need: Return Address (usually your address) Recipient Address (your customer’s address) If you’re selling on eBay, you can print an invoice including shipping labels for the return and recipient address. You could then cut the printout on the dotted line, insert the invoice […]

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