Selling at Conventions: Stuff You Should Know About Vending

Have you ever wondered about the people and companies selling goods at geek/nerd conventions like Comic-Con and Dragon Con? It isn’t actually that difficult to become a convention vendor and there’s quite a bit of money to be made if you do it right. It’s an especially good gig for people who enjoy traveling to […]

All About Your eBay Business Taxes

When you run a small business, the thought of paying taxes can be really scary, especially if it’s your first time. Here are some tips to help you understand your eBay business taxes. But first…if you have a regular accountant, I recommend you speak with him/her about your eBay business venture. I am not an […]

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How to Fund Your eBay Business

Running an eBay business is an incredible way to replace your income or just make a few bucks extra on the side. Whatever your plans are, you’ll need money to start up your business…right? Not so much, actually. It may be hard to believe, but you can create a successful online retail business without spending a […]

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How to Make Your Business Official

Some people might tell you that you don’t need to get a business license (also referred to as a state sales tax number or resale certificate) for your online business, but they’re dead wrong. Even if you plan to maintain it solely as a side hustle, you should make your business official. It is, after all, the law. […]

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5 Reasons to Make Your Side Hustle Legit

Have you been selling homemade crafts or things from around your home on sites like Etsy or eBay? What about offering freelance writing, marketing, or web services to individuals or companies? If so, you should give some serious thought to making your side gig into an official business. There are actually many reasons to make […]

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Living With Purpose by Finding Your Why

I’ll admit, “living with purpose” and “finding your why” seem like idealistic notions with little hope of ever being achieved. Maybe they remind you of a bogus tarot card reading or some super-vague horoscope; “This day will be very eventful…” You’re like, “Thanks for nothing,” right? But here’s the thing: you actually can live life […]

Top 10 Songs from My Entrepreneur Playlist

Earlier this week my husband told me that I listen to and sing along with music more than anyone else he knows. And it’s true. I love listening to music while I work. I do it all day long. It just makes sense for me to have something playing while I work; music is good for the soul and […]

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5 Must-Have eBay Tools

When you first start selling things on eBay, it’s really important to save as much money as possible. Opening a business is far less risky when you don’t put any of your personal finances into it. Sure, it’ll suck if it fails, but it won’t be the end of the world. One of the best ways to do this […]

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11 Benefits of Selling Stuff on eBay

Do you have a lot of old, random stuff lying around your home? Perhaps Aunt Louise gave you another set of bunny pajamas for Easter? Instead of adding them to your collection, maybe you should consider selling them instead. That’s how my online retail business was born; granted, my first sold item was a DVD of […]

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6 Reasons Why New Sellers Should Start on eBay

There are several good ecommerce seller platforms to choose from, but eBay and Amazon are probably the most popular. I lot of people wonder if Amazon may be the better choice for beginners, but I really don’t think that’s the case. Based on what I’ve learned building my own online retail business, I think new sellers should start […]