E-Commerce & Social Networking Week in Review December 1, 2012

Straight from the source, here’s what happened in the world of e-commerce, social networking and selling online in the past week:

  • Just for U: YouTube arrives on Wii U
    The new YouTube app for Nintendo Wii U brings the YouTube videos and channels you love to your living room, and with the Wii U GamePad you can quickly search for great videos to watch. From the new Super Mario Bros to music videos, there’s endless HD entertainment available to you on the YouTube…
  • What Are You Thankful For?
    I’ll keep this short and sweet so that you can get back to your family, food and festivities. We’re asking a simple, but important question: WHAT ARE YOU THANKFUL FOR? In five sentences, answer this question in the comments below for the chance to win $100 to spend at Lulu.com. A team…
  • Happy Thanksgiving
    As this week rolls on, we know that many of you in the U.S. will start to make your way towards holiday celebrations with family and friends. Our own ePN Team will be doing that as well. Before everyone scrambles away from their computers in pursuit of a pant-busting feast of holiday goodness, we…
  • Lulu is Saving Your Sanity this Black Friday
    The cure for Mall Madness and Cyber Psychosis: Shop the place where imagination is never out of stock… with up to 51% Off*, Nov. 23-27. If there’s anything more frustrating than endlessly circling a mall for parking, it’s surfing the Web, clicking ‘buy now’ and then…
  • Search for ads by image in the Ad review center
    The Ad review center in your AdSense account is a powerful tool that enables you to control the ads that appear on your site. Earlier this year, we revamped the tool to provide you with even more robust controls, and today, we’re making an improvement that will help you find and review ads more…
  • Five for Drive: Tips for Sharing and Collaborating with Google Drive
    Editor’s note: In November, we’re sharing tips on how your business can get the most out of Google Drive. Our final post features 5 ways you can share your files. Previously we’ve featured Google Drive basics and tips for creating and editing the documents your business needs.

    Is your business…

  • Giving and receiving thanks
    That most American holiday, Thanksgiving, is upon us. Lots of you are turning to Twitter to express gratitude for the things you feel most grateful for this year — and it turns out that besides being an easy way to give thanks, Twitter is a useful tool for discovering more ways to give back. Food…
  • How the Election Affects eBay and eCommerce
    With the 2012 election over, many of us have turned our attention away from politics and back to the things that affect us most in our everyday lives. However, who we elect in Washington does have an effect on how eBay conducts business and what you can expect in the near future for eCommerce.

    Our…

  • SELLERS: USPS ONCE AGAIN ALLOWING INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS OF ITEMS WITH LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES
    In a reversal of an earlier ban, USPS® has announced it will once again allow specific quantities of lithium-ion batteries to be shipped internationally when installed in the items they’re intended to operate. This reinstatement, effective immediately, also includes APO, FPO, and DPO locations…
  • The Author Who Brought Coach Kay Yow’s Inspiring Story To Life
    North Carolina State women’s basketball fans know the name Kay Yow. As the team’s coach, she achieved more than 700 wins over her 34-year career, became a Hall of Fame inductee, and coached the 1988 women’s Olympic team to their gold medal win. In 2009, Yow passed away from breast cancer after…
  • It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s…Auctiva’s Superfans!
    If you’re anything like me, you probably spent your youth — and a painfully embarrassing amount of your adult life — wishing you possessed some sort of superpower, be it invisibility, the gift of flight, super strength, or simply the superhuman willpower needed to pass on seconds (or thirds)…
  • Mark your calendar with inspiration for 2013
    Alert! There’s only one more page on my calendar. I’ve already hit the dilemma that there’s no page in my calendar for me to scribble down exciting things that I have planned for 2013, which means that it’s high time for me to create my 2013 calendar. For me – someone…
  • Sellers: New ways to showcase your items, boost sales
    Great news! Enhancements for sellers—announced earlier this year—are now available: Item condition notes field helps you set the right expectations. Now you can highlight the condition of your used items near the top of the item page simply by using the new item condition notes field when you list….
  • Feast your way through Google business tips
    Want a feast this Thanksgiving without crashing into a tryptophan-induced slumber? Work your way through three courses of business tips that we’ve rounded up from our 10 in 10 series.

    If you want more detail or links to learn even more, check out our full posts on ways your business can use…

Selling online since 1997, Hillary is the author of Beyond Amazon, eBay, and Etsy and The Trading Assistant’s Assistant. She is also a niche blogger, fiction writer and bestselling playwright when you aren’t looking. You can connect with Hillary via social media using any of these links:

Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube 

No Comments Posted in News and Announcements
Tagged , , , , , , ,

The Whine Seller