E-Commerce & Social Networking Week in Review December 28, 2013

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

  • Get what you really want: use pre-paid gift cards to pay for eBay purchases!
    You already know that eBay is a great place to buy gifts. Now, it’s a great place to spend them! Starting this month, you can use prepaid gift cards—any card with a Visa, American Express, MasterCard, or Discover logo—to pay for any eBay item that accepts PayPal as a form of payment. Learn more….
  • So long 2013 – looking back at this year’s highlights.
    We’re fast approaching the end of another year and it’s time to take a look back over the last 12 months. Here’s some of our 2013 highlights:  
    We can’t talk about 2013 without remembering that AdSense turned 10 in June. To celebrate 10 years of partnerships with publishers, we took a look…
  • Tips for Your After-Christmas Sale
    It use to be that right after Christmas many online sellers would close up shop, or at least stop focusing on selling until the new year.  However, in recent years giving gift cards as Christmas gifts has grown in popularity, and this has given lots of people incentive to buy themselves…
  • ‘Tis the Season for Promotions! Coupon Code Available – Just in Time for the Holidays
    There’s still time to spread some holiday cheer to those last-minute shoppers! We have a great coupon code you can use to create incentives for those last minute shoppers, encouraging them to make their purchases on eBay.

    The coupon will be for $10 off of a $50 purchase of in-store pick up items…

  • Headed to Affiliate Summit? Join us for Happy Hour at Sugar Factory!
    Affiliate Summit West, the premier networking and educational event for affiliate marketers is quickly approaching. If you’re planning on attending this pinnacle marketing event at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas from January 12th – 14th we invite you to join us for drinks, food and networking at a…
  • 5 Tips for Selling Success
    As The Byrds once said, “to everything there is a season.” And this is your season to sell.

    Many of you out there know this all too well. November and December are crucial, and you’ll make most of your money in that short time.

  • Surprise! YouTube is now on Roku
    Who doesn’t love a good surprise? Probably most of the victims of our most watched Pranks of 2013. But as for the rest of you, we’ve got one more surprise for you in 2013: we’re bringing you the YouTube app (or “channel” in Roku-speak) today on the Roku 3 in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Republic of…
  • 3 Ways to Source One-Of-A-Kind Products
    One of the questions you get asked a lot as an eBay seller is “where do you find the stuff you sell?” That can be a tough one to answer because for many sellers it’s “everywhere.” If you’re savvy, there are lots of great places where you can find inventory….
  • Maximize Your Revenues with the API
    The API (Application Programming Interface) is one of the most powerful ePN tools available. Not only does it give you access to all of eBay’s inventory, but it also enables you to customize listings to optimize your campaigns and improve your conversion rates.

    The API allows publishers with…

  • Minimum Electronic Payment Threshold Removed

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:

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