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Four Key Tips for Selling Hot, Trendy Products

We were recently asked by the Wall Street Journal to provide some data on sales for one of the hottest items last fall—Snap Spectacles for Snapchat users. The late-2016 Snap Spectacles trend took an increasingly common trajectory. Here's how to take advantage of these kinds of opportunities without leaving money on the table or running into unexpected losses. (Image © Snap Inc.) When we looked at the sales data for Snap Spectacles, we saw a familiar trend. It was a...
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Posted on February 22, 2017 in eBay Radio,Terapeak Tips & Tutorials,Terapeak Trends

Want to Profit? Check These Metrics When Sourcing Inventory

Tutorials for online selling tend to focus a lot on listing tactics and strategy—where to sell, how to present your products, when to list and in which categories, bundling items for better sales, and so on. When you're making sourcing decisions, having Terapeak data behind you is an indispensable advantage. (Image: Zhanglianxun / Dreamstime) Less time is often spent on the question of just what you ought to be selling, or how to decide whether or not an...
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Posted on June 26, 2016 in How-To Articles,Terapeak Tips & Tutorials

Five Ways to Select More Profitable Drop Shipping Products

  Product selection will make or break any drop ship retailer. With thousands of potential suppliers and millions of products to choose from, how do you know which ones are the right ones for your audience? Let alone which ones will actually sell well enough that you’ll make a profit? Doba users and other drop shippers have millions of products available to them. Here are some ways to turn this wealth of inventory into a profitable business....
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Posted on December 08, 2015 in Guests and Profiles,Terapeak Tips & Tutorials

How to Research Your eBay Competitors In-Depth With Terapeak

Product searches and trend hunting are two of the most common tasks carried out by Terapeak for eBay users, but as any serious eBay seller knows, understanding the competition is at least as important to a business as studying demand, margins, or opportunities. Terapeak Professional offers sellers powerful tools to help identify and competitors and to monitor their strategies over time. If you're ready to identify and monitor your competition, here's what you need to know to...
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Posted on October 26, 2015 in How-To Articles,Terapeak Tips & Tutorials

Terapeak How-To: Five Data-Driven Ways to Make Your Listings More Profitable

There's a lot to be said for getting some basics right when it comes to creating eBay listings, but to be competitive in e-commerce, it's important to go beyond basics like presentation and detail. Every product sells to a particular audience, and every audience behaves differently. There's a lot of competition out there. Beat it with data-driven listing strategies. (Image: eBay) You could spend years getting to know your buyers, and in general, it's good practice to...
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Posted on April 05, 2014 in How-To Articles,Terapeak Tips & Tutorials

Six Basic Tax Mistakes U.S. Sellers Should Avoid

For sellers based in the United States, it's tax crunch season once again. When it comes to talking about online selling, the topic of tax preparation is often lost in the noise, overshadowed by discussions about business models, sourcing practices, selling strategies, and other similar topics.   Independent sellers often struggle with the complexity of tax preparation. Are you making any of these basic mistakes? (Image: © James Martin / Fotolia)   That's...
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Posted on March 18, 2014 in eBay/ecommerce News,News and Updates,Terapeak Tips & Tutorials

All Blog Articles

October 26, 2015
How to Research Your eBay Competitors In-Depth With Terapeak
April 05, 2014
Terapeak How-To: Five Data-Driven Ways to Make Your Listings More Profitable
March 18, 2014
Six Basic Tax Mistakes U.S. Sellers Should Avoid
February 14, 2014
Terapeak How-To: Make Your Terapeak Research as Effective as Possible
February 05, 2014
Terapeak How-To: Three Tips to Make Your Foray Into Selling Easier
January 21, 2014
Two Dirty Little Sales Tax Secrets for eCommerce Sellers

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