5 Sure-Fire Ways to Make More Money on EBay by John Lenaghan
... There are a number of shipping calculators that can be added to your description so people can calculate their own shipping. Another option is to state that you will provide actual shipping at the end of the auction, based on the destination. Overcharging your customers for shipping and handling is frowned upon and will often result in unhappy customers. It's always a good idea to include a thank-you note with every item that you ship. It can be on a business card or something larger, ...
Information Needed for Shipping Cost Estimates by Dr. Alfred Savio
... into various zones, the guaranteed delivery days and times vary by zone. Be prepared to pay a hefty premium for an overnight delivery to a far-away destination. There are various on-line tools that can be utilized to estimate the cost of shipping a package. At and there are cost calculators that utilize the information detailed above to estimate the cost of shipping your package. You can also utilize the services of your friendly, local The UPS Store location via a quick telephone call.
Avoid Frozen Food Fundraiser Disasters: Tips for Success by Sherry Leavings
... Make sure your shipping fees are reasonable if you are not going to have a large number of items sold or you will end up spending all of your profits on shipping. How is my product shipped? Make sure if you are selling a frozen product that your items will be shipped in dry ice or on a refrigerated truck. Cookie dough will survive days at room temperature but cheesecakes will not be as successful. What will my profit be? Most companies only offer a 30% profit for orders under 300 items and ...
Stationery Stores by Eddie Tobey
... Besides this, they also stock other stationery items like pens, pencils, erasers, calculators, staples and staplers, crayons, colors and markers, adhesives, tapes, math sets, craft and office scissors, chalks, bookmarks, stamps and stamp pads, glue sticks, paper clips and more. With the advent of computers, the stationery shops also stock computer related accessories like printer cartridges, floppy disks, CDs, computer paper and more. Frequently these stores also provide incidental ...
eBay Secrets to Getting Started Selling Online by Chris Ryerson
... You can either add a shipping calculator to your auction page using eBayís tool or ship at a flat rate. The easiest way to do this is to find the cost to ship the item before hand and provide a flat rate that is the same no matter where the person lives. One trick to doing this is to calculate the cost before hand using your home as the starting destination and then the state and city that is the farthest away from you. This way you will easily cover your shipping costs.
Did eBay Open the Door for Google? by James Newton
... 22, 2006: Selling Price New Final Value Fee Current Fee $0.01 -- 25.00 10% 8% $25.01 -- 100.00 7% 5% $100.01 -- 1,000.00 5% (no change) 5% $1,000.01 and higher 3% (no change) 3% Excuse me Bill, but my calculator must be malfunctioning. I believe the top of the chart show a 60% and 80% increase for insertion fees. Let's assume the store we are talking about has half his listings at under 25.00, and half over. His new insertion fees will be $106.62 that's a 47% increase.
Easy and Effective - Creating a Comprehensive Marketing Plan for Your Home Business by Patrysha Korchinski
... She decides to allow 5 days for production and another 5 for shipping. That means all online orders must be in by February 4th for Valentine Delivery and February 9th for local orders. She decides to run her Valentine Promotion beginning on January 20th. Since the promotion starts in January, she decides to use a percentage of Januaryís marketing budget $40 (after website and standard ad) for Februaryís promotion as well. Itís an 11 day promotion out of a 31 day month, which is 35% of the ...
Online Movie Rental And The One Billionth Movie For Netflix - Putting It in Perspective by Christine Peppler
... It is estimated that at least one billion mobile phones were shipped in 2006 alone. Apple's iTunes has experienced similar success. After only three years in operation the service served up its one billionth download in Feburary 2006. Online movie rental is not currently a global service like iTunes or mobile phones. Could this change? Perhaps. Certainly, iTunes has altered the way many people enjoy their music and mobile phones have changed the way we do business and stay in touch with others.