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Perfect Example Where Decluttering Your Home Uncovers a Gem to Sell on Amazon

In my ongoing battle to deal with my clutter (and, yes: even I have a clutter monster to always try and tame), I noticed I had two printers – both of which had been sitting around for at least 2-3 years.  The only reason I stopped using these printers is because I could not get them to work with my new operating system (which I believe was Windows Vista).

The printers are perfectly good.  They are in almost perfect condition.  (I’m not sure why a printer wouldn’t be in almost perfect condition, unless you’re dropping it on the floor, using it as a toy for a pet, or keeping it in the garage for your part-time mechanic business.)

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How Product Reviews Affect Selling on Amazon

Imagine you’re looking to buy something on Amazon: a book,  a CD, a toaster, a pool part, whatever.  You are generally going to read the views before you buy.   And, typically, if something has bad reviews across the board, you’ll move onto the next option.

How does that affect what you sell on Amazon?  Quite simply, if someone is going to bypass a product because of the bad reviews, they are never going to see that you have it for sale. more »

When Selling on Amazon Changes Your Life

I sat on the floor in the dining room of my $500,000 home just outside Atlanta, GA.  My writing business (that had afforded me a lavish lifestyle) was on a downward slide due to the economy.  My husband had unexpectedly lost his job (right at Christmas time).  As I looked around my house, I started thinking about how I could make money.  Here I had all this “stuff” – and yet none of it seemed very important at this moment. more »