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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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Feng Shui and Bathrooms

Feng Shui - Water Element - Metal Element - Bathroom - AromaShuiMy house was built in 1976.  As such, it has all those 1976 charms such as 12″ x 12″ gold-veined mirrors. I have 4 bathrooms in my home, and the ladies bathroom in the master suite (there’s a separate men’s bathroom), has all 4 walls covered in these gold-veined mirrors.

Here’s why that’s bad:

  • Reason #1. Mirrors are water in Feng Shui.  So if you have them in a bathroom, with a toilet and tub/shower, you now have water and water and more water.  What happens when you are surrounded by water?  You drowned.  That’s what this bathroom is doing to me.  (It doesn’t help either that the bathroom is very small – maybe 6′ x 6′.) more »
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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 »