tekgems on November 22nd, 2010

Service is free if you have less than 50 SKUs on Amazon FBA. Its a nice introduction to the service for small sellers. Its very nice you can utilize existing Zebra or Dymo label printers instead of having to use laser/inkjet printers to print 3 column Avery labels. List Books, CDs, DVDs and Games on […]

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MailProNews for Mailing Professionals FYI When sealing a Priority Mail Flat Rate Box — or flat-rate envelope — the container flaps must be able to close within the normal folds. Mailers can apply any amount of tape to the flaps and seams for closure or to reinforce the container, provided the design of the container […]

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tekgems on November 5th, 2010

For what its worth (FWIW), we stopped accepting credit cards on eBay. Too much fraud and no tools to mitigate risk. We just accept Paypal now which is what eBay wants anyway. Once eBay starts accepting AuthorizeNet (I hear sometime in 2011 time with the possible roll-out of their shopping cart), we will re-evaluate whether […]

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tekgems on November 5th, 2010

I am unimpressed with the fraud reporting procedure and tools that the credit card companies provide. Since Visa and MasterCard have each bank take on the risk of fraud, the fraud reporting is disjointed at best. Who do you contact and report that a credit card order you received over the Internet is fraudulent? I […]

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tekgems on November 3rd, 2010

It turns out there are several solutions to this problem. A simple approach is to use the start command to launch each job with Low priority as follows via Windows Tip: Launching a low priority process | ITworld. I often find that processes that use the disk heavily for reading and writing tend to create […]

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tekgems on November 3rd, 2010

Brian explained how his company’s tools help eBay sellers drive more sales through online promotions, including MyStoreRewards, MyStoreMaps, and a new tool, CashBack Maps. via Ina’s Podcasts. Measuring ROI is a very tricky subject when you don’t have a base line between what your baseline sales are versus what are you ROI based on a […]

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I read over the weekend, a grandmother had died because after she cut her feet she was used to dialing 0 for emergency help (instead of 911). The operator didn’t know where she lived, the grandmother passed out, and she ended up bleeding to death. Having emergency dial ready would be a good preventative measure. […]

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