Free eBay Seller Webinar – Branding Your eBay Business

Learn What a Brand Is and How to Develop Yours

REDWOOD CITY, CA, June 12, 2012 — Page Mage Inc. along with eBay Radio, Outright, Stamps.com and Terapeak will be hosting a free webinar for eBay® sellers to learn the basics of branding your eBay business and walk away with steps they can take immediately to improve their own brand. The webinar will be presented by Chris Taylor, Vice President of Marketing for Page Mage, and Kat Simpson, eBay Education Specialist with That Kat Consulting.
The e-commerce competition is fiercer than ever. You are competing against millions of other sellers not just in the eBay Marketplace but across the Internet. Building their brand, standing out, and looking credible is more important than ever to succeed. Shoppers don’t just see you as a product provider, they see you as a service provider. This means you need to sell your business along with your products. In this packed webinar, you will learn:

  • What is a brand?
  • Why is it important?
  • How do you evaluate your brand?
  • How do you improve your business’ brand?

Registrants will receive a checklist to help them take action and start improving their brand immediately
Presented by Chris Taylor, VP Marketing for Page Mage and Kat Simpson, a noted e-commerce speaker, educator and entrepreneur. Chris won the 2011 Ecosystem Champion Award from eBay and has been in sales and marketing for over 20 years. He is also a former board member of the Silicon Valley Branch of the American Marketing Association. Kat is an Education Specialist trained by eBay. She’s been an e-commerce merchant for over 10 years, maintaining stores on eBay, Addoway, Bonanza, Buy.com and iOffer. Kat is hostess of the popular e-commerce podcast, FBA Radio.
Participants will be able to ask questions throughout the presentation. The webinar is for eBay sellers of all sizes and levels. Everyone who registers will receive a link to the webinar recording after it’s completed. Please sign up whether you can participate live or not.
What:   Free webinar, “Branding Your eBay Business”
When:  Thursday, June 28 at 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET (Registrants will receive a link to the webinar recording afterwards.)
Where:  Register at http://www.topratedsellerwebinars.com (You do NOT have to be a Top-rated seller to participate.)

About Page Mage
Page Mage was founded in 2008. We are transforming the way sellers market their products on eBay. Page Mage provides easy to use eBay Tools for creating better listings and bigger profits. Our new Billboards eBay App Center application leta you create breakthrough eBay listing designs to stand out from your competition, look more credible and professional, improve selling performance, and increase confidence among buyers. It’s Top 10 “Most Popular” in the eBay Apps Center and it’s completely free.

About Outright
Outright has one goal: to make bookkeeping as simple as possible so the self-employed can spend as little time as possible on the least enjoyable part of running a business. Outright’s easy-to-use online accounting solution automatically brings together all of your sales & expenses in one place so you always know what’s going on with your business and are ready come tax time. No math, no manual entry, no paper work. Outright integrates with eBay & PayPal, e-commerce accounts, and, of course, your Bank and Credit Card Accounts so you can stay up to date effortlessly and instead focus on doing what you love.

About eBay Radio
The host of eBay Radio is Jim “Griff” Griffith, .eBay’s Dean of Education and author of the Official eBay Bible. eBay Radio broadcasts (eBay Radio; eBay Radio’s Ask Griff & Lee; and eBay Town Hall) feature helpful guidance, advice, and information from eBay team leaders and guest experts along with hot eBay topics, news direct from eBay, and your calls!

About Stamps.com
Stamps.com (Nasdaq:STMP) is a leading provider of Internet-based postage services. Stamps.com’s service enables small businesses, high-volume shippers, enterprise shippers, and consumers to print U.S. Postal Service-approved postage with just a PC, printer and Internet connection, right from their home or office. The Company targets its services to small businesses and home offices, and currently has PC Postage partnerships with Avery Dennison, Microsoft, HP, USPS and others.
About Terapeak
Terapeak is a leader in ecommerce market research and payment analytics, and is the sole authorized re-licensor of eBay data globally. The company provides custom insights and SaaS technology-enabled solutions to e-commerce merchants around the world.
Currently aggregating over 20% of all online commerce sales data, Terapeak helps merchants make faster, more-profitable business decisions based on real-time market trends, pricing, and transaction data.

Show Notes – April 2 – Miriam Otto and Chris Taylor

eCom Connections Show Notes

April 2, 2012

Subject:

Successful Seller & SWOT

Guests

A.      Miriam Otto

Miriam Otto of Blue Frog Shoes. Miriam has been selling on eBay since 2005, she is an eBay trainer and coach and has a fantastic blog The eBay Life Blog. Miriam is also the co-host on a brand new podcast, ‘The Danni App Show’ on Sunday evenings at 5PM PST. You can connect with Miriam on Twitter or Pinterest

B.      Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor, our friend from PageMage. This time Chris will be giving us his amazing SWOT presentation. This is a wonderful way of moving your business forward by identifying your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. Bring your pencils and paper to take notes and make the perfect connection you need to move your business toward success! Connect with Chris on LinkedIn.

 

E.      Links from the Chatroom

http://www.thedanniapp.com/ask-the-danni-app-show/

HTTP://BLUEFROGSHOES.COM

http://www.nwsoftware.com/auction-tracker_o.htm

http://www.easyauctionstracker.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._minimum_wages

http://theebaylifeblog.com

http://pagemage.com

http://pagemage.com/education/featured

http://pagemage.com/education/guides/grow-your-ebay-business-with-swot

http://2point5fish.com/ That’s the Mac one I use…but I’m sure you can find a PC one

https://www.facebook.com/groups/228466607166677/

http://www.depressionglasswarehouse.com

http://www.myauctionempires.com

http://www.purveyorofallthingscreative.com

http://katsboutique.com

http://www.twitter.com/andrewmilburn

http://www.twitter.com/antiquedaze

http://mymomsbooksatebay.com

http://www.thedanniapp.com

http://stores.ebay.com/Anne-Zs-Recycled-Treasures

 

ECC Radio – Monday April 2, 2012

 

Join us tomorrow as we meet Successful Seller Miriam Otto of Blue Frog Shoes and learn about SWOT from our friend Chris Taylor!

So join us LIVE at 1 PM EST and be prepared to learn, share and grow!

 

1 PM EST

 Bring your questions and
bring it on – you know we love a challenge!


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eBay Sellers of the Bay Area – New Meetup

eBay Sellers of the Bay AreaeBay Presents the 2012 Spring Seller Update

Carrows

3180 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA

 

Join Jeff Terrell from eBay’s Seller Engagement group as he talks us through the recently announced changes for eBay sellers. Learn how the changes will affect your eBay Business. And ask questions!

We’ll start at 7 p.m. with general networking. You can order food. And the formal presentation and discussion with Jeff will start at 7:30. We will meet in the back banquet room. As always, no charge for the meetup other than any food or drink you order off the main menu of Carrow’s.

Hope to see you there,

Cheers – Chris

eBay Sellers of the Bay Area – New Meetup

eBay Sellers of the Bay AreaBranding Your eBay Business

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 7:00 PM

SELECTED BY: CHRIS TAYLOR

 

 

Carrows

3180 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA

Branding is important for businesses of all sizes. Come learn what branding is, why it’s important for your eBay selling business and what you can do to create (or improve) your own brand.

The presenters will be Chris Taylor and Sherry Gilson, co-organizers of our group. Sherry has been selling on eBay for over 8 years. She is a Top-rated seller, Education Specialist trained by eBay and a Trading Assistant. Chris has been in marketing for over 20 years having built brands for small startups as well as public companies.

We’ll start at 7 p.m. with general networking. You can order food. And the formal presentation and discussion with Sherry and Chris will start at 7:30. We will meet in the back banquet room. As always, no charge for the meetup other than any food or drink you order off the main menu of Carrow’s.

Hope to see you there,

Cheers – Chris

eCom Connections Radio March 19, 2012 Celebrating Seller Groups!

Seacoast eBay and eCommerc Sellers GroupDallas eBaybes & eMales  Join us tomorrow as we Celebrate eBay and eCommerce Seller’s Groups from across the USA!

ECC has always supported local seller’s groups and tried to help by publicizing their meet-ups and anything else we can do.

We have sponsored groups in the past and are current sponsors for the Dallas eBaybes & eMales, Connecticut eBay and eCommerce Sellers Group & Seacoast eBay and eCommerce Sellers groups. We hope to be able to expand our sponsorships very soon.

Tomorrow we are pleased to interview Jim “Uncle Griff” Griffith and Jeff Terrell from eBay about how eBay

supports the groups and what their plans are for future support.

Denver Sellers Group

Tucson eBay SellersWe then have pre-recorded interview with some group leaders who will be unable to be with us during the live show.

Those interviews include Stephanie Inge, from the Dallas eBaybes & eMales, Bobbi Miller from Seacoast eBay

and eCommerce Sellers Group, Michelle Gauvreau from the Connecticut eBay and eCommerce Sellers Group and

Carmie Docton of the Central Florida eCommerce Group.

eBay Sellers of the Bay Area

Chicagoland area eBay Sellers GroupWe have been blessed to be able to arrange call-in live interviews with Patricia Coleman from the SoCal eCommerce

Sellers, Danni Ackerman from the Las Vegas eBay Amazon eCommerce Online Sellers Group, Rich & Nila Siok & hopefully Bev England, from the Chicagoland Area eBay Seller Meetup Group, Chris Taylor from the eBay Sellers of the Bay Area Group, “Uncle” Joe Adamson from the OKC Metro eSellers Meetup Group, and Sally Milo from the Tucson eBay Sellers Group.

So join us LIVE at 1 PM EST and be prepared to learn, share and grow!

Connecticut eBay and eCommerce Sellers Group

Las Vegas Online Sellers Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

eBay Sellers of the Bay Area New Meetup

  • Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 7:00 PM

SELECTED BY: CHRIS TAYLOR

Needs a location Coming soon!

We are very fortunate to have Danna Crawford, the Power Selling Mom, join us for a special meetup on February 15th. Danna is one of only 30 Certified Business Consultants trained by eBay. She’s a recipient of the eBay Hall of Fame award as well as the eBay Giving Works Community Seller Award. She founded Virtual Online Learning, a virtual classroom that helps eBay and online professionals through webinars, radio shows, social chats and much more. Danna is fantastic!

The meetup will be an informal roundtable where we discuss topics brought up by the group. Danna will also start the session off with a couple of her own topics.

The venue is being finalized. Sorry don’t have that yet but the date can’t be changed. On such short notice I wanted to get word out to everyone asap. I will let you know as soon as we have a venue.

Don’t miss it – sign up now! Cheers – Chris

eBay Sellers of the Bay Area New Meetup with Outright

Tax Laws Have Changed – Learn How to Prepare With Experts from Outright!

Selected By: Chris Taylor
PayPal (TownHall Bldg)
2211 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA
Get Ready, eBay Sellers: Tax Laws Have Changed!

Did you know that Paypal is going to be sending 1099k forms to certain eBay sellers this year? Do you know what a 1099k form is?

New tax laws this year are affecting eBay sellers. If you’re not
careful, you could be seeing an increase in what you have to pay out.
But, it doesn’t have to be that way! Come learn about these changes and
get tips for getting your taxes prepared with as little hassle as
possible.

Laura and Ryan from Outright will be presenting what you need to know
about how to get your taxes done. This session is intended for eBay
sellers who want the basics without all the jargon – it’s not intended
for advanced tax professionals.

Selected By: Chris Taylor

PayPal (TownHall Bldg)

2211 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA

(map)

Selected By:

Chris Taylor

Get Ready, eBay Sellers: Tax Laws Have Changed!

Did you know that Paypal is going to be sending 1099k forms to certain eBay sellers this year? Do you know what a 1099k form is?

New tax laws this year are affecting eBay sellers. If you’re not
careful, you could be seeing an increase in what you have to pay out.
But, it doesn’t have to be that way! Come learn about these changes and
get tips for getting your taxes prepared with as little hassle as
possible.

Laura and Ryan from Outright will be presenting what you need to know
about how to get your taxes done. This session is intended for eBay
sellers who want the basics without all the jargon – it’s not intended
for advanced tax professionals.

 

Selected By: Chris Taylor

PayPal (TownHall Bldg)

2211 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA

(map)

Selected By:

Chris Taylor

Get Ready, eBay Sellers: Tax Laws Have Changed!

Did you know that Paypal is going to be sending 1099k forms to certain eBay sellers this year? Do you know what a 1099k form is?

New tax laws this year are affecting eBay sellers. If you’re not
careful, you could be seeing an increase in what you have to pay out.
But, it doesn’t have to be that way! Come learn about these changes and
get tips for getting your taxes prepared with as little hassle as
possible.

Laura and Ryan from Outright will be presenting what you need to know
about how to get your taxes done. This session is intended for eBay
sellers who want the basics without all the jargon – it’s not intended
for advanced tax professionals.

 

Bay Area eBay Sellers New Meetup

Sell Smarter with Terapeak – Research Best Practices Presented by Terapeak

Identify your market. Monitor your competition. Analyze your own sales.

Join Chris Krystalowich, Director of Client Services at Terapeak, as
he walks you through Terapeak’s main reports, and gives you insight into
how you can use past sales data to make better decisions, and sell
smarter on eBay.

In this short presentation, you will learn how to:

- Identify your market – What’s hot right now? What is the market doing?

- Monitor your competition – What can you learn from other sellers?

- Analyze your own sales – What could you be doing better?

Terapeak’s Lead User Experience Designer Farzad Kavehzad will also be
available for questions about using Terapeak most effectively. Use
Terapeak to make better seller decisions. Let us show you how.

See you there! Chris

Selected By: Chris Taylor

PayPal (TownHall Bldg)

2211 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA

(map)

Selected By:

Chris Taylor

Hi everyone, I’m really pleased to let you know that Terapeak will be presenting at our next meetup.

Identify your market. Monitor your competition. Analyze your own sales.

Join Chris Krystalowich, Director of Client Services at Terapeak, as
he walks you through Terapeak’s main reports, and gives you insight into
how you can use past sales data to make better decisions, and sell
smarter on eBay.

In this short presentation, you will learn how to:

- Identify your market – What’s hot right now? What is the market doing?

- Monitor your competition – What can you learn from other sellers?

- Analyze your own sales – What could you be doing better?

Terapeak’s Lead User Experience Designer Farzad Kavehzad will also be
available for questions about using Terapeak most effectively. Use
Terapeak to make better seller decisions. Let us show you how.

See you there! Chris

Selected By: Chris Taylor

PayPal (TownHall Bldg)

2211 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA

(map)

Selected By:

Chris Taylor

Hi everyone, I’m really pleased to let you know that Terapeak will be presenting at our next meetup.

Identify your market. Monitor your competition. Analyze your own sales.

Join Chris Krystalowich, Director of Client Services at Terapeak, as
he walks you through Terapeak’s main reports, and gives you insight into
how you can use past sales data to make better decisions, and sell
smarter on eBay.

In this short presentation, you will learn how to:

- Identify your market – What’s hot right now? What is the market doing?

- Monitor your competition – What can you learn from other sellers?

- Analyze your own sales – What could you be doing better?

Terapeak’s Lead User Experience Designer Farzad Kavehzad will also be
available for questions about using Terapeak most effectively. Use
Terapeak to make better seller decisions. Let us show you how.

See you there! Chris

Announcing New Meetup for eBay Sellers of the Bay Area

Chris Taylor PageMageI’ve updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:
http://www.meetup.com/eBay-Sellers/events/23368401/

When: Thursday, July 28, 2011 7:00 PM

Where: Silicon Valley Pad
1370 Willow Road 2nd Floor
Menlo Park, CA 94025
650 276 0536

RSVP limit: 40 “Yes” RSVPs. We’re already about a quarter full so please RSVP soon.

If the changes affect your plans to attend, please take a moment to update your RSVP. (You can RSVP “No” or “Yes”.)

You can always get in touch with me through the Contact Us link on Meetup.

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