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Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 01-18-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,091
Posted By ybnegood
Best Sellers?

My best sellers are things I BUY on Ebay and re-sell on Facebook.
Selling items on Ebay is a crap shoot. High Fees, Buyer Scams, and the Post office just
raised their rates and Ebay reduced their...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 09-01-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,513
Posted By ybnegood
work in Canada

Anytime I hear someone say, I'm from a small remote area and no jobs, the first thing I think of is.....

what is missing?

A potential business does marketing surveys to see if the area needs...
Forum: Garage Sales - Buy, Sell, or Trade 09-01-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,756
Posted By ybnegood
and the item was....drum roll please...

whistling balloon helicopters

played with one out in the crowd and got lots of oohs and aahs. They were real popular in the late
70;s or early 80's and making a comeback...

just added a new...
Forum: Advertise Your Business 07-28-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By ybnegood
If a 10 year old can make money, you can too -ms

I love Flea Markets, craft shows, fairs and festivals. I had a tent at a park during a city Fireworks show
and a 10 year old came up to me with his father and said.. That is the coolest toy I ever...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 07-27-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,914
Posted By ybnegood
Direct Selling on Ebay or Amazon

If you are talking about MLM companies such as Avon, Watkins, or any of 100's of similar companies
you have to read their member agreements restrictions with their dealers for a sure answer.
I...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 07-08-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By ybnegood
more info

post a ink to a picture to give everyone a better idea what you are doing
otherwise

Barn Again ???

good luck
Forum: Garage Sales - Buy, Sell, or Trade 06-15-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,756
Posted By ybnegood
Selling at Flea Markets / Events

Flea Markets suck... Everyone wants $10 items for $1
Events are a different story - I just set up last weekend at a "Rhubarb" festival. Event had 2 separate areas Crafts (handmade) and Flea Market...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 05-17-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By ybnegood
drop shipping on Ebay

Ebay is now a very difficult venue to make money on. Sellers (and Buyers) are leaving the site in droves. Scam artists abound and Ebay almost always sides with Buyers. Post office delivers late?...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 03-24-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By ybnegood
ssi

I know it's rewarding to earn your own income, however, giving up ssi could be a bad decision.
Once you give up ssi, it is extremely difficult to get back on it if things don't work out.

I would...
Forum: Advertise Your Business 03-18-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 359
Posted By ybnegood
Play with this Toy, earn extra cash -ms

about 150% profit on every $5 sale of a brand new toy that is just now hitting the market.
Play with it in a public place (park, beach, etc.) and people will come up to you wanting one.-seriously...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 03-13-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,792
Posted By ybnegood
don't give up your ssi

I know some people dislike the idea of collecting a disability check their entire life, it is rewarding to earn your own living, BUT, if you find something else to replace the income from ssi and you...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 03-13-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,268
Posted By ybnegood
I love yola

What can I say? It's Free and easy to set up. My site, although not perfect, only took about 20 minutes
to completely set up. It has E-commerce, lets you take paypal, very easy to update and I've...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 03-12-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,268
Posted By ybnegood
Ebay Story

I sell at Craft/Vendor shows and have had good success selling impulse items. Sold a few things here and there on Ebay, but nothing regular.

A kid and his mom stopped by my booth and the kid was...
Forum: Advertise Your Business 03-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By ybnegood
Play with this toy = easy cash sale -ms

about 150% profit on every $4 sale of a brand new toy that is just now hitting the market.
Play with it in a public place (park, beach, etc.) and people will come up to you wanting one.

Your own...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 02-28-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By ybnegood
two teenaged boys!!

Woo Hoo - Free Labor.....

Just kidding.......

Seriously though, get the kids involved too. Make the business a "family affair"
Sometimes, your kids will be the ones to offer the best...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 02-24-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By ybnegood
True Story - best as I can remember....

Years ago, our family went to visit my older brother who was in basic training in the Navy.
While we were there, we took a side trip and visited the area's zoo which was enormous. We arrived just...
Forum: Tips for Saving Money 02-24-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,003
Posted By ybnegood
If you can't afford to lose it, don't sell on Ebay

Ebay has become over-protective of buyers and almost no protection now for sellers....

You take a big gamble selling anything of high value on Ebay. There are horror stories everywhere
where...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 01-24-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By ybnegood
Afraid to start a business? suggestions

Don't know what business to get into? Afraid to invest start-up money? Try this first to get your feet
wet and learn some sales skills

1. Think outside the box
Check with your local city...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 01-24-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By ybnegood
stock vs drop shipping

The key question is how do you get your customers?

If you have no problems getting customers to the company website, then I'd only carry a small
stock of the most popular items, and if your...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 10-19-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By ybnegood
drop shipping is okay, but be careful

Selling on Ebay is not the same anymore. Ebay has set up their systems to eliminate small sellers.
With a drop shipper, you take the order on Ebay, collect the money, pay your drop-shipper and they...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 09-06-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By ybnegood
personalized pens

Try searching hot stamp on ebay, or posting a gig on craigslist.
Hot stamp foil machines have been available for over 50 years and there are lots of people that
own a machine that might fill a...
Forum: Telecommuting 09-06-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,614
Posted By ybnegood
just think Karma

I sometimes wonder how some customers even figured out how to dial the phone or get dressed by themselves in the morning. I get calls all the time where customers don't know their account number,...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 05-17-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By ybnegood
sellers have no rights on ebay

Ebay will almost always side with the buyer. But, that said, I tell my buyers "go ahead and send it back'
make sure you use delivery confirmation so you know it got delivered. Many times when...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 05-02-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By ybnegood
Refunds

in many cases, sellers Have to refund money, even if they are not at fault..
If you offer returns/refunds always check the box that "buyer" pays for return shipping.

If you don't normally offer...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 03-21-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By ybnegood
return policy

The majority of my items, I don't offer returns. I compete with China sellers that pay almost nothing
to ship their items. They offer 14 day returns, but it costs an arm and a leg to ship...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 02-09-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By ybnegood
sites to sell

Etsy is more the "hand-made" location for selling. But you can still sell your handcrafted items on Ebay.
Other sites to check out are Ebid., bonanza, blujay, ecrater.
Just keep in mind that if...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 02-09-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By ybnegood
dropshippers

May not be the best choice as many change their products frequently, may be out of stock of the item you want. You will get the blame if item is substituted, not delivered, defective, etc.
Although...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 02-07-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,116
Posted By ybnegood
Vistaprint

Their corporate headquarters is overseas, but they have printing centers in Canada and the U.S.
My last order came from the U.S. and have never been overcharged. Plus they let you think that...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 07-09-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 25,958
Posted By ybnegood
Dangerous Food Warning

The Food and Drug Administration has just sent out this Important Warning

Dangerous Food identified Today - Causes Men to stop caring about their appearance, weight, and grooming. Causes up to a...
Forum: Advertise Your Business 05-11-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By ybnegood
Think Summer fun to earn extra cash -ms

ok, summer is almost here.

Time for swimming, sunning, bar-b-ques, parades, parties, and fireworks...

Use your imagination and think outside the box and you can earn extra cash

I offer...
Forum: Advertise Your Business 05-07-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By ybnegood
Think Summer Fun to earn extra cash -ms

ok, summer is almost here.

Time for swimming, sunning, bar-b-ques, parades, parties, and fireworks...

Use your imagination and think outside the box and you can earn extra cash

I offer many...
Forum: Current Events 05-07-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By ybnegood
another suggestion....

Keep enough cash on hand for a temporary emergency....
If no atms are working, no power, stores may still be open but will require cash payments.

If a total collapse comes, currency will most...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 05-02-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 25,958
Posted By ybnegood
Twelve?

A man was sitting on the edge of the bed, observing his wife, looking at herself in the mirror. Since her birthday was not far off he asked what she'd like to have for her Birthday. "I'd like to be...
Forum: Candle Companies 04-22-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By ybnegood
wholesalers

try visiting wholesalecentral dot com
do a search on the site and you will find some wholesalers

you can also sign up for their free monthly magazine
My last issue (which sorry, I already...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 04-14-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 25,958
Posted By ybnegood
Donations...

A driver was stuck in a traffic jam on the highway outside Washington, DC. Nothing was moving. Suddenly, a man knocks on the window.

The driver rolls down the window and asks, "What's going on?" ...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 04-14-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 25,958
Posted By ybnegood
That's my Mom

During the meal his mother couldn't help noticing how beautiful Sam's roommate was. She had long been suspicious of a relationship between Sam and his roommate and this only made her more curious.
...
Forum: Current Events 04-11-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By ybnegood
Saturday is still on....

Congress not allowing usps to close on Saturdays. Congress controls usps but doesn't contribute
any money to usps, only stupid rules and stupid decisions.

Usps would not be in such financial...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 04-05-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By ybnegood
True Story....best as I can remember

Years ago, our family went to visit my older brother who was in basic training in the Navy.
While we were there, we took a side trip and visited the area's zoo which was enormous. We arrived just...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 02-22-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By ybnegood
yardsellr closing down

Never happy news when an ecommerce site shuts down.

Personally, I thought it sucked to have to register your facebook account just to view the items
so I never shopped there and let them know why...
Forum: Help/Support/Advice/Prayers 02-22-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By ybnegood
Tell her GOD told you to stay home.....

and that you appreciate the fact that she missed you.....

and then drop the subject.


I have a person in my church that has made comments about my missing church frequently
I went up to that...
Forum: Party Plans 02-08-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By ybnegood
vendor shows, fests.....

I went to a fest and saw something pretty neat called Sandy Candy.
You sell plastic tubes, bottles, etc. and customers fill them with powdered candy.
Comes in different colors/flavor and customer...
Forum: Work at Home Dads 01-19-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,290
Posted By ybnegood
welcome Jeremy

I'm not a big fan of crafting where you buy a kit, make the craft, and send it back to the company to purchase your hand made item. More often than not, you may be told that it doesnt pass...
Forum: Work at Home Dads 01-19-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,440
Posted By ybnegood
Dad pix

I agree, pix with kids
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 01-19-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By ybnegood
chin up and be strong....

Are you in Canada or are you in the U.S. and are a Canadian??

It would help us to help you if you tell us a little more about yourself.....

Where do you live? What are your skills / hobbies /...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 01-19-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By ybnegood
One Week....

I won't give dollar amounts due to wahm rules, but......


Between Ebay and my websites, I had a one week period where I filled 167 orders...
whew... I had to fill them after coming home from...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 01-19-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By ybnegood
importing....

I couldn't agree with you more.

The other advantage to importing over drop-shipping is I have control over the quality of the goods sent to my customers. If I order thru a drop-shipper, they can...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 01-17-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,341
Posted By ybnegood
wholesalers

go to wholsalecentral dot com
register for free and subscribe to their free trade magazine

you will get the magazine once a month with lots of ads from wholesalers who sell direct
the magazine...
Forum: Work at Home Dads 12-25-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By ybnegood
Delay the Academy......

The time to drop to "part time" is when you've already started something that is generating enough
income to allow you to do so.

Forget about work at home jobs, and concentrate on starting a work...
Forum: Garage Sales - Buy, Sell, or Trade 12-22-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By ybnegood
re: Nintendo cart

Sorry, this was traded to me and couldn't use it.
I was told it is the cart that they put in Store display area where kids could test out games before they
buy them. The cart is identical to...
Forum: Garage Sales - Buy, Sell, or Trade 12-21-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By ybnegood
Rare Nintendo DS Multi-Game Card

Never used, only have 1 - $50 plus $5.00 shipping and accept paypal

Special Edition Multi-Game Card for Nintendo Ds systems (DS, DSLite,DSXL)
will work on most 3DS systems too.

Tons of...
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