Consider eBay as a Small Business Sales Channel
I spent a significant amount of time with eBay sellers this year as I participated in a four city event called eBay OnLocation. One of the things that became abundantly clear during my interaction with eBay sellers is that the myth that eBay is just a bunch of folks selling stuff out of their attic is just that – a myth.
While there certainly are people that look to eBay for selling the odd treasure, the focus of eBay of late has been on equipping the professional seller – including businesses that are turning to eBay as a new sales channel for their products and services.
One of the nicest services that eBay offers its sellers, that is also available to anyone wanting to start an ecommerce store, is ProStores.
For this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast I interviewed Lin Shearer – Senior Marketing Manager of eBay ProStores.
ProStores is pretty much a turn-key store, with real time payments and tons of interactive functionality with the push of a button. Obviously, eBay data and product feeds integrate easily but, so does any product data or Excel file.
If you’re looking for an easy way to add ecommerce or looking for a way to get started with eBay as a sales channel, ProStores might be one of the best