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Ebay

Paypal and Quickbooks

We are using Quickbooks 2007. We recently started to sell more items on ebay with the goal of possibly doing some consignment sales.

The problem is that there isn’t an easy way to get your data from paypal into quickbooks. We seem to have a couple of choices. Continue reading

USPS online postage

We are starting to get back into ebay. One pain in doing ebay is mailing the items. We ship most of our items via Priority Mail.

The United States Postal Service has come a long way with their online printing. If you go to www.usps.com you can set up an online account that will allow you to purchase and print priority and express mail postage online. Continue reading

Ebay Hell – Breathing life into an old account

Dang, All I wanted to do was put up a tractor that might bring in 100 bucks if I’m lucky. I started working with my old ebay account that I haven’t used since about 2001.

Well, If I had simply done my usual consulting at my usual rates I could have thrown the tractor in the trash and come out 900 bucks ahead.

I realize that ebay has to protect against the legions of dirtball scammers but this is getting insane. Continue reading

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