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Dr. Ralph Wilson is an ecommerce guru. Sign up for his free email newsletter. He has many publications for sale on his site on the topic of ecommerce and Internet marketing and offers consulting services.
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Awarded one of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company magazine (March 2008) and Forbes "Best of the Web" 7 years in a row, Alibaba.com is one of the world's premier e-commerce brands and the largest business website connecting small and medium-sized buyers and suppliers.
AuctionBytes publishes AuctionBytes-Update, a free email newsletter for online auction sellers. (AuctionBytes is publisher of MyEZsale.com.)
Entrepreneur Magazine's Web site has free content and useful resources.
EntreWorld is designed to increase your productivity by getting you essential information as quickly and easily as possible. Recognized by USA Today, Forbes, Inc. and Fast Company as a premier online resource for small business owners, the EntreWorld search engine delivers the best and most useful information, guidance and contacts for you, the entrepreneur.
Paul & Sarah Edwards
Web site of Paul and Sarah Edwards, the home business gurus and authors of many popular books.
SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)
"Counselors to America's Small Businesses"
A resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE is a nonprofit association comprised of 11,500 volunteer business counselors throughout the U.S. and its territories. There are 389 SCORE chapters in urban, suburban and rural communities. SCORE members are trained to serve as counselors advisors and mentors to aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners. These services are offered at no fee, as a community service. You can go to email counseling and pose a business question to one of the SCORE business counselors who have joined the SCORE CyberChapter to provide you with email answers to business questions.
US Chamber of Commerce
Resources plus a "Locate a local chapter" button.
US Small Business Administration (SBA)
Over the past 47 years, SBA has grown in terms of total assistance provided and its array of programs tailored to encourage small enterprises in all areas. SBA's programs now include financial and federal contract procurement assistance, management assistance, and specialized outreach to women, minorities and armed forces veterans. The SBA also provides loans to victims of natural disasters and specialized advice and assistance in international trade.
E-Loyalty Program to encourage repeat sales. The service allows eBay sellers to create a bonus store credit as a thank you for every buyer at the close of each sale and then send monthly update emails to those buyers who opt-in. The update e-mails remind the buyer of their open store credit and promotes up to 12 of the original seller's active eBay each month. These listings are the same place the buyer can apply their store credit by making a second sale.
PayCodes allows sellers to reward their customers and attract new buyers by providing PayPal coupons. PayCodes coupons can be applied toward any PayPal purchase. Coupons can be of any value with preset limitations and specific expirations.
TrialPay is a conversion tool for turning window shoppers into buyers. By offering over 2,000 options for a consumer to pay by taking an advertiser offer, TrialPay significantly increases the likelihood that your consumers will convert to paying customers. The consumer receives your product for free or at a discount, the advertiser gets a new customer, and you get a sale.
Full service consulting firm specializing in eBay and online sales, business creation and operations management, marketing, and custom website development.
Campaigner Email Marketing
Campaigner is an email marketing service used by businesses of all sizes. Getting started is quick and easy with one-on-one coaching, 24/7 phone support and 500+ ready-to-use email templates.
Creative Marketing Solutions with Marcia Yudkin
Permission Marketing by Seth Godin
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Susan Harrow's PRSecrets.com
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