Newsletter Archive

  • California Settlement Changes Game for Internet Sales Tax (11 Oct 11)

     

    CALIFORNIA SETTLEMENT CHANGES GAME
    FOR INTERNET SALES TAX
    By Cliff Ennico
                Thanks to a new law in California, the days of selling online without having to pay sales tax are numbered.
                Since 2008, a number of states have attempted to impose their sales taxes on Internet commerce, most of which involves sales across state (and often national) […]

  • Learning the Inside Baseball of Online Retail from the Kansas City Jubilee with Cliff Ennico (02 Oct 11)

     

    LEARNING THE “INSIDE BASEBALL”
    OF ONLINE RETAIL
    By Cliff Ennico
                I had the honor last week of speaking on e-commerce legal and tax issues for the Kansas Jubilee eBay and eCommerce Conference at Fort Hays State University in beautiful Hays, Kansas (www.kansasjubilee.net).  This annual event brings together eBay, Amazon, Bonanzle and other online sellers throughout the midwest […]

  • When Two Can Grow a Business More Successfully Than One - by Cliff Ennico (31 Jul 11)

     

    WHEN TWO CAN GROW A BUSINESS MORE SUCCESSFULLY THAN ONE
    By Cliff Ennico
    “I currently own a one-person information technology consulting firm, which operates as a limited liability company (LLC).
    I have a number of small clients.  I go out and get the business, but I am also the person who has to do the work to keep […]

  • (26 Jun 11)

     

    HOW TO SELL SUCCESSFULLY ON EBAY – ADVICE FROM THE PROS
    By Cliff Ennico
    Last week I gave a presentation on Internet sales taxes at the eighth annual eBay Radio party in Las Vegas – a confab of some of the top eBay sellers in the United States and Canada.
    For those of you who don’t know, eBay […]

  • Cliff Ennico, The Rolling Stones and YOUR Success (12 Jun 11)

     

    FINDING “SATISFACTION” AS AN ENTREPRENEUR EVEN WHEN
    “YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT”
    By Cliff Ennico
                It’s sum . . . sum . . . summertime.  Time to throw away the business books and do some brainless “beach reading”.
    Except when you write a small business column, you see entrepreneurial advice in just about any book you […]

  • (05 Jun 11)

     

    SIX SNEAKY WAYS STATES ARE RAISING SMALL BUSINESS TAXES
    By Cliff Ennico
                    It’s no secret that state and local governments are hard up for money.  Even with the economy improving somewhat, and tax revenues increasing, most American states right now are facing budget shortfalls. 
    State and local governments are desperate to find new ways to raise […]

  • The Tax Reform America’s Small Businesses Really Need - Part 2 (31 Oct 10)

     

    THE TAX REFORM AMERICA’S SMALL BUSINESSES REALLY NEED
    [Part 2 of 2]
    By Cliff Ennico
    Here are some more tax breaks America’s small businesses really need.
    Make the Health Insurance Premium Deduction Permanent.  There was one good provision in the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, but it didn’t go far enough.  While small business owners have always been […]

  • The Tax Reform America’s Small Businesses Really Need (25 Oct 10)

     

    THE TAX REFORM AMERICA’S SMALL BUSINESSES REALLY NEED
    [Part 1 of 2]
    By Cliff Ennico
    By the time you read this, the Election of 2010 will be over, and we will have some idea of what Congress will look like for the next two years.
    Regardless of how the election turns out, however, two things are clear:
    ·                              Congress will […]

  • If you own a business - These clauses need to be in your will (11 Aug 10)

     
    IF YOU OWN A BUSINESS, THESE CLAUSES NEED
    TO BE IN YOUR WILL
    By Cliff Ennico
    “I realize your column is for people who own their own businesses.  That’s not me, but I need your help.  I am an attorney in a small Midwestern town who specializes in wills and estates.  A client of mine, who owned a […]

  • Your Terms and Conditions of Service on eBay (27 Jun 10)

     YOUR “TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE” ON EBAY
    By Cliff Ennico
    I was privileged to speak at last week’s eBay Radio Party in Las Vegas on the topic of “Legal and Tax Update for eBay Sellers”.  I devoted a good part of my talk to the importance of developing “Terms and Conditions of Service” and making sure […]

  • 7 Things You Should Be Doing Between Now & April 15th - Part 2 (30 Mar 10)

    SEVEN THINGS YOU SHOULD BE DOING BETWEEN
    NOW AND APRIL 15 [Part 2]
    By Cliff Ennico
    #5:  Escrow Your First Quarter Estimated Tax Payment
                If you will owe the IRS at least $4,000 in taxes this year, you can’t just wait and pay the whole thing on April 15.  You are required to estimate your taxes due for […]

  • 7 Things You Should Be Doing Between Now & April 15 - Part 1 (30 Mar 10)

    SEVEN THINGS YOU SHOULD BE DOING BETWEEN
    NOW AND APRIL 15 [Part 1]
    By Cliff Ennico
    April 15 – the deadline for filing most federal and state tax returns – is only about two weeks away.
    DON’T PANIC!!!!!!
    The bad news is that it’s too late to change anything you did during the 2009 calendar year.  Backdating checks and books […]

  • Today is Free Shipping Day - and we are having a SALE (17 Dec 09)

    In honor of the 2nd Annual Free Shipping Day,…
     
    for the next 24 hours ONLY we have put up our most popular Success Education CD’s on sale from the OSI Success Library, AND they all include Free Shipping in the US (which means you save money and they will arrive by Christmas!)
     But hurry, these are very […]

  • Griff and John are heading your way (22 Aug 09)

    In your Success Newsletter this week:

    Are you in Chicago or Omaha?  Griff and John are heading your way
    Bribing you to list with yummy caramel
    Articles by Cliff Ennico – ‘

  • Twelve Things You Need When Starting a Consulting Business, Part 2, by Cliff Ennico (18 Aug 09)

    TWELVE THINGS YOU NEED WHEN STARTING A CONSULTING BUSINESS [PART 2 OF 2]
    By Cliff Ennico
    Here are six more things you will need before you start a consulting business:
    7.                  The right contract forms.  If you are working for individuals or small businesses, chances are they don’t have a consulting agreement form.  You will need to develop […]

  • Twelve Things You Need When Starting a Consulting Business - Part 1, by Cliff Ennico (18 Aug 09)

    TWELVE THINGS YOU NEED WHEN STARTING A CONSULTING BUSINESS
                                                    By Cliff Ennico
    With unemployment rates at historically high levels in the United States right now, the picture for laid-off corporate executives is looking bleaker and bleaker.  Let me say it point blank:  if you want a corporate job like the one you just got laid off […]

  • Halloween sales on eBay (04 Aug 09)

    Are you ready to get your Halloween listings going?  Halloween sells well year round, but since July 19th of this year, Halloween sales are already starting to climb.  Traditionally for the last two years, sales have really escalated starting September 1st (less than a month away) and rapidly decrease starting October 10th - so plan […]

  • The Artist, their work and the copyright - by Cliff Ennico (03 Aug 09)

    WHEN AN ARTIST FACES THE “DYING OF THE LIGHT”
                                                    By Cliff Ennico
    “My Mom was a prominent artist in her day.  She created hundreds of original paintings, most of which she still keeps in the home where we grew up.  Some were sold through galleries, and a few were given to friends and relatives, but most […]

  • It’s all about you and your success (02 Aug 09)

    Hi ,
    So I just deleted the newsletter I was going to send to you.  It included the usual e-pitch that you would read about some internet guru’s product.  In this case it was all about joining OSI Rock Stars.  Limited time special membership pricing, blah, blah, blah….prices going up tomorrow, blah, blah, blah…starting a powerful […]

  • Sourcing class today (28 Jul 09)

    In your Success Newsletter this week:

    Become a Rock Star – exclusive Profitable Keyword series starting next week
    New Success Classes were just posted on OSI Rock Stars
    Upcoming Classes – What do I buy so I can sell at a profit (2-part series), and Ask J

     
    Hi ,
    I just received an email in reference to the recent eBay […]

  • OSI Rock Star Exclusive Membership is now open (20 Jul 09)

    In your Success Newsletter this week:

    Become a Rock Star – now is the time to commit to your Success
    New Success Classes were just posted on OSI Rock Stars
    Upcoming Classes – Ask J, Amazon Conference Recap, Trading Assistant, Sourcing and more.

     
     
    Welcome and thank you for Choosing Success!
    If you weren’t able to make it to the recent […]

  • Are you going to claim your money? (08 Jul 09)

    In your Success Newsletter this week:

    Do you need some extra cash?  I have multiple pt/ft fun job openings in many cities in the US – woohoo!
    FINAL HOURS – Are YOU ready to be part of that 1% of eBay Store owners?
    New Success Classes were just posted on OSI Rock Stars

     
    Wow, just returned from a busy […]

  • eBay Life Events (20 Jun 09)

    Las Vegas Baby – a MUST READ for all the info you need if you are going to eBay Radio Party with us
     
    If you aren’t going to Vegas – we will miss you.  But there are a couple of things in this newsletter for you too…
    1.  “What do you want to know?” - we will […]

  • Final Hours for grab Lynn Dralle’s latest book (18 Jun 09)

    FYI…if you are going to Vegas with us next week to the WSRadio Party, there will be a separate newsletter coming out to you with ALL of the latest info for that.  If you are going - you’ll probably want to just print it out and bring it with you.  If you aren’t going, feel […]

  • Lynn Dralle’s latest book - just released (15 Jun 09)

    (If you have already taken advantage of this awesome book deal, then scroll down to read the OSI Success Newsletter)
     

    Not sure how to say this…
     
    QUIT READING RIGHT NOW AND GO GRAB LYNN DRALLE’S LATEST BOOK
     
    “The 4th 100 Best Things I’ve Sold on… eBay”
    Home Run: My Story Continues by The Queen of Auctions
     
    There…that should be […]

  • Grab your customized Facebook URL tonight (12 Jun 09)

    In your Success Newsletter this week:

    BIG Facebook News – customized URL’s available in just a few hours
    99% of eBay Stores are set up wrong – Join us for the BONUS class on being that 1% (limited time offer)
    eBay Updates – don’t forget these important dates that are coming up soon.

     
    Quick newsletter tonight – there are three very […]

  • Learn the ’secrets’ of legit dropshipping (04 May 09)

    In your Success Newsletter this week:

    Local Search grows 58% - do you know the steps you need to take to be found in local search?  We do!
    Replays are up for the ‘Google Analytics’ class - step-by-step we take you through this very powerful (& free) online tool. 
    Web Sellers Circle - a new opportunity for […]

  • Dealing with ‘The Incredible Disappearing Client” (03 May 09)

    “I am a Web designer who helps companies – mostly small businesses – build their websites and create an e-commerce presence on the Internet.  I ask my clients for an upfront deposit with the balance due upon completion of the project they’ve asked me to do.  I’ve had a couple of situations recently where a […]

  • Can eBay’s VERO program be fixed? - by Cliff Ennico (03 May 09)

    “We started selling on eBay a few months ago.  We’ve had spectacular success with most of our items, but recently have had two listings removed from the site because of alleged trademark violations.  eBay told us that unless the manufacturer contacts eBay to resolve the violation request, we are suspended from selling on the site […]

  • Mother’s Day Gift Guide (29 Apr 09)

     

     
     
    I am truly blessed to have quite a few incredible Moms - starting with the very protective (and in some cases quite a bit younger than me) OSI Rock Star Moms whom I love to pieces.  Many of them you will meet below.
     
    Mother’s Day is just 12 days away - Sunday, May 10th.  And the […]

  • 99 cent domains at GoDaddy! (23 Apr 09)

    It drives me crazy when newsletter lists that I am on send me more email than they normally do – don’t you?  But hopefully you will forgive me for this one AND I’ll make it super short.
     
    GoDaddy (for an undetermined amount of time) is having a sale on their domains - .99 CENTS!!
     
    Yep, this is […]

  • Free 29 page e-book for the eBay Announcements (17 Apr 09)

    In your Success Newsletter this week:

    Special Tax Day savings – 24 hour coupon only for readers of the Success Newsletter. 
    Free Success Guide - eBay BIG announcements this week – a complete run-down of all of the updates, changes and important info that eBay has released (includes a free BONUS ‘keeping track of the new […]

  • BIG April Fools Announcement (01 Apr 09)

    Creative people must entertain lots of silly ideas in order to receive the occasional strokes of genius
     
    ~ Marshall Cook
     
     
    Happy April Fools!
     
    Did you short-sheet the bed?  Salt in the sugar bowl?  Unplug the car’s battery?  Yeah, these were just a few of the things my parents LOVED doing to each other on this day.  As kids […]

  • It’s Ada Lovelace Day (24 Mar 09)

     
    In this newsletter:

    Ada Lovelace rocks
    We’re going to Vegas baby
    Rock Star Customer Service
    New classes for this week –Meet the Rock Star!

    Hi
    So many things going on…needed a quick newsletter to get it all out to you today!
    Special birthday shout-out to our amazing Rock Star Melissa up in Alaska.  This incredible woman runs a fabulous eBay Business […]

  • You can’t sell this on eBay anymore (23 Mar 09)

    In this Success newsletter:

    You can’t sell products on eBay
    Search Queries with 8+ Words Continue to Rise
    Matty the More Moola Cow is back – pay $3.29 and make $96.71…this is madness! (but not like the mad cow thing, just good madness)
    New classes for this week – Exclusive 9-week web training starts and Meet the Rock Star!

      
    Hello
     
    I […]

  • Final hours to sign up to be a Rock Star (16 Mar 09)

     
    Isn’t it about time YOU took control of the Success of your business…
    and quit letting eBay dictate what is going to happen to you?
     
    Final hours to become a Rock Star for $1 a day!!
    Final hours to reserve your spot on the exclusive Rock Star 9-week training series, “Yes Virginia, there are customers outside of eBay!  […]

  • Are you ‘out of business’ or ‘running to the cars’? (14 Mar 09)

     
    In this newsletter

    OSI Rock Star Exclusive Membership – Limited Time – FINAL days
    Radio interview with PayPal’s very own Jason
    New classes for this week – TOP SECRET Terapeak class, MINI YouTube Tricks, and Organizing with Sylvia 

     
    Hi,
    A friend mentioned an ‘out of business’ national chain store to me the other day and said she was surprised […]

  • HOME RUN! She only paid $2 for this (06 Mar 09)

     
    In this Success Newsletter:

    News items – shipping from your garage, eBay announcement
    HUGE Home Run – yep, she only paid $2 for this…you have to see what it’s going for now!!
    New classes for this week – Ask Janelle and DYWMMON

    Hi
    Wanted to touch base about a couple things that just came up – as well as […]

  • Facebook - SERIOUS security virus (04 Mar 09)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    WARNING: Facebook Virus Alert
    Couple things I thought you should know about – daylight savings, hobby vs taxes, Quickbooks rebates, and the state of the economy
    New classes for this week – MySpace made fabulous, eBay Stores review, Ask Janelle and DYWMMON

    Share the Success with friends – forward this newsletter onto them or let […]

  • Move your eBay sales OFF of eBay (27 Feb 09)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Turn your newsletter readers into buyers & bigger profits – Newsletters are free marketing (and who doesn’t love free right now?), but do you know how to turn readers into buyers?  We do and we’re sharing.

     
    I was on Griff’s show the other day talking about the power of eBay Store Newsletters – […]

  • Email increases likelihood to buy by 50% (23 Feb 09)

    In this Success Newsletter:
    ·        Email increases likelihood to buy by 50% - want to learn how to increase YOUR buyers and YOUR profit$$?

    New classes for this week – “Are you repelling new opportunities with negative self talk?” and “Optimizing your videos: YouTube and beyond”

    Hi
    Busy last 10 days – lots of meetings and interviews and other […]

  • I don’t want this site to make any money (15 Feb 09)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Pre-order the “Newsletters Worth Gold” 4-CD set – HUGE savings on pre-order price
    I launched an entire business in 3 weeks – learn how it got done & why the goal is to NOT make a penny
    News from eBay – free photos!!
    Cliff Ennico – the informative, legally sound and quite charming Cliff Ennico […]

  • Three contracts every self-employed person needs - by Cliff Ennico (14 Feb 09)

    THREE CONTRACTS EVERY SELF-EMPLOYED PERSON NEEDS
    By Cliff Ennico
    “I was recently laid off from a job in corporate America.  Until something comes up in my field, I’ve decided to make some extra money by doing bookkeeping services for some local businesses.  Do you have any thoughts on what my contracts with customers should look like?”
    First of […]

  • I was floored at what she is giving away… (08 Feb 09)

    Ack!  Technical glitches tonight (nothing to do with my ironing board, although I thought this was hysterical)…so super short newsletter.
     
    CLASS TOMORROW – be there!  Lol
     
    Ok, here are a few more details:
     

    Tips on getting/using the eBay Partner Network (affiliate program) with Cindy Shebley – this one is going to be awesome!!  Here are some details:

    This month’s […]

  • CPSIA - Paved with good intentions - by Cliff Ennico (02 Feb 09)

    PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS . . .
    “For the past several years, I have been making doll clothes and teddy bear outfits in my spare time and selling them on eBay, Amazon and other more specialized handicrafts sites such as etsy.com.  I understand there’s a new law that would require me to have my products […]

  • They are SO getting fired over this… (01 Feb 09)

    Reminder…
    **Save money
    **Become part of the 1% Club
    **And you’ll have the security of knowing that only YOU can fire YOU!
     
    The price is going up in less than 3 hours on the eBay Stores Success Video 7-CD set.  If you buy the Success CD set tonight you will get exclusive access to the Live eBay Store Coaching class that […]

  • Super Bowl Commercials - Secret Sneak Peak (31 Jan 09)

    In this Success newsletter:

    Sneak Peak at my favorite Super Bowl commercials for tomorrow – AND I know who wins – yep…scroll down and you will too!
    One Year extension – I know the recent ‘testing & certification’ requirement from the CPSC has the online community in a panic – we have answers for you

     
    Hi ,
    Great lesson […]

  • 99% of eBay Stores are set up wrong (29 Jan 09)

    In this Success newsletter:

    99% of eBay Stores are set up wrong! – the earthquake has shaken a few of my brain cells up…you won’t believe what I decided to offer you today
    No more whining – fabulous stories of people who don’t even know what the words ‘no’ or ‘I can’t’ mean
    Surefire Strategies for tough times […]

  • Legally contact your previous eBay customers (25 Jan 09)

    Please someone explain to me how in the world is it almost the end of January? eGads!
    Quick and easy newsletter today - just follow the links if you need more info.
     
    So I have a ton of information to get out to you, but know that you are super busy.  Since some of this applies to […]

  • Great newsletter examples (20 Jan 09)

    In this (short) newsletter:

    Fabulous newsletter – check out this example of a great newsletter
    Classes are up for this week – Sneak Peak at the new Terapeak tool, Fulfillment by Amazon, and Profitable Newsletter training 

    Share the Success with friends – forward this newsletter onto them or let them know they can get their own copy at www.osiNewsletter.com […]

  • Another eBay Store before and after shot - Clover City Photo (14 Jan 09)

    This is Cindy Shebley’s eBay Store Clover City Photo.  Check out her before and after shots:
     
    BEFORE

     
     
    AFTER

     
    I really like how much more professional her categories are now as well as the beautiful graphic layout of the items for sale!

  • eGads! The sky is NOT falling…again, repeat, the sky is NOT falling (14 Jan 09)

    eBay just released an announcement we have known for awhile was forthcoming…they were going to update the look and feel of Stores.  We even talked about part of this during the last fee training.  I for one am thrilled these changes are finally happening because it will mean a better shopping experience for the buyers.  […]

  • Meet a 24 year old Visionaire of the 21st century (12 Jan 09)

    Just a quick reminder for tomorrow’s class:
     
    1/13/09, Tuesday at Noon pst/3pm est – Entrepreneur & CEO of TaTango – Derek Johnson
    At 24 years old, Derek Johnson is CEO of an incredible start-up (TaTango), has already received funding for his company, been in the Wall Street Journal, and has many brilliant observations on how to be […]

  • Apparently I am quitting - lol (06 Jan 09)

    In this newsletter:

    Rumor Control – did you hear what Meg is up to? And other eBay announcements
    Legally contact your previous customers – we know the company and the tool and we have the info for you on OSI right now
    It starts in two days – the Profitable Newsletter training (& secret pricing info)

    Classes coming up: […]

  • Secret Announcement - what you need to know for January 1st, 2009 (31 Dec 08)

    In honor of Going BIG in 2009, we have decided to break tradition and offer
    For 24 hours only
    A one year OSI Rock Star membership for
    $1 a day.
     

    We know that 2009 is going to be a BIG Success for you and we also know that the over 250 hours of success education on the OSI Rock […]

  • Amazon overtakes eBay (26 Dec 08)

    In this Newsletter
     

    Would like a $300 tax deduction?
    New Service Helps Grow eBay Stores – Effortlessly
    Free trial for Terapeak’s powerful research service
    Amazon finally overtakes eBay in online numbers
    Classes coming up: New eBay Store marketing tool, and Success With Cindy

     
     
    I apologize in advance for my abruptness…
    I was SO ready for Christmas this year – […]

  • Some Surefire Survival Strategies for Tough Times - by Cliff Ennico (23 Dec 08)

    SOME SUREFIRE SURVIVAL STRATEGIES
    FOR TOUGH TIMES
    No doubt about it – it’s getting pretty scary out there.  People are cutting back on expenses, doing more things themselves that they used to “outsource” to small businesses like yours, and slowing down their payments for your products and services.
    In an economy like this one, survival is all about […]

  • Quickbooks Pro is FREE tomorrow only (21 Dec 08)

    In this newsletter:

    Super easy last minute gifts that WILL be there in time for Christmas & Hanukah (including my favoritest new site I just found that I LOVE)
    Free Quickbooks Pro 2009 – one day only
    Final Day for free Holiday Priority Upgrade – Profitable eBay Stores CD set
    Classes coming up: MINI the ‘GoTo’ Products, a new […]

  • Did you hear what eBay just announced? (19 Dec 08)

    In this newsletter:

    Are you REALLY ready for the buyers and their money?  I secretly shopped many of you…want to know what I found?
    eBay News updates – includes an update from Dinesh Lathi that made my week!
    Why keywords are so important – not just for your eBay auction titles anymore people
    Elise is back with two goodies […]

  • I upgraded you for free (17 Dec 08)

    In this newsletter:

    Profitable eBay Store 7-CD set - Free Priority Shipping Upgrade

    ·        New cool tool from Terapeak – beta testers get 2 free months!
    ·        Holiday Magic – Elise has gone old-school on us today
    ·        Upcoming OSI Classes – MINI’s on iGoogle, Google Docs and the ‘GoTo’ product line
    The Profitable eBay Store CD’s just arrived […]

  • We have lost a Rock Star and gained an angel (14 Dec 08)

    In this newsletter:

    The release of the Profitable eBay Store 7-CD set (and your exclusive limited time pricing) Final Day at this price

    ·        Holiday Magic – Elise & Matty have teamed up to bring some awesome Holiday savings!!
     
    “There are stars who’s light only reaches the earth long after they have fallen apart. There are people […]

  • Want to know what the buyers are demanding on eBay? (12 Dec 08)

    In this newsletter:

    The release of the Profitable eBay Store 7-CD set (and your exclusive limited time pricing) Price goes up this weekend
    Free Access to “In Demand” Holiday Gift from Terapeak – want to know what the buyers are demanding, but there isn’t enough supply?
    Holiday Magic – Elise has a very musical gift idea for you […]

  • Just Released - Profitable eBay Stores 7-CD set (09 Dec 08)

    In this newsletter:
    ·        The release of the Profitable eBay Store 7-CD set (and your exclusive limited time pricing)
    ·        Holiday Magic – Elise has an unique & inspiring gift idea for you today!!
    ·        What’s in a name?  Well search engine keywords for starters…by Cliff Ennico
    ·        Classes coming up: Ask Janelle, TaTango, and DYWMMON!
     
     
    It’s easy to be […]

  • What’s in a name? Well, Search Engine Keywords for starters…by Cliff Ennico (08 Dec 08)

    WHAT’S IN A NAME?  WELL, SEARCH ENGINE KEYWORDS,
    FOR STARTERS. . .
     “I have been thinking for some time of setting up an eBay Store.  I’ve been researching what to sell on Worldwide Brands (www.worldwidebrands.com), and I have found some really interesting items, but I’m still not sure what my niche should be.  In the […]

  • Come to our Open House today in Renton, WA (06 Dec 08)

    Or if you know someone in the Seattle, WA area, have them drop by.
    Lavishly upgraded home for sale with an Open House today (12/6/08) and next Saturday (12/13/08) from 1pm to 3pm.
    We would love to have you join us for warm cookies and hot-spiced wine (non-alcoholic). 
    Perfect for an entrepreneur and family.  Very quiet with […]

  • Holiday Magic - 40% off toys (03 Dec 08)

    In this newsletter:
    ·        Ready to be ranked #1 on Google? – step-by-step process  you can do right now – Final Day to order
    ·        Holiday Magic – Elise has a 40% off coupon for you today!!
    ·        Classes coming up: Success With Cindy is back, online security for the holidays, TaTango, Ask Janelle and DYWMMON!
     
    Tanta Kringle’s shoes […]

  • Get 30% Cash Back on your eBay purchases - TODAY only (01 Dec 08)

    In this newsletter:
    ·        NEW - Holiday Magic – get 30% CASH BACK from your eBay purchase TODAY only
    ·        Ready to be ranked #1 on Google? – step-by-step process  you can do right now – Final 48 hours to order
    ·        Classes coming up: a new MINI class, Success With Cindy is back, online security for the […]

  • Please don’t wait… (26 Nov 08)

    In this newsletter:
     

    ·        Matty has the round-up for Black Friday sales
    ·        Ready to be ranked #1 on Google? – step-by-step process  you can do right now
    ·        Classes coming up: a new MINI, Success With Cindy is back, online security for the holidays, and Ask Janelle
     
     
     
    Please don’t wait…
     
    Writing this is a bit emotional for me.  […]

  • What can YOU do in 12 minutes? (19 Nov 08)

    In this newsletter:
    ·      eBay Updates

    OSI Classes – WebStore by Amazon, Advanced Facebook, ProPay, and our first MINI class!

     
    Howdy,
    I met with Julia and Zoltan today from Amazon and was totally blown away by what they are going to be teaching about tomorrow.  They have a new feature called WebStore by Amazon that is unbelievable.  You create, with […]

  • Yes, we have Amazon on it’s way (17 Nov 08)

    In this newsletter:
    ·        Quick reminders, tips and ideas – last day
    ·        Online Bargain Hunters Get Social
    ·        Internet Hoaxes, Spam and your Email - by Richard Kuipers

    A Rock Star would like your help – do you love comic books, collectibles, and movie memorabilia?

    ·        eBay Live in 09 after all?

    OSI Classes – Advanced Blogging, Amazon WebStores, Advanced […]

  • Get up to 30% in cash back from PayPal this holiday season (09 Nov 08)

    In this newsletter:

    Weekly Wealth Tip

    Internet Retailer – Guide to e-Commerce Technology just arrived!

    Important online news – so you don’t have to do the work, we find you the most relevant information for your business

    Building an Internet Octopus – by Cliff Ennico

    eBay updates – including how to get up to 30% back on your eBay […]

  • Building an Internet Octopus - by Cliff Ennico (07 Nov 08)

    Posted by permission of Cliff Ennico – author of The eBay Seller’s Tax and Legal Answer Book – Get your copy at www.TaxandLegalBook.com
     

    BUILDING AN INTERNET “OCTOPUS”    
                “Last week’s column on ‘The Changing World of eBay’ got me thinking a lot about building an e-commerce presence for my small business.  Do you have any […]

  • Free Starbucks coffee, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and more (04 Nov 08)

    In this newsletter:
    ·        Be Nice !@#$%
    ·        Matty’s back – get your voting deals!
    ·        The changing World of eBay – by Cliff Ennico
    Share the Success with friends – forward this newsletter onto them or let them know they can get their own copy at www.TheBusinessSuccessKit.com (includes the Free 5 page report, “99% of eBay Stores are set […]

  • The changing World of eBay - by Cliff Ennico (01 Nov 08)

    Posted by permission of Cliff Ennico – author of The eBay Seller’s Tax and Legal Answer Book – Get your copy at www.TaxandLegalBook.com
     
    THE CHANGING WORLD OF EBAY
    “I’ve been selling on eBay the past several years, but frankly I’m thinking of quitting.  It’s just getting too hard to sell on the site, eBay keeps changing […]

  • Motivational Success Stories from the OSI Rock Stars (30 Oct 08)

    In this newsletter:

    Our One Year Anniversary – special OSI Rock Star membership pricing – FINAL DAY!
    Success Stories
    Get a discount on your PayPal fees – with a click of a button! 

    Hi
    Wishes for a fabulous Halloween where the tricks all turn into treats of large sales, multiple customers and big profits!
    spooky blessings,
    Janelle
     
    Share the Success with friends – […]

  • Be an OSI Rock Star for less than $1 a day! (29 Oct 08)

    In this newsletter:

    Our One Year Anniversary – special OSI Rock Star membership pricing – FINAL 2 days!
    Success Stories
    HUGE news from Amazon – we’ve been telling you this for over a year now!!
    Tips from the Top podcast – Hot to Blog with Wordpress
    National Cyber Security Awareness Month
    New Classes – Ask Janelle,  DYWMMON, local search and more

    Hi […]

  • Do you want a $343 tax deduction for your business? (28 Oct 08)

    In this newsletter:

    Our One Year Anniversary – special OSI Rock Star membership pricing – FINAL 4 days!
    Success Stories
    YouTube News
    Quick online news links – including Twitter, eBay, and more
    HOT – new book off the ‘press’ – “Blogging With Wordpress – The New Blogger’s Toolkit”
    New Classes – Around the World of eBay with eBetsy, Ask Janelle,  DYWMMON, […]

  • How to go from $900 a month in sales to $5,698.64 (23 Oct 08)

    In this newsletter:

    Our One Year Anniversary – special OSI Rock Star membership pricing – FINAL 10 days!
    Success Stories
    Quick online news links
    HOT – new book off the ‘press’ – “Blogging With Wordpress – The New Blogger’s Toolkit”

     
    Hi
    How is October almost over with?  Are you a bit stunned like me that the major holidays are just around […]

  • $5.8 billion of this will be sold in the next 2 weeks (15 Oct 08)

    In this newsletter:

    Our One Year Anniversary – special OSI Rock Star membership pricing for 2 weeks
    Top Ten Halloween Costumes – you won’t believe how much money people spend on these things!!
    Matty the More Moola Cow – more ways to save money
    $1 book makes ?? – winners announced
    Do Good and learn also
    Seattle updates
    Also in Seattle – […]

  • Motivational Horror Movie Quotes (11 Oct 08)

    Sniffle – I have a cold – patoohey.  Been sitting on the couch watching horror movies all day inbetween naps.  You know you need a break when you are supposed to be relaxing and all you can think about is – ‘gosh, what that vampire just said makes so much sense, I need to put […]

  • New charity auctions up (07 Oct 08)

    In this newsletter:

    Quick Success Links
    Holiday Shipping Update
    For our UK internet sellers
    Class available – “Getting Your Olympic Gold”
    Do Good and learn also – part 1 – current bid is $20 for a $500+ auction
    Do Good and learn also – part 2 – current bid is $100 for a $200 auction and only 12 hours left!
    eBay Updates […]

  • It’s not eBay that lost it’s Mojo (01 Oct 08)

    In this newsletter:
     

    It’s not eBay that has lost it’s Mojo…response to Ina’s article

      
    Don’t Forget: If you haven’t watched the fee classes yet, I highly recommend you do so TODAY so you can take advantage of the Free Shipping promotion that eBay just launched.  This promotion will continue through the holiday season until 12/31/08.
     
    Watch: For our […]

  • eBay Stores Rumors - answers to your questions (11 Sep 08)

    In today’s newsletter:

    Answers to your eBay Stores questions – Yes, Janelle has finally lost it – monthly payments for the eBay Stores Success Video!!
    Latest classes added to Digital Downloads – get instant access to these powerful classes – Profitable Subtitles, Etsy, Twitter, Fee Changes and more
    New Column – More Moola with Matty – “we can’t […]

  • Brilliant bloggers and their secrets (08 Sep 08)

    In today’s newsletter:

    Janelle has finally lost it – LIVE 5-week One Percent Coaching series
    New Column – More Moola with Matty – “we can’t get you the milk for free, but we can come close”
    Brilliant blogging – right time, right message
    $100 off Worldwide Brands Lifetime membership
    Classes for this week – Extreme Blogging and Holiday training for […]

  • Do you have 12 seconds to help others? (03 Sep 08)

    Hi
    Our friends in the southern Gulf Coast area of the US are still in our prayers as they potentially prepare for yet another tropical storm series.  For our friends in Florida as well as the eastern part of the entire US, our thoughts and prayers will be with you as you prepare for the next […]

  • Amazon is kicking eBay’s behind (15 Aug 08)

    In this newsletter:
     

    Meet the Rock Star – Janieruth – transcribed podcast now available
    $8.88 digital downloads – new ones just added
    Amazon is kicking eBay’s butt
    eBay Announcements – eBay Live presentations now available

     
     
    Your biggest break can come from never quitting. Being at the right place at the right time can only happen when you keep moving […]

  • Spot the Rock Star Winners from eBay Live (01 Jul 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Update on our Rock Star Janieruth

    Final 24 hours of the Worldwide Brands Complete Sourcing package – www.JanelleElms.com/wwb to see the free videos and get your dropshipping packet

    Spot the Rock Star Winners from eBay Live

    Independent Online Sellers’ Conference 2008!  - selling on Amazon

    Financial/Accounting help for your eBay business

    New Classes – Facebook 101 and […]

  • THIS is how you write a profitable title (04 May 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Our Rock Stars Rock

    HOT – 30 day FREE eBay Store trial – GO NOW

    New Classes for this week - Meet the Rock Star, Ask the PowerSeller, Blogging Part 1, Live Coaching with Janelle

    Blogging – Best Practices for Profits

    Seattle Area eBay Success Group

     “Saving” money on legal fees - by Cliff Ennico

    “All of our […]

  • “Saving” money on legal fees - by Cliff Ennico (04 May 08)

    YEAH, BUT LOOK AT THE MONEY YOU SAVED . . .
    I love the radio and television ads for a certain auto insurance company where someone is telling a friend his “tale of woe” – a laundry list of horrible things that has happened to the person – and the friend, after listening sympathetically, says, […]

  • Powerful eBay Marketing secret revealed (11 Apr 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Help Wanted – Free membership to Rock Stars - FINAL DAY

    eBay Facebook update

    Are you ready to Squidoo and have someone do it for you too?

    New Class replay is up – “Marketing with Classified Ads”

    Share the Success with friends – forward this onto them or tell them to get their own copy at […]

  • Squidoo paid her $160 - how much did they pay you? (09 Apr 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Our Rock Stars Rock

    Help Wanted – Free membership to Rock Stars

    New Class replay is up – “Meet the Rock Star – Melanie Grimes”

    Classes this week –Learn how to use one of eBay’s best kept marketing secrets (an exclusive Rock Star training class) – FINAL DAY for registration

    NEW – products for doing your […]

  • eBay paid her $213 - how much did they pay you? (08 Apr 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Our Rock Stars Rock

    Help Wanted – Free membership to Rock Stars

    New Class replay is up – “Marketing on MySpace”

    New classes this week – Meet the Rock Star and learning how to use one of eBay’s best kept marketing secrets (an exclusive Rock Star training class)

    NEW – products for doing your Chart of […]

  • Turn lurkers into buyers with this cool new tool (07 Apr 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Our Rock Stars Rock

    Help Wanted – Free membership to Rock Stars

    New Class replay is up – “Converting buyers with Deal4It’s interactive video tool”

    New classes this week – learn how to use MySpace to promote your business, and (exclusive Rock Star training) learning how to use one of eBay’s best kept marketing secrets

    Trading […]

  • They are selling $61,346 of these a week - and its NOT e-books!! (17 Mar 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Rock Stars Rock It

    Best in Stores Contest Announced

    New classes are ready to go – Style, Squidoo and Social

    Weekly Wealth Tip

    eBay affiliate update – if you are an affiliate with eBay through CJ, this is a MUST READ

    eBay Fee and Site Change CD pre-release - Final 4 hours!!! – www.JanelleElms.com/cd

    Remember, you can […]

  • eBay PowerSellers and Rock Stars - Flightline Fabrications (16 Mar 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Rock Stars Rock It

    Replay is up for “Success Answer with Janelle – two hours of coaching”

    eBay Fee and Site Change CD pre-release - Final 24 hours!!! – www.JanelleElms.com/cd

    New classes are ready to go – Style, Squidoo and Social

    eBay Live – updates and announcements (some very cool transportation info was just released […]

  • eBay Live 2008 Chicago registration is tomorrow (13 Mar 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Rock Stars Rock It

    eBay Fee and Site Change CD pre-release - Final 4 days

    Free Photo Lighting DVD – featuring Cindy Shebley and the antics of me

    eBay Live – registration info for tomorrow!

    Remember, you can read previous Success newsletters in the OSI Rock Star newsletter archives at http://osirockstars.com/?cat=5

    Success Stories
    Our amazing Rock Stars, Bryan and […]

  • Selling illegal items on eBay? (13 Mar 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    HOT Class tomorrow – Ask Janelle (2 hours of Live Success Coaching)

    eBay Fee and Site Change CD pre-release - Final 5 days

    Interesting Sourcing Idea…something that used to be illegal, the Green Fairy

    eBay Stores get more exposure – how you can take advantage of this

    Oooh, Bling! It has a new contest! – have […]

  • I can’t watch this video (11 Mar 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Weekly Wealth Tip – are YOU a winner?

    HOT Classes this week –Trading Assistant Training Part 2 (if you are an ESP, this should be a required class for your marketing) and Ask Janelle (2 hours of Live Coaching)

    eBay Fee and Site Change CD pre-release - Final 6 days

    Do You Want My Money […]

  • Who’s on First? (10 Mar 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    Who’s on First – or, do you want my money or not?

    Seth Godin – Do you know who you are?

    eBay Fee and Site Change CD pre-release

    Replay is up – “Garage & Estate Sale - Home Run Secrets Training”

    HOT Classes this week – Meet the Rock Star, Trading Assistant Training Part 2 and […]

  • Support the Buyers, not the eBay Boycott (17 Feb 08)

    In this Success Newsletter:

    New classes for this week including: Revenue products for ESP’s, Research for Profits, 2-hours of Live coaching and more
    Replays are up for ‘Additional Revenue Channels with Squidoo’ and ‘Using Etsy and other profitable venues’
    Join me in the seller’s boycott – well, my version anyway – lol
    Cindy Shebley voices her opinion (and I […]