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 Chart of Accounts on Quickbooks for an eBay business (plus a special money-saving code for you to use JUST for OSI Success Newsletter subscribers! Thanks Cathi!) Offer expires 4-15-08, better hurry on this one!

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


“Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.”
Jim Rohn

“Live with passion.” Anthony Robbins

“A man without a smiling face must not open a shop.” Chinese Proverb


Our Rock Stars Rock


  • It pays to Squidoo

Our giant Squid and Rock Star Stephanie just got paid $160 from Squidoo this month!  Huge congrats Stephanie – we are lucky to have you on Rock Stars teaching us how to Squidoo too!  You Rock!

Are you paying eBay? Or is eBay paying you – Purchase the 3-CD set today that will put you on the path to Success with feedback, DSR’s, and profiting from the new eBay fee changes.  www.JanelleElms.com/cd


If you have been thinking about joining the OSI Rock Stars member’s site, now would be the week to do so!  We have an exclusive Rock Star 2-part training session that starts this week about using one of the best kept eBay marketing secrets – the Classified Ads.  If you sell your own products, are an eBay Education Specialist, and/or a Trading Assistant – this is a MUST ATTEND class.  Not only will you be able to participate live in this powerful training as a member of Rock Stars, but you will also have access to:

·        24/7 replays of this class

·        OVER a 120 hours of training on eBay Stores, legal & taxes, research, sourcing, motivation, SEO, additional revenue channels and much more

·        All 9 hours of the Profitable eBay Fee and Site Changes class (Plus the information filled forums that go along with the classes)

·        An all access-pass to the Profitable Keywords Training classes that are dramatically changing businesses

·        A backstage pass to our monthly coaching sessions – LIVE with me (check out the comments from our most recent one below)

·        Exclusive Rock Star discounts on many products

·        Active discussion boards – filled with TONS of information, support, advice, tips, and insider info.

·        AND the best eBay success-minded, amazing, supportive community that absolutely rocks!

Come join us Backstage for your Tour of Success today – www.osiRockStars.com

“OSI Rock Stars has made a shining difference in my ebay business. I have made several changes through out my course of growth and everything I have learned has come from Janelle Elms and here wonderful interviews and through the OSI Rock Stars Site.


I will continue to learn and grow my business with the valuable information that is provided with this membership. I hope everyone chooses success and becomes a OSI Rock Star”


Lisa Hansen

Vineyard Creek Jewelry Findings




Help Wanted – Free membership to Rock Stars

OSI Rock Stars is looking for someone who:

·       would be thrilled to receive a free membership to the Success site

·       has basic working knowledge of YouTube

·       is detailed and timely

·       and has a flair for the dramatic (or just loves a great story!)

If this sounds like you, we will be holding ‘auditions’ this week for a new viral marketing person to add to our Backstage crew at OSI Rock Stars.  They will receive a full membership to OSI Rock Stars with ALL the benefits – a value of over $700.  In exchange, they will be doing some marketing work for us on YouTube while learning to increase their Success on Rock Stars!

Please send the following information to info@janelleelms.com if you would like to be considered:

·        Name

·        Email address

·        eBay Store link (If applicable)

·        and why you would be an amazing addition to our crew

Entries need to be in by this Friday, the 11th.

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New Class replay is up

Meet the Rock Star – Melanie Grimes

Come meet Melanie Grimes…entrepreneur, writer, screenwriter, journal editor, trained homeopath, adjunct faculty at Bastyr University AND Italian film expert – to name just a few of her titles!
Melanie shared:

  • Where she got her entrepreneurial training from
  • How a car trip started her first business
  • Her first business lessons that she learned
  • How her kids got her started on eBay
  • Why niches are so very important in a business and in your marketing
  • Ways she uses social networking and marketing to successfully showcase her businesses
  • Her advice for new entrepreneurs

I loved her tips on social networking and also found that her recommendation for a new hosting company was fabulous!  Check it out at OSI Rock Stars.


Bluehost.com Web Hosting $6.95 




New Classes this week

New Classes for this week…


Hey…get registered ASAP for this week’s classes. All OSI Live classes are fr-ee to attend and instructions are included during the registration process for both the podcasts and the webinars. Remember, you can either ask a question for our special guest or simply put “I Choose Success” in the question box.


4/10/08, Thursday at Noon pst/3pm est – Profiting from Classified Ads on eBay – Part 1 (Rock Star Exclusive Class) –

The first in a 2-part series on using Classified Ads for your online business. Part 1 will focus on what the Ads are, the fees, and dos and don’ts. Part 2 will be how to effectively use them in marketing your products, business and other venues. You learn more about this exclusive training and get registration information at the bottom of this section.


You can find out more about these classes, as well as register at: www.osiRockStars.com (scroll to the bottom of that webpage for upcoming classes, details and registration information).




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NEW – products for doing your Chart of Accounts on Quickbooks for an eBay business

One of our favorite OSI Rock Star instructors and Stage Managers, Cathi Aiello of Allegro Accounting, just sent me this very exciting email for you guys!

Announcement from Allegro Accounting, Inc. – Your eBay & E-Commerce Accounting Experts!


Allegro Accounting, Inc. is very excited to announce the release of a much anticipated new product:


This product is a 17-page PDF document that explains every account in our specially designed Chart of Accounts for eBay & E-Commerce.  Also included for many of the accounts are examples of when to use the accounts. 


This is a companion product to several of our other products including:


Special Introductory Discount:  Save $5 when you use code ELMS415 at checkout.  Discount good thru 04/15/08 

If you are an OSI Rock Star, log onto the Accounting and Taxes forums on the site for even BIGGER savings!! http://osirockstars.com/topic.php?id=286&replies=1

fabulous blessings,
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