Research e-commerce at Library — September 12, 2008
Ever try to sell something locally but could not find the market for your product or service? Both buyers and sellers may profit from auction web sites as bid and chat bulletins allow anyone with access to the internet to join in on the activity. Find books available at the Hastings Public Library to introduce or improve your skills as you engage in the computer resource world.
Start exploring e-commerce using Jim “Griff” Griffith’s new book “The Official ebay Bible.” With just a computer, an internet connection and an e-mail account, Griffith gives step-by-step directions to register on eBay, open a PayPal account, navigate the eBay web site, shop, bid, sell and much more. As the very first customer support representative for eBay, Griffith offers expert advice on buyer protection, seller safety, and how to get help online. “How to Do Everything with eBay” by Greg Holden, January 25, 2010at to Sell on eBay and Where to Get It” by Chris Malta and Lisa Suttora will help identify niche markets, learn inside strategies for winning auctions and enhance seller listings with photos.
Many home and small business owners have embraced e-commerce. Learn how to better utilize the latest technology tools to sell more products and services with supportive books such as “Start Your Own e-Business: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success” by Robert McGarvey and Melissa Campanelli, “Selling on the Web (E-Commerce)” by Paul Galloway or “The Neatest Little Guide to Making Money Online” by Jason Helly. Use “Web Pages the Smart Way: A Painless Guide to Creating and Posting Your Own Website” by Joseph T. Sinclair or “The Non-Designer’s Web Book: An Easy Guide to Creating, Designing, and Posting Your Own Web Site” by Robin Williams & John Tollett to learn where to get free software, try design tricks, create hyperlink connections to other web sites and more. Attract more targeted customers to your web site using “101 Ways to Promote Your Web Site” by Susan Sweeney or “Marketing with E-mail: A Spam-Free Guide to Increasing Sales, Building Loyalty, and Increasing Awareness” by Shannon Kinnard.
Is a business that runs twenty-four hours a day, reaches an unlimited public, requires no paperwork and does not incur much of a start-up cost worth investigating? Does cleaningJanuary 25, 2010o;junk” sound interesting? If so, then do your e-commerce research at the Hastings Public Library with these and other available books.