Julie H

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Amazon's Third-Party Prime Sellers Are Tarnishing Its Reputation For Customer Service

Amazon.com continues to give traditional retailers fits, but it seems it may be starting to give its customers fits too. Long considered the U.S. leader in customer service, there’s anecdotal evidence that it is slipping. While the company made a large profit in the fourth quarter, those profits …

eBay Seller Success Story - A Letter to the Ill or Disabled

This post was recently shared on my eBay Sellers' Facebook Group. I have known Cindy for years and she is truly inspiring.<br>This post is about selling …

The Secrets to Finding the Best Clothes at the Thrift Store

(Image credit: Marlen Komar)<p>When you're faced with racks and racks of sequined '80s evening dresses and pilled sweaters, it can be easy to run …

65 Places to Sell Your Stuff Online for Extra Money

Sell New and Used Goods and Digital Products Online<p>Updated May 31, 2017<p>Before the Internet, if you wanted to sell new or used items, you were limited …

Move aside, Forever 21: Amazon is the No. 1 site for millennial clothes shoppers

It’s not known for being the height of fashion, but new data suggests millennials spend more on clothes from Amazon than from any other online …

eCommerce

3 Brands Using Long-Form Content For Crazy Results - What You Can Learn From Them

The content marketing industry is hot, and brands everywhere are wondering what they can do to stand out in an ever-more-saturated and competitive market. There are a few basic answers that require changing your strategy, such as defining the right new niche or differentiating yourself further from …

Marketing

Twitter courts small businesses with a new 'Dashboard' app

Twitter is looking to get small business owners more involved in its service with its latest standalone app.<p>Similar to tweet-tracking platforms …

Small Business

23 Insanely Clever Ways to Beat Clutter

Are you sick of your littered living room, overcrowded cabinet, or too-cramped-for-comfort closet? Cure clutter around the home with one of these 23 …

The 'Garage Sale Millionaire' who made his fortune selling people's cast-offs says you can't skip this step before listing anything for sale

Around midafternoon, his parents went inside to make lunch, leaving LaPedis in charge of the garage sale.<p>"My parents came out literally 45 minutes later and my pockets were full of cash," he told Farnoosh Torabi on an episode of her "So Money" podcast. "And they were so proud of me ... until that …

How to Host a Community Garage Sale this Summer : The Saturday Weekend Review #175

SELL YOUR STUFF WITH YOUR NEIGHBOURS TO DRIVE MORE TRAFFIC TO YOUR GARAGE SALE! Last week we received an email from our neighbourhood group about …

How the 'Garage Sale Millionaire' flipped a $12 tin toy for nearly $1,000

He's been honing the skill since he was 10 years old, when he hosted his first garage sale.<p>Since, he's reached the seven-figure mark and written a best-seller, "The Garage Sale Millionaire," which offers up tips on how to track down hidden gems and make money off of them.<p>He's also made nearly a …

7 Ways to Score Brilliant Bargains at Garage Sales

For some, an ideal summer weekend might be spent sunbathing on the beach or taking in a ball game. For others, there’s nothing better than browsing …

14 Yard and Garage Sale Tips for Success - Small Business Trends

Hosting a garage sale isn’t as easy as throwing some old items out on your curb and hoping people show up and offer you loads of cash for your …

The 5 things Etsy did right for sustainable growth

<i>Disclosure: The author of this post is not affiliated to any of the organisations mentioned in the article below.</i><p>92 percent of high growth startups …

The One Secret That Will Help You Attract Your Ideal Customers

Every business is looking to grow in some way. Usually, that boils down to one simple goal: get more customers. But more isn’t always better. I contend that you should stop asking yourself, “How do I get more customers?” and instead ask yourself, “How do I get ideal customers?”<p>The answer is simply …

3 keys to architecting customer experiences that go beyond the desktop

Is your business thinking like a mobile consumer? Columnist Brian Solis explains why mobile experience architecture needs to be top of mind for …

5 Common Traits of the Best Customer Experiences

Today’s always connected, ever demanding, and impatient customers are likely to experience your brand from multiple touchpoints — from smartphones to …

Are You Competing on Customer Experience to Keep Up, Get Ahead, or “Leave a Dent”?

<b>Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.</b><br>—Jackson Pollack<p>Three years ago, MassMutual embarked on a journey to reconnect with …

Customer Experience

Learn How to Create a Better Customer Experience with Omni-Channel Marketing

In today’s world, the customer experience extends beyond the walls of a brick and mortar store. Customers engage with your brand through content …

Stop Making These Mistakes with Your Customer Experience

There is a hidden experience every Customer has with you. If you haven’t uncovered what it is, then you are probably making a huge mistake with your …

Delivering Unique, Attractive (Even Branded) Customer Experience Lagniappe: Any Company Can Do This

This week, Bob Thompson’s informative, timely blog on strategies companies can use to make customer experience a competitive advantage – and how most …

Customer Experience Statistics You Should Know [Infographic]

A huge goal for innovative businesses in 2016 is improving customer experience. In fact, 91%<br>of organizations said they aspire to be among the …

Customer Experience: Your Secret Weapon Against the Competition

Customer experience or “CX” is not just a buzzword, it’s an approach that can win new customers, slash churn and turn customers into evangelists. If …

4 Tourism Brands Rocking their Customer Experience

Decision making for your customers and visitors can be stressful and overwhelming.<p>They have so many decisions to make, such as:<p>Where shall I go?<br>• What …

Customer experience in the age of conversational commerce

Since the beginning of eCommerce, online shops have faced the challenge of attracting as many visitors to their website as possible. This approach …

On Becoming a Chief Customer Officer

I like to take long, open-water swims. At first I'm consumed by the feel of the water, the sound of my breath and the rhythm of the movement. But after a few minutes, trivial concerns fall away and deeper thoughts surface, like what motivates me, why I'm here.<p>I like to set goals for myself. After …

How to Build a Seamless Customer Experience

A seamless customer experience gets delivered when you answer the questions your customer is asking. It’s as simple as that. Getting there, however, …

Customer Experience Requires Commitment, Not Compliance

Are your people truly committed to customer experience? Or just following orders?<p>As organizations prioritize customer experience, they recognize the …

A professional organizer’s two simple changes to help creatives conquer chaos

When it comes to being organized, creative people get a bad rap. We tend to think of artistic types as messy and inefficient, covered in paint splatter and up to their noses in stacks of instruments, papers and books. But in my work with fellow creative-minded types, I’ve found this simply isn’t …

Creativity