Wow today i woke up to a surprise when i checked my emails over a cup of coffee. My interview with KC.Tan is LIVE! It’s on Facebook as well as on his site. I feel kinda happy and it makes my day! I hope that readers out there will find some motivation and insight after reading the interview. I like the way he phrases it ” Questions I Asked A 5-Figure eBay Powerseller- Connie Ong “ kinda in an honest cute way hahah. So guys go check out KC’s website now and you will find more gems in his blog posts than you ever imagine and it will only do you good!
Lastly add me and KC.Tan in Facebook too! Now i have to beat the rain and rush to post office again. Till my next post, take care people! Cheers!
Wow and Wow! The past few days were great especially for 15th Sep 2008! I wonder whether there were any reason for the sudden increase in sales? I did not do anything special on eBay to make that happen. Anyhow, it’s a great feeling and i got busy again packing the items for delivery. Sharing my Paypal screen shot again hee hee……
So far i wouldn’t say that i make a lot of money but i am pretty comfortable being able to do the things i love and being at home. I do make more than when i was having my day job though which i guess should be happening or else it wouldn’t be right and i will be better off working a day job anyway. The best feeling is to see this in your email inbox every morning!
A few sales per day adds up to a whole lot in a month! So do not underestimate it! Even though some of the days you only make 1 or 2 sales but it is still money. I believe if you make enough efforts to be hardworking and press on, do a little bit day by day, there is nothing such as no results. You will see something happen! If there are really no results, you must be damn damn unlucky or you are doing it all wrong!
I am not a show off putting up my earnings screen shot here but my point is that i wanna encourage you people out there to make something happen for yourself! I hope my results can trigger off some actions on your part if let’s say you really wanna get out of the rat race. If you dun do something, nothing will ever happen. Till my next post people….. take care!
I finally manage to list up all the items that i’d bought which is alot of work. Every item is different and so that means i have to take pictures for each of them and the do the listing templates individually too. Phew! It was a concurrent process as i have items running in my store and adding new ones at the same time. With so much travelling i really lost alot of time! Did i mentioned that after Japan trip i went to Malacca/KL the subsequent weekend and then last weekend i went up to Genting! Getting sick of Malaysia soon hahah.
Anyway i did my sums for last month and not too bad my sales are increasing and with all the new items listed i might be expecting more sales this month hopefully. To share my achievements (even though not a fantastic one) below is a screen shot for sales up to April 2008.
Finally crossed over $1000! This is without much work in a way as i was travelling all over last month and before i got my stocks sorted out. I guess it is not too bad. Have a happy weekend guys!
I’m back with tired legs and my back aches from all the walking. Bought a whole lot of stuff to sell too. Knowing the low price in Bangkok, you can imagine how much i can buy with a mere SGD700.00! Not to mention that my cousin and friends were so good at bargaining for stuff and i think that’s pretty impressive for guys to do that. I had not much to carry as they carried all my stocks in their backpacks. I went with one small bag (my personal belongings) and came back with 3! Two other bags were bigger and all filled with stock. They keep saying it’s like i came from China with those big and cheap plastic bags hahah.
I hope i can try to list up some of the stuff within the next few days before i leave for Japan on Sunday with my mom on a nice tour in Hokkaido. When i come back i should be able to get some sales. It was a nice surprise for me when i check my store today that i sold 9 items over the weekend. Tomorrow is post office day for me and then back to do more listings. I think opening up my 2 huge stock bags tomorrow will be a nightmare! I dun even know where to start! Hee perhaps i shall do part by part starting from taking pictures of each items. That’s all for today and i hope i have time to post some pictures soon.
I know i know i have disappeared from my blog for over a month. I have been working on my eBay business and test tried a few different ways of selling different items. I have also been sourcing around for stocks and buying some just to test out the market. My profit for end of march was USD483.71 which is still a little short of my target of USD500.00! Well good enough for a start as the money was earned from a small niche itself only. I have started selling some other stuff and target similar results (hopefully) till end of april.
I will be flying off tonight to Bangkok (back on monday) for some stock purchasing and should be back with more stuff to sell. This month is a month of travel for me cos this weekend i will be in Bangkok and then next weekend i will be in Hokkaido (Japan) for a one weeks tour with my mom! Wow wow! I must remember to set my listings in holiday mode so that the buyers will understand for late shipping of the items.
Overall i would say life have been pretty good ever since i left my job. I have come to understand the need to be discipline and motivated in order to earn my dough and put food on the table. Of cos the amount is not as substantial yet but expansion will bring in more from different sources. Like the saying goes “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket”. If certain items don’t sell well you still got other stuff to support the shortfall and bring in better income.
With this i end here and i still haven pack my bag! I might share photos of my trip with you guys so stay tune and check back again. Have a great weekend people! If you have a Facebook account, feel free to add me at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Well guys i know i haven been updating here as often as i would like to but i have been busy recently. Had a good 5 days trip to Kuala Lumpur and now back to working on my online business. Lots of events happening in the past weeks and Secrets of eBay Millionaires is selling pretty well in all the major bookstores. Have you gotten your copy yet? If you haven i would recommend you get one. After reading it, my confidence was boosted up again and i feel charged to continue on this exciting journey.
I am lazy at times but knowing that i have no regular salary to depend on after resigning from my job, i have to work harder in order to keep myself alive. (That is figurative of cos lolz) One good thing is that i do have my full focus on what i wanna do and i can now put my whole heart in it. Recently i set up a new eBay account selling some stuff and the 2 weeks result was pretty satisfying. Of course i need to improve on it further to justify my time and effort spent on it and boost my earnings further. A little sneak peek at my earnings for the last 2 weekends here.
I will be starting to branch out on other areas soon so that i have income source from different goods. Cannot rely on one type of goods all the time. If no one buys, i die! Hee hee so that’s it for today while i go to the post office to send off more packages to my customers. Have a good day people!
Alrite people this is the time you have been waiting for. The launch of Secrets of eBay Millionaires will be official on the 29th Jan 2008 at all major bookstores. Grab your copies when the stores open as you will find a surprise inside the book. Wanna know what it is? Ok i’ll tell you, inside the book you will find a voucher that will entitle you to bring a friend to an exclusive eBay workshop conducted by Benjamin. The eBay workshop is only available to the first 1000 people so grab your seats fast. You will not wanna miss the chance to get some good tips on how to work it on eBay.
I am hoping that i will be one of the few who will get a copy of the book before the official launch date (so hint hint where’s my copy?) so that i can pour my eyeballs throughout the content during the weekend. I have the feeling that some other people has already gotten the book earlier than me. Well….. no luck…..
2nd exciting news! I have just tendered my resignation this morning! It seems so unreal as i cannot believe that i am leaving the workforce at this point in time. But like what i have told myself, if i don’t get the extra push i will not be determine enough to do it. So i have decided to cut it off and concentrate on my online business and give myself a time frame. If i really cannot do it then no choice, i have to step back into the mud hole. So to speak, i still have one more month to go before i leave my company so now it’s time to step it up and pave some grounds.