As an ebay store owner, i am sure you would always be crunched for time. Lot of ebay store owners, have asked me how to be faster and efficient at managing ebay business?
To get the best out of your day, you’re going to need a few good strategies, a collection of tools, and a focused approach at work.
Here are 5 ways to save time and be more productive while managing your ebay store :
1. Set a schedule
Managing your ebay store with your timing and let not non business activities distract you. Keep up a schedule for all your activities. For example, try responding to your buyers query between 10 to 11 a.m., setup a time with your courier company for getting the pickup & shipping managed. This would make your sure that you complete all your task perfectly.
2. Write a daily to do list
Before you start your day make up a note stating what you would actually do today. Try to list and have times set for the activities and unplanned tasks that pop up.Try using Pomodoro apps or tools like Evernote to manage your todos.
3. Take advantage of eBay’s listing tools
Every ebay store comes up with the eBay tool wizard (http://pages.ebay.com/sell/toolrecommendations.html)
Seller tools such as Turbo Lister and seller manager help to make your business more efficient.
4. Consider hiring a trading or virtual assistant
When your ebay business starts expanding you might probably not be able to manage your growing business single hand. Hence you can consider hiring a trading or a virtual assistant so that you can manage your work & home easily. It helps to free up your time and at the same time let your business grow.
5. Share your plan with your team
Let your team know what is your goal and plan to reach the goal so that they can assist you in a convenient way. Let the people around you know your timing and dedication to work so that you won’t be interrupted by them.
Do you have any amazing time-saving tips that other ebay store owners might want to know? Share your productivity hacks in the comments.