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Selling Online 2.0: Migrating from eBay® to Amazon®, craigslist®, and Your Own E-Commerce Website by Michael Miller

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11 The Amazon Marketplace: Is It Right for Your Business?

Now that you’ve read Part III, “Selling via craigslist Online Classifieds,” you may be questioning whether craigslist is a viable alternative for established eBay sellers. And I’m with you; personally, I don’t think craigslist is a good option for most businesses selling on eBay today (although the site does represent some opportunities for sellers of larger items and those wanting to establish a local presence).

If craigslist isn’t for you, where can you move your eBay business? For many sellers, the most logical alternative is Amazon—the website, not the rain forest. Amazon has several well-thought-out merchant programs for sellers of all types and sizes, and it certainly offers up ...

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