eBay Added Words to a Listing Then Suspended Me for Them

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That’s the least of my problems.

Editor’s note – have you ever gone shopping, have someone place an item from a store into your backpack than call security to accuse you of shoplifting?

Of course not but that’s what eBay did to me.

The 72-hour suspension began Nov 23, 2021 – today is Dec 5, and my listings still have not been reinstated.

Is it any wonder why eBay seller and buyer counts are down?

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Easy Hack For Getting Your Finances Under Control $20 At A Time

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I wrote the following post in 2013 but never published it.

Six years later we are under the same precept.

Recently, we took it up farther than we ever should.

We moved our home and Windy City Parrot operations from the geographical center of Chicago to Lowell, Indiana a town of about 10,000 people surrounded by corn farms.

There’s only 5 stops light from one end of the main street (which we are on) to another.

We now have one lease instead of 2 and 4 fewer utility bills while eliminating 2 buildings to maintain.

Our State Farm vehicle insurance and business insurance dropped 50%.

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Why I’m Gifting SCORE a Holistic Marketing Evaluation

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Editor’s note:


When it comes to digital marketing evaluations, I am a mercenary, some of you will need steel-toed boots to read this.






I’m dedicating this to Bill Herring, chapter’s 310 chair, who can now throw away his diagram.


I’ve been with SCORE for 5 months.


I’ve been the director of digital marketing for chapter 310, Valparaiso IN, since December 2019.


I have my own digital marketing agency.


I’m doing this pro bono in addition to mentoring for SCORE.

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How Obamacare is punishing my business & me

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I’m type II diabetic – I see my physician four times a year – I’ve been seeing the same Physician for 14 years. Dr. J is tall good-looking – smart as a tack and always makes sure I’m in top health.

Before the recession I was paying $400 a month for a Blue Cross Blue Shield policy that pretty much paid out nothing. For a few years I gave it up.

When I would visit the good Dr. just prior to leaving I would present my debit card and I would be charged $52 for that visit.

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