The Core Business Web: A Guide to Key Information Resources is an essential resource that saves you from spending hours searching through thousands of Web sites for the business information you need. A distinguished panel of authors, all active in business librarianship, explores Web sites in their subject areas, selecting the very best from 25 functional areas of business. Each site was chosen based on the timeliness, relevance and reliability of its content, the site's ease of navigation and use, and the authority of the site's author or publisher.
The rapid growth of the Internet has resulted in an ever-increasing number of Web sites offering potentially useful business information. The Core Business Web identifies, evaluates, and summarizes the most significant sites, including gateways or portals, directories, and meta-sites, to organize online resources into easy-to-follow links that allow you to access information quickly. Sites are categorized and listed for 25 areas of business, including: banking—commercial banking, regulators, trade associations, international links business law—statutes, regulations, decisions, antitrust, corporations, international transactions, labor and employment, tax and taxation, uniform commercial code career information and salary surveys—labor statistics, job hunters, career planning e-commerce—e-business news, statistics, “how-to” sites, technology sites, business-to-business sites finance and investments—market analysis and commentary, market news, stock screeners, brokers hospitality and tourism—lodging and gaming, restaurant and foodservice small business and entrepreneurship—startup information, counseling, funding and venture capital, and sites for women and minority-owned businesses, and much more! The Core Business Web is an invaluable resource for saving valuable time that's intended for information professionals but can be used by anyone seeking business information online.
Anyone can buy and sell on eBay. But how many people actually make serious money from eBay? How many people make enough give up the day job and run an eBay business full time? Robert Pugh has done just that and in this fully updated and revised fourth edition of his best-selling eBay Business Handbook he reveals the secrets of his success.
Robert covers everything you need to know, from the basics of setting up your eBay account through to the creation and management of your own business. He gives you the information you need to use eBay to its full potential, to maximise returns and develop a robust online business.
This book has been written for anyone who has ever considered the idea of being their own boss. Whether you want to supplement an existing income or you want a complete change in lifestyle, this book is for you - giving you the confidence and knowledge you need to make that step.
Unlike many other eBay guides, this handbook is based on the personal experiences of an established Power Seller. Everything is covered; from the practical concerns of international sales to the purchase of packing materials. With a fresh, common sense approach to selling, there are many hints, tips and personal recommendations that can be applied to all of your eBay activities.
One of the most valuable sections is dedicated to where to find stock to sell. Where traders obtain their stock is a closely guarded secret and often finding a source of stock can be quite daunting. This guide tells you where to look, how to buy from different sources and, perhaps most interesting of all, how to use eBay as a source of goods.
New for the fourth edition:
-- Understand and work with the new seller defect process.
-- Take best advantage of recent developments and turn them into hard cash.
-- Maximise your selling potential across all media, including mobile.
-- How to work with the latest eBay fee structure, so you retain the most of your revenue.
-- Share in the knowledge gleaned from over 100,000 eBay transactions.
Discover how the author went from zero to over 53,000 positive feedbacks (and counting). From the very first LP record to the family car, he has sold items into almost every corner of the globe and taken every form of payment known to man. Anybody can do this, just follow the simple steps in this guide, dedicate the time, and soon you too could be living the eBay dream.
Outsourcing and Offshoring of Professional Services: Business Optimization in a Global Economy discusses the considerations and implications surrounding the outsourcing and offshoring of professional services, such as software development computer-aided design, and healthcare, from multiple global perspectives. This Premier Reference Source, offering industry professionals, policymakers, students, and educators with a balance between a broad overview and detailed analysis of offshore outsourcing, is an invaluable addition to academic, research, and corporate libraries.This publication includes a foreward by Lester C. Thurow, Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Professor of Management and Economics and Former Dean, MIT Sloan School of Management.
Business Intelligence and Agile Methodologies for Knowledge-Based Organizations: Cross-Disciplinary Applications highlights the marriage between business intelligence and knowledge management through the use of agile methodologies. Through its fifteen chapters, this book offers perspectives on the integration between process modeling, agile methodologies, business intelligence, knowledge management, and strategic management.