Theresa was an Exclusive Guest Panelist speaking with eBay's Bob Kupbens on the main stage at eBay Open in July 2017. Theresa has over 20 years experience selling on eBay and helping others.
Gregg Wilson is the owner, operator & chief trader @ Raddad's Tradin Post, an online store of general mercantile supplied from closeouts, liquidations, bulk buys, salvage & surplus. The store has a niche focus on Health & Beauty and Health Fitness as well as other products. Raddad's sells wholesale and retail, worldwide.
Michelle has been an eBay seller since 1999 selling mostly vintage clothing, designer fashion and resale clothes. She became a full-time seller after her son was diagnosed with autism. This allowed her to care for her son and help earn an income for the household.
Luke is an eBay power seller known as The Wolf of eBay from how he got his start online. He buys and sells, and now teaches people around the country how to make money on eBay selling used Smartphones & Electronics. He currently sells $25,000/month on eBay.
Ryan is a reseller and the owner of Hand Picked Elements, a store on eBay. He has been in business for almost 4 years and has over 800-900 items available in his store for sale.
Shawn is the co-owner and operator of yosemiteshawns eBay store. He started this business in 2015. He sells Blu-ray DVD movies, comic books, and collectible toys.
Barbara has been selling on eBay for 6 years. She grew up with picking & sourcing in her blood. She loves selling vintage items and connecting people with pieces of their past but sells a little bit of everything. She runs a Facebook page for sellers that love vintage. Other than eBay she loves making quilts, singing and playing the piano.
Doug and Valerie from Urban Chic Resale Boutique started their eBay business in 2010. It became evident that eBay was a great source to showcase and sell beautiful things at great prices. Valerie has a great eye for buying unique and unusual things. She loves to decorate and was invited to showcase her home to the public for a museum fundraiser.
Since beginning on eBay in the 90's Jason's mission has been to educate and train other thrifters on how to become self-sufficient and independent by finding and flipping deals. He can help you find the treasures in what others may think is discardable.
Cheryl has been selling on eBay since 2001, full-time since 2012. She's a Top Rated Seller and Silver Power Seller. Her eBay store, Funkarelics, specializes in all things vintage, retro, antique and eclectic – with a few new items slipped in on the side.
Jeff is the owner of Atlanta Classic Comics, an eBay based collectibles store. He started in 2011 in Atlanta, Ga.
John and Denise are the owners of Sarge & Red's Hobbies and Games. John “Sarge” is a Marine Corps veteran and his wife Dee “Red” began their store to with donated items to raise funds for an adoption. They have been buying and selling on eBay ever since.
Mace and Mandy are a husband & wife team and parents of two. They are eBay sellers of licensed goods for all sports teams and colleges. They purchase closeout and overstock items in bulk to get the best prices and genuine merchandise.
Mace and Mandy started selling on eBay in an extra bedroom they had before having children and then upgraded it along the way. They have been selling on eBay for 11 years full-time. They have a 9,000 sq ft. warehouse in Tooele Utah in the middle of nowhere. They have 3 full-time employees and 2 part-time employees.
The Cowboy House is a hobby gone wild. Everyone knows that the Dallas Cowboys are America's team. In 2009, Chris and his wife Jennifer, took a risk and purchased the entire upper deck and half the lower bowl of stadium seats at public auction from the Old Texas Stadium in Irving Texas. From this, they grew a small business opening the first Sports memorabilia store in a 4 town area known as the Lake Cities.
They provide a custom framework, autographs, game used equipment, actual game turf and stadium seats from the old stadium. They also have NY Yankees seats, Ball Park in Arlington seats. SMU Moody Coliseum seats, etc…
They do many promotions with local businesses where they bring professional athletes to openings of sports-themed restaurants or simple shows where the public can meet players like Roger Staubach and Bo Jackson!
Aron Hsiao is head of communications at Terapeak, where he's worked since 2013, supporting eBay sellers with powerful research tools. Before that, he spent nine years as the guide to eBay at About.com. He's been an eBay seller since the year 2000 and has never received a negative feedback rating.
In 2012 Gabe & James co-founded human-I-T, a nonprofit focused on digital equity and sustainable e-waste management. Their humble beginning in a cell phone repair shop has crystallized their vision into what human-I-T is today. human-I-T breathes new life into your unwanted electronics; converting e-waste into opportunities for others.
Ciara Brown is 22 years old and was recently nominated as eBay's Young Entrepreneur of the year. Her business is called The Diamond Hanger. They sell new, used and vintage designer clothing up to 70% off retail price. They have a 1,000 square foot soft warehouse located in San Diego, CA. She started her business almost 2 years ago and now has 2 employees. On eBay, The Diamond Hanger has performed thousands of successful transactions and they look forward to many, many more 🙂
Ellen Lin is a 7-figure entrepreneur, author, and a bilingual e-Commerce coach who has coached over 350 clients from 12 different countries. She worked with one of the original sharks from the TV show Shark Tank, Kevin Harrington’s As Seen On TV. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies like Electronic Arts.
Her core mission is to use her knowledge in e-Commerce to teach and empower others so everyone can create the lifestyle they want by selling online using her success story of building a million dollar e-commerce store with $600 in just 4 years.
Angie Nelson an immigrant from Colombia and 2017 eBay SHINE Awards Winner for Small Business started an electronics recycling company with her husband over 9 years ago. They quickly discovered that eBay was an amazing platform to extend the life of retired electronics from Companies. This has allowed them to create 13 jobs and divert millions of pounds of eWaste from the landfills. This accomplishment has earned Angie an Ambassador role with eBay's Government relations Team.
Keith is a former factory worker turned professional dropshipper. He has been dropshipping on eBay full-time since 2014. He employs virtual assistants to make his life easier & enjoys learning new skills and traveling.
He also enjoys teaching others how to make a living online through e-commerce.
Suzie is an eBay seller with over 20 years experience. Over the years, she's learned to adapt her business to an ever-changing marketplace. In doing so, she's sold to a variety of different customers.
She also writes an eBay advice column and manages eBay for a major catalog company.
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Andrea is a retail veteran and a former Macy's Media Buyer, who turned her hobby of selling on eBay into a successful online handbag store. She started selling in 2009 after Macy's decided to move corporate to New York. She decided to embrace this new opportunity and become a full-time entrepreneur which allowed her flexibility and the ability to spend more time with her son.
Kameron George is an entrepreneur that currently works behind the scenes, virtually unknown to many, as he quietly works with his inner circle, influencing positive change on his terms. His uncanny approach to marketing and leadership has dramatically altered the landscape of today’s work-at-home arena.
Kameron operates his business from anywhere in the world, with nothing more than a laptop and a cell phone. Entrepreneurs around the world contact Kameron every month in quest for his marketing prowess and leadership.
Many have found his teachings to be truly life-changing. His tips, philosophies, and marketing strategies are proven, powerful and highly effective.
Arlie and Shari Smith have been selling on eBay since 2006. Shari runs their eBay business from home while Arlie works for Costco (where he has worked for almost 24 years). 6 years ago Arlie was diagnosed with MS and 2.5 years ago he was diagnosed with cancer with a median lifespan of 2.5 years. But something beautiful happened and continues to unfold in their lives through their community.
Jennifer is a struggling mother of 3 kids and 3 fur babies. She loves animals, the beach, being around any type of water, and her kids. She has done nothing but struggle most of her life and had decided that she wasn't going to struggle anymore. She started selling online in January 2015 and has done nothing but grow her business since day one.
Lori started selling on eBay for fun in 2007, but after becoming caretaker to her 2 year old granddaughter and 64 year old mom in a two month time span became more serious in 2009. She started selling women's clothing primarily but has since expanded into vintage and collectible items as well as other fun things.
Lorianne is a Top Rated Seller on eBay, where she and her husband Craig have had a store since 2013. She and Craig buy storage units and resell on eBay, Craigslist, offer up, as well as various flea markets and antique shows. She does eBay as a full-time job and is very active in the eBay community.
Candace is a 34-year-old disabled mom. She has a daughter who is 7 years old. She has a Lupus and a Lung disease and she is on chemo and oxygen. But, she also runs a plus sized clothing store on eBay for men and women's items.
Dave is a family guy; 5 kids and so far one grandchild. He spent 30 plus years working with cows, people, and equipment in the dairy and farming industry. He contributed to feeding a lot of people. Now five years later, he is selling supplies to animal agriculture industry primarily dairy farmers. He did eBay in the early 2000's for a short while. Then he got back in in 2014.
Casey AKA the Rockstarflipper is a full time eCommerce eBay & Amazon Reseller. Specializing in clothing & electronics the rockstarflipper sources locally from thrift shops pawn shops, goodwills and Salvation Army stores.
Nathan Hirsch is a serial entrepreneur and expert in remote hiring and eCommerce. He is the founder and CEO of FreeeUp.com and the co-founder and COO of Portlight. Nathan started his eCommerce career on the Amazon Marketplace and successfully built a $7 million business within 4 years. After seeing the potential of using remote workers within his first business, he founded FreeeUp to make the remote hiring experience simpler for all eCommerce business owners. FreeeUp now provides reliable eCommerce workers to hundreds of clients around the world. Nathan is an expert at building efficient systems and processes, sales strategies, and business management. He currently lives in Orlando, Florida.
Aaron Walker is, without question, a veteran entrepreneur. Starting his first business at 18 and selling to a Fortune 500 company nine short years later demonstrates Aaron's passion for succeeding. Unwilling to rest on past success Aaron started, bought and sold eight successful companies over the past 37 years. Having a strong desire for personal development has kept Aaron in a weekly mastermind group for more than a decade with Dave Ramsey, Dan Miller, Ken Abraham and seven other notable Nashvillians. Aaron has enjoyed a 36-year marriage with his beautiful wife, Robin. Today Aaron spends the majority of his time HELPING MEN GROW IN SUCCESS AND SIGNIFICANCE as President and Founder of VIEW FROM THE TOP, a premier life and business coaching resource.
Aaron's new book, View From The Top, is guaranteed to motivate and inspire you to live a successful and significant life.
Scott and Hunter are the co-creators of MyCostPro. Scott has been a part time eBay reseller for the last 17 years. Hunter is a software engineer with 13 years of application development experience. Together they developed MyCostPro, an eBay Certified app for Excel that connects to your seller account, downloads your sales, automates reporting, and generally makes seller's lives easier.
Mark Greene is the producer and host of the Cars Yeah podcast, a five-day-a-week show where he interviews Inspiring Automotive Enthusiasts™, leaders in the automotive industry that have wrapped their passion in to their business and lives. Mark has a background in marketing, design, brand building, business development, and worked as a Creative Director for 11 years before joining a start and helping to build Griot's Garage where he was in charge of the branding, marketing merchandising, and he was their President for 20+ years. Mark's a passionate automotive enthusiast who created the Cars Yeah brand and has over 700 interviews in just over two years. You'll find the Cars Yeah podcast on his Cars Yeah website, iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play and all the major social websites. Mark has used eBay extensively to purchase and sell products to automotive enthusiasts.
Gina Muff is an avid listener of eBay Radio and claims it helped her develop and grow her eBay business – ClassySoles. Gina lives in a rural area with the closest Wal-Mart 2 hrs away. Her location presents challenges to selling online, but hasn't prevented her from becoming an eBay Top Rated Seller and Powerseller. Gina developed an interest in classic, quality shoes at a very young age while shopping with her mother.
Buying and selling baseball cards on eBay throughout college, Josh turned a $1500 loan from his father at graduation into a $2 million a year business selling fine antiques and works of art. Although dealing in a wide variety of antiques, Chamberlain has found a niche in the world of Asian arts and has become eBay's largest US dealer in this field.
Laurie Wong is a 2016 eBay Shine Award Winner in the Charity category. She didn't start her community resource center and food pantry, Reflections of Trinity, as an eBay business. But with a friends help and a willingness to try something new, Laurie began what she calls her online adventure in 2005. Its a decision, she says, that changed the trajectory of her business. With the ability to sell locally, nationally, and internationally on eBay, Laurie reports that Reflections of Trinity's revenue has increased between $60,000 and $85,000 for each the past five years. In 2015 alone, Reflections of Trinity distributed 12,429 boxes of groceries (622,965 lbs. of food!) to those in need and in 2016, they crossed the million dollar mark by distributing over one million dollars worth of groceries to those in crisis!. Along the way, Laurie says she's gone from skeptical and uninformed about eBay to a power seller with an Anchor-level eBay Store and staff of three.
Laurie is a proud mom to 6 grown adults and grandmother of 8.
Cyndi is a long time seller with over 15 years of experience. She and her husband now sell on eBay as their sole source of income. Last year they did just shy of a quarter of a million dollars in sales and today, she is here with us.
Gabriel Sharp is 38 year old entrepreneur and eBay reseller. Gabe is an eBay Top Rated Seller and Powerseller with a desire to help others succeed on the platform.