How to Make Tax-Exempt Purchases in Retail and Online Stores

by Galyna on February 16, 2015

Hi there! If you are selling online then you’ve probably heard about the possibility to avoid paying sales tax on purchases. This is true as long as you are buying things that you will resell later. This has been implemented by states to avoid so-called “double taxation”.

Different states has different sales tax and some don’t charge sales tax at all. To get more information regarding this, I recommend you checking in with your Department of State and with CPA.

Different stores have different procedures for selling their items without collecting sales tax and/or refunding it. It takes time to figure it all out and to comply. That’s why I’ve created this table below to help you with this task.
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Selling on Sears Marketplace: Setting Up New Account

by Galyna on February 16, 2015

About Sears Marketplace for sellers: 


$39.99 monthly fee will be waived if your sales do not reach $400 for the month. If you use their fulfillment services, you pay $39.99 monthly and that includes monthly selling fee. Other fees are monthly storage fees of $0.45-$0.60/cubic foot and various fulfillment fees.

Sears VS Amazon:

Sears Marketplace program is a lot like Amazon Seller program. They also offer fulfillment services with fees and procedure very similar to Amazon FBA.

The registration process is a bit longer and more complicated than with Amazon but still not too bad.



There are few steps to follow to open new account.

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Penguin 2.0 Update Rolled Out

by Galyna on May 23, 2013


Google Penguin Update

Google just announced they rolled out their Penguin 2.0 update. This time it will affect 2.3% of searches. And as we know from previous experiences with updates, the number of affected website can be enormous   quiet high.
I had not noticed any major traffic changes yet in any websites that got affected by Penguin 1.0.  It is interesting to know whether other website owners got changes on sites affected. It’s been about a year since previous Penguin rolled out and I hope that new one will be able to fix the previous damage. [click to continue…]


Top 5 Ways to Make Money Online in 2013

by Galyna on February 1, 2013

Make Money Online Trends for Next YearWe are at the beginning of February, the second month of 2013. Before I get into this post’s subject, I would like to wish you success in your online business and personal life. Make this year count and achieve your goals, whatever they are! [click to continue…]


Does Your Clickbank Account Has CDR Status?

by Galyna on December 5, 2012

Are you wondering why you are not issued a check by Clickbank yet? You check your “Reporting” tab and see there “CDR” in Status column. and a note “CDR– Account had not yet met Customer Distribution Requirement.” [click to continue…]


Latest Google Updates: EMD and Link Disavow Tool

by Galyna on October 18, 2012

This post is about latest updates in SEO industry and what you have to know about them.

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4 Highly Customizable WordPress Themes for Niche Websites

by Galyna on August 24, 2012

If you are looking for the perfect WordPress themes for your niche sites, look no further.

These four themes are perfect for your authority-style niche websites and blogs. They look professional and require little to none knowledge of coding to be modified. They can be easily customized within WordPress Dashboard.

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Google Analytics Basics: How to Add, Remove/Delete Websites and Accounts

by Galyna on August 19, 2012

Google Analytics interface can be sometimes confusing. Such basic functions such as adding and removing websites from your account can cause a bit of frustration. Especially when Google keep changing it’s interface often.

How to delete website from Google Analytics account:

If would like to get rid of a website in your GA account for any reason (you sold it, it expired ect) , here is how to remove site from GA step by step. [click to continue…]

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How to Setup PIWIK Analytics (Great Google Analytics Alternative)

by Galyna on May 14, 2012

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If you are looking for Google Analytics alternative, I recommend using free service Piwik.
When I decided to install it, I could not find any full video tutorial how to do that, so I created one.  [click to continue…]


Penguin Update

by Galyna on April 28, 2012

April 24 Google Update - How to Recover

What’s Up

On April 24, 2012 Google issued another update, called Penguin (this is actually is not a real name of an update, G itself describes it as an “algorithm change targeted at webspam”). Some of my sites that used to be on #1 in G got badly affected. While others did not and actually raised in SERPs.

What is Penguin Update

It is an “algorithm change targeted at webspam”. If you’ve notice that your site suddenly dropped rankings on April 24 or few days later, this very likely to be a reason. [click to continue…]