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Tes Fees, Royalties and VAT Explained - A Guest Post

Tes Fees, Royalties and VAT Explained - A Guest Post

Today we have a special post from Tes Author Ben, whose store Rocket Sheets on Tes has products for teachers as well as teacher authors.    Today Ben is going to be explaining a bit more about how tes works.  Tes Fees, Royalties and VAT Explained   Have you ever looked at your transaction details on TES and wondered why you only earned 30p from a £1 resource sale even though your author royalty rate is 60% (or higher)? The reason for this boils down to VAT and transaction fees. Explanation Each transaction may have VAT depending on which country...

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Bigger Sellers That Bully Smaller Sellers

Bigger Sellers That Bully Smaller Sellers

  TL;DR: If a big seller tries to bully you, it says more about them than you (but you already knew that!)   I know that arguing with people online is a complete waste of time. It doesn't make any difference, you are not going to change the other person's mind and it just makes you feel frustrated! I do know all of this, however, I recently didn't listen to my own advice and got into a bit of an online argument with another seller.  It wasn't even my argument, I just find it very hard to ignore bullies and...

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A sentence that changed my business

A sentence that changed my business

A sentence that changed my business  Recently I heard some wisdom that really stuck with me, it was a really simple statement and not particularly ground-breaking but it made a real difference with me and my business. So I am sharing it with you.  You don’t have to make your money back in the same place you lost it! I will say that again slightly differently You don’t have to make your money or time back in the same place you spent it! I read this sentence and just moved on, but then I came back to it again…. This...

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Looking for advice on being a teacher-seller?

Looking for advice on being a teacher-seller?

Are you looking for advice on being a teacher-seller? Do you want explanation videos, tips and discussions on all levels of your businesses? If this interests you please come and join my Teacher-Seller TV Facebook group!  This group is a place for all teacher-sellers to get together and share tips and ideas. It is also the support group for my brand new site Teacher-Seller TV. This site isn't live yet but it will be very soon and everyone in the Facebook group will have first access to it!  In Teacher-Seller TV I have collected together some of the greatest teacher-authors...

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Why you should exercise!

Why you should exercise!

In a discussion recently with my Mastermind Group, I realised my business growth through the years has been strongest when I weigh less. This seemed like such a strange correlation we investigated it further. Over the five years I have been selling my resources online the highest percentage of growth my business has seen was during the time I was running 5k every other day.  The lowest amount of growth was when I stopped running altogether. Not only that but there was a direct link between how often I ran and how my business grew. I was starting to think I...

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