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Stuff U Sell makes eBay selling simple

September 19th, 2012 · No Comments

I wrote to a reader last week,  a lady who wanted to know how best to sell a silk head scarf from the 1976 Canadian Olympics. Either sold as a souvenir, or else perhaps given to competitors, the scarf was printed with the Olympic torch and listings of all the events. Ironically, I came across […]

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Tags: Auctions · eBay · Internet · Online Auctions · PayPal

Britons flock to online auction sales

August 2nd, 2006 · No Comments

Fourteen per cent of adult Britons who use the internet made their most recent online purchase from an auction site according to a survey by Apacs, the UK payments association. I bet I know which auction site … which is why I’m not surprised when fees for buyers and sellers keep rising. Problem is, there […]

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Tags: Auctions · eBay · Internet

eBay robots – the latest weapons in scammer wars

August 1st, 2006 · No Comments

eBay scam latest: I learned something new today – eBay power sellers use bots (web robots) to post hundreds of sales offering “Buy it Now” stuff such as e-books, digital photos and Windows wallpaper for a penny (or a cent). It’s all delivered digitally, but automating the process is the only way the sellers can […]

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Tags: Auctions · eBay · Internet

Christie’s play leapfrog with Internet first

July 12th, 2006 · No Comments

International auctioneers Christie’s crept up quietly and stole a march on their rivals today by announcing the introduction of live Internet-based bidding for some of their sales.Nothing new there, you might say, but Christie’s have chosen to protect their brand and have developed their own version of the technology instead of falling in with such […]

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PayPal: with friends like this …

March 1st, 2006 · No Comments

A cruise around eBay’s community forums throws up a raft of problem posts from sellers who claim they are victims of PayPal’s unaccountability and apparent intransigence when it comes to settling disputes. A typical case involves an individual who sells an object on eBay, receives payment via PayPal, posts it to the winner of the […]

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Tags: eBay · Internet · PayPal

Beware the phishers and don’t get caught by this scam

January 30th, 2006 · No Comments

Recognise this spoof email? Dear valued eBay member, It has come to our attention that your eBay billing updates are out of order. If you could please take 5-10 minutes out of your online experience and update your billing records you will not run into any future problems with the online service. Once you have […]

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Tags: eBay · Internet · Phishing

Making money? First, sell your antique or collectable

January 9th, 2006 · No Comments

There is no shortage of ways to sell objects you own – and I’ve tried most of them, with differing results. One that I hope to use increasingly is the online auction. Before I do so, I intend to check out the recommendations listed here by the Federal Trade Commision and I suggest you do […]

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Tags: eBay · Faberge · Internet · Investment

Bikers’ bible gets in on the bidding act

July 6th, 2005 · No Comments

Bikers’ bible Motorcycle News has announced it has launched an internet site so that like-minded buyers and sellers of anything connected with motorcycles can bid for and buy or sell objects from the comfort of their homes. Click here here to read more.

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Tags: Auctions · Internet