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eBay Cancels eBay Live While Amazon Sellers Gather in Seattle

eBay Live to be replaced with smaller regional events dubbed eBay On Location Lorrie Norrington, President, eBay Marketplaces announced that eBay’s annual convention, eBay Live, has bit the dust.  The last eBay Live was in Chicago in June of 2008. At that event, Norrington announced that eBay Live 2009 was cancelled but that eBay would […]

eBay Live…. What Happened To All The Excitement?

This is the smallest and least exciting eBay Live since the first one In Anaheim. I always look forward to eBay Live. It is a chance to meet and greet many old friends and make new ones, see the latest third party technologies and services, talk to key eBay employees one on one and basically […]

eBay Numbers drop. Page Views and Unique Visitors Fall

A report from Nielsen Online, a service that tracks online statistics for advertisers shows a sharp drop in eBay’s Page Views and Unique Visitors I was a bit shocked when I saw these numbers.  I expected eBay’s numbers to be flat versus the same quarter last year, but the new Nielsen numbers showed a sharp […]

You Know You Are an eBay Seller When

Are you the ultimate eBay geek. Sellers post their descriptions Karen and I are closing in on the end of our vacation in Italy.  Yesterday we drove from Florence to Sienna and then on to Rome.  Didn’t know it but, Friday was a big national holiday. We arrived in Rome right in the heart of […]

eBay Live Registration Opens.

Register before April 30th to save $45. But if you want a Priority Pass you should register before March 24th. eBay just opened registration to eBay Live in Chicago, June 19-21, 2008. Registration is $75 per person if you register before April 30th.  You can also obtain a Priority Pass for $125, but these go […]

Does Meg Whitman Have Rhythm?

Meg Whitman, the CEO of eBay, runs one of the world’s most successful and important e-commerce sites –so this is not an unimportant question. I was going to do this post last night after the event but I decided to let it marinate a while.  The night before last, Karen and I were invited to […]

What Can Bruce Hornsby Teach Us About Selling on eBay?

My earlier post from eBay Live spoke about eBay’s new attitude towards sellers. Tonight I attended eBay’s Seller’s Appreciation Dinner and Concert for eBay largest sellers. After a great dinner with most of eBay’s top execs and category managers in attendance, we were entertained by the legendary Bruce Hornsby.  This is the first seller appreciation […]

Meet Skip McGrath at eBay Live.

eBay has just announced they will be carrying my books at eBay Live. Just a short post today.  My oldest son and his wife have just arrived from the East Coast with our beautiful new granddaughter and we are taking some time off to enjoy playing with her. Today is the last day to get […]

eBay Live 2007 Registration is Open!

Discounts for early registration to eBay’s yearly convention this time in Boston, MA. In years past you could show up at the convention center and register for eBay Live on the day it started. Last year, however, many eBay sellers (and buyers) plans were messed up when eBay Live tickets sold out over a month before the […]

Is it Time That eBay Did Something for Sellers for a Change?

eBay Fee increases, killing ebay keywords, ad deals with Google and Yahoo –what’s Next? If you have ever been to eBay Live and attended the last night’s gala, eBay has a wonderful tradition of welcoming you.  As you line up to enter the hall where the gala is held, several hundred eBay execs and employees […]

Chargeback Protection for eBay Sellers From PayPal Can Save You Hundreds Of Dollars

Chargebacks are a serious issue for eBay sellers. See how PayPal is working in your favor to help protect you from chargebacks. Chargebacks are one of the most frustrating and costly aspects of credit card payments. If you have a dispute with an eBay buyer, you can go back and forth via email numerous times, think […]




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