Here’s an interesting little snippet from this morning’s eBid newsletter:
With a large influx of new users joining us from other auction sites, we have been asked many times for a way to import auctions from these sites. This is something we have decided to follow up and will soon have the facility ready for use.
Like many eBay sellers, my own objection to trying some eBid listings has mainly been the time I would have to put in to list on another auction site; while I’m unconvinced the sales will justify the effort, I simply haven’t bothered. Offering an easy import tool would undoubtedly encourage me and many others to try some eBid listings, so we’ll be interested to have a look at this when it launches.
eBid also say that May 2008 was “our busiest month ever in terms of sales made by our sellers”. I’m really happy to see them talking about sales made, rather than items listed. It will be interesting to see if the trend continues.