TameBay Morsels for 29th May 2009

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Proof that you can still bag a bargain on eBay: the man who bought a Gainsborough on eBay for less than $200.

eBay Australia have found that 8 in 10 people are shopping on the sly, hiding the value of their shopping from their family and friends during the recession.

A couple for website owners: is Verified by Visa a conversion killer? And some interesting thoughts about getting buyers to actually buy.

Republican presidential nominee John McCain is backing Meg Whitman’s bid to become Governor of California: it’ll be interesting to see whether he, like eBay, is an asset or a liability for her campaign.

And what if you let your computer shop on eBay by itself?
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3 Responses

  1. The problem with $1 items with free shipping is that they tend to be “postitove (sic) feedback from me to you”, coupons, or other such things that you don’t really want.

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