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EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 1747 - March 13, 2008 - ISSN 1539-5065    2 of 4

eBay Tweaks Stores Search Exposure

By Ina Steiner
March 13, 2008

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eBay said it will make two changes to the way Store inventory listings appear in regular eBay.com search results. Currently, Store listings appear below search results only when a search returns 30 or fewer auction-style and fixed-price items. Going forward, eBay will show up to 50 Store listings in the expansion box, and it will display gallery images for those items as well. eBay said it had been running tests since November to find the optimal experience for buyers.


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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com.

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