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EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 1879 - September 22, 2008 - ISSN 1539-5065    3 of 5

eBid Officially Launches in US with Media Campaign

By Ina Steiner
EcommerceBytes.com
September 22, 2008




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Online auction site, eBid.net announced its official launch in the U.S., increasing its global presence to 18 territories across the US and Canada, UK, Africa, Asia and Australasia. To support the launch, eBid is investing in a PR and radio media campaign.

eBid provides a two-tier selling platform with the choice of zero subscription costs and minimal fee on sale, or subscription with zero final sale fee. In August, eBid recorded 1.3 million listings across the U.S. The company said revenues grew 45% month-on-month in August "predominately by attracting disgruntled eBay customers indicating a correlation between eBay policy changes and a surge in new listings to eBid."

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About the author:

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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