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EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 2332 - July 23, 2010 - ISSN 1539-5065    2 of 5

Boocoo.Com Tests Online Charity Auctions

By Ina Steiner
July 23, 2010

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New auction site Boocoo Auctions is testing a new 2-hour online charity auction concept. Next week, it will run seven no-reserve auctions of some high-demand electronic consumer items, with bidding starting at $1.00. All proceeds from the auctions will go to the winner's favorite 501 C 3 charity. Boocoo Auctions will run the 2-hour during the week of July 25th.

The items and schedule for the 2 hour charity auctions are as follows:

Sunday July 25th: 8 to 10 PM (EDT) iPad Wi-Fi 16gb

Monday July 26th: 8 to 10 PM (EDT) Dyson-Ball Upright vacuum DC 25

Tuesday July 27th: 8 to 10 PM (EDT) Xbox 360 Slim 250 gb

Wednesday July 28th: 8 to 10 PM (EDT) iPhone 4 32gb

Thursday July 29th: 8 to 10 PM (EDT) Vizio 32" Razor LED/DTV

Friday July 30th 8 to 10 PM (EDT) Bose Wave Music System

Saturday July 31st 8 to 10 PM (EDT) iPad Wi-Fi 3G 64gb

Boocoo.com launched nationally last month with nearly 300 media partners. "At Boocoo Auctions we are always looking for innovative, fun, and meaningful ways to improve the auction experience," said George Willard Sr., CEO of Boocoo's owner, Ranger Data Technologies. "We feel it's important to experiment with new platforms and programs to improve the opportunities for buyers and sellers. The two hour charity auction is another example of that type of innovation."

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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