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EcommerceBytes-Update, Number 83 - November 17, 2002 - ISSN 1528-6703     6 of 8

Announcing Snappy Auction Photos, New Book for Online Sellers

By Ina Steiner

November 17, 2002

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AuctionBytes has released a new eBook called "Snappy Auction Photos: The Online Auction Seller's Guide to Digital Photography" (ISBN: 0-9723764-0-2). The book is a guide to digital photography for people and businesses that sell on eBay, Yahoo! Amazon, ePier, uBid and other online marketplaces. Readers of "Snappy Auction Photos" will learn how to make their items look more appealing and obtain more bids and higher selling prices. This eBook focuses strictly on the issues dealing with auction images, and guides you through the complete process of adding images to your auctions.

From general principles to detailed how-to tips, the book will explain everything you need to know about digital photography for online auction selling. You will learn:

  • What to look for when purchasing a digital camera
  • How to create an effective backdrop and how to frame a shot
  • How to avoid problems like "hot spots" in your photos
  • How to create composite images using image-editing software
  • How to save money on image-hosting

The eBook also reviews alternatives to expensive image-editing software and describes the essential elements in an online seller's camera kit. As a special bonus, a free auction template is included.

Bonus: Four coupons for services on auction-service are included. Save money on:

"Snappy Auction Photos" is a great investment for beginning sellers and those who want to learn more about making the most of photos in their online auctions.

NOTE: You must have Adobe Acrobat eBook Reader installed in order to read the e-book. We recommend you install the software before purchasing the book to make sure you will be able to read it. (Book sites generally don't allow refunds on eBooks.)

You may purchase "Snappy Auction Photos" online at the following book sites:

Amazon.com for $12.99 (Amazon has not made the book description available yet.) http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00007DSXC/auctionbytescom or http://tinyurl.com/2p1z

Powells.com, currently on sale for $10.39 http://www.powells.com/cgi-bin/biblio?inkey=91-0972376402-0

or http://tinyurl.com/2p1y

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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