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EB-Update Issue #134 - January 09, 2005.

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A Look Back at the Online Auction Industry in 2004

AuctionBytes editor Ina Steiner takes a look back at the online auction industry in 2004. A surprise entry into the space; the proliferation of drop-off stores; the exploding interest in classifieds sites; and the emergence of the "power" powerseller were some of the industry's biggest news and trends last year.


eBay Email Marketing: A Strategy for Repeat Business

eBay Store-owners can now create their own newsletters for past customers who may be interested in their current offerings. Mark O'Neill explains the new offering so you can try it for yourself.


This and That: Online Auction Roundup

eBay introduces tool for QuickBook Accounting users; 2000 of the most useful consumer resources; Refunds due for Express Mail users - all this in our This and That column!


Collector's Corner: Black Memorabilia

Black Memorabilia, or African Americana, is a collecting category that has come into its own in the past 30 years or so. Ranging from cultural artifacts like quilts and pottery to derogatory advertising art, the field is both fascinating and controversial. Michele Alice examines the factors that make this a hot market and lists resources to learn more.


AuctionBytes Soundoff: Letters from Readers

In every issue, readers soundoff about issues important to them. From feedback to payment services, from increased fees to posting policies, AuctionBytes Soundoff gives you a chance to air your views.