EcommerceBytes-Update, Number 144 - June 05, 2005 - ISSN 1528-6703     5 of 6

This and That: Online Auction Roundup

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Reminder: AuctionBytes does not endorse the products and services featured in the "This & That" column, which often features new Web sites. (Anyone can set up a Web site.) Fraud has become widespread in the online auction world, and you should think twice before giving private information or User IDs and passwords to any third party.


Video for eBay Auctions has a service to add video to eBay auctions.


List of States Regulating eBay Consignment Sellers

A trading assistant has compiled a list of state regulations affecting drop-off stores and trading assistants.


Negotiating a Better Parcel Carrier Contract

This is a good article from Multi-Channel Merchant magazine on negotiating shipping rates with carriers.


''Clicking away the Clutter''

Loyal readers Helene and Richard Chemel, owners of a drop-off store in California, are featured in this newspaper article.

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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

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