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EB-Update Issue #265 - June 20, 2010.

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AuctionBytes Feature Profile: Antiques Expert Terry Kovel of

Greg Holden sat down with antiques expert Terry Kovel to chat about her latest adventures and discuss industry trends. Far from being ready to retire at age 81, Terry is readying the launch of a newly redesigned, still doing television appearances, and has been busy trying her hand as an online seller! She tells Greg how eBay has changed the landscape and provides her assessment of the current antiques market.

Wrap-up from IRCE 2010: Small Retailers Position Themselves for Growth

Sit back and get ready to experience the recent Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition through the eyes of AuctionBytes Editor Ina Steiner, who highlights the key points of the conference and its satellite events (Yahoo Merchant Summit and Women in Ecommerce). She also has some important takeaways from the Small Retailers track, including lessons you can use to help you as you grow your online business.

ZenCart Helps You Build Your Own Store Online

Building your own ecommerce website can be intimidating, but AuctionBytes Contributing Editor Greg Holden is breaking it down to help small sellers figure out one of the basic tools required: shopping carts. Today, Greg looks at ZenCart and discusses the pros and cons of this popular service.

EveryPlaceISell Merchant Profile: Jewelry Artisan NatashaSuter Design

Each issue, AuctionBytes profiles an merchant to learn more about their business and the challenges of multi-channel selling. Today, we hear from Natalie Suter, an artisan "mompreneur" who is completely engaged in making her business grow - you won't want to miss reading about the many ways she markets her online business.

AuctionBytes Ecommerce Resource Roundup

StartupNation Helps Connect Sellers to Overstock's Main Street Store; Question: Why Won't I Buy From You?; Get News, Give News - all this in our Ecommerce Resource Roundup!

Collector's Corner: Uncle Sam Memorabilia

With the 4th of July just around the corner, many Americans are looking forward to parades, cookouts and fireworks. Collector's Corner Editor Michele Alice helps us in our patriotic anticipation with a look at Uncle Sam collectibles!

AuctionBytes Soundoff: Letters to the Editor

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