EcommerceBytes-Update, Number 267 - July 25, 2010 - ISSN 1528-6703     6 of 8

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FleaMarketZone Launches for Flea Market Community

Sumner Communications has launched, a new site for the flea market and swap meet business community. The site is designed to offer daily flea market news, advice, and product information, and also features a comprehensive directory of U.S. flea markets and swap meets. Sumner Communications publishes three flea market and swap meet business magazines - East Coast Merchandiser, Midwest Merchandiser, and Western Merchandiser - as well as magazines, directories and websites for the general merchandise trade and wholesale merchandise industry.


ProPay Offers Resources for Sellers

ProPay is offering resources designed to help educate merchants and help them more easily address data security, regulatory compliance and risk issues. Among the resources are a blog, newsletter and a series of whitepapers that provide information on payment processing, transaction risk reduction, PCI DSS guidance, regulatory compliance, and legal issues. Find more information on the Propay blog.



Online seller Mitzi Swisher recently launched a site that allows members to swap vintage items with each other. It costs $5.00 a month to be a member, with a 30-day free trial, learn more at


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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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