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EB-Update Issue #268 - August 08, 2010.

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AuctionBytes has upgraded the forums to make it easier to register and participate. If you're an online seller looking for industry news or advice about growing your business, or a collector looking to share information with your fellow aficionados, you'll want to take a look. Read more in today's AuctionBytes Editorial!


Bongo Helps Merchants Grow International Sales with Fewer Hassles

Is it possible to sell to overseas buyers without having to deal with international shipping? Bongo International says yes, and it's is on a campaign to convert sellers. We took a closer look, you can judge for yourself if Bongo has the answer to your cross-border selling needs.


Atomic Mall Bets on the Viability of Online Auctions

Atomic Mall is one step closer to launching online auctions on its marketplace, but the company's founder said the auctions won't be the kind buyers are used to seeing. AuctionBytes interviewed Mike Shannon to learn more and see why he was betting on the viability of online auctions.


GoECart Provides Shopping Cart Solution for Serious Ecommerce Businesses

GoECart is a hosted shopping cart solution for serious ecommerce businesses, with prices starting at $499.95/month. Greg Holden finds out what sets it apart from other ecommerce solutions, as we continue our series on shopping carts.


EPIS Merchant Profile: Enchanted Hen Productions

How do you attract shoppers when you sell items that are not widely searched for? That's the challenge many online sellers of unique items face, and today, AuctionBytes features an interview with an artisan who has some answers. Nanette Thorell of Enchanted Hen Productions sells ostrich eggshell jewelry on several online marketplaces and on her own website, and she shares some of the techniques she uses to attract shoppers to her listings.


Collector's Corner: Boy Scout Memorabilia

The Boy Scout motto is "Be prepared," and collectors would do well to heed that advice. Michele Alice comes to the rescue with a review of some popular Boy Scout memorabilia and resources to learn more, so you're not caught unawares when trolling for treasures!


AuctionBytes Soundoff: Letters to the Editor

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