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EB-Update Issue #279 - January 23, 2011.

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This edition of AuctionBytes Update is devoted to the 2011 Sellers Choice Awards. Nearly 2,800 online sellers rated 16 ecommerce sites, including eBay, Amazon, Bonanza, Craigslist, Etsy, ArtFire, Webstore, RubyLane, eBid.net and seven others. Learn more about the Sellers Choice awards, and catch up on the latest industry developments in today's editorial.


Sellers Choice 2011: Merchants Rate Ecommerce Marketplaces

The second annual AuctionBytes Sellers Choice Awards are in! For the second year, online sellers got an opportunity to rate the marketplaces on which they sell. Nearly 2,800 online sellers took the time to rate the marketplaces on criteria including profitability and customer service - and many of them also took the time to add comments. This "insider" information is invaluable as a guide to how online marketplaces are performing, whether they are the top guns, like eBay and Amazon.com, or the smaller sites, such as ArtFire and Bonanza. This year, newcomers swept in to claim the top two spots - keep reading to find out who they were!


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: Amazon

Amazon.com came in seventh overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the Amazon.com marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: Artfire

ArtFire came in first overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the ArtFire marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: Atomic Mall

Atomic Mall came in eighth overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the AtomicMall.com marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: Blujay

Blujay came in fifteenth overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the Blujay.com marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: Bonanza

Bonanzle came in fourth overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the Bonanzle.com marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: Craigslist

Craigslist came in eleventh overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the Craigslist.com marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: eBay

eBay came in fourteenth overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the eBay marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: Ebid.net

eBid.net came in fifth overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the eBid.net marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: eCrater

eCrater came in ninth overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the eCrater.com marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: Etsy

Etsy came in tenth overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the Etsy.com marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: iOffer

iOffer came in sixteenth overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the iOffer.com marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: OZtion

OZtion came in sixth overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the OZtion.com.au marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: Rubylane

Ruby Lane came in third overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the RubyLane.com marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: TIAS.com

TIAS.com came in twelfth overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the TIAS.com marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: Webstore.com

Webstore came in second overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the Webstore.com marketplace.


Sellers Choice Marketplace Ratings: Zibbet.com

Zibbet came in thirteenth overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice Awards. Read more about what merchants think of the Zibbet.com marketplace.