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EB-Update Issue #282 - March 06, 2011.

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Welcome to a special edition of AuctionBytes containing the results of the 2011 Sellers Choice Awards for online payment services. Thanks to everyone who participated! You can also read today's editorial for the latest news affecting online sellers, including a new "dupes policy" for auction listings from eBay and a new initiative from ArtFire for those producing digital content.


Sellers Choice Awards: Rating the Online Payment Services

AuctionBytes has expanded the Sellers Choice Awards to online payment services, and the results are in! For the first time, online sellers got an opportunity to rate the online payment services they use - almost 1,000 online sellers took the survey and rated Amazon Payments, Google Checkout, PayMate, PayPal, ProPay and Moneybookers (Skrill) on criteria including fees, dispute resolution, account holds and popularity with buyers. Find out which company took top spot in the first Sellers Choice Awards for online payment services!


Sellers Choice Online Payment Ratings: Amazon Payments

Amazon Payments came in number three overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice -Online Payments Awards. Read more about what merchants think of Amazon Payments.


Sellers Choice Online Payment Ratings Google Checkout

Google Checkout came in number one overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice -Online Payments Awards. Read more about what merchants think of Google Checkout.


Sellers Choice Online Payment Ratings: PayMate

PayMate came in number six overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice -Online Payments Awards. Read more about what merchants think of PayMate.


Sellers Choice Online Payment Ratings: PayPal

PayPal came in number five overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice -Online Payments Awards. Read more about what merchants think of PayPal.


Sellers Choice Online Payment Ratings: ProPay

ProPay came in number four overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice -Online Payments Awards. Read more about what merchants think of ProPay.


Sellers Choice Online Payment Ratings: Skrill - Moneybookers

Skrill (Moneybookers) came in number two overall in the AuctionBytes 2011 Seller's Choice -Online Payments Awards. Read more about what merchants think of Skrill.


AuctionBytes Soundoff: Letters to the Editor

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