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|Steiner Associates LLC launched AuctionBytes in 1999 and
changed the name to EcommerceBytes in 2011 to reflect the broadening
scope of our coverage.
EcommerceBytes is the leading publisher and number one source of news for ecommerce and online merchants. EcommerceBytes publishes email newsletters and the EcommerceBytes Web site, which provides resources for online auction buyers and sellers, including Blogs, "Cool Tools", Service Ratings Charts and Discussion Forums.
EcommerceBytes publishers David and Ina Steiner are frequently quoted by major news organizations about eBay, online trading and Internet fraud including such publications as Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Smart Money Magazine, and Fortune Small Business.
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Special Features of EcommerceBytes
EcommerceBytes Web site is a portal to the world of ecommerce and
online auctions. New features are added to the site as the industry
EcommerceBytes-Update is a twice-monthly email newsletter containing contains Web-site reviews and techniques on buying and selling online. The first issue was published on November 6, 1999.
EcommerceBytes Newsflash is a daily email newsletter containing online-auction news and industry announcements. The first issue was published on January 22, 2001.
EcommerceBytes Service Ratings contains charts of online auction sites, storefronts, auction-management and sniping software, consignment services, online-payment services, an interactive auction calendar and ecommerce resources. The EcommerceBytes Bookshelf contains useful books about online auctions and eBay.
EcommerceBytes Forums provides a place where readers can network, share information and openly discuss industry issues.
EcommerceBytes Classifieds is a classified section where sellers can promote auctions, Web sites or individual items for sale for only $25/year. Sellers have access to their ads and can change them any time. Feeds are sent to Froogle, and links are included in the EcommerceBytes-Update newsletter on a rotational basis.
EcommerceBytes Blogs - Ina Steiner provides insight into ecommerce news and trends on the EcommerceBytes Blog, while Julia Wilkinson covers the world of online auctions and collectibles and marketplace selling on the AuctionBytes Blog. The Letters to the Editor blog publishes feedback and questions from readers.
Ecommerce EKG is
a global systems announcement board where online merchants can report
technical issues occurring on marketplaces and other industry websites.
|David Steiner is president of Steiner
Associates LLC, the publisher of EcommerceBytes.com. He manages
business development and advertising in addition to his role of
Webmaster. David is author of "Snappy Auction Photos: The Online
Auction Seller's Guide to Digital Photography" (EcommerceBytes
2003) and is a weekly guest on "Calling All Collectors" syndicated
radio show. Founded in 1988, Steiner Associates LLC produced videos for
GE, Searle Pharmaceuticals, Healthwood, Owens-Corning and numerous
broadcast stations and affiliates before becoming an Internet
publishing company in 1999. David wrote an article of his personal
experience with online auctions published in the CyberSkeptic's
Guide to Internet Research print newsletter in 1999. David earned
a B.S. from North Adams State College in Massachusetts. Email David at dsteiner@EcommerceBytes.com.
Steiner is editor of EcommerceBytes.com, an independent trade
publication for online merchants that she co-founded in 1999. She is
author of the EcommerceBytes blog and was featured in the book, "Blogging
Heroes" (Wiley 2008). In 2006, Ina wrote the book, "Turn eBay
Data into Dollars" (McGraw Hill).
Michele Alice is EcommerceBytes-Update Contributing Editor. Michele is a freelance writer in the Berkshire mountains of Massachusetts and collects books, science fiction memorabilia and more. In EcommerceBytes-Update, she combines her love of collecting with her skill as a writer to produce entertaining and educational articles about collectibles resources on the Internet. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holden is EcommerceBytes Contributing Editor. He is a journalist
and the author of many books, including "Starting an Online Business
For Dummies," "Go Google: 20 Ways to Reach More Customers and Build
Revenue with Google Business Tools," and several books about eBay,
including "How to Do Everything with Your eBay Business," second
edition, and "Secrets of the eBay Millionaires, both published by Osborne-McGraw
Hill. Find out more on Greg's website, which includes his blog, a
list of his books, and his fiction and biographical writing.
Maggie the Auction Hound is the EcommerceBytes.com mascot. She was a 4-month old Beagle puppy when she joined EcommerceBytes in December 1999. She previously resided at the Buddy Dog Humane Society in Sudbury, Massachusetts.
|To contact EcommerceBytes, reporters should send an email to dsteiner@EcommerceBytes.com
with your name, organization and telephone number.