|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.
"A great resource for
the SERIOUS eBay Seller."
"The regulars of online auctions consider
AuctionBytes the online bible, with its guides to buying and selling
and all the complicated and sometimes controversial ways to do so more
- Mike Wendland, Detroit Free Press technology columnist and NBC-TV
News Channel Internet Correspondent
"There is not much I can say about this free
newsletter, except if you buy or sell online -- Why aren't you on the
subscriber list? A no-holds barred look at online auctions, including
legal, fraud, shipping, and selling issues. If this sounds boring to
you -- it's not! I learn something every time I read an issue. It might
be a link I was not aware of, a new service being offered or a way to
stop image theft."
Guide to Collectibles
"Just wanted to say I
find your site to be extremely informative and useful. We are doing
some research work for a client and so found your site through some
online reviews of auction sites. I look forward to reading your
newsletters....the articles I have read so far and succinct and
Jack Oakes, Managing Director,
Collier & Associates
"I read you every
"I count on hearing
things first from AuctionBytes!"
"I'm an eBay seller,
and I've hit a definite plateau in income...Your newsletter is PACKED
with info, ideas and sources....You've made my day!"
"I just wanted to take
a moment to thank you and everyone involved for all the hard work last
year keeping us up to the minute on AuctionBytes. I really appreciate
the help and information in each letter. I want to wish you all a Happy
- Healthy New Year!!!"
"I just want to thank
you for your wonderful newsletter. I am very new to eBay, and you have
been great about keeping me informed. I really appreciate it. Keep up
the good work."
"You guys have saved
me on more than one occasion and made me "seem" like I was in the know."
I think your
newsletter is great, I try to occasionally sneak in a plug for you on
the Ebay discussion pages.
Special Features of
EcommerceBytes Web site is a portal to the world of ecommerce and
online auctions. New features are added to the site as the industry
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
Ecommerce EKG is
a global systems announcement board where online merchants can report
technical issues occurring on marketplaces and other industry websites.
EveryPlaceISell is a directory of online
merchants to help shoppers locate and keep track of their favorite
sellers and see all of the channels on which they are selling.
Conference coverage has been a regular feature since eBay
began holding user conventions in 2002. EcommerceBytes now covers the
main ecommerce industry and marketing events, including the Internet
Retailer Conference (IRCE), Search Engine Strategies, Shop.org, Etail
East, Shop Smart Conference, Monsoon conference, various developers
conferences and more.
|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).
Ina moderated the panel "Discovering the Secret Sauce of Multi-Channel
Selling Success" at a BuySafe meeting of eBay PowerSellers and
multi-channel ecommerce merchants during eBay's sixth annual user
conference in 2007 in Boston. In 2002, she spoke on the panel, "The
Effects of September 11th on Valuation," at the Appraisers Association
of America National Conference.
Ina has appeared on television and radio programs to talk about
ecommerce and the online-auction industry, including Public Radio's
Marketplace, National Public Radio's On Point, eBay Radio, CNBC Squawk
Box, CNN Anderson Cooper 360, CNBC's "Closing Bell with Maria
Bartiromo," and Bloomberg Radio's Tomorrow Tonight. She has been quoted
in Wall Street Journal, New York Times, BusinessWeek,
Smart Money Magazine, Fortune Small Business,
CNET, USA Today, San Jose Mercury News, profiled in the
Boston Globe, Boston Herald, and ContentBiz.
Ina wrote "The Web Page" column for New England Antiques Journal and
appeared as a weekly guest on "Calling all Collectors" syndicated radio
show. Ina wrote and anchored the "EcommerceBytes News in Review"
program on EcommerceBytes.TV, and she served on the Board of Directors
of the Association of Online Appraisers in 2003.
Ina was Technical Editor of "Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks:
eBay" (Wiley Publishing 2004) and Editor of "Snappy Auction
Photos: The Online Auction Seller's Guide to Digital Photography"
Ina has been in the publishing field since 1991 and started her career
in the mid-1980s as Market Research Analyst for Leading Edge Computers.
Ina has written articles about online auctions, research and technology
for AntiqueWest, Online magazine, FreePint and
The CyberSkeptic's Guide to Internet Research, and her
research has been published by International Data Corporation in
Framingham, Massachusetts. Ina earned an MBA with highest honors from
Simmons School of Management in Boston, Massachusetts, and a B.S. in
Business Administration from North Adams State College, later renamed
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
Ina is a member of the Online News Association (ONA) and the
Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE). Email Ina at ina@EcommerceBytes.com.
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.
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