For Release November 1, 1999
Online Auction Newsletter Debuts: AuctionBytes.com
November 1, 1999, Natick, Mass. You've heard the buzz about online auctions,
but how do you get started in this e-commerce phenomenon?
AuctionBytes.com, the Buyers and Sellers Guide to Online Auctions,
is a new monthly newsletter targeted to both novice and experienced users of online
auctions, such as eBay, Yahoo Auctions, and Amazon.com Auctions. AuctionBytes.com
addresses the needs of buyers, sellers and collectors. It offers practical advice to make
the online auction buying and selling process easier and more efficient.
AuctionBytes.com, written by veteran online auction users, explains
the business-side of online auctions. Users face a host of issues that all businesses face
daily: they need to track inventory, develop pricing strategies, advertise, invoice,
package, ship and provide customer service. AuctionBytes.com provides solutions to
The preview issue of AuctionBytes.com newsletter features an
interview with top sellers who share their secrets of success. Other stories include:
advice on taking better photographs of auction items, searching effectively for items to
buy, getting inventory at yard sales, and current prices of bubble wrap (a sought-after
commodity by online auctioners!). A column entitled "Ask Bill the Postman,"
written by a veteran postal worker, debuts in this issue. Readers and visitors to the AuctionBytes.com
Web site are welcome to ask Bill the Postman questions about mailing their auction items
to winning bidders.
AuctionBytes.com also features a monthly column called Collector's
Corner where experienced collectors offer advice on buying and selling collectibles on
online auctions. Subjects range from antiques to comics and deal with issues such as: How
do I value my collection? and What are the best books and Web resources in this
"Online auctions are e-commerce for the rest of us," states Ina
Steiner, editor of AuctionBytes.com . "You can sell almost anything to a huge
marketplace with virtually no investment. But it takes a lot of time, and AuctionBytes.com
promises to save readers time by showing them how to streamline the online auction
AuctionBytes.com is published monthly, ten times a year, for
$29.99, with a special introductory price of $24.99 good through March 1, 2000. The
preview issue is available for free on the AuctionBytes.com Web site.
(http://www.auctionbytes.com.) Volume 1, Number 1, will be available January 2000. Order a
subscription to AuctionBytes.com by visiting the AuctionBytes.com Web site