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Thu June 19 2008 16:38:16

Checking out the Sourcing Pavilion at eBay Live

By: Greg Holden

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I am interested in covering sourcing at eBay Live, and naturally, I wanted to check out the first ever Sourcing Pavilion -- a place where merchandisers and sourcing vendors could go to connect with potential sellers. I had to look long and hard to find this place, and was surprised to find it tucked way in the back of the usual vendor marketplace. The area didn't seem very crowded, but it was lunchtime.

Zach Hahn of ASD/AMD, the sponsors of the Sourcing Pavilion, said he has seen pretty good attendance, and hadn't been hearing about complaints from sellers (the convention had only been open a few hours, however). "I divide the people who attend these things into three groups," he said. "You have PowerSellers who already have a business, people who are trying to become PowerSellers, and those who are just getting started."

That sounded about right to me, but most of the people I saw in this area were wearing PowerSeller identification badges.

Greg Holden, who lives in Chicago, is an online business consultant and the author of eight 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 Web site and blog, http://www.gregholden.com.




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Checking out the Sourcing Pavilion at eBay Live   Checking out the Sourcing Pavilion at eBay Live

by: Roberta Barth

Thu Jun 19 23:08:16 2008

The above blog means nothing to me. Are the sourcing exhibits worth visiting, who are they? Are they legit sources?

Checking out the Sourcing Pavilion at eBay Live   Checking out the Sourcing Pavilion at eBay Live

by: JoAnn

Sun Jun 22 09:44:10 2008

If DOBA was there...don't waste your money, they are huge scammers!  Check out the reviews on eBay...very few positive.

Checking out the Sourcing Pavilion at eBay Live   Checking out the Sourcing Pavilion at eBay Live

by: Kevin

Tue Jun 24 21:02:49 2008

Vegetarian post, where's the meat?



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