This and That: Online Auction Roundup
By Ina Steiner
Reminder: AuctionBytes-Update does not endorse the products and services featured in the "This & That" column, which often features new Web sites. (Anyone can set up a Web site.) Fraud has become widespread in the online auction world, and you should think twice before giving private information or User IDs and passwords to any third party.
- Cool eBay Listing Tools for the Mac - GarageSale and iSale
Alan Lewis, who works for eBay as a "Technical Evangelist," reviews two auction-management tools for Mac users. http://ebaydeveloper.typepad.com/dev/2006/09/2_cool_ebay_lis.html
Squirl for Collectors
Squirl is a free web site for collectors, where you can organize and share your collections and meet other collectors. http://www.news-antique.com/?id=781771
DOUA Publishes LifeBytes Newsletter
The Disabled Online Users Association (DOUA) has published the first issue of its new newsletter called LifeBytes, put together by members. The DOUA is a registered charity (501 (c)(3) that empowers people with disabilities with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to become successful online merchants. DOUA utilizes eBay as a teaching platform with the goal of helping students become financially independent. http://www.doua.org/newsletter
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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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