If I had a London 2012 Olympic Torch* from the relay, I'd sell it on eBay. I reckon it's fair game for several reasons.
Firstly, that Olympic Torch is yours to sell. Relay runners have already bought it from the Olympic organisers for £199. It's a not a gift (unless you ran for health drink ... Read more »
In recent months, since Sue Bailey died, I've been doing and more and more with Britain's foremost eBay and ecommerce news site and blog Tamebay.com. It's been good fun and long may it last. You can see some of the stuff I've been writing here.
So, I want to plug a useful resource we've put ... Read more »
I picked up a thing the other day in a charity shop and I can't really find anything about it online. So I throw it over to you. Do you know anything about this glass jelly mould with the images of Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Rose on it?
I intend to sell it on eBay, so I asked that ... Read more »
Take a look for yourself. This is what Anders Behring Breivik bought on eBay, apparently.
The Telegraph is reporting that Norwegian terrorist and confessed murderer Anders Breivik bought some of his equipment and supplies on eBay.
They say he used the now suspended eBay ID andrewbrei. At ... Read more »
I'm happy to say that my book, Make Serious Money on eBay UK is available as a Kindle and ereader edition. I'm quite excited by this although I don't know yet whether many have been sold.
One thing I find immensely frustrating about being an author is the almost complete lack of numbers that are ... Read more »
Several hours ago, the @paypaluk Twitter account was hacked. Whoever took control of it had fun, and Tweeted PayPal criticism and promoted that most critical (and frankly blind and obsessively anti-PayPal site that I've known for years whilst only feeling utter pity for the craziness of its ... Read more »
The News of The Screws is now behind a paywall, so please excuse the slightly crap snap.
It proves something we've know for a while, that eBay is a better way of liquidating your belongings than Cash Converters or the like. The results are ... Read more »
In December I was invited to write a blog post for a site called "24 Ways to Start". A sort of advent calendar for entrepreneurs. Here's what I wrote:
My first start-up was eBay.co.uk way back in 1999. eBay was already a public company and also profitable. International expansion was eBay’s ... Read more »
You know what it’s like. There’s usually a gift under the tree for you that you don’t really want. The thought was a good one but it didn’t hit the spot. Now it’s gathering dust somewhere.
Here’s an idea. Why not just flog that little something on eBay? Transform that present into ... Read more »
eBay established something called the Online Business Forum last year. I’m the Editor. I take a fee from eBay but I’m a totally independent curator and moderator of a really exciting new space. I’m not sure I ever thought I’d ever work for eBay again but this was a fun way to get involved ... Read more »
The latest from eBay’s Online Business Index. A survey of more than 600 VAT-registered business selling online, shows that nearly a quarter (24%) of online businesses will absorb the whole cost of the VAT hike to avoid stunting consumer demand, a further 39% will avoid passing on the whole cost. ... Read more »
Here are some tools and services that have caught my eye recently that should be of use to online retailers and eBay sellers.
eBay sellers have to take a keen, even obsessive, interest in postage services and couriers. It’s one way that sellers can stay competitive and provide ... Read more »
eBay celebrated its 15th birthday a few weeks back. Here are 15 memories of my time at eBay. Happy 15th Birthday!
The first pay cheque I ever got from eBay was from the head of eBay Europe’s joint account with his wife. eBay itself didn’t even have it’s own bank account. In the first ... Read more »