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Mail Order: The Original Internet Still Going Strong


While the world continues to go catatonic over the Internet and its endless possibilities, there's another industry quietly going about its business, piling up profitable year after profitable year after profitable year. What industry is that? It's the mail order industry--or as I prefer to call it, "the original Internet!"Yes, long before the birth and explosion of the Internet, mail order shopping was a hugely popular and preferred method of doing business--and still is.

An Introduction To eBay Consignment


After I started selling on eBay, I was approached by friends without computers who wanted me to sell their items for them. They had heard stories about the outrageous prices items some ebay auctions brought.

Nine Simple eBay Selling Hints


Some of these eBay hints will save you money, others will result in higher prices. Either way, these will help you run more profitable eBay auctions.

Taking Paypal on eBay


Accepting Paypal as a payment method might increase your selling prices and your profits. This depends on what you are selling.

Using Paypal for eBay Purchases


Paypal is the preferred payment choice for many buyers because Paypal allows buyers to pay instantly for eBay purchases. In this article, we will review using Paypal on eBay from the buyer's point of view.

Finding Antiques And Collectibles To Sell On eBay


Many people who decide to make a living selling collectibles on eBay soon fail. I meet them in the line at the post office.

How Pop-Culture Collectibles Can Increase Your Online Auction Profits


How Pop Culture collectibles can increase your Online Auction profitsWith the increasingly competitive environment for products to sell in the online auction arena, sellers are getting more creative as to the items they purchase for re-sale.While some of the Dutch Auction items that are frequently sold on eBay will always maintain their commodity status and always sell well, Pop Culture collectibles will usually generate a higher profit-per-item simply because of a combination of two forces.

Online Auction Sellers - Seize Control Of Your Business!


As the online auction model of business continues to evolve toward a more commoditized, corporate marketplace, it is time for online auction sellers to seize control of their business, before it's too late.In this article we will highlight some effective steps you can take to shift control back to your own business.

The Effects of eBay on American Merchandising


With one brilliantly simple idea, eBay was born just a few short years ago.From its humble beginnings in the Collectibles business, it went on to achieve the lofty heights it enjoys today.

What Ebay Can Teach Us About Success


I flew back to New York from Atlanta a few weeks ago and picked up 'Business 2.0' magazine for the flight.

Online Auction Fraud


eBay sales may have grown 51% last year over the previous year, but general online complaints jumped by 66.6% over the previous year to some 207,000+ complaints in 2004.

Ten Sure Fire Ways To Lose Bidders


The way some auction sellers approach their auctions, it's clear there are as many ways to lose bidders as there are to skin a cat. If you spend enough time in the auctions you'll see a lot of basic mistakes, but the question remains: why do so many people consistently make the same mistakes over and over again.

Losing Sales By Overcharging For Shipping And Handling


As a serious seller on eBay you're familiar with their fee circumventing rules. If not, visit: http://pages.

eBay - The Basics


I began selling on eBay in 1999 and have found it to be an enjoyable and profitable experience. I had owned a retail computer store for a few years and decided to close it.

Drop Shipping Secrets and Sources Revealed


Unfortunately for those just breaking into the wholesaling business, drop-shipping source information is jealously guarded. With a firm understanding of the service they offer, it isn't hard to see why.

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Live auctions kick off tobacco sales  The Wilson Times

Buyers walked along bales of tobacco in the first live auction on the secondary market Wednesday at Horizon Ltd. in Wilson. “This is the first sale of the 2019 ...


Local News, Idaho auctions 30 PL lots for $14.2M  Bonner County Daily Bee

PRIEST LAKE — Almost all of the 30 state-owned lakefront lots at Priest Lake auctioned by the Idaho Department.


Auction Life photo submissions due Sept. 3  Auto Remarketing

The Oct. 1 edition of Auto Remarketing will celebrate the National Auto Auction Association's annual convention.


$20 million Porsche flops in auction snafu  CNBC

There were no more bids after $17 million. Since $17 million was below the reserve price -- or minimum required by the seller — RM Sotheby's pulled the lot.


PHOTOS: the 27 most expensive Ferraris at the Monterey car auctions  INSIDER

These are the 27 ultra-rare, ultra-expensive Ferraris that were auctioned at Monterey this year. They mostly did not fly off the auction block.


Items belonging to Elvis, Johnny Cash and Garth Brooks at auction  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Memorabilia from some of the most iconic stars and artists of all time are hitting the auction block later this month and we got a sneak peek.


Obama's high school basketball jersey sells for $120G at auction  Fox News

Former President Barack Obama's game-worn high school basketball jersey – nearly lost forever in the trash – has sold at auction for $120000.


Here Are The Cheapest Cars And Bikes Sold At The 2019 Pebble Beach Auctions  Jalopnik

Oh, hello there. Did you go to Monterey Car Week this year? Did you have an opulent time? Did you drink opulent shooters, listen to opulent music? No? Good ...


Art In The Park Brings In A Third Of Shark Auctions  Cape Cod Chronicle

CHATHAM – The Chatham Merchants Association's Art in the Park exhibit ended last Friday, and while the auction of the painted and decorated Cape Cod and ...


President Obama's high school basketball jersey sold for $120,000 this weekend in online auction  CNBC

The No. 23 basketball jersey believed to have been worn by President Obama when he was a high school senior sold in an online auction for $120000.


KAR's auction operations: Thoughts on physical auction expansion  Auto Remarketing

During the company's quarterly earnings call this month, executives with KAR Auction Services didn't rule out physical auction expansion in the future.


Live, silent auction, yard sale set for Aug. 24  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

JEFFERSON — The St. Giles Episcopal Church will hold its yard sale, silent and live auctions, and homemade pie sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug.


Last orders: Rise of closing auctions stirs worries in European stock markets  Reuters

The final five minutes of trading have become the busiest time of day for stock market traders in Europe.


Gooding & Company Accrues Over $76 Million, 2019 Pebble Beach Auctions  Yahoo News

The auction house achieved $76824740 in total sales and a 77 percent sell-through rate. Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach ...


Aquis turnover in new closing auction totals 208 million euro since Aug. 13  Reuters

Turnover on Aquis Exchange Plc's new end-of-day auction has totaled some 208 million euro ($230.8 million) over the past week, a spokeswoman said, the ...


Lawsuits could change foreclosure auctions in Lansing region  Lansing State Journal

Class-action lawsuit against Ingham County maintains auction profits should go back to homeowners who lost property.


Turkey completes August domestic debt auctions, raises TRY8.4bn at lower costs  bne IntelliNews

The Turkish Treasury held four domestic debt auctions on August 19-20 as it completed its scheduled auctions for the month having raised a total of TRY8.4bn ...


Rare 1894 dime sells for $1.32M at auction  Fox 2 Detroit

An incredibly rare dime once owned by late Los Angeles Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss sold for $1.32 million in a Chicago auction.


Auction's cancellation leaves Sundale's future in question | News  The Bakersfield Californian

The auction of Sundale Country Club was again postponed Wednesday, leaving the troubled golf club property — and the neighborhood surrounding it — in ...


Bidders, sellers disagree on values at Monterey auctions  The ClassicCars.com Journal

Although Bonhams and RM Sotheby's added an early and extra day to the annual collector car auctions that take place during Monterey Car Week 2019, with ...


East of Eden, listed for $12.5M, to go to auction  Mount Desert Islander

BAR HARBOR — The historic mansion East of Eden will go to auction on Sept. 7, unless sold beforehand. The mansion is currently listed for sale for $12.5.


The man on the phone: What's it like making history's highest auction bid?  CNN

In 2017, an anonymous buyer paid $450 million for Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi." But it was down to Alex Rotter, on the other end of the telephone, ...


Gulf oil-gas auction bids down from last summer  Houston Chronicle

WASHINGTON — A federal auction for offshore oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday drew less than $160 million in wining bids, 10 percent ...


Lifetime collection of collectible cars, pickups, and tractors sold on auction  KEYC

A Sleepy Eye man's lifetime collection of farm equipment and more than 120 collector's vehicles sold Aug. 17 at his estate.


J Levine Auctions being liquidated?  ABC15 Arizona

If you are one of the many creditors owed money by J Levine Auctions, it may have just become harder to collect anything.


Auction held every week at Action Auctioneers  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Action Auctioneers is getting ready for their weekly auction.


The Met Museum Plans to Auction Off 300 Works of Chinese Art at a Precarious Time  Observer

It's not the first time the Met has planned to sell items from its collection, but the museum has had these pieces for only four years.


The richest car sale of the year: $380 million of wheels set for auction at Pebble Beach  CNBC

For the wealthy collectors who converge from across the globe on Monterey Car Week, the biggest spectator sport over the weekend is the auctions.


The Final Bid Price Of Netflix's Marvel Auctions | TheRichest  TheRichest

Fans of Marvel TV shows have had reason to celebrate. Earlier this month Marvel promoted the Marvel Television Live Auction with several costumes from ...


Rare props from 'Star Wars,' 'Batman' and other classics up for auction  New York Post

Some of the artifacts going under the hammer include: the armor Russell Crow wore in "Gladiator" (valued at more than $36000); Jack Nicholson's axe from "The ...


Taking aim at rivals, CBOE Europe's closing auction debuts with...  Reuters

Europe's latest share trading platform debuted with a whimper this week as just 23000 euros ($25460) worth of stock changed hands in Monday's first closing ...


‘These properties are weird’: Investors, speculators, neighbors snap up unusual parcels at Spokane County tax auction  The Spokesman-Review

While previous buyers passed on 18 oddly shaped and nearly unbuildable tax title properties for sale at the county, a group of investors and adjacent ...


Auction calendar: August 23, 2019  Wisconsin State Farmer

Auctions appearing in the Aug. 23, 2019 Wisconsin State Farmer.


Gallery: Rare Ferrari, Porsche, other exotic cars sold at auction  Fox Business

These are some of the most expensive cars that sold in Monterey, California.


See the super-rare 30 most-expensive cars up for auction at Monterey including vintage Ferraris, Porsches, and Aston Martins  Business Insider

The Monterey car auctions are a time of wealth and wheels. Here are the 30 most expensive cars being auctioned off this week.


Zao Wou-Ki’s ‘Voie Lactée’ to Highlight Christie’s Shanghai Auction  Barron's

A Milky Way-themed oil painting by Chinese-French artist Zao Wou-Ki will be a star lot at a Christie's auction in Shanghai this September. The large-format ...


Germany Regrets Size of Bond That Pays Nothing as Auction Flops  Bloomberg

The world's first 30-year bond featuring zero income struggled to find buyers, prompting Germany's debt agency to admit the sale may have been “too large.”


Elvis Presley's long-hidden Lincoln limousine up for auction  Fox News

Elvis Presley's pal Wink Martindale reveals why he 'broke down' after seeing The King for the last time. Radio personality and game show host Wink Martindale ...


KAR's auction operations: 'Unified approach' at ADESA, TradeRev  Auto Remarketing

Editor's Note: This is the second in a three-part series on the auto auction operations of KAR Auction Services. Part I discusses the focus on revenue per unit at ...


Got $100,000 to Buy Obama’s Old Basketball Jersey at Auction?  The New York Times

An auction house selling the jersey, which the former president is believed to have worn while playing in high school, says it could fetch that much when bidding ...


Turkish Treasury borrows $830.5M through auctions  Hurriyet Daily News

The Turkish Treasury borrowed a total of around 4.67 billion Turkish liras ($830.5 million) from domestic markets on Aug. 19, according to an official statement.


AT&T Surplus Real Estate Auction Set for October  PRNewswire

DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Williams & Williams, a leader in global live and interactive real estate auctions, will offer a portfolio of real estate for the ...


Elvis Presley's Lincoln Limousine "Family Car" Is Hitting the Auction Block  Mental Floss

Elvis Presley not only liked peanut-butter-bacon-and-banana sandwiches, he also loved cars. The King owned more than 100 automobiles, including several ...


The 9 Coolest Cars Up for Auction at Monterey Car Week 2019  Forbes

From a 1939 Porsche to two ferocious Ferraris from the '50s to a 1995 Vector M12, these are the best vehicles up for auction at Monterey Car Week 2019.


A set of Pokemon cards just sold for more than $100,000 at auction  CNBC

A complete set of first-edition Pokemon cards from 1999 has sold for $107,010 at auction. The collection, comprising of 103 cards, was sold in mint condition and ...


Man auctions prized comic collection to pay for cancer treatment  FOX 59 Indianapolis

Phoenix, AZ (KNXV) -- It's been a passion of his for more than 50 years, and one he didn't think he'd have to part with so soon. “For some, it kind of makes you a ...


Marilyn Monroe Outfits, Once Owned by Debbie Reynolds, Up For Auction  Hollywood Reporter

Marilyn Monroe costumes from 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,' 'There's No Business Like Show Business' and 'River of No Return' are among the 115 items that ...


Jim Nabors estate to auction memorabilia  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Oahu Auctions and Liquidations and Estate Liquidators Hawaii are auctioning off items from the estate of the late actor Jim Nabors in Honolulu. Read more ...


JPD vehicle auction begins next week  Juneau Empire

The Juneau Police Department will host an online vehicle auction for impounded vehicles beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26. The auction will run until 4:30 ...


Late farmer's massive car collection up for auction in Minnesota  Fox News

There's a bumper crop of over 100 classic cars coming up for auction in Minnesota this Saturday. (VanDerBrink Auctions). The vehicles were owned by a farmer ...


Rare Nike 'Moon Shoe' auctions for $437K, breaking sneaker auction record  ABC News

A rare pair of Nike sneakers with a storied history has just shattered auction records. Sotheby's auctioned off the Nike "Moon Shoe" for $437,500 Tuesday night, ...


We Went to an Art Auction on a Cruise Ship. It Was… Unusual  artnet News

Have you never had the privilege of attending a cruise ship auction? Here's what it's like to buy art on the high seas.


Auction of one-of-a-kind Porsche falls apart after bizarre bidding error  MarketWatch

A much-hyped car auction sputtered out in the weirdest way Saturday.


Meat products auction earns $100,000 for state 4-Hers  Wisconsin State Farmer

Youth in 4-H will benefit from proceeds of Governor's Blue Ribbon Meat Auction.


Dallas Auction House Taking Bids For President Obama’s HS Basketball Jersey  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Time is running out for anyone wanting to bid on a high school basketball jersey believed to have been worn by President Barack ...


A Christie’s-Owned Tech Company Must Pay Heritage Auctions $1.8 Million for Data Theft, a Court Rules  artnet News

A judge has ordered Collectrium to pay Heritage Auctions close to $1.8 million, bringing to a close the long-running data theft lawsuit filed by the Dallas ...


Army halts boat auctions, suspends plans for getting rid of maritime fleet  Stars and Stripes

The Army's plan to shutter its watercraft units and auction off boats has been delayed until a study ordered by House lawmakers of the proposal has been ...


America’s Priciest Listing Sells at Foreclosure Auction  The Wall Street Journal

Once listed for $1 billion, a 157-acre parcel of land in Beverly Hills known as The Mountain has sold at a foreclosure auction to its lender for just $100,000.


Sapulpa Company Holds Auctions To Help Flood Victims Recover  News On 6

From metal, to siding, to lumber, and bathtubs, a lot is up for auction this weekend in Sapulpa.


Dynadot Changes Auction End Times  DomainInvesting.com

I am not a regular bidder on Dynadot expired domain name auctions. I have bid on just a handful of domain names there over the years. Because I have a ...


Good News- Charity Pig Auction Raises 15K  NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

Wendy and Marty speak with Erin Sanders, whose child managed to raise 15 thousand dollars for charity by auctioning off a pig. AddThis Sharing Buttons.


Ferraris, Lancias, Porsches from '80s to Star at Pebble Auctions  Bloomberg

Monterey, Calif., is about to greet tout le monde of car society. Billionaire collectors from Saudi Arabia will swan with Rodeo Drive real estate tycoons as they ...


First Presbyterian auction to support Family Resource Center’s Asset Club  Journal Advocate

To continue their support of the Asset Club at the Family Resource Center, the First Presbyterian Church is holding an auction of pre-owned furniture on Friday, ...


Mount Desert Island Gilded Age mansion will hit the auction block  Boston.com

Originally listed for $12500000, 145 Eden St., known as East of Eden, has 28 rooms in 15000 square feet of living space. | realestate.boston.com.


Auction of former downtown Mishawaka hospital postponed  WNDU-TV

A scheduled auction of the former St. Joseph Hospital property in downtown Mishawaka has been postponed.


£2.3 Million in Seized Luxury Goods Offered at Wales Auction  Barron's

Designer shoes, Rolex watches, and a Ferrari are among an estimated £2.3 million (US$2.8 million) worth of luxury goods seized from criminals that will be ...


Former Coshocton Yard up for auction  Coshocton Tribune

The restaurant is 3100 square feet and the banquet center is 2400. The combined property is appraised at $240000. The auction is Aug. 24.


Chinese Avant Garde Painters: A New Category In Gianguan Auctions Fall Sale  PR Web

New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2019 -- Gianguan Auctions is pleased to announce a new specialty within its paintings category. In addition to works by.


Madison County schedules property auction  Rome Sentinel

WAMPSVILLE — Madison County will hold a tax foreclosure auction of approximately 45 properties at 10 a.m. Sept. 21, at the Kallet Civic Center at 159 Main St., ...


Chihuahuas to auction-off signed hats at "EP Strong" game  cbs4local.com

The El Paso Chihuahuas are having an El Paso Strong Night, a celebration of the El Paso community and a commemoration of those victims of the August 3rd ...


2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: How to crush your auctions  CBS Sports

Patience and awareness are just two skills you'll need if you're going to come out of your Fantasy Football auction looking like a champ.


Dewey Beach Sets Auction Date for Military Surplus Equipment  WBOC TV 16

The town has been involved with the military surplus program for over a decade. A date has been set to auction off unused and unwanted equipment.


Kenya Airports Authority auctions abandoned aeroplanes  BBC News

The Kenya Airports Authority has overseen auctioned planes abandoned at Nairobi's Wilson Airport.


Hotel Thompson put up for auction  Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON — The historic Hotel Thompson in downtown Worthington has been opened for auction by Grafe Auction of Spring Valley. The auction follows a ...


Massive machinery collection from Ridgefield's Iron Ranch up for auction  The Columbian

For more than two decades, Alan Schurman's famous Iron Ranch wowed people of all ages with its extensive collection of historic machinery and relics of a ...


County to auction more than 120 properties  oswegocountynewsnow.com

OSWEGO — The annual Oswego County Tax Auction is set to take place Oct. 5, in Mexico, offering bidders a selection of approximately 120 foreclosed ...


Complete Guide to Monterey Car Week 2019 Auctions  MSN Autos

All the information you need to know about the major auctions taking place as part of the incredible 2019 Monterey Car Week The post Complete Guide to ...


Bidding on Paul Bunyan: State auction of a 17-foot-tall lumberjack sets off bidding war  St. Cloud Times

For years, he was one of the biggest, plaidest things at the Minnesota State Fair. Now Paul Bunyan, all 17 feet of him, can be yours. Or mine. Depending on ...


1994 McLaren F1 LM-Specification fetches $19.8M at Monterey  Autoblog

A super-rare 1994 McLaren F1 LM-Specification hammered for $19.8 million at the RM Sotheby's auction over the weekend in Monterey. Meanwhile, a 1965 ...


First annual Golfing for Little Heroes Tournament & Auction to take place Friday  Santa Maria Times

Inspired by their daughter, Faith, Santa Maria Valley residents Laura and Ronnie DeBrum have been driving forces behind organizing the first annual Golfing for ...


Obama's high school basketball jersey is up for auction  CNN

A high school basketball jersey once worn by former President Barack Obama is up for auction.


Love cars? Mecum Auction is returning to Harrisburg with more than 1000 collectible vehicles for sale  PennLive

Hundreds of collector cars are hitting the auction block in Harrisburg starting on July 31. Mecum Auctions Harrisburg is back for another year offering car ...


Ranch west of Fort Worth is set for auction  Dallas News

A ranch west of Fort Worth is hitting the auction block.The 1463-acre River Bluff Ranch is in Parker County southwest of Weatherford.The property...


Bidding on Bunyan: State auction of a 17-foot-tall lumberjack sets off bidding war  Star Tribune

For years, he was one of the biggest, plaidest things at the Minnesota State Fair. Now Paul Bunyan, all 17 feet of him, can be yours. Or mine.


America’s most expensive listing sells at foreclosure auction  Inman

A large plot of land that was once considered the most expensive listing in America just sold at foreclosure auction for a mere $100000.


Florida's 2019 Unclaimed Property Auction Set for Saturday | Florida News  On Air With Ryan Seacrest

Are you in the market for a diamond ring, an antique watch, or old baseball cards? If so, Florida's 2019 Unclaimed Property Auction may be for you. More than ...


Samuel L. Jackson's lightsaber and Jack Nicholson's 'The Shining' axe on offer at movie prop auction  CNN

Jack Nicholson's axe from "The Shining," Russell Crowe's armor from "Gladiator" and a lightsaber used by Samuel L. Jackson in "Star Wars" are among 900 ...


The Auctions: A classic car buyer’s paradise  Monterey County Herald

Come to see the classic cars. Bring your checkbook and you may go home with one or two. Classic Car Week not only offers a number shows and events, ...


More than 120 foreclosed properties in Ingham and Eaton counties headed for auction  Lansing State Journal

Both auctions include a mix of homes, vacant land and commercial property in Lansing, outlying communities. And there are some that stand out.


Dinner and auction fund-raiser for Gracie Smith set for Saturday  Asheboro Courier Tribune

RAMSEUR — A BBQ chicken dinner and auction fund-raiser for Gracie Smith is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 24, at Harvest House, 6282 Old Siler City Road, ...


Unclaimed Florida Property Will Be Up For Sale At Orlando Auction  WUSF News

More than 58000 items will be available on Saturday during Florida's 2019 unclaimed property auction in Orlando.


Buffalo Bill Cody rifle earns $18125 at J.M. Davis auction  Claremore Daily Progress

An 1864 J.M. Stevens & Co. presentation rifle engraved “from Buffalo Bill to Night-Hawk & Broncho Bill” scored a bull's-eye for $18125, and a pre-1845 S.


Mexico auctions property once owned by criminals for good cause  Aljazeera.com

Critics of President Obrador have called the auctions a populist measure.


Elvis Presley's Harley-Davidson Electra Glide could break world motorcycle auction record  New Atlas

Elvis Presley's last motorcycle, a 1976 Harley Davidson 1200 Electra Glide, is going to auction later this month and could smash the world record price for a ...


2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: King's Classic 14-team, 0.5 PPR expert auction results  CBS Sports

Editor's note: Dave Richard represented CBS Sports in the second-annual King's Classic, an industry two-league event featuring 14 Fantasy analysts from ESPN ...


1987 Cult Video Game Expected to Sell for $10000 in Auction  TIME

(RENO, Nev.) — An unopened copy of a 1987 cult-classic video game that a Nevada man found in the attic of his childhood home is expected to sell for up to ...


Germany sells a zero-percent 30-year bond for the first time  CNBC

Germany has sold a 30-year bond with a 0% interest rate for the first time on Wednesday.


SMX replay: Visualizing Auction Insights data for competitive intelligence  Search Engine Land

Understanding the metrics in Google's Auction Insights and visualizing the data can give a clearer view of your account's performance. James Hebdon ...


Rock Fire Department holding annual auction Sept. 7  Tulsa World

The Rock Fire Department is holding its 28th Annual Auction September 7th.


Elvis Presley's Last Motorcycle Is Up For Auction: May Set World Record  Forbes

The King continues to reign, this time in the form of his 1976 Harley-Davidson which promises to (possibly) set a world's record at auction of between $1750000 ...


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