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TAGnotes Thu 13 Jan 2000 Vol 2 Number 8 Issue 91

From:   <tagn-@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
Date: Fri Jan 14, 2000 5:13am
Subject: TAGnotes Thurs 13 Jan 2000 Vol 2 Number 8 Issue 91

The Auction Guild Notes for Thursday 13 Jan 2000
ONEList will be off-line for routine maintenance from Fri 14 Jan at
6:00 pm until Sat 15 Jan at 6:00 am PT. All emails posted during
that time will not be processed until Sat 15 Jan at 6:00 am PT. Due
to the backlog which will occur, some email will not be delivered
until later that morning, probably no later than 8:00a.m.
eBay will be offline for regular scheduled maintenance Fri morning,
14 Jan between 01:00 PST and 05:00 PT
Listings The low of 2.345 mil was on 28 Dec. Currently approx 3.78 mil
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Amazon Auctions Features: 10 cent listing fees until further notice, Pro
Merchant special flat fee of $9.99, through 31 Jan 2000. Free crosslinks
to books or retail items, Pro merchant discounts, bulk lister tool,
zShops, One Click payment options, free image hosting, and the best
customer service in the online auction industry 24/7 Toll-free in U.S.
and Canada:
(800)201-7575 http://s1.amazon.com/exec/varzea/ts/announcement-list/all-

Useful contact email addys can be found here
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Yahoo Auction Features: One time login, No listing or final value
fees on any auctions, Watchlist, Auction Alerts personal shopper,
Auction Booth, Blacklist, Set bidder Parameters, Set type, duration
and end times of auctions, Custom end of auction notices, Auctions
Express Bulk Loading tool, Merchant Accounts Order Manager @ $30/Month,
Yahoo Store with (pricey) charge card merchant accounts, You set price
on featured auction services, etc.
TAG thinks Yahoo is the most seller friendly Online Auction House,
despite NO customer service. Approx 1.49 million auctions
currently running http://auctions.yahoo.com/auction/
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Golds Auction http://www.goldsauction.com/apps/viewAnnouncements.html
Features: Free basic listings through 31 Jan 2000.
Approx 9829 auctions listed now, and 284214 Auctions since 6/20/99
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AuctionRover is now providing the search engine for Go2Net’s
MetaCrawler auction metasearch service, which was relaunched today.
With go2net at number 9 on media metrix list, this will increase ARs
hits dramatically . They will also be the engine used for the dogpile
auction search. http://www.metacrawler.com

AR has added features to their online auction management tools:

New user settings that provide navigation and a quick-start page
with default terms

QuickPost three-page listing process to get simple, straightforward
auctions up and running in record time.

Bulk Counter Updates Sellers who want to import existing auctions into
AuctionManager for convenience can easily upload multiple counters into
each of their current and new auctions.

Bulk HTML Updates import existing auctions into AuctionManager
and can also update the HTML for multiple auctions.

iShip Shipping Services offers Sellers can provide a customized URL
on their auction page to estimate shipping information, includes
shipping cost estimates, service options from each of the major delivery
carriers and package tracking.
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The newest Online Auction Management Service can be found at
AuctionPerfect http://www.auctionperfect.com/
They have tabbed sections for inventory, suppliers, auctions, customers,
mail, reports, and tools, and offer free web pic hosting. In an effort
to attract users, AuctionPerfect is paying listing fees up to 50 cents
per listing on eBay, Amazon and JustBeads
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ManageAuctions has added Bidder services to their auction management
tools where users can view their ongoing and sold auctions, auctions
they are bidding on or have already won – this feature is especially
useful to those of you who sell and buy on Amazon and/or eBay. They have
also universalized their auction counters.
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The Internet Auction list, provides users with a fairly comprehensive
list of Auction Houses, Online and Off, and hundreds or even thousands
of links to all kind of auction related services.
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If you would like an Auction House or Service Provider added to
this list, please email us at tagn-@t...
or TheAuction-@onelist.com.
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