PeSA Makes Official Statement on eBay Marketplace
/ October 1, 2008 42 COMMENTS

Earlier today, I received an email from Joe Cortese, Founder and Chairman of the Professional eBay Sellers Association (PeSA) with the following headline, “PeSA Official Statement on eBay’s Marketplace: Deteriorating eBay Market Conditions Erode Seller Confidence.” The full paper can be read here. It’s a pretty sweeping document that quite frankly doesn’t speak highly of…

PESA / ECMTA Community Roundtable – Product Sourcing in Difficult Times
/ June 11, 2008 8 COMMENTS

I won’t be able to attend this one unfortunately, but you can reserve your seat for tomorrow’s webinar at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/412801620 OVERVIEW: Worldwide Brands are the What to Sell and Where to Get it Experts! Join us for this webinar to learn about how you can beat the recession with eCommerce using the best techniques in…

eBay Affiliate Program
/ May 5, 2008 22 COMMENTS

One of the presentations I attended at the eCommerce Summit was given by Will Martin-Gill, Sr. Manager of Internet Marketing, Advertising Optimization, eBay Inc. Unfortunately for Will, his presentation was at the end of the first full day of sessions and a number of attendees had already opted for networking with an adult beverage or…

Digging the Dirt
/ April 28, 2008 4 COMMENTS

At 7:30am last Friday, the approximately 50 remaining attendees from the eCommerce Summit descended on Harvey, a New Orleans suburb in the Jefferson Parish on the West Bank, to take part in a volunteer day for Habitat for Humanity. After the check presentations were made and a quick tutorial on safety guidelines was given by…

Lorrie Norrington Keynote at eCommerce Summit
/ April 23, 2008 61 COMMENTS

The 2008 Spring eCommerce Summit officially kicked off this morning with an introduction by PeSA Executive Director, Jonathan Garriss, welcoming all attendees to New Orleans. eBay President of Marketplace Operations, Lorrie Norrington, was the keynote speaker of the day and her presentation focused on giving a Marketplace progress report for the past few months and…

Ink on the road…
/ April 21, 2008 8 COMMENTS

I am heading down to the 2008 Spring eCommerce Summit in New Orleans early tomorrow and will be down there through the end of the week. In addition to reporting back from Lorrie Norrington’s keynote, taking part in the Habitat for Humanity day, and putting quite a few names to faces, I am looking forward…

PeSA / ECMTA Best Practices “Improving Your eBay DSRs”
/ April 11, 2008 113 COMMENTS

I realize I run the risk of turning this blog into a Marketplaces-only forum rather than an all-encompassing discussion hub for all things “Inc”, but I am joining Lorrie Norrington and the team down at the 2008 Spring eCommerce Summit in New Orleans later this month so I thought it would be a good idea…