Archive for October, 2008

Submitting Vendable to Technorati

Friday, October 17th, 2008

It is time to spread the Vendable love…we are submitting this blog to Technorati. We are all ears if anyone has suggestions on others place we should be to get the word out.

Check out our Technorati Profile.

eBay Q3 2008 Financial Highlights

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

eBay has announced its Q3 Financial Highlights Here are my top 10 key points from the above PowerPoint: 1. Revenue is up 12% y/y 2. 10% decrease in workforce 3. Looks like Bill Me Later will be a part of PayPal 4. Traffic is Flat 5. More inventory is on eBay 6. eBay is not [...]

Unique Way of Looking at SEO

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Every now and again, I run into something that is done in a unique manner that really grabs my attention. ColderICE seems to find that often. His blog posts on this industry quite often make me smile, but his latest addition “The SEO Rapper” truly is a unique experience. While, not a fan of rap, [...]

eBay Changes – 10/13 Monday Morning Recap

Monday, October 13th, 2008

My head is spinning – I find I want to share what’s going on in the eBay world with the Vendable blog readers, and by the time I get the paragraph written, there are more changes. So until these changes stop occurring so rapidly, I’ll do a Monday Morning Recap of the previous week…for those [...]

Vendio Named to Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal’s Top 50 Fastest-Growing Companies List

Friday, October 10th, 2008

We wanted to share some good news from Vendio. Vendio has been chosen by Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal as one of the “Fast 50″–a designation given to the fastest-growing private companies in Silicon Valley, as a result of its strong revenue and percentage of growth over a three-year period from 2005 to 2007.

Sellers “gaming” most watched items in New eBay Pulse?

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

eBay released a new eBay Pulse as we noted a couple of days ago. I reviewed it today and found these to be the most watched items: Interestingly, 9 out of 10 are either fixed price items or classified ad format (and only one has bids). Why are these items being “watched” at a high [...]

Ramp up your Custom Item Specifics

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Over the next few months, eBay will begin increasing exposure of item specifics. Additionally, they will begin including Custom Item Specifics in the left navigation. If you do not use Item Specifics you will be competitively disadvantaged in Search (yes..another search criteria). If you do not use Item Specifics or Custom Item Specifics, now is [...]