Archive for the 'Other Marketplaces' Category

Life Imitates Art: The Great Gatsby Effect

Monday, May 20th, 2013

You’ve probably heard that art imitates life, but sometimes it’s the other way around and life imitates art, especially if the art form is a movie. The blog, Fashionata reported that eBay is experiencing what they are calling a “Gatsby” effect, and after a quick check of Amazon it appears that the effect is popping [...]

Multi-Channel Selling – Is It For You?

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Multichannel selling has become a popular “buzzword” around the internet – so let’s start by defining our term. When you ell product on a website, that is a ‘channel’ where you are selling. You could have started selling on eBay, Amazon, Etsy or your own website. Regardless of where you started – that was your [...]

Industry News and Tidbits

Monday, April 4th, 2011

eBay GSI has been acquired by eBay There is a lot of chatter and a lot of user speculation about “fulfillment by eBay”. This from zdnet article has some great eBay slides and some future projections. For the user perspective on the GSI acquisition, the comments on Auctionbytes serves us the seller voice. Amazon Amazon [...]

Is Craigslist Truly an Alternative to eBay?

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Often at Vendio we hear about some of our users trying out Craigslist as an alternative to selling on eBay.  They typically cite eBay’s fees, policies, or continual changes as the reasons why they are trying out Craigslist.  For those not familiar Craigslist, it is an online classifieds website that doesn’t charge anything to post [...]

Do you Twitter? Try Twibler for eBay Listings

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

First, we want to point out if you are on twitter, you can find Vendio at For eBay sellers who use Twitter, you might want to check out twibler. Twibler automatically posts your new eBay listings to your Twitter account. It’s a simple and easy way to begin a foray into social media or [...]

Cyber Monday Deals

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Just a note, you’ll want to check out Dealio’s Cyber Monday Deals – and if you are stuck on what to get for all those special people in your life – the holiday gift guide is just the ticket for creative and unique shopping ideas. Happy Shopping!!

Rajiv Dutta a possible Yahoo! CEO candidate?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

As most are aware, Yahoo! (YHOO) has retained an executive search firm to hire a new CEO after Jerry Yang announced they were seeking his successor. Among the names bandied about are former eBay CEO Meg Whitman and former AOL CEO Jonathan Miller. Even former eBay top executive Jeff Jordan (now CEO of OpenTable) has [...]