After I uploaded my first Flowgram iBusinessLogic Web Development Projects 2008 admittedly late in the night, when I should not have been working… I tried to get fancy by using some of the other interesting capabilities of the Flowgram service.
Archive | July, 2008
iBusinessLogic Web Development Projects 2008 Above is an example of a “Flowgram” http://flowgram.com I have been invited to beta test the web application which allows the user to insert live web pages into a slide show with your recorded narration. I plan on using Flowgram to create step . slide show instructions for AuctionLogic in addition […]
A new search engine which calls itself Cuil (pronounced cool) opened its virtual doors for business today. Cuil claims to be the worlds largest search engine with more indexed pages than any other search engine product, including Google.
Ok, we received several comments indicating the readers of this blog want to keep informed and up to date on issues regarding the Internet Merchants Association. Please enter your votes here in this quick poll if you were or are a member of the IMA. We would like to gauge actual membership, so please vote.
When I skip a few days of writing my blog(s) I feel as though something is missing, blogging is not a job or a task, it is part of the fun of what I do for my business.
It really is no surprise Zippi-Auctions sales on eBay have not been stellar. The concept may sound great to the inexperienced and the perpetual business opportunities buyers, but if one looks at the numbers and the concept, is there really any Zip here?
There are so many good points in what Alan Lewis says in this one article for eBay, I hope they take notice and ask this man to help them craft their message in the future. These are the kinds of messages everyone involved with eBay needs to hear. Sellers and buyers alike need to know that eBay itself is a huge behemoth of a machine, making changes to one part effects the entire organism
“is there a valid point in continuing to publicize this open wound at the Internet Merchants Association”?
I have been on hold now for over 15 mins and I really do have other things to do… So I will let someone else have my place in the queue… But I will keep this eBay customer support number for future reference… If I had a real problem it could come in handy – especially if a real employee with real answers answers the call…
Wow, eBay Wins in court, must be a happy day in San Jose! Today, eBay won a critical ruling in the case of Tiffany & Co. vs eBay Inc. The Court ruled eBay was not responsible for the sale of fake Tiffany on the site.
“It still upsets me that we have not received any e-mails or communication from eBay at all. I think they needed to talk to us and let us know what is going on. I have e-mailed them once and you e-mailed them. You did a live chat and I did 2 live chats. I even talked to a supervisor and was promised I would get a response from them. Absolutely nothing. That furiates me.” Connie Carpenter
The French courts ruling against eBay Inc. even goes so far as to prevent consumers from selling LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton perfumes received as gifts.
Larry Philiips former IMA Board and Ethics Committee member will be live on the eBay & Beyond, Basics to Business Internet Radio Talk show this morning. Larry is filling in for current President of the Internet Merchants Association – Steve Grossberg, who backed out of the scheduled interview slot.
The din of complaints about the new, yet vague and undefined linking policy seems to have caused eBay to re-adjust the timetable on implementation and enforcement of the no links edict.
With the amount of people following the Journal now, I thought it would be a good idea to test the waters and start an informal Network meeting place. This place is called: Trading Assistant Journal Network
Recalculating Feedback percentages without neutrals: Effective in late August, neutrals will no longer be counted as part of the Feedback percentage.
Larry Phillips has volunteered to fill in for IMA President Steve Grossberg on the eBay and Beyond, Basics to Business Internet Talk Radio Program next Saturday…
Mr. Steve Grossberg, Internet Merchants Association President and Treasurer, has just informed the eBay and Beyond radio program of his decision to back out of this live radio talk show interview.
Anything to allow the seller a chance to respond quickly to any dispute within PayPal or eBay is a good idea in my book.
This long and interesting piece by Andrew Locke expresses many eBay sellers feel about the changes at ebay in a well produced if somewhat off looking video.
Dave White, the host of eBay and Beyond, Basics to Business Live Internet Radio Talk Show has offered an opportunity to the IMA Board of Directors and/or President to share their side of this growing controversy in live interviews on his nationally recognized talk radio show and podcast
I wish I could do more to help you cope with the issues that you are currently dealing with. But as you know, I was one of the six or more people who were summarily dismissed from the organization Monday morning for expressing my outrage at the actions of the three remaining members of the Board of Directors (BOD).
The president of an eCommerce Trade Group, the Internet Merchants Association, has stated he will “go after” any bloggers or websites covering IMA business. The IMA is a non-profit organization which recently experienced mass resignations from a majority of the board due to ethics concerns.
Bill Cobb, former eBay President “Lands” new job at Orbitz the worldwide internet travel company.
In a discussion forum post today, the President of the Internet Merchants Association has threatened to bring suit against several blogs and websites reporting on the actions of the Board of Directors and himself while acting as head of the IMA.
I have received letter upon letter, obviously written by very upset and almost physically shaken individuals who in most cases simply wanted to belong to a fair and honest group of like minded people.
While reportedly awaiting an apology from the BOD at the Internet Marketing Association to which she belonged, Debbie Levitt posted on her blog today that she has been summarily expelled from the IMA.
Several members of the IMA have posted links and contact information for the Florida Attorney Generals Offices Economic Crimes Division in Tallahassee, along with an outline of the basis of a complaint against the Board of Directors of the Internet Merchants Association.
Internet Merchants Association Meeting. This special meeting is called to take place July 6,2008 and commencing on July 10,2008. Please send this notice to all IMA members. The meeting will take place at…
The Sydney Morning Herald blog adds a final word about eBay’s attempt to make PayPal the only payment service available to eBay buyers and sellers in the down under. The author – Simon Tsang reports the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission plainly determined eBay’s PayPal only plan as a monopolistic play. It seems from our end […]