Goofbid eBay Blog

July, 2010

Prince’s New Album Hits eBay

Last Saturday’s edition of the Daily Mirror became an instant collector’s item as the giveaway of Prince’s album 20TEN sparked a global bidding war on the eBay forum. Copies of the free album, which came with every paper bought, were being auctioned on eBay for $22, around £14.60, as fans from around the world tried to get their hands on … Read more

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New eBay iPhone App

The eBay forum has announced the launch of an iPhone app specifically targeted at those trying to sell items and manage their listings on the move. This was something that had been sorely lacking in the first version, but the new app relies on barcode scanning to fill out the listing form, thereby saving time and allows customers to list … Read more

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Scottish Castle Listed For Sale On eBay

A castle popular with celebrities in Scotland is being sold on the eBay forum for £3.5 million. Estate agents Savills have opted for the online auction website to sell the historic Myres Castle in Fife. A spokesperson for the estate agents said: “Our job as agents is to make the property available to the widest possible market and eBay is … Read more

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eBay Announces iPhone App

eBay has announced it is following up its iPhone buying app with a selling version, meaning you can maintain your eBay business from your handset. eBay are claiming that sellers on the eBay forum can list an item in 60 seconds, including track listing a CD. The new iPhone app fills out a listing form using barcode scanning, and to … Read more

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Dr Who Star Issues Warning About Goods On eBay

Former Doctor Who actor David Tennant has warned fans to be careful of what they buy on the eBay forum. A number of fans, who may be tempted thinking they are getting an eBay bargain, have been offered the chance to bid on items apparently signed by star. The actor’s management said in a message on his official site: “It … Read more

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Top-Rated Seller Shifting Hot Goods

Chicago resident Thomas Ficek may look to have been a very successful entrepreneur since joining eBay in 2005, but all is not as it seems. Averaging six to seven transactions a day under the username of ‘bidhighuwin’, Ficek made hundreds of thousands of dollars selling all sorts of items on the eBay forum. The problem was though, Ficek, aged 48, … Read more

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Sci-fi Fan Buys Dredd Truck

Scottish sci-fi fan Mike Ross landed himself an eBay bargain when he bought an engine with a difference. The firefighter bought this futuristic prop similar to that from the Hollywood film Judge Dredd. Ross, aged 46, paid £4,000 on the eBay forum for the converted Land Rover which is just like the one driven in the 1995 blockbuster starring Sylvester … Read more

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eBay Bargains Give Happy Couple Dream Wedding

One couple will have a day to remember after they managed to put their dream wedding together with some eBay bargains. Kevin Wilsher, 35, and Lisa Vaughan, 27, have spent the past two months trawling through countless pages and auctions on the eBay forum looking for everything to buy for their wedding. Thanks to the use of eBay tools, the … Read more

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1997 Michigan Title Ring Up For Grabs On eBay

Goofbay’s eBay sniper has detected this great find for our US readers. For US $5,999, you can own a piece of one of college football’s most storied programs. As reported in Detroit News, the title ring of an unknown member of Michigan’s 1997 championship team has been placed for sale on the US eBay forum. The ring has a buy … Read more

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Delivery Services Hub Launched By eBay

eBay Advertising has launched a brand new Delivery Services Hub. The hub will be a central point within eBay for shipping, courier and delivery companies to showcase their services to buyers and sellers of the 20 million items purchased on eBay every year. The hub will provide a single destination where shipping carriers purchase space to advertise their offerings exclusively … Read more

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