How many ebay ids do you have

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How many ebay ids do you have

  1. 1. How Many eBay IDs Do You Have? The Results Are In!By Ina & David SteinerAuctionBytes.comJune 02, 2001 <br />Kevin O’Hara<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>Founded in 1995 by Pierre Omidyar
  3. 3. Labor day weekend experiment
  4. 4. World’s largest online marketplace
  5. 5. Buyers
  6. 6. Sellers
  7. 7. Small businesses
  8. 8. Paypal</li></li></ul><li>Ebay (cont’)<br />29.4 million registered users (2001)<br />Includes all sites including ebay motors, and ebay premium<br />Does not include half.com<br />Larger population than Texas<br />Includes inactive users<br />
  9. 9. AuctionBytesEbay survey<br />
  10. 10. How many bids will you get?<br />A study showed that from 3,500 auctions, 1,891 were not bid on<br />797 auctions only had one bid<br />The numbers decrease as the bid count rises<br />Except 10+ bids, there were 135 auctions<br />
  11. 11. Percentage of bids per items<br />
  12. 12. Are auctions really won in the last minutes?<br />A study looked at 3,500 auctions<br />After “buy it now” and zero bid auctions were eliminated there were 1,413 auctions left<br />Only 215 were won in the last minute<br />Therefore there is only a 15.2% chance of an auction being won in the last minute<br />
  13. 13. Auctions won in last minute<br />
  14. 14. Conclusion<br />Ebay is the largest online marketplace in the world<br />They have more registered users than the state of Texas has people<br />Many users have multiple user IDs<br />Over half of the auctions are not bid on<br />84.8% of auctions are not won in the last minute<br />
  15. 15. QUESTIONS??<br />

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