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  • 1. By: Mark Manjardi
    A Presentation of The First Online Auction Site
  • 2. URL: http://www.ebay.com/
    History
    Purpose
    Content
    Uses
    Web 2.0
    Similar Sites
    Research
    Positives & Negatives
    Surprise
    Overview of
  • 3. Founder: Pierre Omidyar
    Date: September 3, 1995
    Headquarters: San Jose, California
    First Known As: Auction Web
    Funny Historic Story: Pez Candy Dispensers
    First Item Sold: Broken Laser Pointer
    History And Creator
  • 4. Serve as an online biding site where people can sell things they no longer want
    Online thrift store
    Highest bidder gets item at end of deadline
    Never ending auction for the world
    Purpose of
  • 5. Any item or product up for sale
    Day to day lists of for-sale items
    People made pages displaying their item
    Each item’s page made up of Image, Information, Biding Price, Contact Info
    Content
  • 6. School:
    Educational – teaches students how to make a dollar out of items they no longer need
    Home
    Forget a Garage Sale. Sell Items Online!
    Business
    Promote & Sell Items
    Communicate with other business online
    Uses (School, Home, Business)
  • 7. Communication
    Best way to communicate = buying & selling from each other on one huge online market
    Comments & contact information
    Phone & email
    Secure Information Sharing
    Detailed information on each item necessary
    Information on seller also
    Information runs the site
    Collaboration with World Wide Web
    Sites for images and background information on items
    How is this a Web 2.0 tool?
  • 8. Amazon http://www.amazon.com
    Craigslist www.craigslist.com
    Yahoo auctions.yahoo.com
    Why eBay is better…
    Similar Sites
  • 9. 1999 — A year after going public, eBay has 10 million registered users and a gross merchandise volume of $2.8 billion annually.
    2002 — 61.7 million registered users, gross merchandise volume of $14.9 billion annually.
    2005 — 181 million registered users, gross merchandise volume of $44.3 billion annually.
    2008 — 87.7 million active users worldwide, gross merchandise volume of $59.7 billion annually
    Today – eBay keeps growing
    190 countries
    24 currencies
    Research
    eBay remains the premier buying and selling marketplace in the online universe, with more active listings, users, and goods than shoppers are likely to find anywhere else
  • 10. Positives
    Items around the world all at one site
    Anyone can buy or sell
    Best auction site due to popularity
    Negatives
    18 or older
    Don’t know who you are buying from
    Not physically buying it in store
    Overall
    The new era of shopping
    Positives & Negatives
  • 11. Questions..?
  • 12. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UW9bHDy5khQ
    eBay Song

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