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eBay Presentation

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