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  1. 2. <ul><li>Online auctioning : A win-win for all </li></ul><ul><li>Buyers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wide range of options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Convenience of Buying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Competitive prices, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All this and more with just a click! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sellers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Broader reach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Initial set up and management is not required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to market </li></ul></ul>Inspiration
  2. 3. <ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Brings together the most important component of any activity – PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>Hub of human interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Caters to different interest groups </li></ul><ul><li>Popular social networks </li></ul><ul><li> Facebook, Orkut, hi5, LinkedIn, Flixster, MySpace, Ning </li></ul>Inspiration
  3. 4. <ul><li>Online auctioning + Social networking= Tradeport </li></ul><ul><li>“ Humanizing” the auctioning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive and collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Trust and reliability </li></ul><ul><li>Customer to Customer approach </li></ul>The Tradeport Vision
  4. 5. <ul><li>eBay “Neighborhood” </li></ul><ul><li>iTaggit </li></ul><ul><li>Overstock “Reputation Networks” </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook Marketplace </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook RadicalBuy </li></ul>State-Of-The-Art
  5. 6. <ul><li>Social-Networking based Trade </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Implemented as a Facebook Application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater appeal the popularity of Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Builds up on the usability of Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Live auctions and Purchase Now options </li></ul><ul><li>Increased trust </li></ul><ul><li>Piggybacked Advertising and Promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Wear a Buyer or Seller’s hat </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used for a wide range of products </li></ul>The Tradeport Dimension
  6. 7. Tradeport on Facebook
  7. 8. <ul><li>User chooses a product category of his choice </li></ul><ul><li>All the products available for bidding or buying are displayed </li></ul><ul><li>The buyer selects his choice of product </li></ul><ul><li>He can choose either to buy the product on the spot or bid for it. </li></ul>Buyer scenario
  8. 9. Buyer scenario
  9. 10. <ul><li>Seller enters relevant product details like product description, starting bid price of the product etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Product database is updated. </li></ul><ul><li>The buyers are offered this product when they chose the appropriate category </li></ul><ul><li>The bid/ buy process is initiated </li></ul>Seller scenario
  10. 11. Seller scenario
  11. 12. <ul><li>Bids are placed higher than the current bid, this is allowed till the end of bid time </li></ul><ul><li>When the bid for a particular product expires the highest bidder is declared the winner. </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook notifications are sent to the participants of the bid. </li></ul>The bidding process
  12. 13. The bidding process
  13. 14. System architecture overview 1.Load the application 2.Log into facebook and set parameters 3.Redirect to callback URL 4.Execute code on web server 5.Database executions 6.Return the execution result s and render then as html 7.Interact with facebook API and display as a facebook app
  14. 15. <ul><li>Java EE Technology- JSP, java servlets. </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook API </li></ul><ul><li>Apache Tomcat 6.0 Application Server </li></ul><ul><li>MySQL 5.0 Database, JDBC </li></ul><ul><li>Eclipse 3.3.2 IDE for Java EE developers </li></ul>Technologies and Tools used
  15. 16. <ul><li>Choosing the right configuration and versions </li></ul><ul><li>Configuring the components </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating the configurations </li></ul><ul><li>Learning JSP, servlet programming </li></ul><ul><li>Learning to query database in JSP </li></ul><ul><li>Learning to use the Facebook API </li></ul><ul><li>Implementing what we have learned  </li></ul>The Learning Curve
  16. 17. More To Come… <ul><li>Recommendation system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rate Buyer and seller and provide feedback after the transaction is over </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notifications among friends of bid winner serves as a marketing strategy for the seller </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater levels of trust because of the use of an existing trusted network of users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations can be received from friends or other users of the application thus addition publicity by “word of mouth” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scope for collaborations between sellers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer Communities based for sharing interests and experiences </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. DEMO