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eBay Seller YOURGMDEALER Racking Up The Negs

yourgmdealer

Looks like eBay’s newest titanium powerseller GM “YourGmDealer” is shill buying on their account and has received 2 Negative Feedback strikes already! You see back in the beginning eBay was all about trust and community. Small independent car dealers like me worked hard to contribute to the principals Pierre Omidyar founded eBay under. It was strictly tabu…
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The New eBay Motors Page Load Statistics

eBay Motors Loosing Traction

Doc has been observing all the complaining about the NEW eBay Motors and decided to run it through websiteoptimization.com just too see just how bad it sucked for himself. Wholly Smokes! What a big fat bloated pig it indeed is.. Oink Oink.. Snort Snort.. I would be too embarrassed to put my brand on that…
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eBay Selling Pay-Per-Click Ads Via It’s Partner Network

eBay Selling PPC Ads

eBay is offering sellers pay-per-click advertising through it’s partner network. Doc wonders if this has anything to do with eBay sellers listing and keywords not being visible through any normal off site search. In Doc’s previous post he did a series of tests on eBay Motors Vehicles VIN Searches. Doc recently conducted more tests on…
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Photos And Tales From eBay Live AKA eBay Dead

ebay live 2008 aerial photo

Looks like eBay Live 2008 Was A Big Flop. This eBay members post on eBay’s eBay Live Discussion Board Was Priceless. My husband and I were so disillusioned with the conference that we went home on Friday morning. We purchased priority passes for the second year and we had even reserved our hotel room almost…
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Some Things On eBay Never Change Including Scams

Well lookie here.. The NEW eBay Motors – Complete with a Scam Listing! Beware of listings like this with “too good to be true pricing” You will be scammed and loose all your money! These scammers are really slick – they specialize in separating greedy American sheep from their wallets! The greatest majority of these…
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The NEW eBay Motors Is Here

The NEW eBay Motors Is Here

eBay Has Finally Rolled Out The New And Improved eBay Motors! I see there is a lot of grumbling going on in the eBay Motors Discussion Board about it. Apparently the search is hosed up – and someone said it is not compatible with the Opera web browser. Here is a big thread with eBay…
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Don’t Pay The Romanian Stupidity Tax

Romanian Scam Alert

No one, it turns out, does Internet auction fraud like the Romanians. Bulgarians specialize in intellectual property theft; Ukraine is a leader in online credit card crime; the Russians have a profitable niche in Internet dating fraud. But when it comes to online auctions, particularly for big-ticket items such as cars that can yield $5,000…
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The Dumbest eBay Motors Auction Ever

knight rider trans am ebay auction

The Knight Rider Trans Am. And the seller (an attorney it seems) has no photos of the car – but does have a photo of Charlie Brown & Snoopy sitting on a dock. And he wonders why there are no bids yet! Geeeeezzzzz.. Starting Bid is only $20,000.00 😆 Here is a screen capture if…
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