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Service Simplifies Ebay Online Auctions

Used to be that when you wanted to sell something you had a garage sale, put an ad in the For Sale section of the local classifieds or posted a sign on the neighborhood bulletin board. The Internet has changed all that. While you can still use the aforementioned options, if you're really serious about selling any of your possessions, the Internet has truly become a home to the world-wide garage sale. One of the more popular methods of selling something online is via eBay, the Internet's best known and most popular online auction site. And while selling something on eBay puts your items in front of a huge audience, the actual process of getting your items ready for sale on eBay has proven to be somewhat daunting, especially to those who have limited computer access or limited online experience.

Fortunately a new service has recently become available to anyone who wants to sell their items without the hassle of having to digitally photograph everything, write descriptions and prepare it all for the online process. AuctionDrop is like an eBay drop-off store. Through an association with The UPS Stores, the popular packing and shipping retail chain of over 3500 locations nationwide are now acting as a convenient interface between you and the process of getting your stuff online.

For full story please go to:
http://www.computeramerica.com/content/columns/craig/2004/2004-09-20.htm

Craig Crossman is a Knight-Ridder newspaper columnist writing about computers and technology. He also hosts the nation's longest running nationally syndicated radio talk show on computers and technology, Computer America, heard on the Business Talk Radio network weeknights at 10PM ET. In South Florida, you can hear a rebroadcast of a selected Computer America show each Sunday evening at 8PM ET on WJNO 1290AM.

About the Author

Craig Crossman is a Knight-Ridder newspaper columnist writing about computers and technology. He also hosts the nation's longest running nationally syndicated radio talk show on computers and technology, Computer America,

Craig Crossman