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My ebay 10th Anniversary!

May 15th, 2007 at 05:34 am

I registered for ebay on May 15, 1997, 10 years ago today.

My first sale was a pre-opening commemorative guide to Disney-MGM Studios Theme Park which I think went for about $17.00. My most recent sale was 2 days ago for a lot of 50 promotional pens for $15.50 to a woman in England. Along the way, I've logged sales to every state and most major countries.

My best month I had sales of just over $2,600. My best year I had sales of over $13,000.

For a few months in 2000, I did ebay full-time after leaving my old job.

At my peak, I was running 100 active auctions at all times. Back then, auctions ran for 10 days and I would list 10 new items every day.

I currently sell pretty casually, 16 listings in the last 60 days, and that was after a very extended period of not selling at all. I just started back recently, but I'm looking forward to many more years of active selling.

1 Responses to “My ebay 10th Anniversary!”

  1. pretty cheap jewelry Says:

    very cool, and you have been keeping annual and monthly tabs. Hope the time has been worth it dollarwise, sounds like it has been worth it fun and hobby wise.

    It's great to use spare time to make money, not spend money ;-o

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