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January 2011 Blog Posts (29)

Define Gender Gap? Look Up Wikipedia’s Contributor List By NOAM COHEN

In 10 short years, Wikipedia has accomplished some remarkable goals. More than 3.5 million articles in English? Done. More than 250 languages? Sure.

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on January 31, 2011 at 9:08pm — No Comments

Antiques & Collectibles: Dust might be obscuring a valuable item

The new year brings with it permission to try new things that you hadn't considered before. This can also be a time to discard and sell some of those dusty collectibles. In today’s market..........



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Added by shannondouma on January 31, 2011 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Insuring Your Valuable Collectibles

Insuring Your Valuable  Collectibles 



Insuring your Valuable Collectibles

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on January 30, 2011 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Properly displayed art will bring years of enjoyment

One of the biggest investments you probably have made, other than your home, is the objects that decorate your home. The works of art and furniture in your home are valuable objects and protecting them is just as important as protecting any other asset. The single most common way to ruin a work of art or damage an antique treasure is to ..........to see more click here http://t.co/eBUXrFd via @MercuryX

Added by shannondouma on January 30, 2011 at 7:33am — No Comments

Sculpture proves old doesn't equal antique



When it comes to antiques, it's clear that things are not always what they appear to be. Such was the case with an impressive looking piece of sculpture brought in to DuMouchelle's Art Galleries by Kathleen Jarzynski of Rochester Hills.







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Added by shannondouma on January 28, 2011 at 11:47am — No Comments

Eight Lessons From The Life And Work of Jack Lalanne By Seth Godin

Eight Lessons from the life and work of Jack LaLanne

By Seth Godin

  1. He bootstrapped himself. A scrawny little kid at 15, he decided to change who he was and how he was perceived, and then he did. The deciding was as important as the doing.
  2. He went to the edges. He didn't merely open a small gym, a…
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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on January 28, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

1950s Greeting Card Vintage Home Business Advertisments

These ads, I collected from 1950s magazines...mostly from woman's magazines showing handicrafts to sell at bazaars and such. They show a sample of some of the many companies…
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Added by vintagerecycling on January 27, 2011 at 6:17pm — 2 Comments

Start An Antiques Business

Start an Antiques Business

How about another great home business idea? One that is rewarding in more ways than just the profit (and there is lots of profit potential!). An antiques business is full of opportunity to learn, make friends and earn some serious coin. It is also one of those great businesses that can be as little or as large…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on January 27, 2011 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Changing times at antique shows

When times change, the antique industry is usually the last to know. It's a business model grounded in the past.

But even antiques are subject to trends, and the industry is facing an identity crisis as buyer whims shift from Victorian sculptures to vintage sunglasses.

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Added by shannondouma on January 26, 2011 at 11:45am — No Comments

One Way to Boost State Coffers: Sell on eBay

The state is selling surplus goods from state agencies - everything from vending machines to commercial equipment to computers to scrap metal - on an eBay user page.To read more click here......Anyone need a Vending Machine :)

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20029178-503544.html

Added by shannondouma on January 21, 2011 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Using Twitter To Monitor Your Online Business Reputation


If you twitter you will want to know this.
As any online seller worth their salt knows, reputation is everything. In fact I would argue that your online reputation is even more important than your offline one because your online business is visible to a global audience of potentially hundreds of millions of people.

Here is how ...http://bit.ly/eHgydw

Added by shannondouma on January 21, 2011 at 8:06am — No Comments

Timing Awards By Seth Godin

Timing rewards

We can agree that promising a three-year old a new car when he graduates from college is probably an ineffective way to get him to stop sucking his thumb.

As we mature, it gets easier to trade satisfaction now for a prize later. However, the more risk involved in getting the prize, the less we value it. Frequent flyer miles, for…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on January 20, 2011 at 8:43am — No Comments

eBay US Marketplaces GMV Grows 5% in Fourth Quarter

eBay revenue was up 5% year over year both for the fourth quarter and for the full year 2010. Profits were up 24%.

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Added by shannondouma on January 20, 2011 at 7:58am — No Comments

eBay Sellers Get Partial Reimbursement in Lawsuit Settlement

Brice Yingling and Andy Scott sued eBay in 2009 over the fees they were charged for selling on eBay Motors Parts & Accessories. The Court granted their motion for class certification in July, 2010, which was critical to their case.

According to their complaint.

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Added by shannondouma on January 19, 2011 at 2:53pm — No Comments

87% Increase in Unique Visitors Reported for Fourth-Quarter by LiveAuctioneers.com

NEW YORK (LAPRS)– LiveAuctioneers.com, the Manhattan-based Internet company that provides an online live-bidding platform and related support services to more than 1,000 auction houses worldwide, has released fourth-quarter 2010 statistics .

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Added by shannondouma on January 19, 2011 at 8:59am — No Comments

New New York markets appeal to evicted Aqueduct vendors January 18, 2011 by Michael Moran Alterio   Two new markets are launching in the Queens and Brooklyn boroughs of New York City, both hoping t…

New New York markets appeal to evicted Aqueduct vendors

January 18, 2011 by Michael Moran Alterio  

Two new markets are launching in the Queens and Brooklyn boroughs of New York City, both hoping to attract vendors displaced from the now-shuttered Aqueduct Flea Market and…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on January 18, 2011 at 3:31pm — 1 Comment

Antique Correspondence Course Teaches Buying Savvy

Antique Correspondence Course Teaches Buying Savvy

Knowledgeable antique dealers are frequently asked “How did you learn all the things you know about antiques?” The simple answer given by most is, “Many, many years of experience and constant never-ending study, study, study.”

During…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on January 18, 2011 at 2:27pm — 3 Comments

eBay Canada and Kijiji Vie for Unwanted Christmas Presents By Ina Steiner AuctionBytes.com January 18, 2011

eBay Canada and Kijiji Vie for Unwanted Christmas Presents

By Ina Steiner

AuctionBytes.com

January 18, 2011

 

eBay Canada and eBay's Canadian classifieds site Kijiji are both appealing to consumers to sell their unwanted holiday gifts on their respective sites, citing research that showed up to 8.6 million gifts were…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on January 18, 2011 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Red Baron lands Malcolm Forbes' model ship collection ; Antique Trader Antique Auction News

Red Baron lands Malcolm Forbes' model ship collection
January 11, 2011

by  Antique Trader Antique Auction News


ATLANTA, Ga. – The staggering lifetime collection of ship models, important nautical art and maritime collectibles of the late publishing magnate Malcolm Forbes (1919-1990) will be sold the weekend of Jan. 29-30 by…
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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on January 18, 2011 at 2:06pm — No Comments

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