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Learn eBay and Become a Power Seller
and business strategists, who took in public on the stock market. It started to encourage
people to sell more than just collectibles, and quickly became a massive site where you
could sell anything, large or small. Unlike other sites, though, eBay survived the end of
the boom, and is still going strong today.
1999 saw eBay go worldwide, launching sites in the UK, Australia and Germany. eBay
bought half.com, an Amazon-like online retailer, in the year 2000 - the same year it
introduced Buy it Now - and bought PayPal, an online payment service, in 2002.
Pierre Omidyar has now earned an estimated $3 billion from eBay, and still serves as
Chairman of the Board. There are now literally millions of items bought and sold every
day on eBay, all over the world. For every $100 spent online worldwide, it is estimated
that $14 is spent on eBay - that's a lot of laser pointers.
Now that you know the history of eBay, perhaps you'd like to know how it could work
for you? Reading on will give you an idea of the possibilities.