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Vampires & Electronics are Top Selling Products on eBay
Sep 4, 09 - Michelle

eBay is the largest marketplace for one-of-a-kind items. But they also sell books and electronic products as fast as Amazon.com.

Vampire series True Blood (Sookie Stackhouse) and Twilight Saga make the top 50 products on sold on eBay. Otherwise, it’s all chips and polycarbonate.

Here are top 5 selling items on eBay in August, 2009:

  1. Apple iPod touch 2nd Generation (8 GB) MP3 Player
    1.  New MP3 Replacement Battery For Apple iPod Touch iTouch 2 2nd Gen 8GB 16GB 32GB

     $4.83 Free Shipping      159 bought     >> View More Details

    2.  Apple iPod Touch 4th Generation 8-16-32-64GB MP3 Player (White-Black) Works 100%

     $59.99 Free Shipping      114 bought     >> View More Details

    View more Apple+iPod+touch+8GB+MP3 items on WatchedItem.com

  2. Nintendo Wii – Game console
    1.  New Game Remote Nunchuck Nunchuk Controller Adapter for Nintendo Wii Console

     $5.50 Free Shipping      3,604 bought     >> View More Details

    2.  GAMECUBE 32MB 32 MB MEMORY CARD FOR NINTENDO WII GC GAME Console

     $5.99 Free Shipping      1,147 bought     >> View More Details

    View more Nintendo+Wii+Game+Console items on WatchedItem.com

  3. Apple iPhone (AT&T)

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  4. Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Graphic Calculator – This one’s a surprise!
  5. 1.  TI-83 Plus Graphic Calculator Texas Instruments Graphing TI83 +

     $21.99      90 bought     >> View More Details

    2.  TI-83 Graphic Calculator Texas Instruments Graphing plus Sliding Cover TI83

     $24.99      66 bought     >> View More Details

    View more TI+83+Graphic+Calculator items on WatchedItem.com

  6. Apple iPod touch 2nd Generation Silver (16 GB) MP3 Player
    1.  Apple iPod Touch 2nd Generation 8GB Model A1288 Black And Silver

     $24.99 Free Shipping     7 bought     >> View More Details

    2.  Apple iPod Touch 2nd Generation 8GB Model A1288 / MB528LL Black And Silver

     $12.00 Free Shipping     3 bids     >> View More Details

    View more Apple+iPod+touch+2nd+Silver items on WatchedItem.com

Well, here’s the other top 6 through 50 (in order):

Microsoft Wireless Gamepad for Xbox 360
Apple iPhone 3G (AT&T)
BlackBerry Storm
Nintendo Wii Remote and Nunchuck Controller Combo
LG VX8300 (Verizon Wireless)
Microsoft 20GB Hard Drive (DHB4Q00002) for Xbox 360
T-Mobile Sidekick 3 (T-Mobile)
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Microsoft Xbox 360 – Game console – 20 GB
Microsoft Controller for Xbox 360
Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver Edition Graphic Calculator
True Blood – The Complete First Season (DVD, 2009, 5-Disc Set)
Apple iPhone 3G (AT&T)
Apple iPhone 3GS (AT&T)
Apple iPod touch 2nd Generation Black (32 GB) MP3 Player
Motorola MotoRazr V3 (AT&T)
Sony PlayStation 3 – Game console – black – 80 GB
Apple iPhone 3GS (AT&T)
Motorola RAZR V3 (T-Mobile)
Charger for Nintendo DS, Gameboy Advance SP
T-Mobile Sidekick iD (T-Mobile)
Apple iPod nano chromatic Black (8 GB) MP3 Player
T-Mobile G1
The Sims 3 (PC Games)
Sony PlayStation 3 – Game console – black – 40 GB
The Twilight Saga Collection by Stephenie Meyer (2008, Hardcover)
Halo 3 (Xbox 360)
Apple iPod nano 3rd Generation Silver (4 GB) MP3 Player
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (2004, Paperback, Reprint)
Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite System – Game console – black – 120 GB
Motorola MotoRazr V3 (AT&T)
Nintendo 64 – Game console
Palm Treo 650
Nintendo Wii Remote Controller
RIM BlackBerry Bold 9000
BlackBerry Curve 8900
Sookie Stackhouse Novels by Charlaine Harris (2008, Paperback)
Apple iPhone 3G (AT&T)
Call of Duty: World at War (Xbox 360)
Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphic Calculator
Nintendo DS Lite – Handheld game system
Sony PlayStation 2 – Game console
Samsung Instinct (Sprint Nextel)
LG Shine CU720 (AT&T)
Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Game console

Top 4 eBay Auctions of the Week- 8/11/09
Aug 11, 09 - Michelle

Here are the top 4 most watched eBay auctions this week. These are celebrity auctions in with more than 450 watchers each. If you are an eBay pulse fan, then check out the WatchedItem.com’s eBay Pulse.

#1. Meet Howard Stern

Meet Howard Stern in studio at The Howard Stern Show

$4,452.00, 16 bids
635 watchers Ends Aug 12

Offered by eBay seller: auctioncause

#2. Be a Miley Cyrus Roadie for a day! This one would be fun!

Be a “Roadie” for a Day & Meet Miley Cyrus on her Tour!

$6,600.00, 35 bids
577 watchers Ends Aug 13

Offered by eBay seller: auctioncause

#3. Lorrie Morgan corvette and personal meet and greet.

1985 Chevrolet Corvette – KEITH WHITLEY LORRIE MORGAN 1985 CORVETTE NO RSV! LOOK!

$13,611.99, 52 bids
500 watchers Ends Aug 11

Offered by eBay seller: ssmotorsportsinc

#4. Jim Cockrum is an eBay marketing celebrity with over 100,000 followers. This is a really good opportunity to advertise to eBay sellers. Shoemoney ran a similar auction 2 weeks ago where he sold his chest to Retailmenot for $11,100.

Advertise your message to SilentJim.com’s 100,000+ list

$455.00, 15 bids
458 watchers Ends Aug 16

Offered by eBay seller: cesnews

554 watchers & $5,200 for 8675309 Phone # on eBay
Jul 29, 09 - Michelle

“8675309 Jenny call me,” goes the Tommy Tutone song from the 80s.

Every 6 months or so, there is another popular eBay auction for this phone number. This one is for a Philly area code.

The last one went for $365K according to CNN.

This one is on the WatchedItem.com fastest rising auctions.



Philly Area 8675309 Phone Number + Business 867-5309
$5,200.00, 25 bids
554 watchers Ends Aug 04

Offered by eBay seller: kaplaw13pa

Using WatchedItem.com to Shop on eBay is a Piece of (ABC) Cake
Jul 27, 09 - Michelle

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I used to love searching for hidden treasures on eBay. I would spend every night discovering slightly used designer suits to wear for my corporate job. I couldn’t pull myself away from the computer until my eyes involuntarily closed.

I used to travel to Asia each month and get stuck in Narita Airport in Japan for 4-5 hours at a time. The JAL lounge had PC’s set up with internet access. Ahhhh, JAL served delicious, but tiny, breakfast treats and drinks while I parked myself to surf eBay.

But sadly, eBay grew beyond treasure hunter shoppers around 2006-2007. eBay sells more commodity items now and is more of a “deal” shopping site.

Now I find items sorted on popularity on WatchedItem.com. I have to. eBay houses a lot of fixed priced items that have been listed for sale for years. It would take too long to sort by endtime and I don’t trust BestMatch.

A WatchedItem user searched for “ABC”. Hmmm, let’s see what that’s about.

This “ABC” search turns up a lot of fixed priced eBay items that contain the string “ABC”.

1. Do not buy this floor puzzle for your house! Kids never play with it and you end up throwing it away. But if you insist on buying it, yes, this is a good price.

36 SQ FT ABC 123 FOAM PLAY KID MAT PUZZLE CHILD FLOOR
$19.99, 51 Bought
60 watchers Ends Aug 02

Offered by eBay seller: getrung

2. Here’s a new trend in charms, the charm earring. Cute.

New Brighton ABC Small Earring Charm Hoop Silver
$22.00, 16 Bought
35 watchers Ends Aug 14

Offered by eBay seller: brighton4u

3. This is a nice quilting fabric. Quilting is still a good category on eBay, but Etsy.com is the new marketplace for handmade goods. Lots of beautiful things on Etsy.

MICHAEL MILLER DICK AND JANE ABC’S RETRO QUILT FABRIC
$8.50, 35 Bought
34 watchers Ends Aug 03

Offered by eBay seller: emeraldcityfabricandcraft

4. Everyone with children or nieces and nephews has these magnetic letters. These are also good for the office watering hole.

ABC ALPHABET MAGNETIC LETTERS 2 NEW PKGS 52 PC MAGNETS
$3.99, 71 Bought
34 watchers Ends Aug 22

Offered by eBay seller: not-so-new76

So there still is a lot of fun stuff on eBay. Just start your search by the most popular items with WatchedItem.com!

WatchedItem.com eBay search

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