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Q: Ebay Competitors and Electronic Payment Methods ( Answered 3 out of 5 stars,   3 Comments )
Subject: Ebay Competitors and Electronic Payment Methods
Category: Business and Money > eCommerce
Asked by: adamgour-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 27 Apr 2005 09:23 PDT
Expires: 27 May 2005 09:23 PDT
Question ID: 514929
1. Please list the websites for Ebay Competitors? (Other Online Auctions)

2. List the various Electronic Payment Methods? (Paypal, etc) Do they
have any groupings or online malls, ie method to search online vendors
for products?
Subject: Re: Ebay Competitors and Electronic Payment Methods
Answered By: djbaker-ga on 27 Apr 2005 09:59 PDT
Rated:3 out of 5 stars
Below you will find a listing of the top Ebay competitors as well as a
brief description and what payment methods are available at each one. 
These are sorted by ranking as done by

** uBid **

"uBid is an online auction house with a very  large range. Services 
they provide include their own credit card and a  "My Page" service,
which consolidates  all the user's activity in one place - useful for
the user who is tracking a number of different auctions at the same

Payment methods available:
American Express

"Flexibility allows uBid to extend our marketplace to small and
medium-sized businesses through the uBid Certified Merchant program.
Certified Merchants offer their products hand in hand with uBid
inventory and benefit from uBid's years of expertise at running online
auctions. Whether we're used to amplify existing sales channels or
create an alternative channel, bottom line benefits are just a click

** **

Payment methods Available:
American Express

** Yahoo! Actions **

Payment methods:
American Express

Has a marketplace type set up with major vendors.  

** Amazon Auctions **

Payment Methods:
American Express
Diners Club

Allows for virtual store front type set up.

** Auction Addict **

"Did you always want your own webpage to help you sell your items, but
didn't want to invest the time, energy, or money to create one? has the solution! From this form you can quickly and
easily create your own "virtual storefront". Don't know HTML? Don't
worry, our template will guide you through the process giving you
control over the style and appearance of your page without worrying
about it. You say you do know HTML? Great! you can enter your HTML
formatted text and be as creative as you'd like. Either way, you
design the page, we host it for you, and it is absolutely FREE! No

Payment Methods:
Payment is between buyer/seller.

** Auction - Warehouse **

Payment Methods:
Payment is between buyer/seller

Those are the decent auction sites which serve as alternatives to
Ebay.  The ones listed as having payment between the buyer/seller
means that the site serves as a listing agent but does not handle
finances.  It is up to the buyer and seller to negotiate the terms of
payment, be it paypal, check, money order, etc.

If you have any questions or need anything cleared up, please request
a clarification before rating my answer and I will be happy to help.

adamgour-ga rated this answer:3 out of 5 stars

Subject: Re: Ebay Competitors and Electronic Payment Methods
From: cornerjudge-ga on 27 Apr 2005 15:48 PDT
Pay Pal Shops is another great resource to find sellers that accept
Pay Pal, try this link   Pay Pal is owned by
Ebay & Ebay is the dominate force in auctions.  Visit me online at
Subject: Re: Ebay Competitors and Electronic Payment Methods
From: fstokens-ga on 29 Apr 2005 10:47 PDT
I would just add ePier ( to the list of competitors.  It
is much, much smaller than eBay, but does get *some* activity.
Subject: Re: Ebay Competitors and Electronic Payment Methods
From: air2air2-ga on 29 Apr 2005 22:18 PDT
I think more and more you will see personal auctions in more of a peer
to peer, free usage:

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