December 2008

http://ebay.com

http://ebay.com

Ebay really is the worlds online marketplace. There is essentially nothing you cant find on eBay be it cars, clothing, event tickets or collectibles. As the economy continues to be uncertain, this website is a great place to go if you are looking to clothe your family for less or dont mind something that might not be brand new in order to save some money. This website is also a fantastic way to make some extra money with the things lying around your house. Your castoffs could very well be someone elses treasure.

Ebay is partnered with Paypal to make payments for your purchases safe and secure. Paypal offers you a safe haven to go to if your items are not as described or someone tries to pull something unethical. They will assist you in filing a claim and in reversing any payment on your credit card if necessary.

One of the best features of Ebay is the feedback that you can leave when you purchase anything or when someone buys from you. The more feedback you receive the higher up the Ebay ladder you climb. This system of community among members allows you to bid with confidence as you have a chance to read what others have had to say about a particular seller. Ebay is the place to go when you are looking for your hearts desire but dont want to spend a fortune.

Reviewer: Monika Earle, FIDM Library Staff Member