What My eBay History Reveals About My Shop-a-holic Tendencies

I don’t buy Jimmy Choos. (Well, I would if I could afford them.) My addiction is eBay, and my shopping binges usually involve sitting on my couch in my pyjamas with a laptop balanced on my knee.

Link Roundup! Coming To Terms With Compulsive Shopping, Advice for Job Hoppers, & More

Now we can stop fighting about it! Just kidding, that’s silly, we will fight forever, because some people will always continue to “feel” middle class, no matter what the statistics say.

eBay Millennials Go Rogue, Save Company

Nicholas Carlson’s retelling of how a couple of millennials working for eBay went rogue and flew to Australia for two weeks to redesign the homepage, thus breathing new life and profit into a flagging company, well, it kind of makes me want to fly to Australia to two weeks and redesign someone’s homepage.

Do Not Want This Future of Shopping

I know that this is suppose to sound like the future, but if this is the future of shopping, I don’t want it. What if I want a different pair of shoes after 300 miles, or what if I don’t have the money to spend on a new pair of shoes? Technology, automation, and money are things that can work well together (like automating your savings or paying your bills), but this is one form of shopping that I’ll be opting out of in the future.

How to Almost Sell a Dress on Ebay

Selling a dress on Ebay seems easy—until it’s not.

eBay Land Fantasies

I sold it on eBay.

The eBay Auction, Two Ways

I put a rare Magic: The Gathering card set on eBay about a week ago. It’s quite old and a collectible: generally, the set, Antiquities, goes on eBay for around $650.

The Hustle of a Doll Maker: A Chat with Cinnamon Willis

Cinnamon, a former coworker of mine, started making dolls over two years ago. She works out of her Bronx one-bedroom at night, after coming home from her full-time graphic design job.

Going, Going, Sold!

But it’s not common for me to actually bid on an item and track it for a few days. Nope! I find bidding on items a bit stressful, which is why I mostly use eBay’s “Buy It Now” section.