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Google reveals 'Zeitgeist' survey of top web searches for 2011

Google reveals 'Zeitgeist' survey of top web searches for 2011 | Great Business Ideas | Scoop.it

This year the royal wedding was fastest-rising but, tellingly, it doesn’t even make the top 10 most popular UK searches. That’s dominated by functional queries for Facebook, eBay, YouTube, Hotmail and, oddly, Google itself.

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eBay goes offline! In-store Internet Shopping With QR Codes

eBay goes offline! In-store Internet Shopping With QR Codes | Great Business Ideas | Scoop.it

Starting tomorrow for five days 34/35 Dean Street, just off London’s Oxford Street, will be home to eBay’s UK version of the pop-up store. There are no tills in eBay’s Christmas Boutique (image below) but with over 350 items on display shoppers simply scan an associated QR Code that resolves to the item’s page on eBay and then complete their purchase in the normal way. In addition to Christmas best sellers there are donated charity items and clothing from the Fashion Outlet.

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Selling Music Memorabilia on eBay

Selling Music Memorabilia on eBay | Great Business Ideas | Scoop.it

I’m a massive music fan and buy CDs and vinyl obsessively! In fact my collection has grown so big I have been politely forced (by the lovely Heloise) to store my vinyl in the local Safestore! I keep hold of a lot of this purely for sentimental reasons (I mean I don’t even currently have a turntable!). And yet there’s probably a good £5,000 worth of vinyl gathering dust…

 

Now I bet if you take a look around your house, garage or attic I guarantee you’ll find ‘stuff’ that could earn you money. As I’m no expert in the area of selling music memorabilia, I thought I’d draft in an expert to help us out.

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Woman Turns Ugly Christmas Sweaters into Booming Business

Woman Turns Ugly Christmas Sweaters into Booming Business | Great Business Ideas | Scoop.it

If you called Ann Marie Blackman's clothing designs ugly, tacky, or gaudish- she would be absolutely thrilled! That's because Blackman is the owner of My Ugly Christmas Sweater.The name of the company describes her business perfectly.

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Walmart, Kmart, Sears and eBay Offering 'Real' Online Shopping - DailyFinance

Walmart, Kmart, Sears and eBay Offering 'Real' Online Shopping - DailyFinance | Great Business Ideas | Scoop.it

That's what retailers anxious to lure holiday shoppers are hoping to find out with their latest innovation: Walmart, Kmart, Sears and eBay are all testing versions of the "real" online store.

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Online auctions are your best bid for a budget refurbishment - Telegraph

Online auctions are your best bid for a budget refurbishment - Telegraph | Great Business Ideas | Scoop.it
How to furnish your home and save lots of money with eBay auctions
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