Creative uses of E-Bay

This latest post from Nick Carr:  Rough Type: Nicholas Carr’s Blog: Monetize me
outlines just how creative people are getting with E-Bay.

American student Ron Steen, is offering 2% of his total earnings throughout his lifetime for $100K.

It set me thinking that there may be some interesting ways in which E-Bay could be exploited by journalists and PRs.  Imagine a journalist auctioning interview opportunities (*) –  say he/she needs 5 quotes from vendors – he then offers the interviews to the highest bidders. 

You never know – they might make more money from this than actually writing the article.

(*) I’m joking – but then things I’ve suggested in jest before have been taken seriously by others….


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