By putting together ebay, paypal, and recent acquisitions like GSI, into the x.commerce platform, ebay wants to enable merchants. Unlike Amazon, ebay doesn't compete with its merchants.
A really interesting play. As Amazon becomes more and more dominant in e-commerce, ebay is trying to become a resource to all the offline retailers Amazon is crushing.
I'll be talking more about this later today at Web 2.0 Summit, with Matthew Mengerink, who runs the x.commerce platform for John. Watch http://web2summit.com/live
The name "multifactor biometrics" sounds as intriguing as the thrillers that use it as a plot device.
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Passionate about Branding & Image Development. +10 years at Microsoft Corporation in various marketing roles. Used tactical community monitoring and mastered influence techniques driven towards target audiences. With the rise of communities from Blogs to Facebook, continued using new media to successfully drive Windows 7 into the market. Striving to become a Social Media Scientist, totally focused on "Marchan-dising" a technique that focuses on Brand Equity Building with the power of social media. My key mission here is to connect the dots by bridging them to the right contacts and markets with the greatest opportunities using the new media which is highly targeted, effective and inexpensive. Founded Marchandising LLC, a Brand Management Firm based out of sunny Florida: "..the focus is really to seek effective brand positioning but driving conversion: you can create hype, but if you don't generate conversion, clients move on..."
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