5 features of eBay to copy in any e-commerce website
eBay is the oldest internet business founded in 1995. The founder and chairman of eBay Pierre Omidyar started the website from his living room on September 3, 1995, by the name ‘AuctionWeb’. eBay started its business by allowing individuals or businesses to sell new and used products online through the auction for a low fee. This unique business plan is the major reason for its success. The first product posted and auctioned on eBay was a broken laser pointer at $15. Carving a niche in the toy collector market, eBay creates a revolution for rare toy collections. In 1996 the first president of eBay was appointed, later the year company entered into a third-party licensing deal to sell plane tickets and other travel products. Meg Whitman was appointed in 1998 as eBay president and CEO, by that time company has 30 employees, half a million users and $4.7 million revenue in the U.S.
The product categories were then expanded beyond collectibles into everything saleable. In October 2002, the company bought PayPal. By early 2008, the company counted hundreds of millions of registered users, 15000+ employees and revenue of $7.7 billion. It’s been 21 years since the release of the website and the business is still growing.
Do you know why eBay is so popular? Which are the best features of eBay website? Do you want to have a website same as eBay? Do you know the features you can ask your web development company (cms)to add in your e-commerce website?
Following are the 5 features that you can try from eBay:
- Advanced search:
On the far right of the home page of eBay next to the search box is an option available called ‘advanced’. Clicking on it will open eBay search box that provides searches by buying format, price range, the currency of sale, location and much more. The visitor can make the search as complex as required by using the millions of options available. The visitor can fill out some or all of the boxes available for searching the right product. The more boxes are filled, the more precise will be the search. After filling all the search preferences click the search button and the results will be displayed. An advanced search option has given a better shape in searching for a product. Just give the details you know about your product and see the product on your screen within seconds…..
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