Thursday, November 17, 2005

Yahoo small business merchants: Get Firefox search plugin to help users search your Yahoo store

If you are a Yahoo! Small Business merchant (Yahoo! store owner), then you may like to know that you can provide your users with a search plugin that can be installed by your customers using Mozilla Firefox browser.

Near holiday shopping season, many Yahoo! store owners start experiencing explosive growth in traffic, espcially from Yahoo! shopping. By giving your customers a plugin that they can install in their browser, you can help retain these customers. In future any customer of your Yahoo! store who has installed the search plugin can simply search your inventory using their browser, increasing sales conversion rates and decreasing your customer retention costs.

The search plugin is available for a low one time cost of $50. Installation is an extra $50. If you would like more information, please e-mail softwareengineer99 at yahoo dot com with the subject line "Firefox plugin."

eBay Developers Program - Open source patents search

Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) launches open-source patents search.

Ray Ozzie, CTO of Microsoft, starts a new blog.

Microsoft eyes supercomputer market.

eBay makes changes to its developers program. API access now free.

UPS and eBay allow eBay sellers to ship globally.

eBay's developer challenge announces some cool prizes.

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