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….