eBay Offers Free “Search at eBay” Webinar for Small Business Owners

Hugh Williams, eBay VP, presents a webinar to help business owners utilize eBay's new search engine

ebayWith more than 100 million active users globally, eBay is the world’s largest online marketplace, “where practically anyone can buy and sell practically anything.” But how can small business owners use this site to their full advantage?

eBay’s new Webinar aims to provide a solution to this problem.

Outright along with Page Mage Inc.eBay RadioStamps.comTerapeak and Kabbage will be hosting a free webinar for eBay sellers. The webinar will be presented by Hugh Williams, Vice President of Experience, Search, and Platforms at eBay, where his responsibilities include eBay’s search engine, data team, most of eBay’s global user experiences, and some of eBay’s platforms.

Hugh previously managed a large R&D team at Microsoft’s Bing, where he was best-known for inventing and building their image search engine. He has published over 100 works, mostly in the field of Information Retrieval, and including two best-selling books for O’Reilly Media Inc. He holds more than ten US patents and has a PhD from RMIT University in Australia.

Hugh will discuss how search engines work and what makes the eBay search problem interesting and challenging. He’ll also give an overview of search improvements at eBay over the past few years, his views on the site’s current position in search, and what’s new in search this year.

Hugh will also briefly introduce eBay’s new search engine, Cassini, and explain what sellers can expect from it in 2013 and beyond.

A few of the things you’ll learn:

  • How search engines work
  • eBay’s search challenges
  • An overview of eBay’s search improvements past, present and looking into the future
  • A brief introduction to Cassini, eBay’s new search engine

When: Wednesday, June 5th, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PT / 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET

Where: Register at http://pagemage.com/education/webinars

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