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Online tshirt commerce is so easy now;

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 19, 2006

Online tshirt commerce is so easy now; individuals can even offer a new tshirt design every single day. My favorite shirt of the day is this scarlet/Scarlett fiddle-dee-dee one from yesterday.

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Interview with Jeff Bezos on Amazon’s current

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 25, 2005

Interview with Jeff Bezos on Amazon’s current activities. “We have always tried to be very clear with people that we are an appropriate company only for long-term-oriented investors.”

PayPal has changed their fee structure to

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 06, 2005

PayPal has changed their fee structure to allow easier micropayments. For payments less than $2, the fees with be “at a rate of 5 percent plus 5 cents per transaction” compared with “1.9 to 2.9 percent, plus 30 cents per transaction” on their regular transactions. Smart move by PayPal to harness the Long Tail of ecommerce. (via rw)

Interview with Jeff Bezos on the occasion

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 06, 2005

Interview with Jeff Bezos on the occasion of Amazon’s 10th anniversary.

Google is doing an online payment system,

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 22, 2005

Google is doing an online payment system, but will not be competing with PayPal.

Remembering boo.com, five years after it died

posted by Jason Kottke   May 17, 2005

Remembering boo.com, five years after it died.

The Economist on the Long Tail, the

posted by Jason Kottke   May 09, 2005

The Economist on the Long Tail, the current buzzphrase du jour. It’ll be interesting to see if the Long Tail idea will be “over” by the time the book comes out or if it’s got legs. Either way, it’s still an interesting way to think about your business.