Author Archives: Purrpetual

Just Like Starting Over

The state of purrpetual motion ecommerce. The current active stores are Elevenboxes and BrickMine. Elevenboxes is live at ebay.  This ebay account is now a purple star with 500+ feedback. BrickMine is a new attempt with a standalone website hosted … Continue reading

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rock the couch store returns

With the vendio store closed the inventory for Rock the Couch still needs to go.  A category on Big Box of Games is the current solution. Will it work?

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Check out, Check out, Check out my melody

This experiment is to determine if adding google checkout helps any.  More traffic is good, more sales is best. The first additon will be to the Eleven Boxes Bonanza store Stay tuned for results.

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Free Parking

Google Adsense had Domain parking available.  It looks to be similar to the Godaddy parking solution, except without a monthly fee.  I’m trying it on one of my undeveloped domains to see what happens. Visit to see what a … Continue reading

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Good Bye to you

The Rock the Couch store on Vendio is being shut down.,  The traffic is low and many of the tools on Vendio are tied into ebay and Amazon which I’m trying to leave behind so the decision has been made … Continue reading

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Melly New Year

Once I corner the orange juice market I’m rich Mortimer, rich.   I’m ready to start selling again after taking some time off and the sites are back up. Before doing any more experiments I’m waiting a week or two for … Continue reading

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ebay vigilante

I got burned by a seller on ebay.  No pun intended.  I found a good price for Family Guy and Simpsons games for Playstation 2.  When I opened the package it smelled like an ashtray with just a hint of … Continue reading

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experiment #4 – cats in hats

Does a hand picked list on Bonanza increase traffic? New list created for elevenboxes at Bonanza, Cats in hats. Will be using google analytics to look for inbound traffic from this location. Results: Inconclusive – links from Bonanza are … Continue reading

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experiment #3

Added a link for elevenboxes to the listings at Sent an email with details to the contact listed on the site. Metric:  Number of inbound links in 30 days results – waiting to see

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rodeo time at the Ranch

Looking at the google analytics for elevenboxes at Bonanzle the average time on site is 8 seconds.  The sales aren’t fast enough to match, but the first thought that pops to mind is bull riding at the rodeo.   That average is … Continue reading

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