Terapeak News

2014-04-16

Chicago Live Workshop Excites, Informs, Inspires

In February we announced that for the first time this year, Terapeak would be holding a series of live workshops hosted by our own Matt Brossard. More live workshops are on the calendar! With...

2014-04-04

Terapeak’s Busy Year and Your Voices, Loud and Clear

From time to time, it's good to stop and smell the roses. With spring beginning in our neck of the woods, that's what we're inclined to do this week. It's been just about a year since the...

2014-02-26

Terapeak Live Workshops Coming to Chicago, Boston, and San Francisco

If in-depth, in-person Terapeak training is something you've been dreaming about, our upcoming series of live workshops is just the thing for you and your business. In the weeks to come, our Matt...

2014-01-02

New Year’s Resolutions for Terapeak Users

A new year is here, and with it, the season for making New Year's resolutions. If you're an online seller, making strong resolutions for the coming year are a great way to ensure that your selling...

2013-12-16

Terapeak News: MySales Now Free, New Features for MySales and Terapeak for Amazon.com

If you follow Terapeak on social media, we recently hinted that we'd soon be announcing a set of new features to make our sellers' lives better. It was hard to keep quiet last week as we rolled them...

2013-04-19

Terapeak CEO Kevin North Appears on eBay Radio to Talk About MySales, Mobile, and Coming Features

  Terapeak was a "big data" company before the concept of big data was being used as an industry buzzword—and on Tuesday the 16th, CEO Kevin North appeared on eBay Radio to talk about Terapeak...

2013-03-22

Is Terapeak a Scam? Leprechauns, Unicorns, and…Terapeak?

Our many thousands of happy subscribers know that Terapeak is an indispensable tool for eBay sellers. At the same time, it's come to our attention that a few who haven't tried us yet are wondering...

2013-03-19

Terapeak Trends: Drone Accessories “Exploding” on eBay

When Kentucky Republican, Senator Rand Paul filibustered in the Senate chamber for 13 hours straight in early March, he was drawing attention to U.S. policies on the use of unmanned “drone”...

2013-03-07

Sales Soar for Falling Stars

On February 14th, 2013, the entire world was captivated when a bright flash and loud explosion was caught on hundreds of dash-cams throughout the Russian city of Chelyabinsk. Experts identified the...

2013-01-24

5 Retail Giants Who Win at Facebook (and how to copy their strategies in your small business)

Alice Delore is an education specialist for SaleHoo.com, an online community of over 100,000 online sellers and retailers. Their product range consists of an online selling course, ecommerce software...

2013-01-22

Free Webinar: Globalize Your Sales—International Strategies for Growing your Business

Have you recently signed up for our International package? Are you looking to discover new markets? Join Matt and Chrissy for a one hour webinar presentation and learn how to: Locate demand hotspots...

2013-01-04

Jan 9 Free Webinar with Janelle Elms from OSI Rock Stars!

Get your listings noticed by understanding the landscape of online selling Are you letting your selling platform run your business? Do you want to know how to stand out on search engines and appeal...

2012-12-10

Complete set of all Super Nintendo Games up for auction on eBay

Do you have a Super Nintendo and have run out of games to play? Well, this is your chance to buy all 721 games released to retail in Canada, United States and Mexico, kaisetsuna is selling the...

2012-12-05

Win a Furby and a 1 year subscription to Terapeak

Furbys are sold out in stores and are sold on eBay for a premium. And that is exactly why we are going to give 2 of  them away along with a 1 year subscription to Terapeak. If you already have a...

2012-11-30

Furbies are hot on eBay

Furbies are back and they are selling like hotcakes,  maybe they will become a hotter commodity than Twinkies as we get closer to Christmas! The first Furby was released for the holiday season...

2012-11-29

Last second reminder for Terapeak's Ugly Sweater Contest

For all of you that haven't had a chance to enter our Ugly Sweater Contest, here is your chance! The contest ends November 30th at 10:23am PST. Don't forget you don't only win an Ugly Sweater, you...

2012-11-28

Terapeak Holiday Tips Vol. IV

Terapeak Holiday Tips with Amanda O'Brien Only 26 days left until Christmas, it is just around the corner and the rush to buy online has already begun! Today we have a special guest from the UK -...

2012-11-26

Have you tried eBay Now?

What happens if your Microwave dies at lunch? Options you may try to make dinner: Make fire outside Use your fireplace Put hairdryer on high and attempt to heat your TV dinner that way...

2012-11-23

Terapeak Android App!

Today is the day, after a long wait and many requests the Terapeak Android App is finally here! You can now download it at Google Play Store for free and log in to your Terapeak  account. If you...

2012-11-22

Terapeak Holiday Tips Vol. 3

Terapeak Holiday Tips with Mark from BubbleFast Here it is, the third edition of Terapeak's Holiday Tips! Join Mark Le Vine in a quick overview of products that Bubblefast offers to help streamline...

2012-11-21

Win 3 months of Terapeak and a Holiday Sweater

Want to win 3 months of Terapeak and a  Holiday Sweater? Well then enter the Sweepstakes! http://apps.facebook.com/sweepstakeshq/contests/303111 ...

2012-11-19

Terapeak Holiday Tips with Janelle Elms - View our Short Video!

Janelle Elms Holiday Tips Christmas is just around the corner and most of us are getting ready to get into the “panic” mode. Here at Terapeak we were able to speak with a few eBay superstars...

2012-11-16

Twinkies…looks like they do have an expiry date

Well, Hostess Brands Inc, the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread is going out of business. It has suspended operations at all of its 33 plants around United States as it moves to start liquidating...

2012-11-15

Black Friday!

As we all know Black Friday is coming up and everyone is gearing up for big spending. According National Retail Federation in 2011 Black Friday saw 226 Million shoppers with a total spend of $52.5...

2012-11-06

eBay Data predicts Presidential Election result - Latest Update

Well, today is the day. By the end of this evening we will know who will be the next President of United States. Terapeak has been pretty good at predicting the outcome judging from the previous...

2012-11-05

3 Ways to Instantly Boost your Customer Service on eBay And Get Repeat Customers

Today we have a special blog treat, as we have a guest writer Alice Delore.  Alice Delore is an education specialist for SaleHoo.com. SaleHoo connects over 92,000 eBay sellers and online...

2012-11-01

New Webinar: Holiday Trends with Terapeak!

Looking for what’s trending this season? Not sure what to source and when to sell it? Join Chrissy and Matt on 14th November, 2012 for a FREE training webinar on spotting what’s popular for the...

2012-10-31

Hello(ween) Kitty

Have a prett-ay, prett-ay, prett-ay, pretty good  Halloween! It is Halloween at Terapeak! Matt chose to dress up as Terapeak’s Hot Search #23 which happens to be Hello Kitty! Oh but the fun...

2012-10-29

Bill Clinton's computer for sale on eBay

Well since there is Presidential “fever” in United States, we think it is worth having a look at this item that is for sale on eBay right now. It is Bill Clinton’s Toshiba computer from 1998....

2012-10-25

eBay Data Predicts the Presidential Election

There are many tools out there that predict who is ahead in the Presidential Race. Here at Terapeak, we will use eBay – the world’s largest online marketplace  - to give a popularity based...

2012-10-23

Big Data!

Contributed by Terapeak's EVP Anthony Sukow! Anthony took some time to document his trip to the O'Reilly Strata conference Notes from the O'REILLY Strata Conference 2012 - BIG Data If I had a...

2012-10-23

Small Town Boy in Big Apple for Big Data

Today's blog entry is contributed by our fabulous Data Services Manager Michael Holt! Well it's Tutorial Day here at the Strata + Hadoop World Conference in New York. What does that big title...

2012-10-22

What is hot on eBay right now?

Today we used Terapeak’s Hot Research tool and the most popular searches on eBay were…drum roll…Samsung Galaxy S 2 and Samsung Galaxy Note. The IPhone 5 does not even make the list and...

2012-10-19

Spells and Spirit Boards

Halloween is just around the corner and we can't wait any longer to look at some of the weird stuff that is being searched for and sold on eBay. Let's get scary! Today we'll look at what people...

2012-10-17

McJordan Sauce sells for $10,000 on eBay

Barbeque sauce that was used in McDonald’s in 1992 was just sold for $10,000! But it was not just any kind of BBQ sauce, it was a gallon of McJordan Sauce. The sauce was used in the McJordan...

2012-10-12

NeNe Leakes joins Kim Kardashian in selling her closet overflow on eBay

NeNe looks like a giant compared to Kim in this picture! NeNe is a television personality and actress, best known as a cast member on The Real Housewives of Atlanta and her recurring role as...

2012-10-09

Free eBay Seller Live Video Webinar: The eBay Buyer Panel

Moderated by Jim “Griff” Griffith, Dean of eBay Education Page Mage Inc. along with eBay Radio, Outright, Stamps.com and Terapeak will be hosting this free webinar for eBay® sellers. Join...

2012-10-05

Terapeak Webinar

What are you doing on the 11th of October? How about watching our newest webinar? Identify Popular Brands Using Terapeak Join Matt and Chrissy for this live training session, and see how Terapeak...

2012-10-03

Howl-O-Ween!

You're in luck if you have someone that is interested in Harry Potter, as you may have an excellent tandem costume! Halloween is coming up, and I am sure many of you are brainstorming what you...

2012-10-01

Mummified cat slam dunking a mummified bird

Congratulations you have made it to October! It’s now October 1st and I suppose it is a good time to start talking about Halloween related things. There have been a number of weird or interesting...

2012-09-27

Free eBay Webinar – “Dashing Through the Thrift Stores – Holiday Tips” from Thrifting with the Boys

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., September 27, 2012 -- Page Mage Inc. along with eBay Radio, Outright, Stamps.com and Terapeak will be hosting this free webinar for eBay® sellers. Join Thrifting with the...

2012-09-24

EBay hits 100M Mobile App downloads

eBay just keeps on rolling! EBay’s Mobile app was launched in 2008 and has seen 100 million downloads, with 25 million of those made in the last 6 months! Better yet, 100 million items have now been...

2012-09-18

Matt and Chrissy are hosting a webinar ENCORE

Matt and Chrissy just held a webinar and due to overwhelming demand they are doing it again! Join in and they will show you how to build your eBay listings using Terapeak. The webinar will be held...

2012-09-13

EBay gets a new Logo!

eBay was created in September 1995, thus the new Logo may be considered a 17th birthday present. Do you remember what you got for your 17th birthday? The new logo is much sleeker and grown up,...

2012-09-06

Picture update from eBay on Location Philadelphia

Check out our booth in Philadelphia Downtown Marriott. If you're in the neighbourhood attending the eBay OnLocation event, come by and grab one of our swanky pens with a measuring tape at the end-...

2012-09-05

EBay on Location Philadelphia

Terapeak is at eBay On Location at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel! On Location is a great event for new, experienced and Top Sellers. New sellers can find the best way to get a fast...

2012-08-29

Kinder Surprise!

With huge thanks to the wonderful Chrissy, today at the Terapeak office we were able to enjoy Kinder Surprise eggs. Did you know that were we to enjoy these in our Palo Alto, California office, it...

2012-08-27

Apple vs Samsung

Finally, the jury verdict between Apple and Sumsung is in and the winner is….Apple! Samsung will have to pay Apple just a little bit over $1 billion. It may appear to be a big amount, but...

2012-08-17

Olympic Medal Glory (No Sweat Required)

Do you find yourself telling people you could have been an Olympic medalist if not for having kids, getting married or sustaining some kind of injury in college? Well here is your chance to "win"...

2012-08-13

Don't trust bank investments? Look into Apple…

With interest rates for savings accounts at record lows there is not a lot of incentive to squirrel money away. What other options do you have? Well,  how about hoarding Apple products for...

2012-07-31

Don’t miss out on the eBay seller event of the season!  eBay: On Location

Terapeak is a sponsor at eBay on Location in Philadelphia this coming September. RJ & Denise will be this year's Terapeak ambassadors available to answer your questions and show you how...

2012-07-30

Top Rated Seller Webinar Recap - Five Fast Fixes to Increase Your Profits With Terapeak

If you missed the Top Rated Seller webinar last Wednesday you can now watch it on YouTube. Kat has kindly provided the full video including the Q&A period on YouTube, you can check it out...

2012-07-17

The Sunbeam Coney Island Steamer

Some of you may have already seen the post on the Terapeak Facebook page about  the latest addition to Terapeak's Canadian office - The Coney Island Steamer from Sunbeam. The acquisition came...

2012-06-27

The New Terapeak Developer Program

Today we launched our shiny new developer program. This program provides quick and easy access to live eBay data for interested developers to build powerful applications on the foundation of...

2012-06-22

eBay Radio Party in Las Vegas!

This week Ian & Chrissy made the journey down to hot and sunny Las Vegas, Nevada for the eBay Radio Party & Conference. They were on location answering questions about Terapeak and providing...

2012-06-12

Free eBay Seller Webinar – Branding Your eBay Business

Page Mage Inc. along with eBay Radio, Outright, Stamps.com and Terapeak will be hosting a free webinar for eBay® sellers to learn the basics of branding your eBay business and walk away with steps...

2012-06-07

Cake Day At Terapeak!

There has been a bit of a dry spell on the cake front at Terapeak but yesterday the drought ended. We had a StarCraft Protoss themed cake to celebrate the birthday of Andrew our CTO and one...

2012-06-06

Day Two at IRCE 2012 in Chicago

Ian, Max & RJ are still in Chicago for IRCE 2012. The boys enjoyed some down time in the Windy City, took in the sights and sent us back some pictures of how nice the weather is and how much fun...

2012-06-05

Day One at IRCE 2012 in Chicago

Today is the start of The Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Ian , Max & RJ made it safely to Chicago (but not without getting delayed...

2012-06-04

Terapeak at IRCE 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.

Terapeak is back on the road! Ian, Max & RJ will be exhibiting  for Terapeak at the 2012 Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition at McCormick Place in Chicago this week from June...

2012-05-31

The Final Day at PeSA 2012

Today is the final day of PeSA 2012 in Australia. This is your chance to check out our booth (#8), grab some goodies, and ask questions about how market research can make you more money in your online...

2012-05-31

The Amazing Race…in a Budget Truck Back to Victoria!

Yesterday Terapeak had some very expensive server equipment that needed to be brought back from Calgary, Alberta to our office in Victoria, BC. Jacob & Marco were given this task as we...

2012-05-30

PeSA 2012 Continues!

Thank you to all who stopped by the booth during the afternoon yesterday. Kevin & RJ have enjoyed engaging Terapeak users about what they are most passionate about - growing...

2012-05-29

Terapeak at PeSA 2012 in Australia

G'Day Terapeakers of Australia! Kevin & RJ from Terapeak will be tending to the Terapeak booth at this years PeSA Internet Conference from May 30 to June 1 at the Gold Coast Convention &...

2012-05-17

Keeping Up With Kim & Kourtney Kardashian on eBay

Many sellers start their eBay (ad)ventures by selling items from around the house. Cleaning out the closet is an especially popular source of inventory for fledgling sellers. Now, if only our closets...

2012-05-11

Try Terapeak Free for Seven Days With Our New Free Trial

You've heard about Terapeak—it's the premier set of eBay analytics and Amazon analytics tools for eBay and Amazon sellers, designed to boost your sales and help you to gain insight into product,...

2012-05-07

Ryan the CoOp Interviews Max Kless, New Director of Product Management

This morning I sat down with Terapeak's new Director of Product Management Max Kless. Max is eager to connect with Terapeak users and intends to work with them to build Terapeak into the most...

2012-05-04

May The Fourth Be With You!

Terapeak's own Jord "The Darkside" Tanner wishes a Happy 4th of May to Terapeakers around the world! "May The Fourth Be With You" is a play off of the popular phrase "May The Force Be With You"...

2012-04-25

Terapeak at Magento Imagine eCommerce Conference

Director of Product Management and road warrior Max Kless of Terapeak is back in Vegas again this week for the "Magento Imagine eCommerce Conference" at the beautiful M Resort Spa Casino. Max met up...

2012-04-24

Planned outage Wednesday April 25 at 10PM PDT

Terapeak will be undergoing maintenance for approximately thirty minutes starting tomorrow night (April 25, 2012) at 10PM PDT. During this time Terapeak will be unavailable. We apologize for...

2012-04-23

Attention Terapeak API Users

Are you a Terapeak API user? Please ensure you are using api.researchadvanced.com other access points are soon to disappear! As of May 1st if you don't use api.researchadvanced.com you may...

2012-04-18

Last Day At Catalyst 2012!

Things are winding down in Las Vegas at Catalyst 2012. That hasn't stopped Anthony, Ian, and Max from grabbing a picture with Scot Wingo of Channel Advisor! [caption id="" align="alignnone"...

2012-04-18

Terapeak is attending PeSA 2012 in Australia!

Terapeak will be attending PeSA 2012 in Queensland, Australia in May. Today we have a special guest blog post from Neroli Schutt. Neroli Schutt is the event manager for the 2012 PeSA Internet...

2012-04-16

Come Visit Terapeak at Channel Advisor Catalyst 2012!

Are you attending Channel Advisor Catalyst 2012? Ian, Max and Anthony from Terapeak will be happy to answer your questions about Terapeak and data licensing at table 53 ( on Monday 16th April) and...

2012-04-04

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 13

Today’s Terapeak success story illustrates the importance of research when selling new products you are unfamiliar with. Terapeaker Howard from eBay store T-Shirts & Shiny Shoes scored big on a...

2012-03-26

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 12

When selling items from a set it can be difficult to know if the set is more valuable complete or if there is stronger demand from people wanting to complete their own sets.  When shopping around for...

2012-03-23

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 11

Spring is here at Terapeak and we are closing out the week with another story of success from one of our fabulous community members. Blogger, eBay seller and Terapeaker Becky P has shared another...

2012-03-22

Terapeak University of Victoria Computer Science - Programmers Open house.

The Terapeak team wants to connect with UVic students to create a fun and challenging environment where students can expand their skills, work on challenging projects and sharpen their teeth on the...

2012-03-19

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 10

As an eBay seller choosing the right keywords is essential to obtaining the highest return on your items. Buyers are more likely to find your items if you use the keywords they’re searching for....

2012-03-13

Scheduled Maintenance Tonight at 10PM PDT

Terapeak will be down temporarily for scheduled maintenance tonight. Our service will be unavailable for approximately thirty minutes starting at 10:00 P.M. PDT on Tuesday March 13, 2012. Please bear...

2012-03-13

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 9

Research on the road is invaluable and Terapeak delivers as today’s featured Terapeaker shows us. Lesley Rich from the Lil*bo*tique Shop on eBay and writer at The eBay Underground Blog is a veteran...

2012-03-09

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 8

Terapeak power user, past contributor and all around swell gal Miriam Otto from The eBay Life Blog and Blue Frog Shoes on eBay is back with another great story of how she uses Terapeak to make more...

2012-03-06

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 7

Just over two weeks into this series and the stories are still flowing in. Terapeakers are definitely out there making more money by being smart and researching the products they’re selling....

2012-03-01

Terapeakers Make More Money! Part 6

Welcome to March everybody! The sun is shining at Terapeak headquarters in beautiful Victoria, BC. I hope spring has arrived or is well on its way for all of our wonderful readers. Terapeaker Gail...

2012-02-29

Terapeakers Make More Money! Part 5

This story comes at us from Catherine Devald of Catherine’s Peacock Blog and her eBay Store. Catherine found a first edition copy of Napoleon Hill’s classic book “Think and Grow Rich” at her...

2012-02-23

Terapeakers Make More Money…part 4!

Danni Ackerman owner of Udderly Good Stuff on eBay and her website The Danni App has been a long time eBay seller and Terapeaker. She cannot speak highly enough of the value that Terapeak provides...

2012-02-21

Terapeakers Make More Money…Part 3

Stories continue to pile in from Terapeakers who are making more money by researching products before they buy or list. These stories continue to illustrate that Terapeak is a phenomenal investment...

2012-02-16

Terapeakers Make More Money ...part 2

Double checking the value of the items before listing them on eBay is essential. You never know when you’re sitting on an unknown gem! Becky P from Treasures in Thrifting Land almost missed out...

2012-02-14

Terapeakers Make More Money!

A big thanks to all of our wonderful users who wrote in with great stories about how Terapeak has improved their business! An extra special thanks to Jessica Calhoun from The eBay Thrifter,...

2012-01-03

Squawk! Terapeak Sponsors a Parrot at the World Parrot Refuge

At Terapeak, we like to help our local community. In the last few months we’ve sponsored a Christmas Tree in the BC Children's Hospital Festival of Trees, and we also helped out a local music group....

2011-12-02

Another Movember to Remember with Terapeak

Terapeak once again participated in Movember, raising awareness and funds for prostate cancer throughout the month (last year, we immortalized the moment with a Magnum PI theme). This year, the...

2011-11-24

Terapeak Featured in the Wall Street Journal

Terapeak has been featured in a Wall Street Journal article discussing Black Friday sales: Black Friday Now a Week Long. The article details how retailers gear up for Black Friday with...

2011-11-17

Terapeak is #1 on the BCIC Techvibes Victoria Startup Index

Terapeak is pleased to have again reached the top position on the Techvibes Startup Index! Techvibes is a technology blog, events calendar, job board, and company directory that compiles...

2011-11-08

Terapeak Shorts

Recently, the Terapeak team held our first "Hackathon" - an event where small teams collaborate to create something new, typically related to building programs and applications.  Hackathons are not...

2011-10-28

Service Update

Please note we will have intermittent planned outages this weekend while we complete a hardware upgrade, starting October 28 from 10PM until 2AM PST, and continuing during the same time on October 29...

2011-10-13

Terapeak Remembers Thrifty Foods Co-founder Alex A. Campbell

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Alex Campbell Sr., founder of Thrifty Foods and for a time, Board Member of Advanced E-Commerce Research Systems. Mr. Campbell started...

2011-10-12

Changes to eBay's Completed Listings Pages & How This Affects Terapeak Users

Update via EcommerceBytes: eBay Reverses Decision to Shrink Photos eBay's Hoff told EcommerceBytes on Thursday, "As you know, we often test features to ensure they're delivering a great experience...

2011-10-12

Terapeak to be Silver Sponsor at Innovate Developer Conference

Terapeak is proud to announce its silver sponsorship and participation at the X.commerce Innovate Developer Conference in San Francisco on October 12-13, 2011. The X.commerce Innovate Developer...

2011-10-12

Terapeak selects Avangate as Online Vendor

Terapeak is pleased to announce that we have selected Avangate as our e-commerce provider. This partnership will help us to manage our online sales and consolidate our payments and billing services,...

2011-10-07

Service Update

Earlier today we announced an unexpected data lag. Thank you for your patience! We are currently loading the data from October 2 and 3; this data will temporarily exclude listings that did not...

2011-10-07

Service Update:  Unexpected Data Lag

We appreciate your patience as we work with eBay to deliver and push data. Data is currently delayed to October 1st. We are working day and night to return to the standard 3-4 day delay....

2011-09-26

Terapeak Reviews Initial Results & Trends of the Patagonia Common Threads Initiative + eBay Camp

We recently reviewed the partnership between Patagonia and eBay, which resulted in a new eBay store: Patagonia Common Threads Initiative + eBay. The Common Threads Initiative is open to any eBay...

2011-07-14

Terapeak Partners with Yahoo! JAPAN

Victoria, BC, July 14, 2011 – Terapeak is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with search engine and auction giant Yahoo! JAPAN.   Terapeak is forging a strategic alliance with...

2011-07-12

New Live Training Session- How to Find Upcoming Products on eBay using Terapeak

Hey Terapeakers!  We're excited to let you know that we are adding a new webinar to our schedule, which will look closely at how to find upcoming products on eBay using Terapeak. This new...

2011-07-07

Terapeak Appoints New President

Victoria, BC, July 6, 2011 – Terapeak (previously known as Advanced E-Commerce Research Systems) is pleased to announce the appointment of Colin How to the position of President, effective...

2011-06-21

Want to keep up to date on Terapeak? Sign up for our Newsletter

Even our most seasoned Terapeakers may not know that every month, we put together a newsletter to send to our users.    Our Newsletters cover a range of different subjects, all of...

2011-06-20

Tamebay Feature Terapeak in Their "Meet the Company" Article Series

We're really excited to be featured in Tamebay's "Meet the Company" series. This blog series, brought about by Tamebay readers requesting information about their favourite providers, looks at how...

2011-06-15

Copious: A New Social Marketplace

  If you’re an eBay seller and a Facebook user, new social marketplace Copious is tailor-made for you! Copious is a new marketplace co-founded by Jonathan Ehrlich, former Head of Marketing...

2011-06-13

More Terapeak Live Webinar Dates

If you haven't been able to attend one of our free live training sessions yet, you're in luck because we've added new dates. We're once again holding separate showings to accommodate our international...

2011-05-16

Join us for a free Terapeak training webinar

In response to popular demand, Terapeak has developed a training webinar to help new users get comfortable with the tool, and also to help sellers make more money on eBay. Don't worry about your...

2011-04-27

Selling the Royal Wedding, how William and Kate can fetch a handsome price on eBay

The forthcoming marriage of Prince William of Wales and Kate Middleton is the first divine union for the British royals in twelve years. Despite the backdrop of scandal and intrigue that any royal...

2011-04-20

Terapeak talks eBay listing analytics tools, and why Victoria is a Canadian tech mecca

If you’re on this blog then you’re already reading about Terapeak (thanks, by the way) and we want to bring two interesting articles to your attention.   The first read is on an online...

2011-04-14

Continued service interruption for some users

Hello,   We’d like to thank you for your patience today and yesterday. We are truly sorry that you’ve been disrupted in this way.   Some of our users have had issues logging in...

2011-04-13

Terapeak is back online

To all our users:   Please accept our heartfelt apology for today’s service interruption. We understand that you use Terapeak daily as an integral part of your business, and everyone here at...

2011-04-11

Very brief scheduled service interruption

We’re launching our brand new website on Wednesday morning, so some users may experience issues logging in or using Terapeak between 9am and 11am PDT on Wednesday, April 13th, 2011.   We...

2011-04-08

Rare vintage Nintendo game "Stadium Events" sold on eBay for $22,800

A few months ago the spirit of eBay was kept alive when a factory sealed copy of one of the world’s rarest Nintendo games, Stadium Events, miraculously appeared on eBay and sold for $22,800 US....

2011-03-30

eBay’s top-selling golf club and apparel brands, and how to sell them

Spring has finally arrived in the Northern Hemisphere and as we all exit hibernation some of us might be entering the garage to dig out our golf clubs. Whether you’re interested in selling your old...

2011-03-24

Megadeth to auction guitars on eBay to help Japan earthquake relief

With a name like Megadeth, the mind doesn’t instantly go to thoughts of helping and compassion. But the band’s former guitarist, Marty Friedman, is putting hellish hyperbole aside and is...

2011-03-23

Scheduled Maintenance **Update**

**UPDATE**Maintenance has concluded and service has resumed, thank you for your patience.   Terapeak will be temporarily down for scheduled maintenance. Our service will be unavailable for...

2011-03-22

Terapeak reaches #1 on the Techvibes Startup Index

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="320" ][/caption] Techvibes is a technology blog, events calendar, job board, and company directory that compiles interesting news and information from around...

2011-03-16

Read about Terapeak on the PayPal Blog

Terapeak has been featured on the PayPal blog, the article includes a discussion of our free sales reporting tool Terapeak for PayPal. Click the logo below to read the article. Haven't tried...

2011-03-15

Read about Terapeak data in The Independent

Terapeak has just been featured in The Independent, a British newspaper. The article is titled "Cushions, cupcake stands and garden furniture this week's hot eBay products," and as the name suggests...

2011-03-10

King’s Speech movie causing depression era fashion to cheer up

The King’s Speech, the movie about a stuttering monarch, recently swept the Oscars, and even won a Golden Globe for good measure. The film takes place in the 1920s, 30s and 40s, and so cinema goers...

2011-02-25

What does Justin Bieber’s haircut have to do with Beethoven?

Yesterday a piece of Justin Bieber’s hair hit the auction block on eBay. The bidding is already up to $7000 US and there are nearly six days left, with proceeds going to charity of course. This...

2011-02-11

Terapeak contributes to The Wall Street Journal

We’ll talk all day about the value of our research, but don’t listen to us, listen to the most-read financial publication on the planet. Once again, the Wall Street Journal’s Smart Money site...

2011-02-10

Discounts make the heart grow fonder – Terapeak’s Valentine’s Day Sale

They say love makes you do funny things, and this Valentine’s Day we’re going off the deep end. Terapeak wants to go steady, so for a limited time we’re dropping prices on annual...

2011-02-04

Terapeak featured on Tamebay

Tamebay is an eBay news and education site created by two British PowerSellers. Recently they featured Terapeak as a guest blogger, and our article discussed the fact that George Bush's biography...

2011-02-04

Terapeak recognized by BCIC

The British Columbia Innovation Council has recognized Terapeak's parent company, AERS, for doing its part to advance the technology industry both in British Columbia, Canada and abroad. The BCIC...

2011-02-03

Technical Difficulties :(

We're sorry! Terapeak was offline earlier today because of some technical issues. We're sorry for any inconvenience that this may have caused. Normal service has now resumed - Thanks for your...

2011-01-31

Terapeak featured in The Wall Street Journal for a third time

Terapeak has been featured in a Wall Street Journal article discussing eBay sales data, (and it’s not the first time). A WSJ article published today talked about the resale market effect caused by...

2011-01-24

Liquidating Christmas & Seasonal Overstock on eBay

A major problem among eBay sellers is moving unsold stock after Christmas. Luckily Terapeak is here to help exercise this ghost of Christmas past, and to help you find ways to sell your outstanding...

2011-01-06

Georgian Partners invests $4,000,000 in Terapeak

Happy New Year folks,   We’ve been busy over the holiday season, but we’re back in 2011 with an announcement that’s bigger than Texas. Thanks to our rising subscriber base, Terapeak has...

2010-11-30

Terapeak makes a Movember to remember

Terapeak always likes to pitch in for a good cause, and the Burt Reynolds in all of us made Movember a no-brainer. Helping to raise awareness for prostate cancer was our real motivation, but the...

2010-11-03

Scheduled Maintenance

Tonight we're taking a bit of time offline to put some extra air in our tires and reboot our laptop. Please expect a few minutes of downtime around 5pm PDT this evening.   We promise we'll be...

2010-10-18

Lift and Separate for a Good Cause

  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Terapeak is pitching in with style. Bling My Bra is an organization created in 2009 by eBay sellers who set out to raise money for breast cancer...

2010-10-01

Terapeak Plots the Lindsanity

Nothing sells like a scandal - let’s talk about how real events can have a huge impact on your sales.     Lindsay Lohan (LiLo) has been hot off the presses ever since her...

2010-09-10

Kat & Jesse: steamy romance not helping sales

It’s official, Jesse James and Kat Von D have moved beyond their Vegas ‘locationship’ and are now officially sitting in a tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g. Now let’s toss them back into Terapeak and see if...

2010-06-23

eBay auctions $2.6 million dollar lunch

Terapeak is the reigning king of averages, and we love to scour eBay for quirky items. A million-dollar lunch isn’t the craziest listing ever - that prestigious honor is saved for...

2010-02-15

How do they do it? How HelloBaby grows business with Terapeak research!

A Terapeak interview with Trevor Ginn of Hello Baby (http://stores.ebay.co.uk/hellobabydirect) How long have you been selling on eBay? I've been selling on eBay as Hellobabydirect for about...

2010-01-28

Advanced and Terapeak - ready to rocket! Hold on tight!

This week Terapeak's parent company, Advanced Ecommerce Research Systems, was bestowed the honor of inclusion in the “Ready to Rocket” list – a list of the top twenty-five private companies best...

2010-01-13

Wall Street Journal uses Terapeak to track Tiger Woods video game sales

In a recent article analyzing the sales of of Electronic Arts Inc.’s Tiger Woods PGA Tour Golf video game, The Wall Street Journal mentions Terapeak as a source of sales research: According to...

2010-01-05

Terapeak founder honored by Business in Vancouver's "Forty under 40"

Business in Vancouver has announced its "Forty Under 40" for 2009... and look who made the cut! The scan is a bit hard to read (clicking the image will enlarge it), but that's Terapeak...

2010-01-04

Happy New Year from Terapeak!

Just wanted to wish everyone a Happy New Year, and to let you know we're back in the office after a glorious week off. Live support (phone, LiveChat) is available again, so if there's any way we can...

2009-12-23

Terapeak Support to be available over the holidays!

Greetings, everyone! While the entire Terapeak team is excited to get some much-needed rest at home next week, our hard-working support staff WILL be available to answer questions submitted via...

2009-12-15

Terapeak reaches 1st place in Techvibes' Victoria startup index!

Hey, check it out! We've been tracking Techvibes' Startup Index for Victoria, BC since our initial debut many moons ago... and now look where we sit! It's a great honor to be considered the...

2009-12-09

Terapeak and WorthPoint launch Terapeak Collectibles!

We told you a couple weeks ago we were in the final stages of testing, and now the big day is here... Terapeak Collectibles is live! Available exclusively via eBay's Selling Manager...

2009-12-07

A Holiday Gift for Terapeak Users: Our new iPhone app!

As a token of our appreciation for each and every Terapeak subscriber, we're proud this month to not only introduce our brand new iPhone application, but to offer it FREE as part of all North American...

2009-12-01

Terapeak Newsletter: Don't Forget to Sign Up!

Just a reminder that the Terapeak newsletter goes out later this week, and you won't want to miss it! Sign up below to get your fix of Terapeak, eBay, and ecommerce news! Yay! Newsletter...

2009-11-18

Wired magazine mentions Terapeak in article about CD, book reselling

A couple days ago, Wired posted an interesting little news story on its blog, about a recently-launched site for anyone wanting to sell books, CDs, DVDs, and video games. The site, called Glyde, was...

2009-11-05

Konnichiwa, eBay: Terapeak Japan has officially launched!

Not too long ago, we announced that Japanese eBay service provider 500RPM would be launching a locally-translated Terapeak tool for Japan-based sellers... Today, we're happy to announce that the...

2009-11-05

Hear Terapeak featured on "Tips From the Top with the Savvy Seller"

Earlier this morning, Terapeak product manager Denise Hogue was interviewed on Marlene Gavens' "Tips From the Top with the Savvy Seller", an ecommerce podcast that features top eBay sellers and...

2009-11-04

Terapeak Mobile Merchant and Terapeak Merchant Analytics unveiled at PayPal X Innovate 2009

Two weeks ago, we told you that Terapeak's parent company, Advanced Ecommerce Research Systems, would be making a pair of exciting announcements at the inaugural PayPal X Innovate 2009 Developer...

2009-10-20

AERS a silver sponsor of PayPal Innovate '09

Terapeak is proud to announce that its parent company, Advanced Ecommerce Research Systems, has been chosen as a silver sponsor of PayPal's Innovate 2009 developer conference this November!...

2009-10-13

Terapeak Case Study: The proof is in the product!

Over the past several months, Terapeak has been conducting studies that analyze the impact of market research on eBay sellers' sales and success rate. We're very grateful to all those who've...

2009-09-28

Terapeak Monthly Newsletter: Don't forget to sign up!

In typical end-of-month fashion, we're here to remind you that the Terapeak newsletter goes out in the next week or so, and you won't want to miss it. Sign up below to get your fix of Terapeak, eBay...

2009-09-22

"Dummy" Love: eBay how to book gives shout-out to Terapeak

By now, you're probably aware of the For Dummies book series -- its classic yellow dust jacket, that little cartoon dude on the front. Since 1991, the series has published over 1,500 different...

2009-09-16

Terapeak announces partnership with Japanese company 500RPM

The Terapeak team just got a bit more international! We're very excited today to announce a brand new partnership with 500RPM, a Japanese service provider for Japan-based eBay sellers. Known...

2009-09-11

Photos: Terapeak Germany at Afterbuy BBQ in Krefeld

Check it out: our friends and partners at Terapeak Germany (Auktionsanalyse!) sent some photos from this year's Afterbuy+Friends BBQ in Krefeld, Germany! For those who don't know, the AfterBuy BBQ...

2009-08-26

Reminder: Don't forget to sign up for Terapeak's monthly newsletter!

Juuust a reminder that Terapeak's monthly newsletter will be shipping out next Tuesday, so if you haven't already you can sign up below. The newsletter generally features updates from in and around...

2009-08-18

Terapeak CEO featured on FOX Business News!

On the heels of yesterday's Selling Manager Applications launch, we have some more exciting news to report: our venerable CEO, Fred Speckeen, was featured this morning on a FOX Business News segment,...

2009-08-17

Terapeak leads first wave of eBay Selling Manager Applications!

Some big news coming out of eBay this morning: today, August 17th, eBay unleashes its first stable of Selling Manager Applications... and guess who's leading the charge! Some quick background for...

2009-07-27

Don't forget to sign up for Terapeak's monthly newsletter!

As always, here's your reminder that Terapeak's monthly newsletter is getting ready to ship, and if you haven't already you can sign up below. It contains updates from in and around the worlds of...

2009-07-08

Photos: G8 Summit, Terapeak International Conference

As promised, here are a couple photos from big events we've blogged about recently! The first is a shot of Terapeak founders Anthony and Andrew Sukow at the G8 Young Business Summit in Stresa,...

2009-07-01

Terapeak founders head to Italy for G8 Summit!

If hosting our international partners wasn't worldly enough for you, we're excited to announce that brothers Anthony and Andrew Sukow, founders of Terapeak and Advanced Ecommerce Research Systems, are...

2009-06-29

Sign up for Terapeak's monthly newsletter!

Just another reminder that if you haven't already signed up to receive Terapeak's monthly newsletter, you can click the link below to receive news and updates from our team at the beginning of every...

2009-06-25

Terapeak International Conference a success!

We're pleased to announce that Terapeak's first International Conference, which took place June 22-24 right here at Terapeak HQ in Victoria, was a major success. The partners gathered for three...

2009-06-19

Terapeak welcomes international partners next week!

Over the nearly seven years since Terapeak was first created, we've always been extremely proud to see growth in the product and its reach. Of course that doesn't mean we're ever satisfied, or that we...

2009-05-29

Have you signed up for the Terapeak newsletter?

This is just a reminder that if you haven't already signed up to receive Terapeak's monthly newsletter, you can click the link below to receive news and updates from our team at the beginning of every...

2009-05-20

More press! Terapeak featured in Saanich News

It may not be Good Morning America, but hey -- at least it shows up on our doorsteps here in Terapeak-land! The Saanich News, published weekly in Victoria, BC (that's a fancier name for...

2009-05-18

Terapeak featured on "Good Morning America"

Woohoo! We're famous! Earlier today, ABC's Good Morning America ran an excellent story featuring eBay consignment seller and Terapeak user Niki Campbell  (of http://www.quick2sellpgh.com),...

2009-05-15

Keywords, Keywords, Keywords: Terapeak beefs up Title Builder tool!

Always a hot topic among eBay sellers is how to optimize keyword choices when building listings. With that in mind, the Terapeak team is constantly looking at ways to enhance and develop its keyword...

2009-04-28

Terapeak Newsletter: Sign up if you haven't!

It occurred to us today as we were putting the finishing touches on May's official Terapeak newsletter that perhaps not all of you have seen the link to sign up to receive it (the link currently...

2009-04-27

eBay Globetrotters: Terapeak launches International search tool!

If you're a Terapeak All-Sites subscriber, you may have noticed a new "International" tab in your Search menu this morning... What that is is our brand new International search tool! Basically,...

2009-04-23

WSJ uses Terapeak to track "posh" purchases on eBay

We're happy that the Wall Street Journal has once again used Terapeak's eBay data to illustrate a story! For the full report on luxury goods selling on eBay and beyond, click here! ...

2009-04-20

It's like the Oscars! Well…almost…

Every year during the eBay Developer’s Conference (San Jose, June 16-18, if you’re interested in coming along) eBay awards the Star Developer award in a few categories: DSR Rockstar...

2009-04-07

Even Those Who Love Us Sometimes Leave Us

We love our Terapeak users, and we think that sometimes the easiest way to talk about our own success as a business is to talk about the success of our subscribers. Of course, just like any...

2009-04-01

eBay Selling Manager: Starring Terapeak!

If you've been following the Web 2.0 Expo going on in San Francisco this week, you've heard eBay's big announcement: the Selling Manager platform is now allowing third-party developers to embed their...

2009-03-27

Web 2.0 Expo: Come check us out!

If you're in the San Francisco area between March 31 and April 3, we highly encourage you to check out the Web 2.0 Expo at Moscone West. Both Terapeak CTO Andrew Sukow and AERS Sales Director Victor...

2009-03-16

Launch Party: Terapeak goes live with exciting new features!

It's here! We teased it at the end of our March newsletter, but today marks the day we officially reveal and launch a series of new improvements to the Terapeak tool. We've been working our tails...

2009-03-16

Terapeak Feature Launch: Track eBay Fixed Price 30 Listings as they Sell

Press Release out Today! For immediate release March 16, 2009 Victoria, BC, Canada Terapeak, an eBay Certified Provider, today announced the release of several new features for...

2009-02-15

Terapeak Downtime

News: 4:59 PM Terapeak is currently recovering from a server outtage and will be online momentarily.  We will keep you updated as we progress.  We appologize for this and will work hard to get...

2009-02-09

Survey Says: Getting to know you, one step at a time!

You may have noticed recently that when logging in, a single survey question (paired with this ridiculously cute kitten) has popped up once or twice. We're hoping this can be a non-intrusive way...

2009-01-20

Console Yourself: Terapeak launches Video Games index

Phew! It's been a long while since we launched a new index -- but that's what the holidaze can do to you! Anyway, we're back with one of our coolest yet: video game consoles, which continue to be...

2009-01-16

Do you Tweet?

Sweet! So do we! If you're hooked on Twitter, please add Terapeak to your feed to keep track of the latest activity in the Terapeak offices. We'll try to add the latest news there, as it...

2008-12-23

The 12 Days of Terapeak

Please note, this offer has expired. To generate your own custom reports, click here to review our plans and pricing options. The holidays are upon us, and Terapeak's getting giddy! Yep,...

2008-10-29

Terapeak iPhone Application: Test it today!

Do you love Terapeak? Do you have an iPhone? Check this out: That's right, it's our new iPhone application, which allows you to access Terapeak Marketplace Research right on your iPhone....

2008-10-28

Euro Trip 2008: The United Flags of Terapeak!

Recently, we had the opportunity to cross the pond and meet with some of our international partners in Europe. We had great discussions about how to support and grow the business internationally, as...

2008-10-15

Ice, Ice, eBay: Terapeak launches NHL index

Given the success of our NFL index, and because we're a Canadian-based company with the moral obligation, we've created a new sales index that tracks the eBay sales of all 30 NHL teams. You can sort...

2008-09-30

Tote Couture: Terapeak launches handbags index

With the steady popularity of designer fashion accessories on eBay -- women's handbags in particular -- our team at Terapeak decided it would be interesting to compare the sales of a few top-selling...

2008-09-22

Item Browse added to Search and Seller reports

As we continue to unveil improvements and additions based on your feedback, here are a few more to watch out for: There is now an "Item Browse" feature in both Search and Seller reports. Before,...

2008-09-22

Advanced Keyword Search Filters

We are always listening to customer feedback and we've heard some requests for more advanced keyword search options. We've recently added a bunch of wild card search options and OR search options. A...

2008-09-16

Hello, eBayyy! Terapeak launches guitar index

Since a few of us at the office here dabble in guitar-slingin' (some more than others; some just "Blackbird" and a few old Blink 182 songs), we thought it might be interesting to compare the eBay...

2008-09-02

NFL on eBay 2008: See how your favorite team stacks up!

With the Giants and Redskins kicking off the NFL season this Thursday, we've developed a league-wide sales index that compares the eBay sales of all 32 NFL teams. Sorting either by conference or...

2008-08-19

eBay to retire Marketplace Research tool – Terapeak to take over!

Terapeak users, we couldn't have done it without you! As of yesterday, August 18th, eBay has discontinued its own Marketplace Research tool, and, in its place, is offering ours! This marks a huge,...

2008-08-19

Temporary Data Delay

Please note - due to a delay in the transfer of data from eBay the date of information will not be updated until August 22. We apologize for any inconvenience, but unfortunately the transfer of data...

2008-08-13

Holy eBay, Batman! The Dark Knight leads superheroes in recent sales!

... Duh. While cooking up our latest index-widget value meal, no one was surprised to find Batman mopping the floor with his crime-fighting allies. In not even four full weeks, summer blockbuster...

2008-07-25

1st annual Webkinz Royal Rumble! Critters duke it out for sales supremacy

Nah, relax, it's nothing violent - Lion and Tiger still get along fine - we're talking about Terapeak's new Webkinz index, which compares the sales of critters across the eBay 'kinzdom, from Cow to...

2008-07-17

Upgrades to Terapeak Hardware

Upgrades to Terapeak Hardware We want Terapeak to be the best and most efficient service that it can be, so your searches are completed faster, with the greatest accuracy and minimal load...

2008-07-10

New Index! Obama vs. McCain, eBay Style

CNN's first July poll shows Obama up by six percent, but Terapeak's new McCain-Obama index tells a whole other story. Not only does the index track and compare candidate-related sales and trends, its...

2008-06-23

eBay Live! 2008 - Great Success in Chicago!

One of our favorite events here at the Terapeak office is eBay Live! It’s a unique opportunity for us to gather feedback from our current users, introduce new users to the concept of market...

2008-06-16

Terapeak Teams up with the eBay Echo Project – Details Announced at the eBay Developer’s Conference

Participants at the eBay Developers Conference in Chicago today got a sneak peek at an exciting new eBay initiative that Terapeak has been involved with, called Project Echo. Since we are always...

2008-06-15

eBay Data Issue: Date Updated Today

It has always been our corporate policy  to communicate with our members to ensure they are aware of any data delivery schedule complications. For the past 7 days we have not received data from...

2008-04-18

Terapeak 5.0 - Now Available at a Computer Near You!

Hello! Welcome to a new era of Terapeak research! This week we launched Terapeak 5.0, the next generation of our existing site that incorporates not only a fresh new look and feel (and oh yeah,...

2008-04-15

International Research

Want to know what your product sells for in other markets? Use international research to discover opportunities all over the world. Use the preferences menu to adjust time and currency displayed as...

2008-01-18

Terapeak Market Research Helps Fulfill One of Your New Year's Resolutions!

 We've just released an exciting new promotion at Terapeak and wanted to be sure our blog readers heard about it first! Here's the update: This year Terapeak wants to make it that much easier for...

2007-10-16

Terapeak Attends AfterBuy BBQ in Germany

We had a great time at the AfterBuy.com BBQ a few weeks ago.  We had the chance to speak with many eBay sellers in Germany and learn from their experience how research can be applied to their online...

2007-09-24

Terapeak at E-Commerce Paris 2007 Event

Terapeak recently presented at the E-Commerce Paris 2007 Event. Our team at www.terapeak.fr had the opportunity to share the benefits of eBay research with merchants in France. We have two 30 second...

2007-08-01

Terapeak Wins eBay Star Developer Award

Our team at Terapeak is happy to recieve this Star Developer award from eBay Germany for our research application.  We're excited to hear how research has had a positive impact on the businesses of...

2007-06-28

Version 4.0: Easier to Use & New Title Builder

Terapeak is pleased to announce an improved user interface & our much anticipated new Title Builder application!  We've been developing this new title builder application for the past year and...

2007-06-16

Terapeak Advantage Testimonials

At eBay Live 2007 we were able to meet and speak with a lot of long time Terapeak members. We always hear great feedback from our members about how Terapeak's eBay Research has helped their eBay...