I love what you can find in the Google Insights data:
The blue line on the above graph was plumetting throughout 2009 but in 2010 eBay really seems to have stopped the rot and it’s great to see. This data (I believe) is a great guide to people’s intentions and interest and it just shows eBay is winning back attention (and of course the red line shows amazon’s growth and momentum just keeps on growing).
Another interesting point that people miss is the geographic spread of eBay:
Look at how powerful eBay really is in Europe. 3 years ago when I left eBay was #1 brand in Germany and was 45% of ecommerce in Italy. Come on eBay, you can grow back :) just like this guy says: