The LabX System News is our way of communicating to our LabX community a variety of topics from within LabX.com. New site features, upcoming events and general information from LabX will be made available for everyone to see on a current basis. Follow the link from "My LabX" Member's Portal. My LabX
|New Categories||Jul. 13, 2004
|New LabX Categories
Our categories have changed to meet your needs. LabX has
added the following categories:
Medical - General
Lighting - surgical lights, exam room
Porcelain - funnels, filters, crucibles, mortar
Test & Measurement - General
Data Logger - temperature, humidity, pressure
Generator - hydrogen generators, nitrogen generators
Click "Run an Ad" from the top menu bar to post your ad today.
|New Features||Jun. 08, 2004
LabX continues to increase the efficiency and ease-of-use of the
website. By using our new “Quick Re-run” icon , our system will
automatically re-run your original ad as it was previously
listed. In the "My LabX" portal, under "Re-run previous
listings", simply click the icon and verify the ad in the popup
window. It’s that easy!
Please note that any listing enhancements purchased with the
original ad will carry forward with the quick re-run. Your
account will be deducted for the price of the ad plus the cost
of any listing enhancements.
|Did you know?||May. 20, 2004
|LabX Sees $1 Million in Bids for a Single Day
April, 2004- LabX auction event hit $1 Million in bids in a one-
day auction event. The Quality Lab Excess auction, held April 15
2004, attracted more than 6,300 bids on 646 listings. The
auction event also had a record 83% close rate.
“The growth of LabX proves that niche auction marketplaces can
thrive in the tail winds of generic auction giants like eBay and
Yahoo,” said Bob Kafato, CEO of LabX.
Larry Turner, President of Quality Lab Excess, is very excited
with the success of the auction. “The event went very, very well
for us. We like how the LabX auction site works and the people
there were a great help.”
Stay tuned for more exciting LabX auction events and specials.
|Did you know?||Apr. 06, 2004
|LabX Newsletter Subscribers Top 20,000
Over the past months the number of subscribers to LabX
News has increased significantly. Growing to over 20,000 this
increase provides greater exposure to LabX listings and
aids the LabX community in offering and finding equipment.
The LabX Newsletter is sent every Sunday and includes the
previous week's listings and featured highlights.
Subscribe to LabX
|New Features||Mar. 02, 2004
|Banner Advertisements In Search
In order to provide the LabX community with a greater selection of equipment and our advertisers with greater exposure, customers will now be able to view category specific banner advertisements based on the results of their search. This increases the likeliness that customers will find the equipment they are in search of. The availability of banners in LabX search results also benefits banner advertisers by increasing the exposure of their company through the many searches that take place on LabX each day.
|New Features||Feb. 09, 2004
|LabX Connects Sellers to Search Engine Ad Campaigns
LabX has introduced an advanced advertising feature, which improves LabX auction seller exposure in search engines (SE). The new feature lets a LabX user automatically promote their auction or for sale listing simultaneously in Google Adwords and Overture search engine campaigns. This creates additional exposure for their LabX listing while eliminating the expensive time costs involved for a seller to set up and administer their own SE marketing campaign. The SE listing campaigns draw upon LabX expertise and historical data for the appropriate keyword strategy.
Ken Piech, General Manager said, “LabX has always provided scientific product sellers with the best exposure for their products. Our new LabX search engine marketing system helps a seller gain more exposure than ever before.”
|New Features||Jan. 20, 2004
|LabX Advanced Search
With greater accuracy, the LabX Advanced Search feature allows users to fine tune their search. Providing an increased selection of ads, users will be better able to find the item they are in search of for the price they want. The enhanced search benefits sellers by increasing the exposure of their ads through the many searches that take place on LabX each day.
With the Advanced Search, you can:
- Search for items matching on ALL words, ANY word, or specify to match the EXACT phrase
- Use AND, OR, NOT, +, and -, as well as double quotes:
- AND will include both words
- OR will include either word
- NOT will exclude this word
- + is the same as AND
- – is the same as NOT
- double quotes will match the exact phrase
- Use the Exclude field to specify which words to exclude from the search. Double quotes can also be used in this field.
Not only does the Advanced Search provide you with current listings matching your search criteria, at the top of each search you are provided with links to categories where you may find similar items.
|New Features||Oct. 10, 2003
|New Search Features
The camera icon quickly identifies which ads have photos.
The Ad Number column has been removed to make room for more information.
- LabX ads and LabVista ads are now listed together. LabX ads come first, and LabVista next.
- The number of results is displayed, and all results are listed, with 100 results per page.
- Multiple pages of results have a style of navigation.
- Tips are offered to help you narrow your search.
- Sort a page's results by clicking any of the column headers.
- Repeated clicking will toggle the sort ascending or descending.
- A little arrow tells you which column is sorted and whether ascending (up) or descending (down).
- Hover your mouse over the Headline to see the Ad Number and Advertiser Name.
- Click the Headline to see details and contact the advertiser.
|Did you know?||Oct. 10, 2003
|What Is LabVista?
Search tens of thousands of items from dealer web pages. Items are
updated frequently so you are always searching fresh data. Many of
these pages are not in any other search engine.
LabX technology was created
to "spider" or extract the data from Vendor Web pages and collect the
equipment, to allow users to search various websites from one single
While LabX strives to find the premiere sources of equipment on
the Internet, because these listings come straight from the Web, LabX
responsible for the accuracy or quality of the content.
|Advertising/Marketing||Aug. 07, 2003
|LabX Auction Events
Do you need to liquidate hundreds or even thousands of products
in a short period of time? Reserve a full auction day
exclusively for your items on LabX. LabX Auction Events have
generated over a half a million dollars in sales over the past
year, making them a quick and effective way to sell your excess
With a LabX Auction Event you receive:
- Premium Exposure For Your Items
A banner on the LabX home page, as well as three secondary
banners distributed throughout the site, will be posted to
promote your event to LabX users. A highlight in the weekly LabX
Newsletter will also increase interest to over 15,000
- One Exclusive LabX Auction Day
The closing day of your event is exclusive to your items.
The day is reserved, and no other auctions can close during that
time. History has shown that many bidders wait until the final
day to make their bid. Having an exclusive day captures a
focused market, leading to an increase in sales.
- New Customers
LabX Auction Events generate leads and create a large
overflow of post-auction sales. As well as retaining the
original auction participants, the ripple effect of your event
in the marketplace attracts new customers hungry for what you
have to offer.
Why wait any longer? Reserve your Auction Event today.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for
pricing and details for hosting your event.
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