Beantown's eBay Circus

At eBay Live! in Boston, it's one part trade show, one part how-to seminars, and 100% love fest for the shopping site

A man with a long gray ponytail walks toward the escalator, looking as though he just stepped from a carnival. A lanyard hangs heavily from his neck—weighed down by the dozen, maybe more, Crayola-colored pins and ribbons affixed to it. Near the middle of the rainbow chain, resting somewhere near the man's stomach, is a large ID badge: Michael Mills, Partyvegetable. PowerSeller.

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