Tom Buckles sells from an extensive inventory of classic original gas pump parts powered by the WordPress WooCommerce plugin. He publishes high resolution vintage parts illustrations so buyers can identify their make, model and specific part.
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Petroleum Collectibles Monthly magazine uses an inexpensive online shopping cart to sell subscriptions, books and digital downloads using Paypal and merchant account credit card payments. Their site also utilizes Gallery2 to add new content from the magazine to their Web site each month.
Oldgas.com runs a high volume discussion forum with UBB.threads software. Spam resistant classified ads and response form are utilized. Oldgas.com averages over 100,000 page views per day. Live eBay auctions are shown in an advertising partnership with eBay.
Ark Petroleum operates its gas station equipment and supplies business entirely through it’s ShopSite powered online shopping cart catalog. After some coaching, Byron Benford adds, edits and organizes his products himself using his Web browser.
Joey Whiteside’s Petro Joe’s site enables him to easily display additional sales items referred from his eBay auctions. An album of previously sold items also draws buyers and sellers in to do business with him. Collector/Vendor/Authenticator
Ron Hoyt uses a WordPress blog to publish news updates to inform the buyers and vendors participating in the largest petroliana swap meet, Iowa Gas. New participants can find registration, lodging, directions and all they need.
A travel photo blog that allows the owner to make updates and add photos easily with WordPress content management and photo plugins.
Scott Benjamin is the largest buyer and seller of vintage gas pump globes in the world. His GasGlobes.com is a key marketing tool that sells his inventory and attracts people who want to sell their collections or individual globes. Collectibles Marketing.
Don Sherwood uses Gallery2 to build a virtual online museum of pictures of vintage gas stations, gas pumps, signs, cans and gas globes.
John Mancino sells petroliana collectibles and advertises his swap meet event through this Web site at GasStuff.com. WordPress and Nextgen help him upload, resize and organize photos and descriptions. Collectibles Marketing.