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Kiwi developer selling a Web 2.0 app on eBay

My NZ 2.0 buddy Ben Nolan
is selling one of his web apps, bubbletwo, on eBay.
There he is pictured on the
, pretending he’s zooming down the Silicon Valley highways in a Ferarri (which
may yet happen if he sells his mapping startup zoomin.co.nz).

Ben whipped up bubbletwo recently and he describes it as a “Web 2.0
Instant Blogging Site”. He’s currently taking bids on
for sole rights to the app. He wrote on eBay:

“I’m selling bubbletwo.com. You will get full ownership of the domain name, the ruby
on rails application that powers bubbletwo, all html, css and the database.

The site was released yesterday and has been visited by just under 200 users.
Bubbletwo lets people create an instant blog. Its kind of similair to Shorttext or

If you win the auction (the reserve is just enough for me to buy a macbook pro and a
24″ Dell monitor) I’ll send you an agreement to transfer over the IP. I will also help
you move bubbletwo over to your own colocated server (I use layeredtech.com for my
hosting). After that – you’re on your own.

I expect that with a decent amount of promotion and a little luck – you could earn
back the reserve price within a year using Google Ads.”

Now in the interests of full disclosure I have to admit I have something to gain if
Ben is successful. If he manages to sell his app on eBay, then I get his old Mac mini 🙂
I’m easily bribed, as you can see 🙂 But also I like promoting my fellow Wellingtonians. Go

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