This isn't new in any form, but new to ebay I believe becuase I have not seen it before. I personally buy and sell video games on eBay and have found a nice way to get the same buyers to come back and buy my games almost as fast as I put them up and it has allowed me to decrease my auction time from 5-7 days to only 3. I created a twitter account to match my ebay account, tossed a gaming background on twitter, and then created a simple but custom ebay listing in html that I use for all games (just change the game images). On the top and bottom of that listing is a simple message To get an instant notification whenever I sell a game simply text "Follow ####yourtwitter" to 40404 (US buyers) to other codes for outside US buyers (yes, I put the codes too) Now all of my twitter followers are by phone Whenever I sell a game, I just send a twitter message and almost everyone comes immediately.. sometimes 150 views within the first 5 hours and almost always 10 bids within the first 2 hours. I know it may not be the best eBay method, but it works.