Dan Wilson

Author, writer, editor.

United Kingdom

Dan Wilson is a writer, author and consultant with 20 years digital and print experience. Part of the team that founded eBay UK back in 1999, his best selling book Make Serious Money on eBay UK, Amazon and Beyond was first published in 2005 and revised for two subsequent updated editions.

A graduate of the LSE, he is an experienced presenter and speaker with a broad, varied knowledge of on and off-line marketing practices and digital businesses. He has recently worked with Invest NI, Enterprise Nation, several agencies and start-ups.

(This selection of clippings is not exhaustive but seeks to demonstrate the variety of my work.)

(Except Northern Ireland.) Pick-up lines

"The crows take it out of the bin and leave it on the beach, you know." Considering the six empty glass bottles of Magner's cider already clinking in my bin bag, I thought a human social gathering on the beach a few nights before was a significantly more likely source for the litter than dipsomaniac birds.

Metahumans - PurpleBeach

During our Monsters on the Beach experience this past November we were serenaded by a metahuman called Solomon. He sang an updated version of the Bob Marley classic with the words "no meta, no cry" from his virtual Jamaican beach in a metaverse.

Invest Northern Ireland
e-Commerce | Understanding & Maximising Online Marketplaces for your business

In the past, selling online was traditionally associated with consumer-facing retail businesses. Now, a broader range of businesses are investing in e-commerce - particularly those trading with other businesses. This video tutorial highlights the benefits and challenges of selling on online marketplaces, and will focus on online marketplaces Amazon and eBay, and how businesses can successfully list and their products.

Platform Leaders
Trust for Platform Governance * Platform Leaders

Trust is at the heart of platform businesses. Participants need to trust the concept of the platform, the platform itself and each other to successfully transact. Platform Governance principles need to be designed accordingly. How can platforms best embed trust frameworks in their operations?

My talk to Priory School Leavers, November 2011

Having a clear-out recently, I found a talk I gave to the GSCE leavers from my old school Priory in Lewes in November 2011. It was for their certificate evening, where they celebrated exam success and general all round good eggs. They asked me to give a short talk before the Mayor gave out the silverware.