Ron Mansfield is a computer consultant, instructor, and freelance writer. Recently he joined the team at www.i-soldit.com to help roll out the premier eBay drop store franchise network with more 100 stores open and 400 under contract. In his spare time he enjoys collecting, restoring, buying, and selling collectible electronics from the fifties and sixties. He has achieved PowerSeller status, runs an eBay Store, and an active online community for enthusiasts of mid-century electronics. His best-selling, award winning books have been published by Que and others in eighteen countries, in more than a dozen languages.