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WAYNE, N.J. (AP) – A 21-year-old college business major living in this northern New Jersey community has proven a basic lesson of marketing: Sex sells. Courtney Van Dunk posted a bikini-clad picture of herself on eBay about two weeks ago, auctioning off space on her body for advertisers.

The auction ended Thursday with a winning bid from a New Jersey wine retailer offering $11,300 for a month’s worth of advertising. Van Dunk, though, says the offer has been retracted, but she’s confident that she’s made contacts with enough companies to still earn some cash.

When she finds a buyer, Van Dunk plans to place temporary tattoos on her abdomen while she’s at the beach, or on other body parts when she’s at the mall, sporting events, amusement parks and other public places. Her butt and chest are off limits.

Van Dunk credits moderate exercise and healthy eating for the fit figure that has earned worldwide interest.

Oddly there’s no listing for plastic surgeons in New Jersey under the names “moderate exercise” or “healthy eating” …

Much like the Virgin Mary toast lady, Van Dunk is drunk off the attention and is back with a new auction (that started this evening) selling the same temporary advertisement space for a different month.

Predictably she’s started blogging as well. Someone alert Arianna Huffington that a new “celebrity” is available…

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