Griff gave a brief overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include wildfire and blizzards; a pipeline; and shoes. Griff and Lee discussed the upcoming Green Monday (December 12, 2016) and eBay’s initiatives around this key shopping day.
How to build sales through social media and best practices! Our guest is Marsha Collier, bestselling author of the eBay and social media For Dummies series; social media marketing futurist; and Top Rated Seller marsha_c. http://www.coolebaytools.com
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Aron Hsiao from Terapeak (http://www.terapeak.com) called in with this week’s market research report. Daniel, Front Royal VA (karatedaniel25) called to ask the identity of a recent guest who talked about dropshipping. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21) asked about archived listings and exactly how they work.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: eBetsy called in from Dallas, TX, with her latest Brief. Lee and Griff reviewed 10 misused words, and Griff shared news from eBay UK and eBay Australia.
Lee reminded listeners that Green Monday is coming up next Monday, December 12. Meanwhile, check out the hottest selling holiday items at http://www.ebay.com/trendingitems, which is refreshed every Thursday.
What’s selling best this holiday season? Our guest is Lynn Dralle, the Queen of Auctions and Ruler of the Queen’s Court, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller thequeenofauctions. http://www.thequeenofauctions.com
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Forrest, Lakeland WA (hulkhauler1), asked if there’s any way to retrieve listings older than 90 days. Captain Catnip, Fort Lauderdale FL (captcatnip), asked for a listing dish that revealed a business milestone! CJ, San Clemente CA (xoxmas), called in to explain how and why archived listings are an essential part of her business.
Griff and Lee read current events from the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under Seller Resources in the eBay Radio archives. To submit your sellers group meetup or other event, click on “Submit a Seller Event” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.
On his own while Lee is in Florida meeting her great-grandchildren, Griff shared Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday statistics. Debbie, Vacaville CA (thebookkiosk), called in to audition for Lee’s co-host spot. Edie, Santa Monica CA (dress_to_suit), mixed up 2 items when she shipped them; what to do?