Adapting to change! Our guest is Hillary DePiano, known on eBay as pricednostalgia, the author of The Whine Seller blog. http://www.thewhineseller.com
A question was asked: Does putting my items on international sites increase my sales? Bob, Oakland, FL (lookwhatbobfound), called regarding the color changing on the eBay Stores icon. Michael, Boca Raton FL, was the winner of the Secret Word Contest. Matt Brossard from Terapeak (http://www.terapeak.com) called to tell us about Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, and how it can help eBay sellers sell more.
Behind closed doors at eBay’s Customer Experience Program! Our guest is Cindy Sorley, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller bubbacandance.
Juggling parenthood and your business on eBay! Our guest is Sunita Rai, mother of four, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller sraikh4.
Lee Mirabal read the eBay Radio news. Stories include a new Google Chrome Extension for eBay Inda that may come to the US; Downton Abbey; Outright changing their name; and the new iPhone on eBay.
Why the look of your listings is more important than ever with Cassini! Our guest is Debbie Levitt, founder and CEO of As Was, an eBay Stores Certified Designer.
Lee read a question from the new Contact Us link about putting centimeter measurements of garments in a listing. Jason, Las Vegas NV (tikipugmusic) called to tell us about a Top-Rated Seller Webinar on October 2 at 10am PT/1pm ET. It’s on international shipping best practices and will be presented by Thrifting with the Boys (Bryan Goodman and Jason Smith). Go to http://pagemage.com/education/webinars to sign up. Patty, Long Beach CA (whoohoodepot), called to talk about the benefits of having an Ebay In Person at your sellers group. Lee read a question from the Contact Us link about eBay’s new search engine, Cassini and if social media to advertise your listings will hurt your search results.
The 2013 ICE Retailers Conference! Our guest is John Lawson, known on eBay as Platinum PowerSeller 3rdpoweroutlet, the CEO of ColderICE Media, and a regular featured speaker at the eBay Radio Party & Conference.
Five ways to help your smartphone “ka-ching!” more often! Our guest is Danni Ackerman, a.k.a. The Danni App, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller udderlygoodstuff.
Brian, Placencia CA (fastshipping4you), called about being able to pay for a featured listing as in the old days of eBay. Tom, Pittsburgh PA (blackandgoldgifts), called to announce a meetup of the Steel City Shooting Stars eBay Sellers Group on October 18 from 6:30-9:30pm at Eaton Park, 245 East Waterfront Drive in Homestead, a suburb of Pittsburgh. RSVP via the group’s page at meetup.com, linked from the Seller Groups Directory here in the eBay Radio archives under the Seller Resources tab. John, Concord, NC (carolinamall), won the Secret Word Contest. Seller yeolde_golfer989 wanted their listing dished for item number 171129878031. They received a score of 4.8 tureens.
“Melinda from Dallas, Tx. Called to tell us some updates regarding the meet and greet at the Dallas eBay On Location event
“Lee and Griff talked about the three new eBay home page concepts for your perusal as well as a new listing tool available at http://ebay.com/garden – Lee announced that she would give away an item with an eBay logo on it for the first three people who use the new listing tool called
“Lee Mirabal read some news, including a story about a company http://www.virtuoz.com that has put virtual customer service on eBay.com. The company Marketing Director called in (Mark Gaydos) and talked with Griff and Lee about their new system. Lee actually put in a question and got her problem solved. Conversations about the Dallas event as well as the Vegas event took place.”
Griff talked about Privacy concerns on Ebay as well as AdChoice which allows you to customize your interests and provides you with the opportunity to turn off that type of personalization. Lee mentioned the Certified Provider Workshop to be held next Wednesday with Vendio hosting. Also covered was eBay Bucks program giving 5 percent off every qualifying fashion purchase from now through April 28th.
“Beth from Levittown, PA on the Bay Estimator, eBetsy called in to talk about the Vegas event
“Discussions included Twiggy articles for sale on eBay and The Magic Gathering card that is on sale on eBay for 89,000 or best offer. Beth called in to talk about the Magic Gathering card and why it
“Griff and Lee talked about Michael Jackson
Kat from Alabama called to ask why some do better than others in sales on eBay lately. Lee talked about The Uniform Project has teamed up with the eBay Green Team and eBay Giving Works to offer a unique series of charity auctions on eBay. Griff read a letter helping a seller with myriad challenges.