Ginger Leishman, Marketing Manager for eBay Mobile, stayed on to take questions. Mesha, Des Moines NM (classysoles), had a challenge with eBay Mobile’s category search function. Jake Gasaway with Stitch Labs (http://www.stitchlabs.com) called to remind us to make sure that our inventory is up to date for the holidays. Matt Brossard from Terapeak (http://www.terapeak.com) called with some Halloween marketplace research. Bobbie, Tucson AZ (grannysquare), won the Secret Word Contest.
EBay profiles, follows, and social media for the holidays! Our guest is Marsha Collier, author of Social Media for Dummies, one of Forbes magazine’s Top 20 Women in Social Media, and Top-Rated Seller marsha_c.
OMG! It’s October, and you aren’t ready for holiday selling! Our guest is ecommerce strategist Lisa Suttora, owner of WhatDoISell.com.
Eric Nash of Stamps.com (http://www.stamps.com) called with some shipping tips. Tom, Pittsburgh PA (blackandgoldgifts), announced a meetup of the Steel City Shooting Stars eBay Sellers Group on Friday, December 6, from 6:30-9:30pm at 235 East Waterfront Drive in Homestead, PA. Griff announced that he is taking over the Education Specialist Program, and he’s very excited about it.
Lee Mirabal read the eBay Radio news. Stories include the government shutdown, eBay and Monopoly, Ford Motors’ Warriors in Pink Campaign, a piece of chewed gum and a Halloween costume countdown.
What NOT to say on social media! Our guest is attorney, small business expert and author Cliff Ennico.
Attorney, small business expert, and author Cliff Ennico stayed on with Griff and Lee to discuss what not to say on social media. Louise, Colorado Springs CO (herbscraftsgifts), had a question about the ethics of posting eBay IDs of “bad buyers” online via social media. Chris Dawson of Tamebay (http://www.tamebay.com), eBay Radio’s international correspondent, called with his report from across The Pond.
How eBay employees are supporting the eBay community! Our guest is Scott Henshaw, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller nanettestore. http://www.scotthenshaw.com
Hunting for bugs! Our guest is Jon Bach, eBay’s Engineering Director for Live Site Quality, known as Jon the Bug Hunter.
Jon Bach, eBay’s Engineering Director for Live Site Quality, a.k.a. Jon the Bug Hunter, stayed on with Griff and Lee to take calls. Martha, Dallas TX (herwoldallas), called about a bug in My eBay. CJ, San Diego CA, called regarding a shipping bug. Laura Uribarri with GoDaddy Online Bookkeeping (http://www.outright.com) called to tell us about the company’s name change from Outright to GoDaddy Online Bookkeeping. Bev, Chicago IL (samican2, videotown) called in to promote charity auction campaign Bling My Bra, benefiting breast cancer research and treatment through Giving Works: Bid now at http://www.BlingMyBraStore.com, or just search eBay for keywords “bling my bra”!
“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
“Lee and Griff discuss the U.S. appeals court
“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.
“Lee Mirabal told us about a Birkin Bag that sold for 110,000 dollars this week on eBay. Patty from Miami called about a listing challenge. She suggested that eBay have some pages on their site that will give tips to sellers. Griff and Lee talked about Zuujit http://www.zuujit.com that has launched a new version of its free mobile selling application. Barry from Miami called to tell us about
Lee Mirabal read some eBay announcements including iPhone news that iPhone now has an application for selling on eBay. You can list an item in a couple of minutes right from your phone. Mention was also made of the new ebay Classifieds where you can sell things locally for free. http://ebayclassifieds.com Rob from Michigan called to ask what the insertion fee is for a 2.99 starting price tractor part. Patty called about $10 off coupon.
“Lee talked about the eBay Radio 7th anniversary party in Vegas June 23rd and 24th at Paris Hotel, Las Vegas. Register http://www.voicemarketing.com click on big yellow button. Beverly called about yesterday
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