Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include Erin Moran from Happy Days; lister’s block; and Congressmen. Griff and Lee discussed the eBay Pack-a-Thon, for which submissions close today; get in on the fun at http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com.
6 ways to sell to Generation Z! Our guest is Rieva Lesonsky, Founder and CEO of GrowBiz Media, author of the Small Biz Daily and an award-winning advocate for entrepreneurs.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked how to handle the return of new collectible items that have been opened or unboxed. Andrea, Mooresville NC (tookieryan), fears losing repeat customers after changing her eBay user ID and store name.
Size matters – how to pack difficult items! Our guest is Mark Le Vine, co-founder and CFO of Bubblefast, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller bubblefast.
A starter kit for new sellers! Our guest is Theresa Cox, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller clubred97.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Andrea, Mooresville NC (tookieryan), called back to discuss the ramifications of changing her eBay ID and store name. Ed, Corning NY (eds-e-threads), asked about the new $30 Promoted Listings credit. Cat, Bay Shore NY (varoom1234), got dinged for a late shipment due to her time zone.
Episode 6 of eBay’s Open for Business podcast, titled “Who You Are, Not What You Sell”, is all about the importance of having a mission statement; to listen and subscribe via iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher or RSS feed, go to http://www.ebay.com/openforbusiness.
Maria, San Jose CA (thestylelister), asked for a re-dishing of her eBay item number 182513057036; she earned a score of 5 tureens and won an eBay Radio dish towel! Sharman, Birmingham AL (topfloorfinds), won the Secret Word Contest.
Why being an eBay buyer helps you to be a more successful eBay seller! Our guest is longtime eBay educator Stephanie Inge, known on eBay as stephintexas.
How to win your newbie customers’ trust! Our guest is Cindy Hallsted, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller pattycyn.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Lee reminded listeners to check out Episode 6 of eBay’s Open for Business podcast, titled “Who You Are, Not What You Sell”; listen and subscribe via iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher or RSS feed at http://www.ebay.com/openforbusiness. Judy, Salem IN (judybsa), wrote in with a customer-centric tip about handling time.
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, go to eBayRadio.com; click on “Past Episodes” in the right-hand sidebar; then click on “Submit an Event” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include Shawn Thornton’s skates; White House commemorative eggs; and the Back to School selling season in eBay for Business (http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com). Lee incited Griff to try eBay’s “Clean Up, Cash In” game at http://play.ebay.com.