Griff and Lee welcomed 2 new seller meetup groups to the eBay Radio Seller Groups Directory (located under the Seller Resources tab in the eBay Radio archives): the Kansas City eBay Seller Meetup in Liberty, MO, and the Kansas City Northland eBay Seller Meetup in Overland Park, KS.
Griff explained eBay’s new “Group Similar Listings” option in search results, while Lee showed Griff how to find out what’s trending on eBay at http://explore.ebay.com. Griff debunked a rumor about changes to Cassini.
Join eBay in contributing to hurricane relief efforts in Florida, Texas, Louisiana and Puerto Rico through eBay for Charity. Go to http://www.ebay.com/charity and click on Charity Shop in the left-hand sidebar, then click on the blue box that says “Make a Difference in Hurricane Relief”.
Lupe, Reston VA (hapachico), had a compliment for Lee and shared her entrepreneurial story. Rich, Elk Grove IL (appealingsigns), thanked eBay for their support of eCom Chicago, coming up October 19-21 in Elk Grove, IL; register now at http://www.ecomchicago.com. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman2), achieved an eBay milestone.
Griff’s Facebook Live interview on Tuesday, October 10, with Scott Cutler, eBay’s new Senior Vice President, Americas, was replayed. Griff and Scott discussed Scott’s new role at eBay and his commitment to sellers.
Andrea, Mooresville NC (tookieryan), is going to be away and can’t meet her usual handling time; she’s opted in to Guaranteed Delivery. Tim, Fort Wayne IN (globalmartplus) sent Contact Us email with some advice for her.
Griff and Lee read current events from the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under Seller Resources in the eBay Radio archives. Click on the event’s title to see all the details. 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.
Lee opened the show in Griff’s absence and introduced the latest entrepreneurial tip from ReplyManager (http://www.replymanager.com), then asked listeners to call in with their entrepreneurial story. eBetsy, Dallas TX, called in to share a heartwarming only-on-eBay story from eBay’s corporate blog (http://www.ebayinc.com). Lee talked about the ways and reasons people become entrepreneurs.
Rich, Chicago IL (appealingsigns), called in to share his entrepreneurial history along with the details about the upcoming eCom Chicago conference (http://www.ecomchicago.com) on October 19-21, including a discount code for eBay Radio listeners. Robbin Levin, Rye Beach NH (beadsshine), called to tell her entrepreneurial backstory as well as her experience with Guaranteed Delivery (http://www.ebay.com/guaranteeddelivery).
Robbin Levin, Rye Beach NH (beadsshine), stayed on to discuss Guaranteed Delivery (http://www.ebay.com/guaranteeddelivery). Lee announced that Santa’s elves have delivered new eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies to http://www.ebay.com/supplies.
Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called in to discuss his experience with Promoted Listings (http://www.ebay.com/promotedlistings) and other eBay successes. Mark, Huntington Beach CA (guppy64), called in to talk about his most recent entrepreneurial experience. Patty, Miami FL (theshoppingmom2), told us about her eBay sale to a celebrity.
Lee reminded listeners that next Tuesday’s eBay Radio broadcast will be an encore presentation of a previous live show, but we return live to the airwaves on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, with eBay Radio show number 700. Mark your calendar and get ready to celebrate!
Kathy, New York NY (nycfamilyfitnessfinds), called with suggestions for marketing your items for Halloween as well as some product sourcing advice and also shared her experience at ComiCon NYC. Lee and Kathy discussed October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month and listing through eBay for Charity (http://www.ebay.com/charity).
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include structured shoulders and fannypacks at New York’s Fashion Week; OJ Simpson’s eBay paranoia; and Guaranteed Delivery.
How to use Promotions Manager to get more sales! Our guest is Melissa Paz, known on eBay as lazybreeze_deals.