Griff reminded listeners to remove active content from their listings before June 1, when it will be disabled across all devices. Lee informed us that eBay is going to temporarily continue support for existing TurboLister users.
Gina, Des Moines NM (classysoles), asked how to update her address with eBay. Lupe, Reston VA (hapachico), shared her experience with deleting active content.
Griff and Lee read “Why We Should Celebrate Small Business”, adapted from an article by Barbara Weltman for PayChex.com (http://www.paychex.com). First-time caller and first-time live listener Annette, Avon OH (happy_girl_too), called with a question about listing via the mobile app.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include the 2017 eBay SHINE Awards for Small Business (http://www.ebay.com/shineawards) and eBay Main Street’s 12th annual DC Fly-In. Griff and Lee discussed the United States of eBay Advocacy Day, happening right now in Washington, DC.
Lee shared her Advice for the Entrepreneur tip #221. Maria, San Jose CA (thestylelister), called with a dilemma about some apparel items. Griff and Lee discussed best practices and the benefits of writing eBay guides and reviews.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Helen, Rainier OR (summertoad), asked if there would be an acceptable way to embed video in a listing after active content is no longer supported as of June 2017. Lee shared a post by Shervin Moghaddam, eBay’s Senior Director of Shopping Experience, in eBay’s corporate blog at http://www.ebayinc.com.
Sharman, Birmingham AL (topfloorfinds), won a $25 gift certificate for shipping supplies from Bubblefast (http://www.bubblefast.com) for answering Lee’s “Hey You, Pay Attention!” question. Melinda, Harrisburg PA (distincttreasures), called with today’s Secret Word.
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