Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. This week’s all-woman guest lineup is in honor of International Woman’s Day tomorrow. Lee shared some live-tweeted ecommerce advice from iconic woman entrepreneur Martha Stewart’s keynote address yesterday kicking off Channel Advisor’s Catalyst 2017 ecommerce conference (#CatalystConnected). eBay’s own Bob Kupbens, Vice President of Seller Experience and Global Trust, is today’s keynote speaker.
What you need to know about taxes in 2017! Our guest is tax and business attorney Barbara Weltman. She’s a Top 100 Small Business Influencer, founder of Big Ideas for Small Business and author of J.K. Lasser’s Small Business Taxes 2017: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line and J.K. Lasser’s 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2017: Your Complete Guide to Everything Deductible. http://www.barbaraweltman.com
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Lorianne, San Jose CA (clbcollectables), called with shipping and tax time tips. Jeff, Spokane WA (newautopart), won the Secret Word Contest. Eddie, Charlotte MI (findwhatyouwantandmore), asked if he should advertise his eBay store on social media.
Keith, Springfield OH (stainedglasskarin), won a $25 gift certificate for shipping supplies from Bubblefast (http://www.bubblefast.com) for answering Lee’s trivia question.
Working from home without wrecking your home! Our guest is Shari Smith, known on eBay as gino4603. Shari was a Certified Business Consultant in eBay’s recently retired Education Specialists program. http://www.7daysale4u.com
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Maria, San Jose CA (thestylelister), asked if eBay will expand Promoted Listings to include single items. Lee and Griff took turns reading “Meeting the Demands of Today’s Smarter Shopper”, adapted from a Royal Mail post in Tamebay (http://www.tamebay.com). RaeJean, Cave Creek AZ (holidaysandmemories*), said she often searches via UPC.
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.