Griff gave a brief overview of today’s show and explained that Lee was out of town due to a death in the family. Hot topics: eBay Open 2017 General Sessions and workshops are now available via video at http://www.ebayopen2017.com; Hal Lawton, former Senior Vice President, North America, is leaving eBay; and Markdown Manager will be merged with Promotions Manager this Fall.
Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called to ask about Promoted Listings for single-quantity items, as did Gina, Des Moines NM (classysoles), who wanted to know how to set payment rates. Ken, Birmingham AL (jellybellydist), called with questions about Guaranteed Delivery. Bev, Chicago IL (samican2), asked where to find trending rates for single-quantity listings.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: eBetsy, Dallas TX, called in with with her latest Brief. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked if he was opted into eBay Concierge. Griff told listeners about Project Runway’s eBay for Charity auctions (http://www.ebay.com/rpp/project-runway); shared some listings for eBay Open 2017 eBayana; and reminded storeowners to use their Q3 coupons for eBay-branded shipping supplies (http://www.ebay.com/supplies). Randall, Smyrma TN (375supersportcamero), asked about Trust & Safety policies.
Griff read “Why Business Insurance is a Must-Have for Your eBay Store”, adapted from a post by American Family Insurance in eBay for Business (http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com). He also told listeners about a new initiative dubbed eBay City; the 2017 eBay Start-Up Cup Challenge; and Cathy Foster, eBay’s new Vice President, Government Relations & Public Policy.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Guest Audrey Tracy from eBay for Business (http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com) stayed on with Griff to further discuss eBay Open 2017. Griff 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 seller 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.