Griff reminded listeners that as part of the 2017 Spring Seller Update, the tracking requirement for Top Rated Sellers will change of June 20. Lee announced that registration is open for eBay OPEN 2017, coming up July 25-28 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Spaces are limited, so please register ASAP at http://www.ebayopen2017.com.
Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked what does “price is x% percentage less than competitors” mean? An updated eBay User Agreement went into effect May 9, 2017, for new sellers and takes effect June 20 for all other users; details are linked from the Announcements Board at announcements.ebay.com. Announcements can also be viewed via your Seller Hub Overview page.
Updates to international performance standards! Our guest is Ryan Woodward, Senior Manager, Global Seller Trust. Tom, Livonia MI (valaset), asked about these changes in conjunction with eBay’s Global Shipping Program (GSP).
Known on eBay as Top Rated Seller holmesteadbargainsllc, owner of eBay store Holmestead Bargains.
Maintaining Top Rated Seller status! Our guest is Andrea Sievers, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller holmesteadbargainsllc.
Our guests for eBay Radio Show #676 for April 4, 2017, are:
How to keep your Top Rated Seller Status while selling custom-made items! Our guest is Rich Siok, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller appealingsigns.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Young entrepreneur John Henry, host of eBay’s Open for Business podcast (http://www.ebay.com/openforbusiness), stayed on to discuss Cofound Harlem and the podcast. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), is celebrating a milestone achievement.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: First-time caller David, Boca Raton FL (djmovers99), had a question about his Seller Dashboard and regaining his Top Rated Seller status. Debbie, Vacaville CA (thebookkiosk), called to clarify Griff’s advice to David. She and Lee reminisced about Grannie Annie, who is dearly missed by all of us in the eBay Radio community.
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, click on “Submit a Seller Event” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.
Lee explained how to sign into the eBay Radio chat board. Griff and Lee extended 5-star congratulations to 2 very important new Top-Rated Sellers! A longtime listener in Japan wrote to ask if it’s possible to change his default settings to USA. Griff and Lee discussed some intriguing live eBay auctions happening today. Alan, Hanover PA (findingtreasurepa3), asked for a listing dish.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Steve, Buffalo NY (sellersince2009), sent Griff and Lee the “before” version of his dished listing along with the item number for the “after”; since taking Griff’s and Lee’s advice, his sales have gone up, and he’s achieved Top Rated Seller status! Lee shared her current entrepreneurial tip. Betsie, Dallas TX (acquisator), got some questionable advice from eBay Customer Service.