eBay welcomes Jan Pedersen as Vice President and Chief Scientist, Artificial Intelligence. Mohan Patt, eBay’s Vice President of Buyer Experience, authored an intriguing and informative February 13th post in eBay’s corporate blog at eBayInc.com.
Patty, Miami FL (theshoppingmom2), reported on her recent meetup featuring eBay’s Brian Burke. eBetsy, Dallas TX, called with breaking news about eBay’s free 4-week seller boot camp; for details and to register, go to eBay.com/SellerCenter. It’s time to use your Q1 Promoted Listings credit at eBay.com/PromotedListings. Lee shared the National Retail Federation’s analysis of 2017 holiday sales.
eBay CEO Devin Wenig recently wrote a thought-provoking essay for USA Today; read it at eBayInc.com. Griff and Lee read “5 Tips for Standing Out in an Online Marketplace” by David Kalt for Entrepreneur.com. Lee shared news about USPS First Class Mail International Flats. Paula, Scottsdale AZ (dbruno), just signed up for eBay’s Seller Boot Camp.
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.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include Latin America; vintage Valentines; brick and mortar; and jazz. Lee told Griff about eBay CEO Devin Wenig’s meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. eBay Radio’s free mobile app has been updated to include RSS links and will soon include a podcast link!
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more! eBetsy called in with her latest Brief. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), had a Best Offer question. New listener and new seller Tracy, Boynton Beach FL (tjbus561), asked for advice on managing her listings and information about seller limits.