Open phones, Contact Us emails and more: Eric Nash from Stamps.com (http://www.stamps.com) called in with his shipping report. Carl, El Cajon CA (carlmarxx), had a Global Shipping Program question regarding a package sent to Italy that didn’t arrive for almost a month. Daniel, Front Royal VA (karate25daniel), asked about wholesale warehouses and if you need a license to buy there. Lee advised listeners that if you’d like to hear eBay Radio on your Android device, go to the Google Play Store and type in ebayradio (all one word) to get the eBay Radio mobile app.
Treasure hunting! Our guest is Katharyne Shelton, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller katharyne, producer of the Treasure Hunting spreecast and leader of the Treasure Hunting Facebook Group.
The Collectibles category on eBay! Our guest is Lexi Sack, Manager of eBay’s Collectibles category.
Open phones, Contact Us emails and more: Jane, Los Angeles CA (jseidel5263), called in with the Secret Word. Griff and Lee read off the Top 10 Most Intriguing High-Priced Items Sold on eBay from the eBay Stories blog (http://www.ebay-stories.com).
Collectible memorabilia and the 40th anniversary release of Little House on the Prairie! Our guest is former actor Dean Butler, who played Almanzo Wilder in the 6th-10th seasons of the beloved TV show Little House on the Prairie”.
Garage sale-ing tips from a pro! Our guest is Lynn Dralle, the Queen of Auctions, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller thequeenofauctions.
Open phones, Contact Us emails and more: Lynn Dralle, the Queen of Auctions, stayed on with us to take calls. Patti, Nathalie VA (plhservices), asked Lynn whether to list her items at auction or Fixed Price and for how long.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio news with Lee Mirabal. Stories include a beached whale, rollout of the new eBay Store design and Mother’s Day Gift ideas. Griff and Lee discussed the new eBay Store design.
Publicity made easy…even if you’ve never been on TV or radio before! Our guest is Michelle Anton, author of Weekend Entrepreneur: 101 Great Ways to Earn Extra Cash.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Lee reminded listeners to get on the standby list for the eBay Radio Party & Conference at http://www.erVegas.com. Griff told us about the photo studio that he is working on to bring to the event. Attendees can use it to list items as well as to hone their photography skills. Griff and Lee also looked at a listing for a historic carousel.
Anita from Chicago continued her question. Also: The new duplicate listing policy, eBay Classifieds app for the Android, eBay and Sprint collaboration, a new Blackberry app and more.
Griff and Lee gave 10 reasons to ship internationally, Uncle Joe, Oklahoma City, OK invited people to OK city to Southern Oaks Library – he is hosting “getting started with eBay Classifieds.” Lee read article about artist Sue Steiner of Canton, Ohio who paints pictures of animals that need help, sells them on eBay and gives part of the proceeds to animal rescue groups.
Bling My Bra’s were viewed and discussed, Kat called in to give us all the latest scoop on the bras which are being listed for breast cancer research. Also discussed, The Mac museum is being dismantled and sold on eBay, Page Mage announcement that they have launched a major enchancement that dramatically improves the loading speed of PageMage created listings.
Ugly Christmas sweaters were discussed, Jordon and Dani, a mother and daughter team, called from Reno to tell us how it was going… and about their Bling My Bra offerings to be coming up soon Nathan from MA called to tell us about his Bling My Bra – item# 320602149206. Griff talked about e-snipe…his favorite sniping program.
Mention was made of the men in the San Jose Mine being rescued, Beverly, Chicago called about an issue with her son’s listing regarding shipping with economy or standard. eBay’s announcement about a new version of Red Laser iPhone application that now includes QR code scanning abilities.
Griff explained eBay’s announcement saying that Nov. 1st, eBay will promote listings that offer free shipping and more. Discussion of the “surprise” in eBayers My Messages inbox yesterday: a coupon offering 15 to 40% off certain designer and brand-name items from eight popular sellers. Kat, Montgomery, AL called about receiving a lot of eBay employee bras for Bling My Bra for cancer research.
Anita, Chicago called with a tip for selling bras for “Bling My Bra” Granny Annie from Hawaii called regarding listing while she listens, Miriam called regarding an issue she is having with an international buyer who didn’t want the item after she sent it. Tom, Pittsburgh, PA called asking that newbies call in with their issues because we all learn from it.
Griff and Lee had conversations about the death of Tony Curtis, A new eBay promotion – list auction style starting Tuesday through January 7th, 2011 and there will be no insertion fee for first 100 each listings each month. Lee gave us an update on John’s health.