Griff reminded us that as of October 17, 2017, listings containing HTTP content will only display a snippet of the description to buyers using a computer or laptop; find out if your listings include HTTP content and how to remove it via links in the announcement at http://announcements.ebay.com. Check out the archived versions of free eBay webinars about the Global Shipping Program (GSP), planning for the holiday selling season, and other useful topics at https://www.ebay.com/webinars.
Lee shared ReplyManager’s Entrepreneurial Tip #11 as well as some very special eBay for Charity items created in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month for which 100% of the proceeds will benefit Bright Pink (https://ebay.com/BCA). Durinda, Phoenix AZ (drindy), called in with a shipping tip and won a set of eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies.
eBay Stores subscribers received their Q4 coupon for eBay-branded shipping supplies arrived October 1, just in time to purchase the festive new holiday designs (https://www.ebay.com/supplies). Nick, Gilbert AZ (glassonionjpgr), asked for a listing dish; he received a score of 5 tureens and won an eBay Radio dish towel! Forrest, Lakewood WA (hulkhauler1), called with a shipping question.
ArvaDell, Pebble Beach CA (pebblesbythesea), won an item of eBayana for answering Lee’s “Hey, You! Pay Attention!” question about a listing best practice. Griff and Lee resumed reading about Seller Hub’s new Orders page, adapted from a post by Anthony Payne in eBay for Business (http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com). eBay Inc. has announced an exciting new partnership (https://shetrades.com/event/ebay).
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 septicentennial show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include eBay’s handling of wildfire-impacted eBayers in California; high-end handbags; and some really hot sauce. Griff and Lee discussed Google’s HTTPS security update, which went live today, and eBay Authenticate (http://www.ebay.com/authenticate), which launched yesterday.
The long road to the 700 Club! Our guest is Lynn Dralle, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller thequeenofauctions and Ruler of the Queen’s Court.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Aron Hsiao from Terapeak (http://www.terapeak.com) called in with this week’s market research report. Louise, Colorado Springs CO (herbscraftsgifts), called to congratulate the eBay Radio team on show #700, as did Joel, San Diego CA (kaboom.comix). Roberta, Robertdale AL (bamagulfwinds), shared a shipping tip and won eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies.
eBay and The Art of Shopping! Our guest is Chris Dawson, founder and editor of Tamebay, known on eBay as chris.
Turning pain into purpose — and profit — through eBay for Charity! Our guest is Cori O’Steen, founder and CFO of UpakNShip, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller corijennin.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Billy, North Platte NB (feedingzoe), won the Secret Word Contest. Sharon, Science Hill KY (waresksscrapbooks) called to congratulate the eBay Radio team on show #700. Paula, Bigfork MT (dbruno), answered Lee’s trivia question to win an item of eBayana. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called to congratulate Lee and Griff. Maria, San Jose CA (thestylelister), asked how to calculate return shipping when using the Global Shipping Program (GSP).