eBay has announced two new initiatives to better the company’s commitment to a more diverse and inclusive marketplace: Find their Seller Diversity questionnaire and application for the Seller Diversity Advocacy (SDA) Program linked from the announcement.
The Supreme Court will soon render a decision that could give states the right to tax every small online business. Sign eBay’s petition in support of fair tax policy for small businesses like yours at eBayMainStreet.com/sales-tax.
eBay Open 2018, July 24-26 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, is selling out fast; register now and book your hotel room at eBayOpen.com
eBay’s Small Business Ambassador Network (SBAN) is a global volunteer advocacy effort launched in 2013 to shape public policy. For details and to apply, go to eBayMainStreet.com/SBAN.
Griff and Lee dished a listing for Gabrielle, Longview TX (gablee88); she earned 5 tureens and won an eBay Radio dish towel!
Gabrielle, Longview TX (gablee88), asked for a listing dish and earned a score of 5 tureens, thereby winning an eBay Radio dish towel! Paul, Sarasota FL (wisebuyoutlet), called with questions about eBay’s retail arbitrage policy and blocking buyers who ask multiple questions.
Todd, Sarasota FL (captcatnip), asked for a listing dish. Griff and Lee gave him some entrepreneurial advice. eBetsy, Dallas TX, called in with breaking news about the launch of Shop Your Interests, a brand-new feature available on the eBay Mobile app. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called with comments and questions regarding blocking buyers, Best Offer, complicated purchases, and drop shipping.
Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked about the 2018 Spring Seller Update’s changes to returns. Longtime listener and first-time caller Linda, Albuquerque NM (thebumblebeedesigncompany), asked about closing a return when the buyer changed their mind and kept the item.
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 a SHINE Awards update; Crocs; and the upcoming Royal Wedding. Lee and Griff reminded listeners to sign eBay Main Street’s petition in support of fair taxation for small online businesses (and against an Internet sales tax) at eBayMainStreet.com/sales-tax.
A visit with eBay for Business! Our guest is Audrey Tracy, Social Media Manager, eBay, known on eBay as audreyjojojo.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: BULQ (BULQ.com) debuted their Graduation Retail Moment. Paul, Sarasota FL (wisebuyoutlet) calls in to ask how to handle an international return via eBay’s Global Shipping Program (GSP).Lupe, Reston VA (hapachico), calls in to share the very personal reason she came to be an eBay seller.
Thrifting and selling old media! Our guest is Jason T. Smith, Big Kahuna of the Thrifting Board Facebook Group, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller tikipugmusic.
A sneak peek of #eBayOPEN 2018 workshops! Our guest is Kristi Diemoz, eBay’s Senior Manager, Selling.
Open phones, Contact Us , and more: eBetsy called in with her latest Brief, reminding sellers that today is the day that returns policy changes outlined in the Spring Seller Update go into effect; unless you offer one of the 5 approved return policy, your new and revised listings will not update. Lee shared some interesting eBay statistics, then Griff and Lee took turns reading “6 Ways to Get More from Your Store” from eBay for Business. .