This is the very last live broadcast of eBay Radio’s Ask Griff & Lee! Lee shared useful info about making a plan for your business in case of a natural disaster, starting with insurance. eBay has teamed up with American Family Insurance; AmFam offers protection to ecommerce businesses not only for your inventory, but even for lost sales revenue. Find out more at connect.AmFamBusinessInsurance.com.
Edie, Santa Monica CA (dress_to_suit), asked about returns policy. She’s also experiencing the missing-photos glitch, which eBay is fixing. Eddie, Madeira CA (eddietheelk), called to thank Griff and Lee for their service. Forrest, Lakewood WA (hulkhauler1), had a question about his seller status. Mark, Saint Paul MN (scandinavian4you), answered Lee’s trivia question and won a $25 gift certificate for shipping supplies from Bubblefast.
Krista, Apple Valley CA (lilmissdisney), asked for a listing dish of item number 302531801141 and earned a score of 5 tureens, thereby winning an eBay Radio dish towel signed by Griff and Lee! eBay’s Jessie Babiarz, Senior Manager, Seller Events, popped in with an update on eBay Open 2018, coming up July 24-26 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
Jessie Babiarz, eBay’s Senior Manager, Seller Events, stayed on to continue chatting with Griff and Lee about eBay Open 2018, July 24-26 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, including how to follow along from home if you’re not attending in person. eBetsy, Dallas TX, called in to tell Jessie why eBay-branded socks are a longstanding tradition. Tom, Pittsburgh PA (pa_dutch_auctions), called to congratulate Lee on her upcoming retirement.
Griff and Lee shared upcoming meetups 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 blue text; then click on “SUBMIT AN EVENT” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.
Griff explained to Lee how eBay’s new Returns Calculator works: It estimates how much you should add to the price of each item you sell to compensate for the cost of free returns. Lee shared Summer Seller Update changes that go into effect in July.
Lee borrowed Griff’s Rant-O-Meter and delivered a rant of her very own concerning fake news about her upcoming retirement. Griff and Lee discussed the many supportive comments she has gotten from members of our community.
Griff reminded Lee that today is the 15th anniversary of eBay Radio, the world’s longest running professionally produced internet radio talk show. The Supreme Court has ruled in South Dakota vs Wayfair; visit eBayMainStreet.com for more details.
eBay Open 2018 (July 24-26 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas) is SOLD OUT! eBay Radio will be there; please join us for live broadcasts complete with prizes and surprises. Check eBayOpen.com for updated conference info. eBay’s Jessie Babiarz, Senior Manager, Seller Events, popped in to talk about eBay Open 2018.
Griff and Lee dished a listing for Patricia, Melbourne FL (sixties_chick). TaxJar’s Mark Faggiano ( TaxJar.com) called in to give listeners additional information about the Supreme Court’s ecommerce sales tax ruling in South Dakota vs Wayfair. Lee and Griff read “The Happiest Place in Digital” by Laurie Sullivan for SearchMarketingDaily.