NH (fancysvintagecollectibles) lives in New Hampshire, which has no sales tax, so she wonders how the Supreme Court ruling will impact her. Tom, Pittsburgh PA (pa_dutch_auctions) asked about page views. Bruce, Rockport IL (hugo5178), has a question about listing dinner plates. Lynn “Dishes” Dralle (thequeenofauctions) was called in to share her expert opinion.
John, Southbridge MA (sylvester_investments), called in to wish Griff and Lee happy 15th anniversary. 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 the right-hand sidebar; then click on “Submit an Event” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.
eBay’s Selling Team has launched a Seller Help Series of emails sent to sellers through My Messages. eBay Open 2018 (eBayOpen.com) has completely sold out; hope you got registered! Sign eBay’s petition in support of fair tax policy for small businesses like yours at eBayMainStreet.com/sales-tax. Lee read “eBay News of the Weird” about a haunted doll bought on eBay, adapted from a post by Clayton Aldrich for Boredom Therapy.
Griff suggested a clever photo backdrop option and discussed how to freshen up stale listings. BULQ (BULQ.com) debuted their latest Retail Moment: Independence Day. Griff and Lee read about social media selling best practices; find more details on the Social Media Selling page linked from ebay.com/sellerinformation.
Dan Tarman, eBay’s Chief Communications Officer, wrote a post for eBay Inc.’s corporate blog that offers a look at the “eBay economy” in the US. eBay CEO Devin Wenig stopped by for an “eBay Executives Unplugged” interview and stayed on for the rest of the show to take questions from listeners!
Devin Wenig, CEO of eBay Inc., stayed over from the previous segment to continue his “eBay Executives Unplugged” interview, discuss eBay, and take calls from listeners. First-time caller Phillip, Orlando FL (winningdotdeals), inquired about sales strategies. C.B., Chicago IL (c.b.), asked about eBay’s brand image. Beth, Levittown PA (woadieland), requested an East Coast eBay Open and asked about a change to the Search filter for Sold items. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), had a question about applying immediate payment required to accepted Best Offers.
Lee told Griff that more than 94,000 Kate Spade items have recently sold on eBay, and they discussed the necessity of the determining athenticity of designer items such as her purses; for high-end items, consider using eBay Authenticate at eBay.com/authenticate/seller.
Griff and Lee read some success-oriented axioms from one of the Top 10 self-help books of all time, Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, published in 1937. Join Bay Radio at eBay Open 2018, July 24-26 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas; there are less than 100 spaces left, so register and book your room now at eBayOpen.com.
Griff and Lee dished listing number 123178720378 for Eddie the Elk, Madera CA (eddietheelk). Eddie called back in with his changes and earned a score of 5 tureens, thereby winning an eBay Radio dish towel! Brandon, Blaine WA (jebsales), asked about the impact of the Global Shipping Program (GSP) after putting his store on vacation.
Sylvia, Springfield OR (redleader98), asked if dished listings were also viewed on a mobile device. Griff and Lee read “How to Use Twitter to Grow Your Online Business”, by Kate Hornsby for ThatKat.com.
Join eBay Radio July 24-26 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas for eBay Open 2018; it’s less than 100 slots away from selling out, so register now at eBayOpen.com. Sally, Simla CO (sbcelg), wanted to know if she should list flatware as a set or as individual pieces. Lynn Dralle, Ventura CA (thequeenofauctions), had the answer.
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 the right-hand sidebar; then click on “Submit an Event” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page. Lee also tested Griff’s knowledge of eBay acronyms.