Lee told a buyer story that includes kudos to eBay Radio. This is Week 4 of eBay’s Ship Ship Hooray Challenge; register now at ebay.com/ShipShipHooray. Griff and Lee discussed eBay’s “Shop the Look” technology and contest at mashable.com/ShopTheLook.
Debbie, Vacaville CA (thebookkiosk), called in with a Media Mail tip. eBetsy, Dallas TX, called with breaking news. If you have a brick-and-mortar store, check out Always Open on eBay at eBay.com/AlwaysOpen. Dan, Manchester NH (e-villagegreen), has a challenge with fonts in his listings.
Dan, Manchester NH (e-villagegreen), stayed over from the previous segment to sort out his listing’s stubborn fonts. Griff and Lee dished it for him. BULQ debuted their Presidents’ Day Retail Moment. ArvaDell, Pebble Beach CA (pebblesbythesea), called in with a tip for scoring free recycled packing materials.
eBay is celebrating Black History Month with a very special eBay for Charity auction campaign and an eBay exclusive Daily Deal. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), is wrestling with business policies. PowerSellingMom Danna, Ocala FL (danna), called to discuss her latest workshops. Lynn Dralle (thequeenof auctions) pulled off the road to call in about Always Open on eBay.
Tim, Harrisburg NC (carolinavideoworks), asked about closing a return request. Forrest, Lakewood WA (hulkhauler1), wondered why Always Open on eBay doesn’t equate to a policy violation. 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 and Lee discussed eBay’s announcement that it is going to begin intermediating payments; sellers can email questions or feedback to [email protected] RaeJean, Cave Creek AZ (holidaysandmemories), asked about undeliverable USPS packages. Lee told Griff about a new Supreme Court case related to internet sales tax. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called regarding eBay payments. Kathy, New York NY (nycfitnessfamilyfinds), also had a comment on the new plan.
Kathy, New York NY (nycfitnessfamilyfinds), stayed on to discuss eBay’s plan to intermediate payments. Matt, Sedro Wooley WA (mattbecca), also weighed in the upcoming payments change. Greg Ross-Smith from eBay’s shipping team popped in with exciting news about eBay Guaranteed Delivery, a.k.a. eGD (http://www.ebay.com/guaranteeddelivery).
CB, Chicago IL (c.b.), had a feedback question. First-time caller Leigh, Pagosa Springs CO (leighssales), called with a tip and appreciation for the show. First-time caller Kathy, Kalispell MT (phorphigh), asked about international returns.
First-time caller Kathy, Kalispell MT (phorphigh), was held over to finish up her question on international returns. Gina, Des Moines, NM (classysoles) asked about changes to the View Item page. Lee reminded listeners to register now for Week 3 in eBay’s Ship Ship Hooray Challenge Sweepstakes (http://www.ebay.com/ShipShipHooray).
Griff and Lee read the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under the Seller Resources tab in the eBay Radio Archives. Just go to eBayRadio.com and click on “PAST EPISODES” in blue text to get to the eBay Radio archives, then find Seller Events under the Seller Resources tab. Click on the event’s name to see all the details, including a link to the event page.
Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked Griff and Lee to dish his very first listing. A lively discussion ensued!
Griff and Lee continued dishing Ron’s (oilerman21) very first listing (oilerman21). C.B., Chicago IL (c.b.), called with several observations and suggestions.