Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include the Southern California wildfires, eBay Authenticate (https:www.ebay.com/authenticate), and the 10th annual Green Monday. Griff and Lee discussed eBay’s announcement concerning sellers impacted by the wildfires.
Your inventory and the IRS! Our guest is Cliff Ennico, small business expert, attorney and author of 16 books, including The eBay Seller’s Tax and Legal Answer Book.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: eBetsy, Dallas TX, called in with her latest Brief. Lee and Griff discussed eBay Authenticate for sellers (https://www.eBay.com/s/ItemAuthentication/Seller). The dynamic duo also shared “7 Returns Best Practices” from a post by Emma Fulcher in eBay for Business (http://www.eBayForBusinessBlog.com).
Bonus open phones: Lee showed Griff some limited edition Star Wars items that are being sold exclusively on eBay through eBay for Charity. She also shared a celebrity charity auction to which she has a personal collection, Janet, Salt Lake City UT (alpenglow), called with a tip about selling to new buyers.
The number one way to increase sales now! Our guest is Kathy Terrill, CEO, I Love to Be Selling, eBay educator, and founder of the Facebook Group eBay Selling Basics. She’s known on eBay as Top Rated Seller nycfitnessfamilyfinds.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: Janet, Salt Lake City UT (alpenglow), called with a tip about selling to new buyers. Toni, Medina TX, won the Secret Word Contest and shared a humorous anecdote. Lee reminded listeners that the 10th annual Free Shipping Day (http://www.FreeShippingDay.com) is coming up this Friday, December 15. Promoted Listings are now available to sellers on eBay Canada; get details from the Announcements board at http://announcements.ebay.ca.
What I’ve learned from Griff and Lee! Our guest is Ron Lowe, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller oilerman21.
Making New Year’s resolutions! Our guest is Dawn Ralston, founder of Declutter with Diva Dawn and Director of Camp Clutter B Gone, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller divadawnlv.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: Edie, Santa Monica CA (dress_to_suit), had a problem when she put her store on vacation; Griff reviewed the correct procedure for doing so. Lily, Deland FL (lilysloft), found watermarks on her photos.
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 watermarks on eBay photos; Free Shipping Day; and eBay’s Holiday Airstream. Lee told Griff that the original eBay Radio mobile app is no longer supported and must be updated to the new, Triton-powered version.