Debbie, Vacaville CA (thebookkiosk), called in from a thrift store to report that she was using eBay Mobile’s new Image Search. Lee played a short tribute to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Fats Domino, who died Tuesday at age 89. eBetsy, Dallas TX, also called in to share her experience with Image Search.
Lupe, Reston VA (hapachico), told Griff and Lee that she listens to the archives on her boombox in the gym sauna at 4am ET. Griff and Lee read “Aim for TRS Status”, adapted from a post by Anthony Payne in the eBay for Business blog (https://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com).
Sheik, Hewlitt NY (unique_values), shared a holiday shipping tip and won a set of eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies; Mark, St. Paul MN (scandinavian4you), also called in with a tip.
Lee reminded listeners to use their Q4 Promoted Listings credit and that you can create Promoted Listings campaigns for your single-quantity items, too. To utilize your credit, simply start using Promoted Listings at https://www.ebay.com/promotedlistings.
Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked how long defects impact Top Rated Seller status. 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 Promoted Listings glitch, tires at eBay Motors, and Feisty Pets. Griff and Lee shared eBay’s announcement about Promoted Listings’ impressions data; get the details at http://announcements.ebay.com.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Durinda, Phoenix AZ (drindy), called to get the [email protected] email address. Lee shared eBay for Charity auction news with Griff and promised listeners that this Thursday, October 26, she’ll give away another set of eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies.
eBay and my retirement! Our guest is Mary Gardy, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller house.of.zeela.
Bonus Open Phones, Contact Us email and more: Lee told Griff about the experiences of eBay interns. Griff and Lee shared Vice President of B2C Selling & Global Trust Bob Kupbens’ 9 tips for sellers preparing for the 2017 holiday season, as reported by Marcia Layton Turner in Forbes magazine.
eBay Main Street needs your help fighting proposed new VAT rules in the EU; sign their petition at https://www.ebaymainstreet.com/petition/2017/vat.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Gina, Des Moines NM (classysoles) called in with a question for Griff.
Tim’s top tips for super selling! Our guest is Tim Chapman, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller mr.customerservice.
How to cope with your business when challenges strike! Our guest is Charlene Anderson, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller purveyorallthingscreative.
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY:
SHOP SMALL AND SAVE BIG!
Small Business Saturday is coming up on November 25, 2017, and eBay is celebrating the day with a dedicated landing page featuring reasons to shop small along with super deals from small businesses on eBay.
Be sure to rev up your own marketing to take advantage of this buyer bonanza, and check out eBay’s SBS hub!
ENJOY EBAY OPEN 2017 ON VIDEO
Want to relive the excitement of eBay Open 2017 — and benefit from the valuable content presented there? Check out videos of the general sessions and workshops!