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.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: BULQ (BULQ.com) debuted their Memorial Day Retail Moment. Lupe, Reston VA (hapachico), is experiencing glitches when she creates subcategories in her eBay store.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: BULQ debuted their Mother’s Day Retail Moment. Maria, San Jose CA (thestylelister), had a comment about Guaranteed Delivery (eGD). eBetsy, Dallas TX, shared sad news about the passing of Joyce Banbury (danse), a beloved and revered longtime eBayer, Voices of the Community member, Certified Business Consultant in eBay’s now-retired Education Specialists Program, and organizer of the Kansas Jubilee Ecommerce Conference. Today’s show is dedicated to her memory. RIP, danse. Julie, Las Vegas NV (ilovejuliesgems), asked why eBay is no longer shipping to Russia.
Griff and Lee read eBay Fashion news from the latest eBay Shopping Report. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), had a Spring Seller Update question about UPCs. John, Southbridge MA (sylvester_investments), asked about final value fee discounts. BULQ debuted their St. Patrick’s Day Retail Moment. C.B., Chicago IL (c.b.), wanted to know how the Spring Seller Update impacts Top Rated Seller and Top Rated Plus status.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: BULQ debuted their Valentine’s Day Retail Moment. C.B., Chicago IL (c.b.) sent Contact Us email with a question about printing second labels through eBay. Annette, Avon OH (happy_girl_too), called with her thoughts regarding this issue. C.B.called to chime in on the discussion.
ArvaDell, Pebble Beach, CA (pebblesbythesea), was held over from the previous segment with a question about an international return. Gina, Des Moines NM (classysoles), called with an announcement about Promoted Listings. She also answered Lee’s trivia question and won Kathy Terrill’s book, The Secret to eBay Search for Sellers. BULQ’s Christmas-Hannukah-Etc. Retail Moment debuted (http://www.bulq.com).
Gina, Des Moines NM (classysoles), called to ask about estimated shipping times on items she’s purchasing. Lee introduced BULQ Retail Moment #12: Halloween. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), got a warning from eBay after saying “contact me” in a My Messages email to a buyer. Mark, Rochester MO (geincsales), had a challenge with a SNAD return. Tim, Fort Wayne IN (globalmartplus), asked about message settings.
Lee introduced BULQ’s Labor Day Retail Moment (http://www.bulq.com). Kevin, Las Vegas NV (misterzelda), called with a question about Guaranteed Delivery. Griff and Lee announced the 6 eBay SHINE Award Winners (http://www.ebay.com/shineawards), each of whom will be a guest on an upcoming show.
Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called in with his impressions of eBay Open 2017. Griff and Lee looked at listings for a 1963 Peel P50 micro-car and first covers of Wonder Woman’s 3 original comic books, then discussed eBay’s Global Shipping Program (GSP).
Lee introduced the Back to School Retail Moment, sponsored by BULQ (http://www.bulq.com). eBay Senior VP and General Counsel Marie Oh Huber recently shared her thoughts on how eBay affects small business growth in eBay Inc.’s corporate blog; read the whole story at http://www.ebayinc.com. Griff explained the purpose of eBay’s third annual Hack Week (formerly known as Skunkworks), part of eBay’s Innovations Programs.
Griff and Lee read current events from the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under Seller Resources in the eBay Radio archives. 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.