Griff explained how to truly freshen up a listing. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked if there is an optimum number to list each day. C.B., Chicago IL (c.b.), also questioned a sales dip. On the chat board, hubcapjoes gave the new store rollout a thumbs up. Cassini (eBay’s search engine) was discussed and debated on the chat board as well.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: Edie, Santa Monica CA (dress_to_suit),asked if she could search via UPC to find matching items. Kate, Scottsdale AZ (smileandillstay), called in with the Secret Word!
Griff and Lee welcomed 2 new seller meetup groups to the eBay Radio Seller Groups Directory (located under the Seller Resources tab in the eBay Radio archives): the Kansas City eBay Seller Meetup in Liberty, MO, and the Kansas City Northland eBay Seller Meetup in Overland Park, KS.
Griff explained eBay’s new “Group Similar Listings” option in search results, while Lee showed Griff how to find out what’s trending on eBay at http://explore.ebay.com. Griff debunked a rumor about changes to Cassini.
8 ways to get your listings found! Our guest is longtime eBay educator Shari Smith, known on eBay as gino4603.
Our guests for eBay Radio Show #698 on September 26, 2017, are:
Griff and Lee discussed Hurricane Harvey’s impact on post offices; for information on postal service disruptions due to natural disasters such as weather events, go to USPS’ Service Alerts page under the Newsroom tab at http://about.usps.com. CB, Chicago IL (c.b.), had a listing that wasn’t showing up in search results. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called to share a shipping request.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Maria, San Jose CA (thestylelister), had a question about the Global Shipping Program (GSP). Gina, Des Moines NM (classysoles), asked how shipping options affect search ranking and about including bullet points in listings. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), needed information on shipping to APO and FPO military addresses.
Lee reminded listeners to register ASAP for eBay OPEN 2017, coming up July 25-28 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Spaces are limited, so go to http://www.ebayopen2017.com now to register and reserve your hotel room.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Gold PowerSeller Ernest is considering selling items for a friend. Eric Nash from Stamps.com (http://www.stamps.com) called in with this week’s shipping report. Bonnie, Silver Spring MD (pennyanny), is experiencing decreased sales and wonders why.
Searching eBay via UPCs, MPNs, and item numbers! Our guest is Syed Muneeb-ul-Haq, eBay’s Director of Product Management – Structured Data.
Edie, Santa Monica CA (dress_to_suit), asked how to list with the eBay catalog via Sell Similar from the Seller Hub. She also had a question about title keyword order and search results.
Joe, Oradell NJ (hubcapjoes), noted that the winter storm predicted to hit the East Coast may impact order fulfillment. Cindy, San Diego CA (pattycyn), explained where to get the cheapest possible USPS First Class Package postage under the new rates.