Brian and Doug discussed the marketing exposure and other benefits gained by eBay’s 2017 SHINE Awards winners. Get details and submit your business’ story by May 10 at eBay.com/ShineAwards. Last year’s winners will be on eBay Radio over the next few weeks to talk about what happened to them — and their businesses — after receiving their SHINE Award. In addition to much high-spirited bantering, the gang of 4 shared success stories of accidental eBay entrepreneurs.
Senior Marketing Strategist Liz Austin called in from eBay headquarters in San Jose to share news and updates about eBay Open 2018; register by May 1 to receive the early bird rate of $295 at eBayOpen.com. Group organizer Cindy, San Diego CA (pattycyn), called in to say that there are still a few seats available at tonight’s very special meetup of the Surf’s Up eBay San Diego Sellers featuring VIP eBay guests Griff, Brian Burke (Director of Community Development & Seller Evangelism), and Doug Smith (Community Tech Manager).
Lee reminded listeners that the early bird price of $295 for eBay Open 2018 is only in effect until May 1, so register now at eBayOpen.com, then reserve your room at Mandalay Bay. Brian Burke, eBay’s Director of Community Development & Seller Evangelism, encouraged listeners to submit their business’ success story by May 10 for this year’s eBay SHINE Awards Small Business of the Year contest. For details and to enter, go to eBay.com/ShineAwards.
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.
Upgrades to eBay Community! Our guests are Alan Aisbitt, Community Manager, and Doug Smith, Community Tech Manager, eBay.
Doug Smith (Site Merchandiser, Electronics) from the eBay Deals team popped in to share what’s hot right now and into the holiday selling season. Ryan, Warren OH (ryansmisfittoys), asked about the best time to update his older Good ‘Til Cancelled (GTC) listings.