An ode to eBay sellers! Our guest is Molly Prosser, eBay’s Seller Copy Lead.
Lee shared a funny listing with Griff and told listeners that “Don’t Wait for Black Friday” deals can be found through tomorrow, November 17, at ebay.com/DontWaitForBlackFriday. She also explained that APO/FPO military addresses are easy — and important — to ship to! Learn how by reading Katie Hammel’s Veterans Day post at eBayForBusinessBlog.com.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include eBay for Business’ Wrap, Snap & Win contest; enter now through November 6, 2017, for a chance to win cool eBay swag! Lee announced that eBay Radio’s new Triton-powered mobile app for the Android is available for download from the Google Play Center at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bvoicemarketinginc.aebayradio&hl=en.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: eBetsy, Dallas TX, called with her latest Brief. Gin, Des Moines NM (classysoles), called regarding HTTP content in her listings. Lee told Griff about Tretorn’s 50th anniversary eBay for Charity auctions (http://www.ebay.com/tretorn). 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. Lee also shared 3 customer service tips by Audrey Gertz in eBay for Business.
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.
ArvaDell, Pebble Beach CA (pebblesbythesea), won an item of eBayana for answering Lee’s “Hey, You! Pay Attention!” question about a listing best practice. Griff and Lee resumed reading about Seller Hub’s new Orders page, adapted from a post by Anthony Payne in eBay for Business (http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com). eBay Inc. has announced an exciting new partnership (https://shetrades.com/event/ebay).
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’s Facebook Live interview on Tuesday, October 10, with Scott Cutler, eBay’s new Senior Vice President, Americas, was replayed. Griff and Scott discussed Scott’s new role at eBay and his commitment to sellers.
Today —Tuesday, October 10, 2017 — eBay Radio is taking the day off in honor of Columbus Day. Instead, please join Griff at 12:30pm PT live on Facebook.com/eBayForBusiness to meet eBay’s new Senior Vice President, Americas, Scott Cutler, and hear his commitment to sellers.
This Thursday, October 12, 2017, please tune into eBay Radio’s Ask Griff & Lee live at our regularly scheduled time, from 11am to 1pm PT. We’ll be replaying Griff’s interview with Scott as part of the show, and of course, taking your calls as usual. See you then!
p.s. And please mark your calendar for next Tuesday, October 17, 2017, when eBay Radio #700 will be live from 11am-2pm PT!
If you were impacted by Harvey or Irma, eBay has your back with seller protections and special assistance measures; check the Announcements Board (http://announcements.ebay.com) for details. If you need additional help, please call eBay customer service at 866-540-3229 or send email to [email protected]
Sell via eBay for Charity to benefit Irma and Harvey victims; to get started, go to http://www.ebay.com/charity and click “Sell for Charity” in the left-hand sidebar. Enter the eBay for Charity Favorites Giveaway (and win up to $10,000 for your charity) at http://www.ebayforcharity.org/favorites-giveaway.
Check out upcoming eBay webinars: register Holiday Shipping on Wednesday, September 20, 1pm PT, at http://www.ebay.com/webinars; find even more hour-long webinars at http://www.ebaybusinessbuilder.com/mso-webinars.
Tom, Pittsburgh PA (blackandgoldgifts), called in with a question about an eCheck and late shipping while his store was on vacation. Griff and Lee read the eBay’s Fall marketing news, adapted from a post by Katie Hammel in eBay for Business (http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com).
Aron Hsiao from Terapeak (http://www.terapeak.com) called in with this week’s market research report. Griff and Lee continued reading eBay’s Fall marketing news, adapted from a post by Katie Hammel in eBay for Business (http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com). Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called in for smartphone advice.