Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Gene Cook, eBay’s General Manager of Emerging Verticals, stayed on with Griff and Lee to further discuss eBay’s live auctions. Andrew, Morristown NJ, won the Secret Word Contest! Pete, Minneapolis MN (pcp808), asked how he can get more buyers to take advantage of his combined shipping discounts.
Live auctions on eBay! Our guest is Gene Cook, eBay’s General Manager of Emerging Verticals.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Griff told us the number-one item on Joe MacFarland’s list of the top 10 most intriguing high-priced items sold last week on eBay, adapted from the eBay Stories blog. Paula, Sherwood OR (neverlandnook), won the Secret Word Contest.
Lee gave an update on the Marketplace Fairness Act (internet sales tax legislation) and some related legislation. To keep up to speed on these important issues that affect your ecommerce business (and to contact your representatives with just a few clicks), join eBay Main Street at http://www.eBayMainStreet.com.
Lee shared an item number for a controversial eBay listing. Griff said he’s almost finished updating the Basics of Selling curriculum for the eBay Education Specialists, and he explained how the eBay Education Specialist Program works to teach new and even seasoned sellers. Find a class near you at http://www.ebay.com/university.