Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Lee told Griff about 2 exciting eBay for Charity auctions. Gulson, Bronx NY, asked how to legally ship perfume. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called in with the Secret Word. Jessica, Garfield NY (thebusybaglady), had questions about shipping internationally with eDelCon (Electronic Delivery Confirmation). Lee shared news from UPS and FedEx.
Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called in to further discuss the Performance page in Seller Hub. Griff shared strategies for using Promotions Manager and Promoted Listings. Forrest, Lakewood WA (hulkhauler1), asked about the Global Shipping Program (GSP).
Lee told Griff about eBay’s First Minute Deals and Price Matching Guarantee and reminded listeners that Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are just 3 short weeks away. Sylvia, Springfield,OR (redleader98), answered Griff’s musical trivia question and won a $25 gift certificate for shipping supplies from Bubblefast (http://www.bubblefast.com).
Griff reminded us that as of October 17, 2017, listings containing HTTP content will only display a snippet of the description to buyers using a computer or laptop; find out if your listings include HTTP content and how to remove it via links in the announcement at http://announcements.ebay.com. Check out the archived versions of free eBay webinars about the Global Shipping Program (GSP), planning for the holiday selling season, and other useful topics at https://www.ebay.com/webinars.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Billy, North Platte NB (feedingzoe), won the Secret Word Contest. Sharon, Science Hill KY (waresksscrapbooks) called to congratulate the eBay Radio team on show #700. Paula, Bigfork MT (dbruno), answered Lee’s trivia question to win an item of eBayana. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called to congratulate Lee and Griff. Maria, San Jose CA (thestylelister), asked how to calculate return shipping when using the Global Shipping Program (GSP).
Known on eBay as Top Rated Seller pattycyn, owner of eBay store Some Silver Some Gold.
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).
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.
Updates to international performance standards! Our guest is Ryan Woodward, Senior Manager, Global Seller Trust. Tom, Livonia MI (valaset), asked about these changes in conjunction with eBay’s Global Shipping Program (GSP).
Griff and Lee shared “8 Best Practices to Optimize Your eBay Listings” by Max Grodin from CrazyLister (http://www.crazylister.com) with help from Terapeak (http://www.terapeak.com) Julie, Las Vegas NV (julies*gems), has an international buyer who didn’t update her name and address with eBay. John, Southbridge MA (jophicollectibles), had some helpful information for Julie. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called in again with a tricky question about “new” vs “used” condition.
Barb, Silverton OR (greatnwfinds), called in for a listing dish. John, Southbridge MA (jophicollectibles), asked about the Global Shipping Program (GSP). Julie, Trenton MI (jlcrafts1), had a question about listing as Good ‘Til Canceled (GTC).