Ed, Corning NY (eds-e-threads), asked for a listing dish of item number 331449244171. He received a score of 5 tureens! Alan, Rosecommon MI (aj_vintagevariety), asked about shipping fragile items through the Global Shipping Program (GSP). Cat, Lindenhurst NY (varoom1234), found her missing Selling Manager Summary page. Griff explained how to set your default home My eBay page. From the chat board, leighton-1 asked how the Global Shipping Program would handle a FOMO-packed mug. eBetsy called in with the definition of FOMO, while Cat, Lindenhurst NY (varoom1234), wrote in with the Urban Dictionary definition.
Johnnie, Casa Grande AZ (jomax44), recounted a discussion at her meetup group, Casa Grande Online Sellers, about non-paying bidders and bidder history. Christi, Dumfries VA (u_r_famous), offered a tip about using Markdown Manager. Paul, Sarasota FL (wisebuyoutlet.c0m), shipped a cellphone to Zambia via USPS First Class International Mail, and it seems to be lost in transit. He also asked about the Global Shipping Program (GSP) and refunding customs fees.
Jason, Saxonburgh PA (unashamed7777), heard a rumor that eBay will be prohibiting the sale of books and DVDs. Griff debunked the eBay myth of rolling blackouts. Deborah LaBoo asked when the 2015 eBay Radio Party & Conference will open registration and volunteered to help at the event. (Thanks, Deborah! We love our eRPC volunteers!!)
Mike, Cincinnati OH (zippy10), called in with an update on his Tuesday challenge with a difficult buyer who didn’t want his item shipped through eBay’s Global Shipping Program (GSP). Edie, Santa Monica CA (dress_to_suit), asked how her items at auction plus shipping will fare in search results against Fixed Price items with free shipping Lynn, Schaumberg IL (dazy-dog62), asked about low DSRs left in error. Tracy, Rhinebeck NY (rightbrainboutique), had a question regarding an unclaimed item returned by USPS that the buyer still wanted.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Edie, Santa Monica CA (dress_to_suit), is tweaking her listings and running into various questions along the way. She asked why the Item Specific for Country/Region of Manufacture is not carrying forward on her shipping labels when she ships via the Global Shipping Program (GSP).
Edie also had questions about how Markdown Manager works with Good ‘Til Canceled listings (GTC) and how GTC listings show up in search when results are sorted by Ending Soonest.
Lee and Griff gave a great big eBay Radio happy 50th birthday shout-out to John “ColderICE” Lawson, CEO of ColderICE Media, known on eBay as Titanium PowerSeller shoestringking.