Open phones, Contact Us email, and more! eBetsy called in with her latest Brief. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), had a Best Offer question. New listener and new seller Tracy, Boynton Beach FL (tjbus561), asked for advice on managing her listings and information about seller limits.
Griff and Lee continued reading “How to Write a Mission Statement in 5 Easy Steps”, adapted from a post by Tim Berry for http://www.articles.bplans.com. Gina, Des Moines NM (classysoles), had a question about active content, HTML and store links in her listings. Charlene, Steamboat Springs CO (slowing), called to share her business’ mission and won a $25 gift certificate for shipping supplies from Bubblefast (http://www.bubblefast.com).
Durinda, Phoenix AZ (squake09), continued her story of why she sells on eBay. Lee introduced the Mother’s Day Retail Moment, sponsored by BULQ (http://www.bulq.com). Cindy, San Diego CA (pattycyn), had a follow-up question re: HTML and store links.
Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked about optimizing mobile listings. Episode 6 of eBay’s Open for Business podcast, titled “Who You Are, Not What You Sell”, drops today at http://www.ebay.com/openforbusiness.
Griff and Lee read current events from the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under Seller Resources in the eBay Radio archives. 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.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: eBetsy (monjott, acquisator) called in with her latest Brief. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), sent Griff and Lee a tip for faster listing during the holidays and all year round. Ruth, Cincinnati OH (2trues), asked about eBetsy’s Briefs.
Spring Seller Update changes to active content! Our guests are Shan Vosseller, eBay’s Director of Product Management, B2C Selling, and Justin House, Senior Product Manager for Shopping Experience.
Don’t neglect branding on eBay! Our guest is Sally Milo, Certified eBay Stores Designer and owner of Milo Design, known on eBay as milodesign.
Aron Hsiao from Terapeak (http://www.terapeak.com) called in with this week’s market research report. First-time caller Renee, Patrick Springs VA (robert12robert23), asked for a listing dish and was awarded a very cool eBay-branded prize.Carl, Concord CA (mattock), asked about using HTML in his listings.
Lee read current events from the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under Seller Resources in the eBay Radio archives. To submit your sellers group meetup or other event, click on “Submit a Seller Event” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.
Open phones, Contact Us emails, and more: Paul, Sarasota FL (wisebuyoutlet.c0m), called back regarding a defect he received in his secondary selling account for a transaction he didn’t cancel. Sherry, San Jose CA (mylittlegeneralstore), asked what Audrey meant by no HTML in eBay Mobile listings. Jay, Lowell MA (solitaryjay), asked if there were any plans to add Markdown Manager to the eBay Mobile app. Tom, Pittsburgh PA (blackandgoldfgifts), told us about his sellers group meetup re: Roadie and other new services. He and Griff discussed the issue of tracking items shipped via Roadie.
Lee asked for a pun about item number 121515169185, with the winner to receive a copy of The Pickers’ Log Book by Cindy Shebley and Dany Byrne. Michael, Indianapolis IN (the500shop), called in to suggest that 1 of eBay’s 12 photos be enabled for video. He also asked about transitioning his listings from Auctiva. First-time caller James, Waterloo IA (jimmygibbysales), wasn’t clear on the definition of “pun”. Bill, Ashfield MA (the_silver_panther), called in with his pun and won the book. Rita, Phoenix AZ (azgoodstuff), asked what happened to the option of making an offer to a buyer when replying to a question through My Messages.
Free third-party tools for eBay sellers! Our guest is Karen Motykiewicz, known in the eBay community as shipscript; she’s a member of the eBay Hall of Fame.