How artificial intelligence (AI) can humanize the shopping experience! Our guest is Scott Cutler, Senior Vice President, Americas, eBay.
Lee told Griff about eBay’s new voice-activated Shopping Assistant and updated “What’s It Worth” functionality. Griff shared his experiences with eBay’s new Image Search. eBetsy, Dallas TX, called in with breaking news regarding watermarked photos.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked about advertising background colors vs listing photo backgrounds. Griff shared photography advice. Helen, Rainier OR (summertoad), has a feature request for eBay’s new Image Search.
Image Search and Find It on eBay! Our guest is Mary Titus, eBay’s Product Manager, Visual Shopping.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Mary Titus, Product Manager for Visual Shopping, stayed on with Griff and Lee to take questions about eBay’s new Image Search. CB, Chicago IL (c.b.), called to say how much she loves Image Search and also asked a question about it.
Ron in Birmingham, AL (oilerman21) asked if Image Search would be coming to desktops and laptops. Betsie, Dallas TX (acquisator), asked which photos Image Search uses. Tom, Pittsburgh PA (blackandgoldgifts), can’t see Image Search on his Droid. Susanna, Wichita KS (stylesofsusanna), got poor results with Image Search.
Bonus open phones, Contact Us email and more: Lynn Dralle, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller thequeenofauctions, stayed on with Griff and Lee to take calls. Denise, Union City PA (deni_valcory), asked about Image Search. George, Elgin IL (georgek809), faced a dilemma with a return.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Jonathan, Las Vegas NV (westcoastlive), had an excellent suggestion with regard to watchers. Raejean, Cave Creek AZ (holidaysandmemories), encountered a challenge with eBay’s shipping calculator. Denise, Union City PA (deni_valcory), called back after downloading the eBay app to her smartphone.
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.
Our guests for eBay Radio Show #703 on November 7, 2017, are:
Griff and Lee discussed the arrival of eBay’s Image Search capability to the eBay Mobile app. The update is currently being rolled out to all users. Lee reminded eBay store owners to use their Q4 coupon for eBay-branded shipping supplies — especially the festive new holiday tissue paper, stickers and tape (https://www.ebay.com/supplies).
Lee told listeners that eBay is donating $250,000 for Northern California Wildfire Relief through eBay for Charity (you can donate to relief efforts as well by going to https://www.ebay.com/rpp/ebay-for-charity and clicking “Donate Now” in the blue bar at the bottom of the page); she also showed Griff Jimmy Kimmel’s Live in Brooklyn eBay for Charity auctions.
Debbie, Vacaville CA (thebookkiosk), called in from a thrift store to report that she was using eBay Mobile’s new Image Search. Lee played a short tribute to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Fats Domino, who died Tuesday at age 89. eBetsy, Dallas TX, also called in to share her experience with Image Search.