Lee announced that a $25 gift certificate for shipping supplies from Bubblefast (http://www.bubblefast.com) will be awarded to anyone who calls in today to have their listing dished (to be scored with cauldrons instead of tureens, in honor of Halloween). Patty, Long Beach CA (whoohoodepot), has encountered an eBay glitch with sold items.
Griff and Lee gave us eBay’s Top 10 lists of Halloween costumes.Bob, New Market IN (jasmine), asked if offering USPS Priority Mail as his only shipping option will hurt his search results standing or Top Rated Seller status. First-time caller Glenn, Shelton WA (thegatheringguru), asked for a listing dish and was held over to the next segment.
Listing stale or old unlisted inventory! Our guest is Deborah Goytia, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller pinching pesos.
From newbie to know-How: 5 tips for standing up to your competition! Our guest is Cyndee Summers, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller summersalvage.
First-time caller David, Russellville AR (musical highways), suggested that eBay include an item specific for pre-sale listings. New seller Sharman, Birmingham AL (jasminesattic), asked for tips on researching items she inherited from her mother; she has heard there are groups and chat boards that can help. Paul, Sarasota, FL (wisebuyoutlet) has a theory about why the myth of eBay’s “rolling blackouts” persists. Julie, Chicago IL (magyar5615), called regarding insurance for her eBay inventory.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Paul, Sarasota FL (wisebuyoutlet.c0m), wrote in with an easy way to use Selling Manager to spot which listings have free flat rate shipping versus which have free calculated shipping (only those with free calculated shipping are sent to Google Shopping). Bobbie, Encino CA (scrabblebobbie), asked what all she gets with her new eBay Store, aside from more free listings. First-time caller Staci, Chicago IL (rightbrainboutique), gave a tip for organizing inventory.
Nan, Morristown NJ (junquepro), asked whether free shipping needs to be flat rate or calculated in order to appear in Google Shopping. Lee announced the special first-day topic for this year’s eBay Radio Party & Conference, June 16-18 at Bally’s Las Vegas. Becky, Albuquerque NM (teddysmom3), won the Secret Word Contest.
How to organize and manage your inventory! Our guest is Suzanne Wells, eBay consultant and Top-Rated Seller atlantagolfshop.
Keeping your inventory organized! Our guest is Jeff Davidson, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller frogphotography.