Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: Griff and Lee finished their countdown of the 9 Weirdest Items Ever Sold on eBay. Lee shared news about tomorrow’s eBay Sneaker Drop at 7am PT/10am ET (eBay.com/SneakerDrop) and reminded listeners to share eBay Main Street’s fair sales tax policy petition at eBayMainStreet.com/sales-tax.
eBay’s Selling Team has launched a Seller Help Series of emails sent to sellers through My Messages. eBay Open 2018 (eBayOpen.com) has completely sold out; hope you got registered! Sign eBay’s petition in support of fair tax policy for small businesses like yours at eBayMainStreet.com/sales-tax. Lee read “eBay News of the Weird” about a haunted doll bought on eBay, adapted from a post by Clayton Aldrich for Boredom Therapy.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: Lee told listeners how to find and call in with the Secret Word when they hear the duck quack. Register ASAP for eBay Open 2018 at eBayOpen.com. Sign eBay’s petition in support of fair tax policy for small businesses like yours with just one click at eBayMainStreet.com/sales-tax.
Griff and Lee shared upcoming meetups 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.
Lee and Griff shared 3 must-dos for eBay sellers: The 2018 Summer Seller Update was announced on May 22; read the entire update at eBay.com/Summer2018. Sign eBay’s petition in support of fair tax policy digitally with just 1 click at eBayMainStreet.com/sales-tax. Register now for eBay Open 2018, July 24-26 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, at eBayOpen.com.
Eddie, Madera CA (eddietheelk), called to ask how markdown sale events discounts are applied at checkout and about using a call to action in his listings.
eBay’s newest Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) initiatives are a Seller Diversity questionnaire and the Seller Diversity Advocacy program, an opportunity for eBay sellers to become diversity advocates in their local communities; find links from the Announcements board at announcements.ebay.com, or send email to [email protected]
Helen, Rainier OR (summertoad), called with the answer to Griff’s trivia question and won eBayana.
eBay has announced two new initiatives to better the company’s commitment to a more diverse and inclusive marketplace: Find their Seller Diversity questionnaire and application for the Seller Diversity Advocacy (SDA) Program linked from the announcement.
The Supreme Court will soon render a decision that could give states the right to tax every small online business. Sign eBay’s petition in support of fair tax policy for small businesses like yours at eBayMainStreet.com/sales-tax.
eBay Open 2018, July 24-26 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, is selling out fast; register now and book your hotel room at eBayOpen.com
eBay’s Small Business Ambassador Network (SBAN) is a global volunteer advocacy effort launched in 2013 to shape public policy. For details and to apply, go to eBayMainStreet.com/SBAN.
Griff and Lee dished a listing for Gabrielle, Longview TX (gablee88); she earned 5 tureens and won an eBay Radio dish towel!
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include a SHINE Awards update; Crocs; and the upcoming Royal Wedding. Lee and Griff reminded listeners to sign eBay Main Street’s petition in support of fair taxation for small online businesses (and against an Internet sales tax) at eBayMainStreet.com/sales-tax.
Bonus Open Phones, Contact Us email and more: Lee told Griff about the experiences of eBay interns. Griff and Lee shared Vice President of B2C Selling & Global Trust Bob Kupbens’ 9 tips for sellers preparing for the 2017 holiday season, as reported by Marcia Layton Turner in Forbes magazine.
eBay Main Street needs your help fighting proposed new VAT rules in the EU; sign their petition at https://www.ebaymainstreet.com/petition/2017/vat.