Griff reminded listeners that Labor Day weekend was also eBay’s 22nd anniversary and read Pierre’s February 1996 letter to the eBay Community. eBay already has taken steps to protect eBayers impacted by Hurricane Irma; get details on the Announcements Board at http://announcements.ebay.com.
Griff and Lee discussed eBay Guaranteed Delivery (eGD), which launches to buyers September 19th. Get details and links to eGD resources and guides in a dedicated thread on the eGD discussion board; to find it, go to http://community.ebay.com and search using keywords “guaranteed delivery resources and guides” (no quotes). Durinda, Phoenix AZ (drindy), called for help with organizing her store and was held over till the next segment.
People are basically good! Our guest is Danna Crawford, Certified Education Specialist Trained by eBay and CEO of PowerSellingMom, Inc., known on eBay as Top Rated Seller danna. Danna is also a member of the eBay Hall of Fame.
Griff and Lee discussed the newly released 2015 Fall Seller Update. Lee asked listeners to call in to share their favorite We Are Twenty moment or part of the Fall Seller Update to win an eBay-branded prize, courtesy of Voicemarketing Inc. Cheryl, Smithfield RI (3739cherylsscrubs), called in to share her We Are 20 highlight, as did eBetsy, Dallas TX (monjott, acquisator), and Patty, Long Beach CA (whoohoodepot).
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include a separation; an acquisition; and some feel-good military news. Griff and Lee read inspiring excerpts from interviews with top eBay execs following the official eBay-PayPal split. Lee told us about her power being out yesterday and asked listeners to share their solutions for dealing with electrical outages.
Griff and Lee read an adaptation of an eBay Guide, “12 Things You Didn’t Think Could Make You Money on eBay”, by eBay seller and eBay Radio Facebook Group member sammydavisvintage. Lee asked another eBay trivia question; Ed, Corning NY (eds-e-threads), won a $25 Bubblefast Gift Certificate for being the first caller with the correct answer.
Forrest, Lakewood WA (hulkhauler1), asked if there is a way to bulk edit UPC codes and other Product Identifiers. 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.
Lee interviewed Griff about his early days at eBay, starting back when it was still Auction Web, and reminisced about the birth of eBay Radio. Darin, Las Vegas NV (darin1***), asked if he could get the Daily Deal ads off his eBay home page. Cat, Lindenhurst NY (varoom1234), is suddenly seeing a different My eBay page instead of her Selling Manager Summary page.