How to profit from the 2017 Spring Seller Update! Our guest is Audrey Tracy, Social Media Manager, eBay for Business, known on eBay as audreyjojojo.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Maria, San Jose CA (thestylelister), asked if eBay will expand Promoted Listings to include single items. Lee and Griff took turns reading “Meeting the Demands of Today’s Smarter Shopper”, adapted from a Royal Mail post in Tamebay (http://www.tamebay.com). RaeJean, Cave Creek AZ (holidaysandmemories*), said she often searches via UPC.
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.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories included a post from griffville in eBay for Business (http://www.ebayforbusiness.com); Kim Kardashian’s closet and eBay for Charity; plus a brand-new feature for eBay Radio.
Lee welcomed several new seller meetups to the eBay Radio Seller Groups Directory and asked Griff about the delay in rolling out the February 2017 product identifier mandate outlined in the 2016 Fall Seller Update.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Lee shared international news from eBay Canada and eBay Italy. 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.
Structured data and the 2016 Fall Seller Update! Our guest is Chris Von Wagoner, Senior Manager, B2C Seller Experience. He stayed on to take questions about the new structured data initiatives in the 2016 Fall Seller Update(http://www.ebay.com/sellerupdate). Trish, Atlanta GA (birdhouse-in-my-soul), asked about product identifiers for her vintage children’s books. Jason, Las Vegas NV (tikipugmusic), wishes he had done more sooner with structured data in his listings.
Searching eBay via UPCs, MPNs, and item numbers! Our guest is Syed Muneeb-ul-Haq, eBay’s Director of Product Management – Structured Data.
Janice, Debra’s sister, thinks she may have scared Debra away from trying to sell. Lee gave her a challenge. Matt, Sedro Woolley WA (mattbecca), has encountered a glitch with product identifiers. eBetsy, Dallas TX, called with some exciting breaking news. Sharman, Birmingham AL (topfloorfinds), had some advice for Janice and Debra.
Using required product identifiers! Our guest is David Wohrman, eBay’s Senior Manager for Seller Experience.
Tom, Pittsburgh PA (wesellcraptoyou), was held over from the previous segment with his listing dish and photography question. Bobbi, The Villages FL (seacoastbargain), asked about using UPC codes as Product Identifiers and had a challenge with her notes in Selling Manager Pro. Ellie, British Columbia Canada (els attic), asked Griff about using his shirt measurement diagram.