Updates to Markdown Manager! Our guest is Liv Ellingsen, eBay’s Senior Product Manager, B2C Seller Marketing Levers. Gina, Des Moines NM (classysoles), had a question about how Markdown Manager will be rolled into Promotions Manager. Read the entire 2017 Fall Seller Update at http://www.ebay.com/fall2017.
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 seller 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 #697 (special Fall Seller Update show) on September 19, 2017, are:
Bob Kupbens, Vice President, B2C Seller Experience & Global Trust: 2017 Fall Seller Update Overview
Linda Cornelison, Senior Manager, Global Customer Trust: Updates to eBay’s Contact Information Policy
Chris Van Wagoner, Senior Manager, Structured Data: Updates to Structured Data (Product Identifiers, Watermarks, Catalog, Bundles and Lots)
Maria Lee, Senior Manager, Buyer & Seller Trust: Updates to eBay Returns
Greg Ross-Smith, Product Activation, Guaranteed Delivery: Updates to Guaranteed Delivery
Liv Ellingsen, Senior Product Manager, B2C Seller Marketing Levers: Updates to Markdown Manager
Griff reminded listeners that as part of the 2017 Spring Seller Update, the tracking requirement for Top Rated Sellers will change of June 20. Lee announced that registration is open for eBay OPEN 2017, coming up July 25-28 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Spaces are limited, so please register ASAP at http://www.ebayopen2017.com.
Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked what does “price is x% percentage less than competitors” mean? An updated eBay User Agreement went into effect May 9, 2017, for new sellers and takes effect June 20 for all other users; details are linked from the Announcements Board at announcements.ebay.com. Announcements can also be viewed via your Seller Hub Overview page.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include upcoming Spring Seller Update initiatives; an eBay item in Texas; and Victoria “Posh Spice” Beckham’s new collection for Target on eBay.
Griff reviewed Spring Seller Update changes going into effect on May 1, 2017, as posted on the Announcements Board at http://announcements.ebay.com.
Griff and Lee caught up on everything Griff missed during his sabbatical and discussed the details of the 2016 Fall Seller Update.
Meshell Long from Doba (http://www.doba.com) called in with today’s dropshipping report. Griff and Lee discussed more details of the 2016 Fall Seller Update. Jay, Lowell MA (solitaryjay), asked about the Global Shipping Program (GSP).
Cindy, San Diego CA (pattycyn), had questions about the Global Shipping Program (GSP) as well as from the recent eBay for Business webinar about returns, refunds and replacements. Griff and Lee continued discussing the 2016 Fall Seller update. eBay Main Street is recruiting members for its Small Business Ambassador program (SBAN). Join eBay Main Street at http://www.eBayMainStreet.com, and let your voice be heard!
Griff received an answer to Cindy’s earlier question from the eBay for Business webinar. Lee took Griff to eBay’s dedicated Halloween microsite (http://www.ebay.com/halloween) via the “Scary Good Shop now” spider and spider web link at the top of most eBay.com pages.
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, click on “Submit a Seller Event” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.
Griff is on sabbatical this month, so Lee Mirabal gave a brief overview of today’s 2016 Fall Seller Update show. She also introduced Carolyn “CJ” Jacinto (formerly an instructor and Certified Business Consultant in eBay’s recently retired Education Specialists program; known on eBay as Top Rated Seller xoxmas) and Social Media Manager Audrey Tracy, hosting from Griff’s studio at eBay headquarters in San Jose. Our guest is Brian Burke, Director, Voice of the Seller, who walked us through the new initiatives included in this Fall Seller Update. http://www.ebay.com/sellerupdate
Good news for Below Standard Sellers! Our guests are Linda Cornelison, Senior Manager, Global Seller Trust, and Steven Calder, Manager, Seller Trust. They stayed on to answer questions about changes to Seller Performance standards in the 2016 Fall Seller Update. http://www.ebay/com/sellerupdate