Griff and Lee discussed the February 20th debut of the new seller performance atandards. Lee related her first seller quandary.Don, El Dorado Springs MO (theatricalhead2toe). requested a listing dish .Cindy, San Diego CA (pattycyn), asked if business policies were to be made mandatory and gave an update on her sellers group’s recent meetup.
Griff and Lee discussed ways to research keywords. 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.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Griff and Lee discussed using Custom Labels field in Selling Manager and Selling Manager Pro (Orders and Listing in the new Seller Hub) for inventory management. Lee asked Griff about eBay Classifieds’ new Close5 app.
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 gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include a brand-new seller meetup group; a grown-up kiddy car; and fonts. Lee and Griff discussed eBay’s new Big Things Start Small microsite at http://www.ebay.com/big, and Lee gave a rundown on the amazing prizes to be won in the Big Things Start Small Sweepstakes, November 1-23. For updates and enter the sweepstakes, sign up at http://www.ebay.com/big.
Cindy, San Diego CA (pattycyn), called in with some suggestions for new seller Jay (thecollegedealer), whose listing was dished in the previous segment. Cindy’s meetup group, Surf’s Up eBay San Diego Sellers Group, will be hosting Griff and Lee at a meetup next week. Griff told a true story about an amazing thrift shop score. On the chat board, eBetsy had another suggestion for Jay.
Lee told listeners how to find the eBay Radio Group newsletter, which contains instructions for how to subscribe. Then you’ll receive it twice a week right in your inbox. Griff and Lee took turns reading “The Three Phases of Halloween Retailing”, adapted from a post by Shana Champion in the eBay for Business blog (http://for-business.ebay.com). eBay is offering a special $10 coupon this year when you list Halloween merchandise in qualifying categories.
Griff and Lee discussed a new Returns pilot program starting this Fall, specifically to deal with the problem of returns due to buyer’s remorse; request an invitation to participate by sending email with your eBay ID (not your store name) to [email protected] Jay, Jackson MS (thecollegedealer), sells men’s apparel and asked Griff about his photography setup. eBay has contacted sellers whose buyers may have received incorrect shipping dates at the beginning of September. Griff talked about his attendance via Skype at last night’s meetup of the Colorado Springs eBay & Ecommerce Online Sellers Group.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: Patty Coleman called back in to announce her So-Cal Ecommerce Sellers Group meetup tonight. Cindy Sorley identified Laura’s item from segment 3. First-time caller Laura, Tampa FL (trixiesdelights), provided item number 321837146679 for a dishing of her brand-new store. Griff and Lee gave her a score of 4.9 tureens. Lillian, DeLand, FL (lilysloft), won the Secret Word Contest. She also asked about the photography cube Griff has been recommending.