Mark, San Juan Capistrano CA (guppy64) is going to eBay Open! Griff and Lee continued reviewing the SHINE Award finalists; read their stories and vote for your favorites at http://www.ebay.com/shineawards.
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.
eBay’s 2017 SHINE Awards for Small Business: how to vote for your favorite finalists! Our guest is Federica Rabiolo, eBay’s Manager, Seller Communications.
Our guests for eBay Radio Show #686 on June 27, 2017, are:
Griff and Lee wished eBay founder Pierre Omidyar a happy 50th “birthday” and congratulated eBay CEO Devin Wenig on making GlassDoor.com’s 2017 Employees’ Choice List of the Top 100 Highest Rated CEOs. They also discussed eBay’s brand-new website, “Partners to Sellers” (http://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/partner-to-sellers).
Judges for eBay’s SHINE Awards Small Business of the Year Contest (http://www.ebay.com/shineawards) are evaluating all of the submissions and selecting finalists now, with voting to start next week. Griff and Lee gave an update on the eBay OPEN 2017 workshop tracks; register and/or sign up now at http://www.ebayopen2017.com. An exclusive-to-eBay limited first edition Spiderman comic book is selling like gangbusters at http://www.ebay.com/spiderman.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: An Independence Day Retail Moment was brought to you by BULQ (http://www.bulq.com). Lee reminded us that the judges are evaluating this year’s SHINE Awards submissions; community voting will begin at the end of this month for the winners of eBay’s second annual Small Business of the Year Contest (http://www.ebay.com/shineawards).
David, Boca Raton FL (djmovers99) asked about free returns getting a boost in search. Bruce, Roscoe IL (pacificbearing), asked how to sign up for eBay OPEN workshops (http://www.ebayopen2017.com/workshops) when already registered for the event.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include ecommerce legislation in New York and New Mexico along with fee changes at eBay Motors. Griff reminded us that judges are currently evaluating SHINE Awards submissions (http://www.ebay.com/shineawards); voting for your favorites among the 15 finalists (3 in each of 5 categories) beings at the end of this month. Lee shared an announcement from eBay Australia.
The Summer Seller Update was announced on May 9th, while provisions in the Spring Seller Update take effect as of June 1st. First-time caller Matthew, NV, asked about using eBay’s home page and search.
Audrey Tracy, eBay’s Social Media Manager, popped in to talk about the eBay SHINE Awards for Small Business. The deadline to submit your business on eBay for consideration is May 19th. For more info, visit http://www.ebay.com/shineawards.
SHINE Awards Small Business of the Year Contest winner in the Growing Business category! Our guest is Spencer Apland, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller 541-motorsports.
SHINE Awards Small Business of the Year Contest winner in the Charitable Business category! Our guest is Lauralee Lindholm, Volunteer CEO of Heart for Ethiopia, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller heartforethiopia.
eBay SHINE Awards Small Business of the Year Grand Prize winner! Our guest is Laurie Wong, founder and CEO, Reflections of Trinity, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller reflectionsoftrinity.