Griff and Lee discussed the benefits of writing an eBay guide (http://www.ebay.com/guides). Griff talked about the Inside eBay Weekly Chat with eBay Staff (1pm-2pm PT on Wednesdays) and eBay Periscope Chats (12:30pm PT on Wednesdays).
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.
Maria, Melbourne FL (pinkelephantstoo), sells handmade crocheted items and asked how she could compete against Chinese sellers who offer similar items for less. Lee reminded listeners about the Inside eBay Weekly Chat with eBay Staff, moderated by Director of Community Jeff Terrell and Griff; you also can follow @eBayForBusiness on Twitter to get in on a 20-minute Periscope chat every Monday covering various eBay topics. Griff reminded listeners that the additional free listings from eBay’s recent price updates are now available for those who have used up their previous allotment.
Freida, Anaheim CA (freidasstore), asked why her item number 191715341161 wasn’t selling. 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: eBay’s Brian Burke, Director, Voice of the Seller, and Marci Thurston, Senior Manager, Seller Experience, stayed on to discuss the new pricing updates. On the chat board, hotbed22 wished that Premium Store subscribers also got more free listings. Tom, Pittsburgh PA (blackandgoldgifts), asked about selling limits. Kathy, Casper WY (catch_all_corner), would like an intermediate store level between Premium and Anchor.
Back on the chat board, gypsyslair pondered the question of whether to opt for 1 Premium Store subscription or 2 Basic Store subscriptions. Brian and Griff reminded us that tomorrow’s Weekly Chat with eBay Staff (http://community.ebay.com/t5/Weekly-Chat-with-eBay-Staff/Weekly-Chat-Abo…) from 1pm-2pm PT will be all about the new pricing updates. Louise, Colorado Springs (herbscraftsgifts), wanted to know eBay’s point of view with regard to the durations of the additional free auction-style listings in Collectibles and Fashion categories.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Lee told us about the the Back to School link at the top of pages at http://www.ebay.com, then Griff and Lee discussed eBay Community’s Weekly Chat with eBay Staff. Barbara, Cleveland OH (vintagehearthhome), asked how she could encourage buyers to subscribe to her newsletter.