Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include Sotheby’s out-of-this-world live eBay auctions, a controversial clothing line and more. Griff and Lee discussed eBay Open 2017 (http://www.ebayopen2017.com) and eBay Radio’s show schedule at the event (3pm-4pm Tuesday; 12:45pm-2pm Wednesday; and 10am-11:30am Thursday).
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: Aron Hsiao from Terapeak (http://www.terapeak.com) called in with the latest marketplace research report. New seller Jeff, Aplington IA (jdownsenterprises), thinks he may have encountered a scam buyer.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Lee shared eBay UK’s announcement of their inaugural eBay for Business Awards “to recognize the top talent on eBay”; get details and submit your story by following the link at http://sellercentre.ebay.co.uk. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), thinks he may have led new seller Jeff astray.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Jeff, Aplington IA (jdownsenterprises), isn’t going to eBay Open but won a $25 gift certificate for shipping supplies from Bubblefast (http://www.bubblefast.com), as did Michelle (Orrington ME, zs_beez_treasures) and Helen (Rainier OR, summertoad). Sharman, Birmingham AL (topfloorfinds), announced that there will be a group meetup for consignment sellers during eBay Open 2017.
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.
Lee and Griff reminded everyone to vote daily through this Friday, July 14, for their favorite finalists in eBay’s SHINE Awards Small Business of the Year Contest at http://www.ebay.com/shineawards. Bob Kupbens, eBay’s VP of Seller Experience, posted a mid-year progress report in eBay for Business; read his entire post at http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com.
Griff and Lee read the tips sent in so far for enjoying Vegas while you’re there for eBay Open 2017 and asked sellers to call in with their tips to win a $25 gift certificate for shipping supplies from Bubblefast (http://www.bubblefast.com).
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