Lee asked Griff about the best time to list San Diego Chargers memorabilia, since the team is moving to LA. Griff reminded eBay Store subscribers to use their quarterly coupon for eBay-branded shipping supplies. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked about shirt measurements.
Lorianne, San Jose CA (clbcollectables), called to share her success with promoted listings. Lil, DeLand FL (lilysloft), bought an out-of-stock item, and the seller asked to cancel the transaction; what would Griff do? Mark, Rochester MI (geincsales), has reviews for a different item attached to his listing.
Griff reminded listeners that PayPal issues 1099s for those with $20,000 or more in income from 200 or more payments for goods and services. Crystal, San Jose CA (snow_angel_21), asked about product ratings. Gina, Des Moines NM (classysoles), called in with a Best Offer question.
A listener on the chat board encountered a difficult buyer; what would Griff do?Meshell Long from Doba (http://www.doba.com) called in with this week’s dropshipping report. Lee shared Top Rated Seller and professional declutterer Diva Dawn Ralston’s strategy for avoiding an inventory backlog.
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 gave an overview of today’s show — the first live broadcast of 2017! — and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include Obama, Trump and Mark Laurie’s tuxedo for the Golden Globe Awards.
Lee and Griff discussed eBay-branded shipping supplies and explained how to find and use the quarterly coupon received by eBay Store subscribers. A listener wrote in with a solution to a bulk-editing question posed by another listener during eBay Radio’s last live broadcast of 2016.
Open phone, Contact Us email and more: Social Media Manager Audrey Tracey from eBay for Business stayed on to discuss strategies for starting the new year right. Lee shared her latest Advice for the Entrepreneur. Jon, Newfane NY (jon_james_allen), called in with a great tip about using QR codes to help him keep track of his inventory.
Tax considerations for eBay sellers in 2017! Our guest is attorney and small business advocate Barbara Weltman, author of J.K. Lasser’s Small Business Taxes 2017: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line and J.K. Lasser’s 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2017: Your Complete Guide to Everything Deductible. http://www.barbaraweltman.com
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: C.B. commented on the chat board about Barbara Weltman’s advice versus that of her own accountant. Griff shared a challenge he had with a buyer and asked listeners how they would handle it. Lee and Griff took turns reading the Top 15 Most Expensive Items Sold on eBay in 2016.