Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include the rollout of eBay’s new Guaranteed Delivery program; Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jerseys; and Chuck Berry. Griff and Lee discussed the ins and outs of Guaranteed Delivery.
Sentiment in social selling! Our guest is marketing futurist Marsha Collier, author of the eBay for Dummies and Social Media for Dummies Series, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller marsha_c.
Guaranteed Delivery! Our guest is Hal Lawton, Senior Vice President of North American Marketplaces, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller hal_lawton.
Hal stayed on to take questions. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), and Marie, San Jose CA (thestylelister), both wondered who would pay for recompense in case of a late guaranteed delivery. eBetsy, Dallas TX, asked if USPS First Class Package would qualify for Guaranteed Delivery.
Great customer service on a shoestring! Our guest is eBay educator and former Certified Education Specialist Nancy Nelson, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller myvintagecat.
Top 5 tax and legal questions from ecommerce sellers! Our guest is Cliff Ennico, attorney, small business expert and author of The eBay Seller’s Tax and Legal Answer Book.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Lee reminded listeners to check out the 2nd episode of eBay’s Open for Business podcast at http://www.ebay.com/openforbusiness. C.B., Chicago IL (c.b.), asked if FedEx shipping will qualify for Guaranteed Delivery.
Walt, Bowling Green IL (goodyguy11), needs to figure out his tax liability and also had a shipping question. Karin, Springfield OH (stainedglasskarin), won the Secret Word Contest. Griff and Lee shared Priority Flat and Regional Rate shipping tips. Patty, Miami FL (theshoppingmom2), asked about shipping via Flat Rate Envelope.
The real cost of unlisted inventory (and how to turn it around)! Our guest is Diva Dawn Ralson, owner of Declutter with Diva Dawn, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller divadawnlv.
Selling full time on eBay as a couple! Our guests are Keith and Karin Thue, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller stainedglasskarin.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Lee reminded listeners to check out the 2nd episode of eBay’s Open for Business podcast at http://www.ebay.com/openforbusiness. Keith, Bronx NY (revlas90), asked for a listing dish. 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.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include a severe weather alert; New York’s proposed state sales tax; and eBay’s Open for Business podcast (http://www.ebay.com/openforbusiness).
Griff and Lee discussed the proposed NY state sales tax on ecommerce purchases. eBay Main Street urges all NY sellers to contact their state representatives with just a few clicks via http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/campaign/tell-new-york-policymakers-oppose-harmful-online-tax-legislation.