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Our Latest Broadcasts



Apr 24 2014

Griff and Lee discussed eBay Collections and the current sweepstakes celebrating one million collections. Lee said that eBay Radio Party & Conference registration is full, but you can get on the standby list by going to http://www.erVegasStandBy.com. The sooner you get on the list, the better your chances of getting into the event! Lee told us about the upcoming Bright Pink Giving Works charity auction campaign. First-time caller Gertie, Waterport NY (gertiesgroovygarments), had a challenge with frequent returns. Lee read some comments from the chat board about American Pickers digging up a 1917 Indian motorcycle in a backyard. Griff mentioned a Simpsons TV episode that referenced selling on eBay.


Apr 24 2014

Joyce, Russell KS (danse, holiday market), gave her thoughts about the back story connected with the American Pickers episode and how it relates to selling on eBay. Michael, IN (skatingtoofast), had a question about Brother thermal label printers. Griff and Lee read tips on "Giving Your Business a Spring Cleaning" by Danna Crawford in the eBay for Business blog. Lee promised that the eBay Radio iPhone app is coming soon.


Apr 24 2014

James, Hamilton OH (kingjamesemporium) requested a listing dish for item number 251514309829. He also asked about pricing and listing magazines. Lee directed Griff to http://www.AuctionCause.com for a chance to bid on dinner and a show with Elton John or a receipt signed by Italian astronomer Galileo. Joel, NY (apantiq), asked when the April 22nd edition of eBay Radio will be posted in the archives. Due to the Easter holiday, that show was an encore broadcast of eBay Radio #550, which already is posted in the archives. Also discussed was an antique book found on eBay, dated 1580 and published in London, purported to be Shakespeare's personal dictionary.


Apr 24 2014

Kat, Lindenhurst NY (varoom1234), wrote in about listening to eBay Radio via iPhone. eBay has formed a new eBay group, Innovation & New Ventures, to redefine commerce across the company. Griff and Lee read current events listed on the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar. They also looked at item number 141245686209. Lee told us about a German amusement park for sale on eBay. Griff gave a short dissertation on the proper use of various sizes of bubble wrap.


Apr 17 2014

Griff gave us an overview of the new Seller Dashboard. EBay announced a new element being added to Collections. Lee Mirabal read the upcoming events from the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under the Seller Resources tab in the eBay Radio archives. To submit your event, click on the "Submit a Seller Event" tab in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.

David, Bridgeview IL (mrtreasures2011), asked if he should ship items to buyers on a trial basis before receiving payment and if utilizing free shipping would optimize his standing in search. Griff and Lee also dished his listing for item number 181366925247; he received a score of 4.8 tureens. Daniel, Front Royal VA (karate25daniel) asked about adding a watch counter to his listings. He also requested a listing dish of item number 251494281306. He received a score of 4.9 tureens.


Apr 17 2014

Carried over from the previous segment, Daniel, Front Royal VA (karate25Daniel), had his listing dished for item number 251494281306. He received a score of 4.9 tureens. Deborah, San Diego CA (click4deborah), commented on the new Seller Dashboard. Lee read thesecondhandpickers' hidden treasure story from the chat board. They bought some jewelry for 30¢ at Goodwill and received a pleasant surprise. Judy emailed an interesting outline of her shipping routine and had a suggestion for USPS.


Apr 17 2014

First-time caller Dari, Bowie MD (dariqueen2), asked where to record her cost of goods and if getting one negative feedback would make her lose her Top Rated Seller status. A suggestion was made to facilitate get-togethers for families of attendees during the eBay Radio Party & Conference, June 17-19 at Bally's Las Vegas. Cindy, San Diego CA (pattycyn), called to ask about putting her store on vacation for Fixed Price items only. Allan, MI, asked about bulk-editing active listings. Chat board listeners described some Vegas activities. Kat, Lindenhurst NY (varoom1234), wrote in with a good idea for eBay that would benefit sellers.


Apr 17 2014

Antoinette, Compton CA (crad/anto), asked how to get chat board alerts on her smartphone turned off. Ed, Corning NY (eds-e-threads), wrote with a request for a listing dish of item number 331152993632; he received a score of 4.9 tureens. Lynn, Elk Grove IL (dazy-dog62,) asked for a listing dish of item number 121302747882 and received the coveted score of 5 tureens!


Apr 15 2014

Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio news with Lee Mirabal. Stories include the Heartbleed Bug; new listing flexibility; a boss who's a numpty; and more.


Apr 15 2014

A new way to manage your sports cards on eBay! Our guest is Austin Vance, eBay's Category Manager for Sports Memorabilia.