Griff and Lee discussed Jeremy Lin's rookie card selling on eBay for more than $21,000; a rare item relating to the Beatles "Twist and Shout" 7-inch vinyl single; and various news stories, including the new 5-year plan just released by the USPS.
Lee Mirabal with the eBay Radio news: Stories include "emotional listings"; Pearl Jam; eBay employee perqs; and more. Griff and Lee discussed the news in the latest edition of eBay's PowerUp newsletter, including the new Seller Protection Center, and Griff told us why it pays off to make nice-nice with the post office.
Grannie Annie, HI (stuff-from-hawaii), called regarding the fact that items from sellers in Hawaii are not eligible for eBay's new Fast 'N Free designation…and why she thinks they should be. eBay's international correspondent, Chris Dawson of Tamebay (http://www.tamebay.com), called to tell us that eBay UK is growing at a faster rate than any other eBay territory! New eBayer Lance, Colorado Springs CO (guitarlance2094), called to have his listing dished for item #140702754048. He received 4.8.5 tureens.
Social media and your small business on eBay. Our guest is Marsha Collier, author of the For Dummies series on eBay and social media as well as The Ultimate Guide to Online Customer Service, known on eBay as top-Rated Seller marsha_c.
Mary Lou, Jacksonville FL (watercolorart18), called about a challenge with a buyer who gave her negative feedback. JT, Irvine CA, had her listing dished for item #150730210195. Griff and Lee both gave her 4.9.5 tureens. Jeff Terell visited the eBay Radio studio to remind us to list any movie memorabilia we may have because you could make money during the Academy Awards. Gordon, Oakland CA (oaklandbayarea), won the Secret Word Contest.
Overcoming health challenges to sell successfully on eBay. Our guest is Kasey Baxter, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller weaim2pleez with shooting-star feedback.
De-stressing with laughter! Our guest is Danna Crawford, eBay Certified Business Consultant, member of the eBay Hall of Fame, CEO of PowerSellingMom, Inc., known on eBay as danna.
Khan, Atlanta GA (knowledgepeddler11), called about a fraudulent transaction. Bob, Lake Geneva WI (lgauctionservice), called regarding an eBay shipping question. Beverly, Chicago IL (familynitemovies), called to tell us about a bulk-editing challenge and possible glitch. Wendy, NY NY, had her listing dished for item #250994301150; Griff and Lee gave her 4.8.5 tureens.