Open phones, Contact Us emails and more: Chad, Destin FL (goldenfingerpicker), asked, "Am I obligated to tell buyers where I've acquired my inventory?" Lee read current 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 "Submit a Seller Event" in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page and fill out the web form. A listener wrote about a bad customer service experience with a Top Rated Seller. Griff was livid.
Carried over from the previous segment, eBetsy in Dallas, TX, is officially a member of the Hassle-Free Returns convince team. She discussed how it makes the process easier for the buyer as well as for the seller. First-time caller JoAnn, Minneapolis MN (danceshoedeals), asked for more details on implementing Hassle-Free Returns. Sylvia, Montebello CA (redleader98), called in with a potential bug which occurred when relisting an item. Chris, CO (seriousfun), wrote in to ask about the specifics of free listings.
Tom from Pittsburgh, PA (blackandgoldgifts) called in to extol the benefits of Hassle-Free Returns. First-time listener and first-time caller Chris, Victoria TX (veteran.at.home), called with a question about drop shipping. Sherry, San Jose CA (mylittlegeneralstore), uses Hassle-Free Returns, and called to endorse it. Griff went into a mini-rantlet about the use of Hassle-Free Returns for any reason and making the buyer happy. Lee talked about the concept of "the customer is always right" being an attitude that not all new sellers have acquired.
Carried over from the previous segment, Griff and Lee finished dishing Verline's item number 321407752857. They gave her a score of 4.9 out of 5 tureens. Eric Nash from Stamps.com (http://www.stamps.com) called in with the shipping report. Lee talked about her latest purchase on eBay, a very cool smart watch. Griff surprised her, because he has just purchased one too! Tammy, Fort Wayne IN (urban802), asked about a buyer choosing "Other" as the reason for a return and generating an open case against her. Griff talked about the benefits of opting into Hassle-Free Returns.
Top Rated Seller and loyal listener Denise wrote in about Lee's coughing on-air last week when she had a cold. Kent, Fort Wayne IN (forgottenape), asked about negative feedback. Dan, Aliseo Viejo CA (imakethecase), had a good suggestion concerning eBay's label-printing flow. Tracy, Melbourne Australia (e.shoppings), wrote in to tell us about catching the show at 5sm "Down Under" time. Griff talked about his presentation at the Bay Area eBay & Ecommerce Sellers Group meetup. Patty, Miami FL, asked Griff how he folds shirts for photos.
Sandy, Webster NY, called regarding regarding a challenge with her photos. Freida, Anaheim CA (freidasstore), had a question about doing local pickup for a camera she sold to someone who lives 15 miles from her. Tom, Pittsburgh PA (blackandgoldgifts), reminded us about the upcoming meetup of the Steel City Shooting Stars eBay Sellers Group. Sonny, Salt Lake City UT (petnumber1), called to talk about how to treat buyers. George, Elgin IL (georgek809), had a challenge with an international buyer who is asking for separate billing through PayPal for shipping.