Bob, Oakland FL (lookwhatbobfound), called to have his listing dished for item number 380582120594. Griff and Lee gave him 4.75 tureens.
Griff joined Lee in the Clear Channel San Diego Studio, and a good time was had by all. Frank, the Voice of God in Southern California, joined them in the studio as well. Griff and Lee dished a listing for jomax44 from the chat board: item number 261173257831. Griff and Lee gave the seller a score of 4.85 tureens. Another chat board member pointed out that there were no Item Specifics in the listing, so the score was reviewed and adjusted.
EBay Radio's international correspondent, Chris Dawson of Tamebay (http://www.tamebay.com), called to report on the big Kabbage UK launch party held in London. Ginny, Highpoint NC, wanted to know if she should include a note in her listings that she collects sales tax from North Carolina buyers. A listing was dished for yeolde_golfer989 on the chat board: item number 181075439988. Griff and Lee gave him a score of 4.75 tureens.
Griff explained Best Offer and how to use it. Mark, Gurney IL (bubblefast), called with a challenge he is having with adding a shipping surcharge to his listings for certain states or countries. Diana, Loomis CA (grammylew7) had her listing dished for item number 150991268607. The dishing was held over into the next segment.
We continued with the dishing of Diana's listing for item number 150991268607. She received a score of 4.7 tureens; she aslso won a Box Sizer donated by Mark Le Vine of Bubblefast (http://www.bubblefast.com). Griff will be in San Diego on Thursday, February 21, to visit with the Surf's Up eBay San Diego Sellers Group, of which Lee is a member. Some of the eBay Radio team will be there, including Lee and her husband, John, along with Donna and her husband, Jess. Griff told us about a new procedural rule about sending packages through USPS to the Russian Federation.
Griff and Lee talked about The eBay Shop's Share the Love Sale. If you don't live close enough to San Jose to visit The eBay Shop at eBay headquarters, go to to The eBay Shop online (http://www.theebayshop.com) for 25% off selected items through February 22. Shawn, Duncan BC Canada (wiffleball87), had his listing dished for item number 230929327001. Griff and Lee gave him 4.8 tureens. An eBay Top Shared listing for an authentic B-52 cockpit was visited and discussed.
First-time caller and new seller Carol, Sebastopol CA (carol3030), called to ask the prime days and times to end auctions. She is on the Pacific Coast. Frank, San Diego CA, wanted to know how to select a certain charity through Giving Works. Linda, Tacoma WA (montesanojacks), asked about international selling and the raise in postage rates. Cindy, San Diego CA (pattycyn), had her listing dished for item number 300858503164. Griff and Lee gave her a perfect score of 5 tureens!
Postie, Clearwater FL (fatfreeparts), a special friend of eBay Radio, had a listing dished for a ceramic lady's high-heeled shoe that doubles as a phone and tablet charger. He received 4.7 tureens for his efforts and promised to make the changes. Lee bought one of his ceramic shoes.
Griff and Lee are ready to announce the eBay Radio Party & Conference, taking place June 2013 in Las Vegas. Lee came into the studio armed with $25 gift certificates for shipping supplies from Bubblefast (http://www.bubblefast.com), and callers will compete for them by answering certain questions regarding the event. Nick, Burlington, Ontario, Canada (nickhockeycards), called to answer the first question: "Our event hotel in Vegas starts with a 'B'; what is it?
A listing was dished from the chat board for yeolde_golfer989: item number 170983436738. Griff and Lee gave it 5 tureens! Johnnie, Redding CA (trueblueoldandnew), won the Secret Word Contest! Sean, Canada (wiffleball87), called to say that he is a new seller and needs advice for saving on fees. Tom, Pittsburg PA ( tomsclearancerack), told us an easy way to put videos in listings. First-time caller Ray, Wyoming MI, is a brand-new seller and wants to know where to go to learn.