Misha, Des Moines NM (classysoles), stayed on with Griff and Lee to discuss the items on her eBay wish list, which she posted on the chat board. Matt, Sedro Wooley WA (mattbecca), had his listing dished for item number 281242489419. Griff and Lee gave him a a score of 4.9 tureens.
Dave, Middleton ID (idahotrader), continued his conversation with Griff and Lee about his challenges with eBay search. Griff and lee dished a listing for Karen, Pearl City HI (sew productive): item number 190959905240. Instead of giving her a tureens score, they asked her to redo the listing and call them back.
Ishie asked via the Contact Us link for a clarification on a photography issue raised during Griff's presentation during the recent Top-Rated Seller Webinar "How to Shoot Like a Pro". Thomas, NJ (life-isgood). had his listing dished for item number 321243629478. He received a score of 4.9 tureens. Lee gave us a rundown on the current status of the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act (internet sales tax) and how damaging it would be to small businesses selling online.
Andrea, Mooresville NC (homesteadbargainsllc), wanted to know how to bulk edit a link in her descriptions. She also had her listing dished for item number 350795196119. Griff and Lee gave her a score of 5.0 tureens. Mesha, Des Moines NM (classysoles), had a Global Shipping question.
First-time caller Ian, Alpharetta GA (green.men), requested a listing dish for item number 200972014755. Griff and Lee gave him a score of 5 tureens. John, San Francisco CA (jnavas), is frustrated with the change from "Saved Searches" to "Searches You Follow" and the resultant loss of functionality. First-time caller Renee, Fondulac WI (3mille4), had a question regarding a glitch in her listing.
Carol, Paterson NJ (vintagevixonscloset), called about an issue with the way her items are displayed on international sites. Shawn, Cowichan Bay, BC, Canada, called regarding shipping prices. Griff and Lee dished a listing for item number 370921525684. The seller received 4.95 tureens for his score. Paul, United Kingdom (mottershead), asked whether or not to use Google ad words.
Griff talks about listing shoes on eBay. Maida, CT (connectables), had a question about watermarking photographs. Carol, Santa Rosa CA (carol3030), had her listing dished for item #390673400028. Carol received 4.95 tureens for her efforts.
First-time caller Lisa, Beaumont TX (iluvsellin), had a question about her PowerSeller vs Top-Rated Seller status. The cost of USPS Priority Mail for one of her items, a wedding dress, was also discussed. Rita, Phoenix AZ (azgoodstuff), called to tell us why she uses UPS for certain items instead of USPS. Edie, Santa Monica CA (la_de_dah), had a question about how word order in her titles affects her items' relevance in search. Griff and Lee dished a listing for first-time caller and self-professed newbie Deborah, Pitt Meadows BC, Canada (collectingdiva71), for item number 121186182456.
Mesha, Des Moines NM (classysoles) also had a suggestion about offering a format count on Selling Manager's Sold page. Tom, Pittsburgh PA (blackandgoldgifts), called about opting into the Managed Returns process and asked who pays for return shipping. Mike, Janesville WI, the organizer of the Southern WI Ecommerce Merchants, wrote via the Contact Us link to tell us that the group is having a meetup at 7pm on Tuesday, October 8, at Culver's Restaurant in Edgerton, WI.
Griff gave us an overview on the presentation he'll be giving next week at sellers group meetups. Lee told us about the new eBay Radio app for Droids. Download it for free at the Google Play Store. An eBay Radio app for iPhones will be coming soon. Griff and Lee dished a listing for seller holcat55: item number 310656635524. They gave it a score of 4.85 tureens. Kathy, Casper WY, had a question about photography aids appearing in her pictures along with the item for sale, and should she have a disclaimer that they are not included in purchase.