First- time caller John, Tucson AZ ( bladesbling), asked for a listing dish of item number 121052689468. He received 4.8 tureens. The all-new iPad 2.2 and iPhone 2.7 eBay apps are fantastic! Chuck Pletcher, eBay Mobile's Senior Manager of Product Management, stopped by the studio to fill us in on these newly updated apps and how they can help us sell more and sell better.
Lee Mirabal reads the eBay Radio nnews. Stories include get-out-of-jail free cards; Bernie Madoff's library; and an allegedly stolen Academy Award statuette. Griff and Lee talk about the newly updated eBay Mobile app for the iPhone and iPad.
First-time caller Rick, Vancouver WA (cybersalesbyrick), has a Christmas Wish for Santa: He wants Regional Rate box C added into the post-sale shipping options. Lee told us about PayPal's new Return Shipping on Us promotion. Details are available at http://www.paypal.com. Patty, Long Beach CA (ednasholidayplace), had a Christmas wish for eBay Santa. Miriam, Chico CA (bluefrogshoes1), asked eBay Santa for more templates. She would love to have 20 or more templates from Santa. Doug, Santa Rosa CA (doug95403), asked eBay Santa to talk to the post office to add M bags to international shipping.
eBay Mobile holiday promotions! Our guest is Ginger Leishman, Marketing Manager for eBay Mobile. She also talked about Red Laser and how it can help you get the best price on an item. The Red Laser Real Life Sweepstakes is a new promotion going on right now.
Lee took Griff to visit a listing for an unusual painting by Kata Billups featuring Paul McCartney, Jesus, and a Lamb Chop puppet (item 190336609113). Next they discussed an auction for Lady Gaga's authentic fake fingernail. They also talked about the latest cell phones. Lee is reluctant to buy a new phone because of the new ones coming out. Ed, Corning NY (esp830), called regarding using Auctiva's embedded photos in your listing and how it looks on mobile devices.
Griff and Lee talked about eBay Radio Chief Engineer John Sell's recovery from surgery. He is doing fine. They also gave us some tips about optimizing your listings for mobile viewing from eBay's Holiday Selling Guide, located under the Selling Resources tab in the Seller Information Center at http://www.ebay.com/sellerinformation. George, Atlantic City NJ (khachick), called with a great suggestion for putting feedback about the item in multi-quantity listings.
Dorothy, Arlington TX (eclecticcollectit), called regarding eBay not enabling sellers to put their store on vacation via eBay Mobile. Lou, Dayton OH (loubee2), called to complain about what he thinks is an omission in the payment email that eBay sends out; the message doesn't show the shipping option. Dorothy, Arlington TX (eclecticcollectit), won the Secret Word Contest!