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Broadcast Date: Aug 21 2014

Griff and Lee discussed yesterday's roll-out of the 2014 Spring Seller updates and when to contact your buyer. Edie, Santa Monica CA (la_de _dah), asked about the use of item specifics and title information by Cassini (Search). George, Rockaway NJ (cript), asked about using the Global Shipping Program (GSP) to ship internationally. Top Rated Seller Vincent, Port Orange, FL (daisylaneboutiquefl), asked for a listing dish of his item number 281196735157. Griff explained how to keep colors true when photographing clothing.

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Broadcast Date: Aug 21 2014

Top-Rated Seller Vincent, Port Orange FL (daisylaneboutiquefl), received a score of 4.8 tureens for a listing dish of his item number 281196735157 in the previous segment. Griff suggested a way to avoid using italics in your listing but still be impactful. He also explained why he no longer uses HTML to create bulleted lists. Daniel, Front Royal VA (karate25daniel), called in to ask about inspecting inventory when it's new in the box and sealed.

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Broadcast Date: Aug 21 2014

Penny, Fullton NY (pouncer), asked about the different reports available through the Seller Dashboard. Danni, Las Vegas NV (udderlygoodstuff, thedanniapp), had a question about why opened cases now count as defects. Jan, Fort Pierce FL (yarn_barn), wondered why eBay charges a Final Value Fee on postage.

John, Concord, NC (abcvintage), had a challenge with sold items not showing up in the Sold Items view of his My eBay page. Griff will be traveling next week for the next 3 eBay In Person events, but he will be able to do Tuesday's eBay Radio show from the road with his new Comtrex gizmo. Rich, Chicago IL (appealingsigns), called in to ask about the Global Shipping Program (GSP) and was carried over into the next segment.

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Broadcast Date: Aug 21 2014

Rich, Chicago IL (appealing signs), was carried over from the last segment to ask how the Global Shipping Program treats shipping weight. Lynn, Schaumberg IL (daisydog62), shared a story about how not to handle a buyer's change of order and subsequent return. Ed, Corning NY, sent a question about Google through Contact Us to eBay's Director of Community, Jeff Terrell, who was on the eBay Radio Group chat board.

Edie, Santa Monica CA (la_de_dah), wrote in to ask how to deal with stale 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, then fill in the web form. Griff and Lee talked about next week's upcoming eBay In Person events.

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Broadcast Date: Aug 19 2014

Griff gave an overview of today's show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include eBay's Martha Stewart American Made Pinterest Sweepstakes; the world's most valuable comic book; and throwing like a girl at the Little League World Series. A new sponsor, WebInterpret, was welcomed into the eBay Radio family.

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Broadcast Date: Aug 19 2014

Sourcing liquidations and returns through nationwide "hot box" sales and more! Our guest is Sebastian Baerend, founder/CEO of BidOnFusion.com, known on eBay as bidonfusion.
http://www.bidonfusion.com

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Broadcast Date: Aug 19 2014

Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: Griff and Lee read some Contact Us form submissions from listeners with questions about the Global Shipping Program. They also discussed details of the new changes outlined in the 2014 Fall Seller Update. Pat (purrfree) called in from the road as she and her husband make their way through Virginia from Florida in their RV.

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Broadcast Date: Aug 19 2014

Getting started with wholesale! Our guest is Kat Simpson, known on eBay as thekatsboutique.
http://www.thatkat.com

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Broadcast Date: Aug 19 2014

The world's best copy of Action Comics #1 (featuring Superman's debut) is up for auction on eBay! Our guest is Darren Adams, owner of Pristine Comics, known on eBay as highgrademagic-pristinecomics.
http://www.pristinecomics.com

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Broadcast Date: Aug 19 2014

Open phones, Contact Us emails, and more: Darren Adams (highgrademagic-pristinecomics), owner of Pristine Comics and the multi-million-dollar Action Comics #1 featuring Superman's debut, stayed on to answer more questions about buying and selling vintage comic books. Valerie, Georgetown MN (vintage_mojo), won the Secret Word Contest. Kim, Lakewood CO (walkinauction), asked if sellers can still opt out of the Global Shipping Program once eBay automatically opts them in this Fall.

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Broadcast Date: Aug 19 2014

What you didn't know about eBay Promotions Manager! Our guest is Katherine Terrill, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller nycfitnessfamilyfinds. http://www.nycfitnessfamilyfinds.com

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Broadcast Date: Aug 19 2014

Your customers "twitch" -- and you can profit from it! Our guest is Janelle Elms, visionaire of the OSI Rock Stars, known on eBay as jill.of.all.trades.
http://www.osirockstars.com

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Broadcast Date: Aug 19 2014

Open phones, Contact Us emails, and more: 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, then fill in the web form.

Griff and Lee discussed the upcoming eBay In Person events and tested Griff's new equipment that he will use to do next Tuesday's show live from the road.