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Broadcast Date: Mar 5 2015

Griff and Lee looked at a listing for Steve McQueen's first Husqvarna motorcycle, then read a list of "The Top 6 Highest Priced Items Purchased With an iPhone" from a story by Joe MacFarland in the eBay Stories blog at http://www.ebay-stories.com. Lee told us about a new partnership between start-up package delivery service Roadie and Waffle House. Lee asked listeners to call in if they'd ever sold a book or other item signed by either the author or a celebrity. Lynn, Spokane WA (wb7unu), asked what to do about foreign characters that don't display correctly on shipping labels printed via his Zebra printer.

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Broadcast Date: Mar 5 2015

Bev, Chicago IL (samican2), has a challenge with items from buyers' shopping carts requiring immediate payment. From the chat board, doveroh421 asked if a low Detailed Seller Rating (DSR) for shipping and handling charges results in a transaction defect, which prompted a rant by Griff in which he detailed the transaction defect rate requirements (linked from Seller Bookmarks under the Seller Resource tab in the eBay Radio archives). Judy, Salem IN (judybsa), had advice about valuing rare books for Diane, who called in during the first segment. Griff and Lee visited the eBay Radio Seller Resource Center, located under Seller Resources in the eBay Radio archives. Check it out!

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Broadcast Date: Mar 5 2015

Lee asked Griff about how he, as a photographer, perceives the optical illusion dress that's been in the news all week: Is it black and blue or white and gold? Lee suggested that sellers invest in Disney dolls any time a new movie is released. Lee said she plans to attend the Surf's Up eBay San Diego Sellers Group meetup on Monday to learn about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) from speaker Joel Elad.

Lee read current events from the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under Seller Resources in the eBay Radio archives. To submit your sellers group meetup or other event, click on "Submit a Seller Event" in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page. Griff discussed selling men's shoes and the best brands to look for.

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Broadcast Date: Mar 3 2015

Griff gave an overview of today's show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include Trekkie mourning, mayoral memorabilia and binge watching. Lee asked Griff to talk about the recent article on Google AdWords in the eBay for Business blog at http://for-business.ebay.com.

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Broadcast Date: Mar 3 2015

Tax tips for small business! Our guest is Barbara Weltman, attorney, tax law specialist and author of J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2015.
http://www.barbaraweltman.com

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Broadcast Date: Mar 3 2015

Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Cindy, Oak Ridge TN (cynthialee2), asked Griff a question regarding why her store categories were no longer appearing in her listings. Lee reintroduced last Thursday's topic concerning thrift store morality and etiquette. Matt, Chicago IL (thedinodump), gave his take on the issue.

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Broadcast Date: Mar 3 2015

How to organize and manage your inventory! Our guest is Suzanne Wells, eBay consultant and Top-Rated Seller atlantagolfshop.
http://www.suzanneawells.com

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Broadcast Date: Mar 3 2015

A free way to improve search results for your items in Google! Our guest is Katherine Terrill, eBay Education Specialist and Top-Rated Seller nycfitnessfamilyfinds.
http://www.nycfitnessfamilyfinds.com
http://www.ilovetobeselling.com

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Broadcast Date: Mar 3 2015

Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Paul, Sarasota FL (wisebuyoutlet.c0m), wrote in with an easy way to use Selling Manager to spot which listings have free flat rate shipping versus which have free calculated shipping (only those with free calculated shipping are sent to Google Shopping). Bobbie, Encino CA (scrabblebobbie), asked what all she gets with her new eBay Store, aside from more free listings. First-time caller Staci, Chicago IL (rightbrainboutique), gave a tip for organizing inventory.

Nan, Morristown NJ (junquepro), asked whether free shipping needs to be flat rate or calculated in order to appear in Google Shopping. Lee announced the special first-day topic for this year's eBay Radio Party & Conference, June 16-18 at Bally's Las Vegas. Becky, Albuquerque NM (teddysmom3), won the Secret Word Contest.

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Broadcast Date: Mar 3 2015

Drop shipping for eBay sellers! Our guest is David Niccum, Vice President of Marketing & Product for Doba.
http://www.doba.com

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Broadcast Date: Mar 3 2015

Sentiment in social selling! Our guest is Marsha Collier, author of the eBay and social media For Dummies series and leading social media influencer known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller marsha_c.
http://www.coolebaytools.com

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Broadcast Date: Mar 3 2015

Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Paul, Sarasota FL (wisebuyoutlet.c0m), gave a tip on organizing inventory using Selling Manager's Custom Label field. Dean, Hattiesburg MS (hubcityscrubsanduniforms), asked why the Best Offer option is not appearing in his multi-variation listings.

Lee read current events from the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under Seller Resources in the eBay Radio Archives. To submit your sellers group meetup or other event, click on "Submit a Seller Event" in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.

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Broadcast Date: Feb 26 2015

Griff told us about an item returned to him as an Item Not As Described. Griff shared the three elements of customer service that he finds most important. (For more details, read Shana Champion's entire article in the eBay for Business blog at http://for-business.ebay.com.)

Paul, Sarasota FL (wisebuyoutlet.c0m), asked about the removal of the Print button from item pages. Lee announced that the FCC today approved robust rules of the road to control the speed of the internet, maintaining net neutrality. She also brought up a moral issue in regards to thrifting and asked listeners to call in their opinion: Are clothes left on a sales rack fair game to purchase?