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Broadcast Date: Jan 13 2015

Griff gave an overview of today's show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include Charlie Hebdo, Valentine's Day, Nintendo and USPS. Griff and Lee shared some interesting factoids about the Valentine's Day selling season.

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Broadcast Date: Jan 13 2015

Get the lowdown on upcoming celebrity and charity auctions! Our guest is Eric Gazin, President of Auction Cause, known on eBay as auctioncause, auctioncause2 andauctioncause3.
http://www.auctioncause.com

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Broadcast Date: Jan 13 2015

Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Blind newbie seller Daniel, Front Royal VA (karate25daniel), called with an update on his sales. He is halfway to his Yellow Feedback Star! Lee read a post from eBay's Systems Announcements Board concerning yesterday's eBay Labels glitch. Griff and Lee read Joe MacFarland's list of the top 10 most intriguing high-priced items sold on eBay last week, adapted from the eBay Stories blog.

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Broadcast Date: Jan 13 2015

What you can do with that new gadget you got for the holidays! Our guest is Ginger Leishman, Marketing Manager for eBay Mobile, known on eBay as jazzy*g. To join the eBay Mobile beta program, send email to mobilebeta@ebay.com.
http://.anywhere.ebay.com

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Broadcast Date: Jan 13 2015

Balancing family life with your business on eBay! Our guest is Brandi Fulton Tolley, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller buy_big_from_brandi.
http://www.buybigfrombrandi.com

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Broadcast Date: Jan 13 2015

Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Griff told us the number-one item on Joe MacFarland's list of the top 10 most intriguing high-priced items sold last week on eBay, adapted from the eBay Stories blog. Paula, Sherwood OR (neverlandnook), won the Secret Word Contest.

Lee gave an update on the Marketplace Fairness Act (internet sales tax legislation) and some related legislation. To keep up to speed on these important issues that affect your ecommerce business (and to contact your representatives with just a few clicks), join eBay Main Street at http://www.eBayMainStreet.com.

Lee shared an item number for a controversial eBay listing. Griff said he's almost finished updating the Basics of Selling curriculum for the eBay Education Specialists, and he explained how the eBay Education Specialist Program works to teach new and even seasoned sellers. Find a class near you at http://www.ebay.com/university.

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Broadcast Date: Jan 13 2015

Successful niche selling! Our guest is Linda Bryant, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller bryantapple.
http://www.stores.ebay.com/Silver-and-Silk

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Broadcast Date: Jan 13 2015

Search engine optimization, store categories and moving your eBay world! Our guest is Cie Bay, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller cie-bay.
http://www.cie-bay.com

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Broadcast Date: Jan 13 2015

Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Edie, Santa Monica CA (dress_to_suit), is tweaking her listings and running into various questions along the way. She asked why the Item Specific for Country/Region of Manufacture is not carrying forward on her shipping labels when she ships via the Global Shipping Program (GSP).

Edie also had questions about how Markdown Manager works with Good 'Til Canceled listings (GTC) and how GTC listings show up in search when results are sorted by Ending Soonest.

Lee and Griff gave a great big eBay Radio happy 50th birthday shout-out to John "ColderICE" Lawson, CEO of ColderICE Media, known on eBay as Titanium PowerSeller shoestringking.

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Broadcast Date: Jan 8 2015

Griff and Lee started off 2015's first Ask Griff & Lee broadcast by discussing eBay's Promotions Manager tool for eBay Store owners, suggesting you give it a try this year if you haven't already. Lee asked listeners to call in and tell us what you're wearing to list.

Paul, Sarasota FL (wisebuyoutlet.c0m), asked for a listing dish of his item number 271684744076; he received a score of 4.85 tureens. Paul also asked how to use eBay Motors' Parts Compatibility function. eBetsy, Dallas TX (monjott, acquisator) called in to tell us what she's wearing to list and beat Texas' current cold snap.

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Broadcast Date: Jan 8 2015

Matt Brossard from Terapeak (http://www.terapeak.com) called in with today's Marketplace Research Report. Lee showed Griff a very funny listing for a jilted fiancé's honeymoon trip, titled #girlfrompublictodominicanrepublic. Joe, Oradell NJ (hubcapjoes), called in to answer Paul's question about how to use eBay Motors' Parts Compatibility function.

Griff and Lee visited a completed listing for more than 1,000 pounds of Legos. They also discussed a survey of 2014 eBay Radio Party & Conference attendees; it showed that 57.6% work full time in their business on eBay, while 42.3% work part time. Lee told us about a circus big top for sale on eBay.

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Broadcast Date: Jan 8 2015

Leigh Ann, Oceanside CA, called in to ask how to raise funds through Giving Works for her nonprofit animal rescue organization. New seller Aletha, Rogers AR (auntweefaskitchenandcloset) requested a dish of her listing number 181631224692. Griff and Lee decided not to score this listing yet, asking her to upgrade it and come back for a re-dishing. Griff gave her some tips on photography and item specifics.

Shawnen, Duncan BC, Canada (wiffleball87), had a question about the legality of logo overlays on photos. Ed, Manitowic WI (jetfast07), asked for advice on shipping price(s) for his new multi-quantity listing, item number 321636587366.

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Broadcast Date: Jan 8 2015

Ed, Manitowic WI (jetfast07), was held over from the previous segment with his question about shipping charges for his multi-quantity listing, item number 321636587366. New seller Aletha, Rogers AR (auntweefaskitchenandcloset) wrote to thank Griff and Lee for their suggestions on upgrading her listings. Lee told Griff why young Prince George, son of William and Kate, was eBay's number-one fashion influencer in 2014. She also explained why the holiday rush continues for shipping carriers, complete with impressive statistics from UPS and USPS.