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Broadcast Date: Dec 18 2014

Griff announced that today's show is the very last live eBay Radio broadcast for 2014. Bob, Lake Geneva WI (lgauctionservice) asked about Business Policies. C.B., IL (c.b.), had a weird experience with FedEx/USPS SmartPost. Griff and Lee discussed what normalizing relations with Cuba might mean for eBayers, Lee promised to give a prize to the first caller after the ho-ho-ho sound who gave a holiday selling tip.

Rick, Vancouver WA (cybersalesbyrick), offered a tip on recycling boxes for shipping. Lee told us that props and memorabilia from the latest season of are up for bid on eBay through Giving Works.

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Broadcast Date: Dec 18 2014

Jim Westchester OH (isellemporium), called with a holiday selling tip after hearing the ho-ho-ho sound and won a copy of Hillary DePiano's new book, Sell Their Stuff. Al, Philadelphia PA (pennsydeals1), called in to discuss packaging his items.

Rick, Vancouver WA (cybersalesbyrick), had a follow-up comment on his green shipping tip. Lee received a very sweet note with a kind offer from Julie, a seller who has heard about Lee's mother and is a hospice nurse. Lee told us where to find and subscribe to the eBay Radio Group newsletter.

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Broadcast Date: Dec 18 2014

New seller Lisa, Shelby NC (tripnc), has been using eBay's recommendations when listing but had a question about their suggestion of a shipping method for perfume. She's doing very well and attributes her success to eBay Radio. Griff talked about how he packs and ships his pre-owned shirts.

Rich, Streamwood IL (dizdebh), asked for advice regarding a shipping snafu. Sylvia,Montbello CA (redleader98), explained how she walked her buyer through Hassle-Free Returns. Lee shared some interesting ecommerce statistics for this holiday season and mentioned that today is Free Shipping Day.

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Broadcast Date: Dec 18 2014

Lee told us how every order from now through January 6th earns both buyer and seller a chance to enter the $1,000 Sweepstakes. Congratulations were sent to Richelle Parham, eBay's Chief Marketing Officer, who has been named 12th on Forbes magazine's list of the most influential CMOs in America. Lee shared some fascinating eBay statistics.

eBay UK has added 8 new countries to their Global Shipping Program. Lynn, Spokane WA (web7unu), called with a holiday selling tip in response to the ho-ho-ho. He won The eBay Seller's Tax and Legal Answer Book by Cliff Ennico. Griff and Lee thanked each other for a great year and wished everyone a happy holiday!

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Broadcast Date: Dec 16 2014

Griff gave an overview of today's show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include eBay's new out-of-stock option; Prince George's jumper; and more free photos on eBay Motors. Griff reminded us to use our Store Vacation Settings when taking a break over the holidays. He explained how best to utilize them and directed us to more information in his post on the eBay for Business blog at http://for-business.ebay.com.

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Broadcast Date: Dec 16 2014

Thrifting for charity! Our guest is Jason T. Smith, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller tikipugmusic, Partner in Thrifting With The Boys and Co-star of Thrift Hunters.
http://www.thriftingwiththeboys.com
http://www.thrifthunters.com

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Broadcast Date: Dec 16 2014

Open phones, Contact Us emails and more: Staci, Woodstock IL (rightbrainboutique) asked how to find the chat board. Linda, Anchorage AK (pearlyqueen55) wrote in to tell Griff, who is having a guest from the UK over the holidays, about some not-to-be-missed British holiday traditions. Philip Henry, Blackmoor UK (phili-henr) wants to start an eBay sellers group in his area and asked for some advice. New seller Adam, Jerusalem Israel (shmarya72014), asked for a dishing of his first apparel listing, number 221634666044. He was held over until the next open phones segment,

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Broadcast Date: Dec 16 2014

The guest for segment 4 had an unexpected emergency and had to cancel at the last minute, so Griff and Lee discussed various eBay issues.

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Broadcast Date: Dec 16 2014

5 things that can delay your shipments and what to do instead! Our guest is Danna Crawford, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller danna. She is an eBay Certified Business Consultant, CEO of PowerSellingMom, Inc., and a member of the eBay Hall of Fame.
http://www.powersellingmom.com

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Broadcast Date: Dec 16 2014

Open phones, Contact Us emails and more: Matt Brossard from Terapeak (http://www.terapeak.com) called in with his Research Report on retro toys. Robbin, Rye NH (beadsshine), called to wish Lee and Griff a Happy Hannukah. New seller Adam, Jerusalem Israel (shmarya72014), had his listing dished for item number 221634666044. It was his first attempt at selling an article of clothing. He received a score of 4.9 tureens. Ellie, Orange City FL (missellie*d) won the Secret Word Contest.

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Broadcast Date: Dec 16 2014

Selling on eBay can be a lifeline for people with disabilities! Our guest is Matt Pinquoch, known on eBay as mattbecca. http://www.mattsequipmentrepair.com

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Broadcast Date: Dec 16 2014

How eBay sellers can be penny wise and pound foolish! Our guest is "Diva" Dawn Ralston, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller divadawnlv. http://www.declutterwithdivadawn.com

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Broadcast Date: Dec 16 2014

Open phones, Contact Us emails and more: Susan, Ben Salem PA (goodguygoods), was the first to call in with a holiday selling tip and won a $25 Gift Certificate for shipping supplies from Bubblefast (http://www.bubblefast.com). Debbie, Vacaville CA (thebookkiosk), called in with a shipping tip about using Fedex. She also won a $26 Bubblefast Gift Certificate. Chris, Grand Junction CO (seriousfun4u), called with the answer to Lee's song trivia challenge and won a $25 Bubblefast Gift Certificate. CB, Chicago IL (c.b.), called to tell us about her recent experience with USPS-Fedex SmartPost.