Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: Sylvia, Springfield OR (redleader98), asked about the 14-day hold on Markdown Manager items.
What winning my 2017 SHINE Award has meant to me and for my business! Our guest is Ciara Brown, known on eBay as thediamondhanger, Winner of the 2017 SHINE Award for Young Entrepreneur.
Bonus open phones segment! Lee shared more details about eBay’s 2018 SHINE Awards, including the prizes and 5 categories; vote daily now through July 18 for your favorite finalists (1 vote per category per eBay ID per day) at eBay.com/ShineAwards.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: George, Elgin IL (georgek809), is having issues with SCAN forms and said he’s really going to miss Lee when she retires. Billy, North Platt NB (1000angelsfeedingzoe), won the Secret Word Contest! Julie, Las Vegas NV (ilovejuliesgems), had a question about returned items sent via eBay’s Global Shipping Program (GSP).
Three ways to get more done! Our guest is Charlene Anderson, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller purveyorallthingscreative.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: John, Southbridge MA (sylvester_investments), had a question about the 2-week waiting period for putting items on sale via Markdown Manager. Lee reminded listeners about eBay Radio’s schedule at eBay Open 2018; Monday night’s unofficial meet & greet; and Wednesday night’s eBay Canada Social. Join the Going to eBay Open 2018 group on Facebook for more event info, tips, happenings, etc., and to chat with fellow attendees.
Griff and Lee shared upcoming meetups from the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under Seller Resources in the eBay Radio archives. Click on the event’s title to see all the details. To submit your sellers group meetup or other event, go to eBayRadio.com; click on “PAST EPISODES” in blue text; then click on “SUBMIT AN EVENT” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include Melania Trump’s jacket, a World War II bombshell on eBay UK, and eBay’s newly launched “Help Reunite Families” campaign (eBay.com/eBayForCharity) through eBay for Charity.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on South Dakota vs Wayfair, and what it means for your business on eBay! Our guest is Mark Faggiano, CEO, TaxJar.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: eBetsy called in with her latest Brief. Griff and Lee began a countdown of the 9 Weirdest Items Ever Sold on eBay. Chris, Grand Junction CO (seriousfun4u), called to weigh in on handshakes vs fist bumps.
Griff reminded Lee that today is the 15th anniversary of eBay Radio, the world’s longest running professionally produced internet radio talk show. The Supreme Court has ruled in South Dakota vs Wayfair; visit eBayMainStreet.com for more details.
eBay Open 2018 (July 24-26 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas) is SOLD OUT! eBay Radio will be there; please join us for live broadcasts complete with prizes and surprises. Check eBayOpen.com for updated conference info. eBay’s Jessie Babiarz, Senior Manager, Seller Events, popped in to talk about eBay Open 2018.
Griff and Lee dished a listing for Patricia, Melbourne FL (sixties_chick). TaxJar’s Mark Faggiano ( TaxJar.com) called in to give listeners additional information about the Supreme Court’s ecommerce sales tax ruling in South Dakota vs Wayfair. Lee and Griff read “The Happiest Place in Digital” by Laurie Sullivan for SearchMarketingDaily.
NH (fancysvintagecollectibles) lives in New Hampshire, which has no sales tax, so she wonders how the Supreme Court ruling will impact her. Tom, Pittsburgh PA (pa_dutch_auctions) asked about page views. Bruce, Rockport IL (hugo5178), has a question about listing dinner plates. Lynn “Dishes” Dralle (thequeenofauctions) was called in to share her expert opinion.
John, Southbridge MA (sylvester_investments), called in to wish Griff and Lee happy 15th anniversary. Griff and Lee shared upcoming meetups from the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under Seller Resources in the eBay Radio archives. Click on the event’s title to see all the details. To submit your sellers group meetup or other event, go to eBayRadio.com; click on “Past Episodes” in the right-hand sidebar; then click on “Submit an Event” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.
eBay’s Selling Team has launched a Seller Help Series of emails sent to sellers through My Messages. eBay Open 2018 (eBayOpen.com) has completely sold out; hope you got registered! Sign eBay’s petition in support of fair tax policy for small businesses like yours at eBayMainStreet.com/sales-tax. Lee read “eBay News of the Weird” about a haunted doll bought on eBay, adapted from a post by Clayton Aldrich for Boredom Therapy.
Griff suggested a clever photo backdrop option and discussed how to freshen up stale listings. BULQ (BULQ.com) debuted their latest Retail Moment: Independence Day. Griff and Lee read about social media selling best practices; find more details on the Social Media Selling page linked from ebay.com/sellerinformation.
Dan Tarman, eBay’s Chief Communications Officer, wrote a post for eBay Inc.’s corporate blog that offers a look at the “eBay economy” in the US. eBay CEO Devin Wenig stopped by for an “eBay Executives Unplugged” interview and stayed on for the rest of the show to take questions from listeners!
Devin Wenig, CEO of eBay Inc., stayed over from the previous segment to continue his “eBay Executives Unplugged” interview, discuss eBay, and take calls from listeners. First-time caller Phillip, Orlando FL (winningdotdeals), inquired about sales strategies. C.B., Chicago IL (c.b.), asked about eBay’s brand image. Beth, Levittown PA (woadieland), requested an East Coast eBay Open and asked about a change to the Search filter for Sold items. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), had a question about applying immediate payment required to accepted Best Offers.