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.
Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked about the 2018 Spring Seller Update’s changes to returns. Longtime listener and first-time caller Linda, Albuquerque NM (thebumblebeedesigncompany), asked about closing a return when the buyer changed their mind and kept the item.
Griff and Lee read current events 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.
New seller and first-time caller Drew, Colorado Springs CO (dresmit67), requested a listing dish.
Griff and Lee re-dished an updated item listing for Adam, Wales UK (r2ooo). He received a score of 5 tureens, thereby earning the first international eBay Radio 5 Tureens dish towel! He and Griff also discussed a Global Shipping Program (GSP) alternative.
Lee showed Griff IHOP’s eBay for Charity listing for PancakeWear and told him about the incredible Star Wars collection now up for sale from seller neatstuffcollectibles. First-time caller Anita, Parkersburg IA (truthbluefire), asked about photos in her listings.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: eBetsy, Dallas, TX called with breaking news about tomorrow’s webinar about payment intermediation (Wednesday, March 7, from 10am-10:45am; look for a link on your Seller Hub Overview page or in a My Messages email).
Miriam, Chico CA (designershirtsandmore), had questions re: returns. David, Delray Beach FL (tenorsax47), asked about store subscriptions. First-time listener, first-time caller, and brand-new seller Abner, Lansing MI (hunt4you), was asked to call back during the next open phones segment.
Kipp, Canton OH (pulplife13), requested a listing dish. First-time caller Eddie, Madera CA (eddietheelk), asked about revising his listings to offer free shipping. Cindy Halsted, San Diego, CA (pattycyn), wondered how free shipping impacts returns.
First-time caller Mark, Ludlow KY (goodhsyrel), requested a listing dish and received a score of 5 tureens, thereby winning a dish towel! Joel Elad, San Diego CA (joel.elad), and John Phipps, Southbridge MA (sylvester_investments), called in to discuss collecting superhero action figures.
CB, Chicago IL (c.b.), had a feedback question. First-time caller Leigh, Pagosa Springs CO (leighssales), called with a tip and appreciation for the show. First-time caller Kathy, Kalispell MT (phorphigh), asked about international returns.
First-time caller Kathy, Kalispell MT (phorphigh), was held over to finish up her question on international returns. Gina, Des Moines, NM (classysoles) asked about changes to the View Item page. Lee reminded listeners to register now for Week 3 in eBay’s Ship Ship Hooray Challenge Sweepstakes (http://www.ebay.com/ShipShipHooray).
Griff and Lee read the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under the Seller Resources tab in the eBay Radio Archives. Just go to eBayRadio.com and click on “PAST EPISODES” in blue text to get to the eBay Radio archives, then find Seller Events under the Seller Resources tab. Click on the event’s name to see all the details, including a link to the event page.
Griff and Lee continued the dish of Ron’s (oilerman21) very first listing. Vanessa, Gilbertsville PA (gypsyslair), also had some comments to offer. Longtime listener and first-time caller Jude, Amherst NY (jasproductions), discovered that another seller is using her photos.