Lee introduced the Back to School Retail Moment, sponsored by BULQ (http://www.bulq.com). eBay Senior VP and General Counsel Marie Oh Huber recently shared her thoughts on how eBay affects small business growth in eBay Inc.’s corporate blog; read the whole story at http://www.ebayinc.com. Griff explained the purpose of eBay’s third annual Hack Week (formerly known as Skunkworks), part of eBay’s Innovations Programs.
Griff and 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, 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.
Griff announced the eBay Pack-a-thon, your chance to win eBay swag as you pack and ship using the new eBay-branded tissue and stickers from http://www.ebay.com/supplies; get details at http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com. Lee shared Audrey Tracy’s Back to School tip from eBay for Business (http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com). Griff and Lee read “How to Write a Mission Statement in 5 Easy Steps”, adapted from a post by Tim Berry for http://www.articles.bplans.com.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include Shawn Thornton’s skates; White House commemorative eggs; and the Back to School selling season in eBay for Business (http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com). Lee incited Griff to try eBay’s “Clean Up, Cash In” game at http://play.ebay.com.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Lee told us about the the Back to School link at the top of pages at http://www.ebay.com, then Griff and Lee discussed eBay Community’s Weekly Chat with eBay Staff. Barbara, Cleveland OH (vintagehearthhome), asked how she could encourage buyers to subscribe to her newsletter.