Griff explained to Lee how eBay’s new Returns Calculator works: It estimates how much you should add to the price of each item you sell to compensate for the cost of free returns. Lee shared Summer Seller Update changes that go into effect in July.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and the newly released Summer Seller Update (eBay.com/Summer2018). Lee also told Griff about an eBay for Charity fundraising campaign benefiting the Humane Society of the United States (eBay.com/HSUS).
Griff and Lee discussed the various initiatives included in the newly released 2018 Summer Seller Update: Inventory Optimization; Selling Metrics & Shipping; eBay Stores; and Simplified Returns. Read the entire update at eBay.com/Summer2018.
Open phones, Contact Us email, and more: Griff and Lee continued discussing the newly released Summer Seller Update (eBay.com/Summer2018). Linda, Blandon PA (lilys-bric-a-brak), says her Anchor Store’s items are not showing up in search. C.B., Chicago IL (c.b.) , sent email, then called to ask how the catalog format would work for her collectible cards.
eBay’s new product-based shopping experience! Our guest is Victor Levitin, founder and CEO, CrazyLister.
Griff and Lee read eBay Fashion news from the latest eBay Shopping Report. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), had a Spring Seller Update question about UPCs. John, Southbridge MA (sylvester_investments), asked about final value fee discounts. BULQ debuted their St. Patrick’s Day Retail Moment. C.B., Chicago IL (c.b.), wanted to know how the Spring Seller Update impacts Top Rated Seller and Top Rated Plus status.
Griff gave an overview of today’s newly released 2018 Spring Seller Update; read the entire update at eBay.com/Spring2018.
eBay’s new product-based shopping experience! Our guest is Chris Van Wagoner, Senior Manager, Product-Based Experience, eBay. He stayed on to take questions from listeners. Jason, Las Vegas NV (tikipugmusic), commented on product identifiers for music CDs in the eBay catalog. Loyd, Mine Hill NJ ((lloydsteventaylor), asked how eBay will ascertain whether catalog info is correct.
Bob Kupbens assured us during last Tuesday’s show that the 2017 Fall Seller Update is designed to help people find what they want on eBay. The goal is to help sellers create the right offers — and get your listings in front of more buyers. We encourage all of you to read the ENTIRE Seller Update at eBay.com/Fall2017 and learn how to implement these new initiatives to help you sell more this Fall. The update is broken into three major categories:
1. Listing Visibility
You’ll be able to increase exposure with eBay Guaranteed Delivery, Markdown Manager and Promotions Manager updates, bundles and lots, and eBay Questions & Answers…Q&A for short.
2. Policy updates to improve performance
Read the entire 2017 Fall Seller Update at eBay.com/Fall2017.
Updates to structured data: product identifiers, watermarks, the eBay catalog, and bundles and lots! Our guest is Chris Van Wagoner, eBay’s Senior Manager, Structured Data. Gina, Des Moines NM (classysoles), asked about required UPC codes as product identifiers for brand-name clothing.
Read the entire 2017 Fall Seller Update at http://www.ebay.com/fall2017.