Lee reminded sellers that there’s still time to get festive eBay-branded, holiday-themed tape, tissue paper, and stickers at eBay.com/supplies. Griff and Lee announced USPS’ cut-off dates for mailing packages in time for Christmas. Lee and Griff read “7 Time Management Tips for Self-Employed People” by Rieva Lesonsky, CEO, GrowBiz Media and SmallBizDaily.com.
Griff gave an overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include eBay for Business’ Wrap, Snap & Win contest; enter now through November 6, 2017, for a chance to win cool eBay swag! Lee announced that eBay Radio’s new Triton-powered mobile app for the Android is available for download from the Google Play Center at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bvoicemarketinginc.aebayradio&hl=en.
Griff and Lee discussed the arrival of eBay’s Image Search capability to the eBay Mobile app. The update is currently being rolled out to all users. Lee reminded eBay store owners to use their Q4 coupon for eBay-branded shipping supplies — especially the festive new holiday tissue paper, stickers and tape (https://www.ebay.com/supplies).
Lee told listeners that eBay is donating $250,000 for Northern California Wildfire Relief through eBay for Charity (you can donate to relief efforts as well by going to https://www.ebay.com/rpp/ebay-for-charity and clicking “Donate Now” in the blue bar at the bottom of the page); she also showed Griff Jimmy Kimmel’s Live in Brooklyn eBay for Charity auctions.
Lupe, Reston VA (hapachico), told Griff and Lee that she listens to the archives on her boombox in the gym sauna at 4am ET. Griff and Lee read “Aim for TRS Status”, adapted from a post by Anthony Payne in the eBay for Business blog (https://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com).
Sheik, Hewlitt NY (unique_values), shared a holiday shipping tip and won a set of eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies; Mark, St. Paul MN (scandinavian4you), also called in with a tip.
Lee reminded listeners to use their Q4 Promoted Listings credit and that you can create Promoted Listings campaigns for your single-quantity items, too. To utilize your credit, simply start using Promoted Listings at https://www.ebay.com/promotedlistings.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Durinda, Phoenix AZ (drindy), called to get the [email protected] email address. Lee shared eBay for Charity auction news with Griff and promised listeners that this Thursday, October 26, she’ll give away another set of eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies.
Lee shared ReplyManager’s Entrepreneurial Tip #11 as well as some very special eBay for Charity items created in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month for which 100% of the proceeds will benefit Bright Pink (https://ebay.com/BCA). Durinda, Phoenix AZ (drindy), called in with a shipping tip and won a set of eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Aron Hsiao from Terapeak (http://www.terapeak.com) called in with this week’s market research report. Louise, Colorado Springs CO (herbscraftsgifts), called to congratulate the eBay Radio team on show #700, as did Joel, San Diego CA (kaboom.comix). Roberta, Robertdale AL (bamagulfwinds), shared a shipping tip and won eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies.
Robbin Levin, Rye Beach NH (beadsshine), stayed on to discuss Guaranteed Delivery (http://www.ebay.com/guaranteeddelivery). Lee announced that Santa’s elves have delivered new eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies to http://www.ebay.com/supplies.
Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called in to discuss his experience with Promoted Listings (http://www.ebay.com/promotedlistings) and other eBay successes. Mark, Huntington Beach CA (guppy64), called in to talk about his most recent entrepreneurial experience. Patty, Miami FL (theshoppingmom2), told us about her eBay sale to a celebrity.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Marilyn, Loveland CO (mmmost), had a problem with a Chinese seller. Lee told Griff that plans are underway to celebrate eBay Radio’s 700th live broadcast on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Festive eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies will be available starting tomorrow at http://www.ebay.com/supplies.
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.
Griff gave a brief overview of today’s show and introduced the eBay Radio News with Lee Mirabal. Stories include the 2017 Fall Seller Update (http://www.ebay.com/fall2017); eBay-branded holiday shipping supplies (coming soon at http://www.ebay.com/supplies); and a rare Beatles acetate. Griff and Lee also discussed tomorrow’s launch of Guaranteed Delivery, a.k.a. eGD (http://www.ebay.com/guaranteeddelivery).