David, Atlanta GA (imoutonalimb), asked about matching his eBay ID to his store name. Griff and Lee read “The Top 5 Highest Priced Accessories Sold on eBay” by Joe MacFarland in the eBay Stories blog (http://www.ebay-stories.com. Kat, Lindenhurst NY, wrote in with an answer for earlier caller Michael. New seller Adam, Jerusalem Israel (shmarya72014), asked for a listing dish of item number 221659799712. He earned a score of 5 tureens!
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, click on “Submit a Seller Event” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.
Griff and Lee looked at a listing for Steve McQueen’s first Husqvarna motorcycle, then read a list of “The Top 6 Highest Priced Items Purchased With an iPhone” from a story by Joe MacFarland in the eBay Stories blog at http://www.ebay-stories.com. Lee told us about a new partnership between start-up package delivery service Roadie and Waffle House. Lee asked listeners to call in if they’d ever sold a book or other item signed by either the author or a celebrity. Lynn, Spokane WA (wb7unu), asked what to do about foreign characters that don’t display correctly on shipping labels printed via his Zebra printer.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Griff told us the number-one item on Joe MacFarland’s list of the top 10 most intriguing high-priced items sold last week on eBay, adapted from the eBay Stories blog. Paula, Sherwood OR (neverlandnook), won the Secret Word Contest.
Lee gave an update on the Marketplace Fairness Act (internet sales tax legislation) and some related legislation. To keep up to speed on these important issues that affect your ecommerce business (and to contact your representatives with just a few clicks), join eBay Main Street at http://www.eBayMainStreet.com.
Lee shared an item number for a controversial eBay listing. Griff said he’s almost finished updating the Basics of Selling curriculum for the eBay Education Specialists, and he explained how the eBay Education Specialist Program works to teach new and even seasoned sellers. Find a class near you at http://www.ebay.com/university.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Blind newbie seller Daniel, Front Royal VA (karate25daniel), called with an update on his sales. He is halfway to his Yellow Feedback Star! Lee read a post from eBay’s Systems Announcements Board concerning yesterday’s eBay Labels glitch. Griff and Lee read Joe MacFarland’s list of the top 10 most intriguing high-priced items sold on eBay last week, adapted from the eBay Stories blog.