First-time caller Raven, Ashland OH (rockabillyraven), is reopening her eBay store and asked for advice on getting it back up to speed. Chris, Grand Junction CO (seriousfun4u), called to harrass Lee for her stance on pet owners not being parents; he also had a question about repurposing a USPS Flat Rate box. Lee showed Griff a tempting new eBay microsite, Last Chance Auctions (http://www.ebay.com/rpp/last-chance-auctions), which features auction items ending within the next hour, broken out by category.
Griff and Lee also visited an eBay for Charity auction (item number 201441513213) for a VIP concert experience with Don Henley. Stacy, Woodstock IL (rightbrainboutique), asked for a listing dish of item number 141772037662 and was held over until the next segment.
Held over from the previous segment, Bev, Chicago IL (samican2), called in with a seller tip about not deforming USPS Flat Rate boxes. Lee explained her “10-Item Hold ‘Em” method for decluttering. Patty, Miami FL (theshoppingmom2), shared 2 ways to check for duplicate listings, including a handy online tool (http://www.isdntek.com/ebaytools/duplicatelistings.htm).
Patty, Long Beach CA (whoohoodepot), recounted her Customer Service experience with regard to returns of items listed through Giving Works. Griff gave a shout-out to thisandthatdepot.
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.
Yovitt, San Juan Puerto Rico (stitchfett), called regarding new government regulations concerning person-to-person payments and to ask about insurance and shipping from his country. Tom, Pittsburgh PA (blackandgoldgifts), asked if eBay would please do a webinar on item condition. Lee read a nice note from longtime sellers Ed and PJ, Hernando GA (lil_bit_of_texas), thanking eBay Radio for all its information and help. Lupe, Reston VA (hapachico), asked about restarting her business on eBay after a long hiatus. Bev, Chicago IL (samican2), called in with a seller tip about not deforming USPS Flat Rate boxes. She was held over until the next segment.