Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Balaji Parthasarathy, Senior Product Manager of Structured Data, and Darren Akiva, Content Product Manager of Structured Data, stayed on to answer questions about the Product Identifiers mandate contained in the 2015 Spring Seller Update. Eric, Essex Junction VT (abbeypartsplus), asked about GTINs. Don, Crestline CA (cwbyup1051), is a coin dealer who uses the 1-day auction duration. Paul, Burbank CA (pbsspace), considers himself to be a casual seller and asked about free listing promotions.
Edna, Valley Stream NY (ednasells), asked how product identifiers will work with multi-variation listings. Another listener had the same question. Joyce, Russell KS (holidaymarket), asked how product identifiers will work with one-of-a-kind and vintage items and if it will help to fill out Item Specifics more thoroughly. Bill, Ashfield MA (thesilverpanther), asked about product identifiers for artworks.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: John Lee, eBay’s Director of Monetization, and Erez Yereslove, eBay’s Senior Director of Monetization, stayed on to take calls regarding the changes to fees and features outlined in the 2015 Spring Seller Update. Donna, Syracuse NY, suggested that since eBay seems to be going back to its roots, perhaps Weird Al Yankovich could write a new eBay parody song that would go viral.
Carlos, Washington DC (rare books_vintageposters), asked why changes to Collectibles categories are not also made to Antiques categories. Wanda, Beaverton OR (myhomeschooldelights), was concerned about the increased insertion fees for listing in the media category. Christopher, Los Angeles CA (christospm) wanted to know why relistings were excluded from free listing promotions. Carlos, Washington DC (rare books_vintageposters), called regarding placement in Best Match in relation to listing duration.