Griff and Lee read “8 Shipping Myths Debunked” by Anthony Payne in eBay for Business, then 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.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Lee told Griff about 2 exciting eBay for Charity auctions. Gulson, Bronx NY, asked how to legally ship perfume. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called in with the Secret Word. Jessica, Garfield NY (thebusybaglady), had questions about shipping internationally with eDelCon (Electronic Delivery Confirmation). Lee shared news from UPS and FedEx.
Known on eBay as Top Rated Seller pattycyn, owner of eBay store Some Silver Some Gold.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Maria, San Jose CA (thestylelister), had a question about the Global Shipping Program (GSP). Gina, Des Moines NM (classysoles), asked how shipping options affect search ranking and about including bullet points in listings. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), needed information on shipping to APO and FPO military addresses.
Lee reminded listeners to register ASAP for eBay OPEN 2017, coming up July 25-28 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Spaces are limited, so go to http://www.ebayopen2017.com now to register and reserve your hotel room.
Griff and Lee shared “8 Best Practices to Optimize Your eBay Listings” by Max Grodin from CrazyLister (http://www.crazylister.com) with help from Terapeak (http://www.terapeak.com) Julie, Las Vegas NV (julies*gems), has an international buyer who didn’t update her name and address with eBay. John, Southbridge MA (jophicollectibles), had some helpful information for Julie. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), called in again with a tricky question about “new” vs “used” condition.
On his own while Lee is in Florida meeting her great-grandchildren, Griff shared Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday statistics. Debbie, Vacaville CA (thebookkiosk), called in to audition for Lee’s co-host spot. Edie, Santa Monica CA (dress_to_suit), mixed up 2 items when she shipped them; what to do?
Lee told us some of the many exotic countries where listeners download eBay Radio. Griff and Lee discussed Mother’s Day and bid farewell to an eBay friend. Scott, Chino CA (scottdaloisiosports ), has shooting star feedback and an issue with postage for international sales displaying incorrectly in the label flow.
Chris, Grand Junction CO (seriousfun4u), has shooting star feedback and some advice for Scott (previous segment’s caller) regarding his international postage issue. Griff and Lee reviewed some of the Spring Seller Update initiatives (http://www.ebay.com/sellerupdate) that go into effect May 1.
Pam, Clyman, WI (grannys thimble62), asked for a listing dish. Ed, Corning NY (eds-e-threads), had an international buyer’s item lost after it was forwarded by the trans-shipping company. First-time caller Ron, Pelham AL (oilerman21), asked for a listing dish..
Anne, Chicago IL (anula66), asked about having multiple eBay accounts in the family. Mike, Cincinnati OH (zippy10), asked about a difference in shipping address info between eBay and PayPal: How should he ship? David, Torrance CA (simos310), asked for photography tips and a listing dish. Richard, Eugene OR (rickkirickradio), had a question about a claim filed by an international buyer.