Griff explained how to truly freshen up a listing. Ron, Birmingham AL (oilerman21), asked if there is an optimum number to list each day. C.B., Chicago IL (c.b.), also questioned a sales dip. On the chat board, hubcapjoes gave the new store rollout a thumbs up. Cassini (eBay’s search engine) was discussed and debated on the chat board as well.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: eBetsy, Dallas TX, called in with her latest brief. Bobbi, Sarasota FL (seacoastbargain), called in with an update on how she weathered Hurricane Irma. Bruce, Rockford IL (1toadhall), asked about promoted listings. Tim, Fort Wayne IN (globalmartplus), agrees with “list more, sell more” and is looking forward to Guaranteed Delivery going live for buyers; he also suggested a “Free Returns” filter for search results. Maria, San Jose CA (thestylelister), wants to limit international returns.
How to list faster and increase your daily listing quota! Our guest is Jessika Janusak, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller no2retailprices.
Increasing sales by selling internationally and posting 20 listings per day! Our guest is John M. Crossland IV, known on eBay as Top Rated Seller jman_36_2005.
Open phones, Contact Us emails and more: Aparna Lahiri, eBay’s Shipping Marketing Manager, stayed on to take questions about eBay’s new branded shipping supplies (http://stores.ebay.com/ebay-shipping-supplies). Sharman, Birmingham AL (topfloorfinds), suggested imagining your eBay store as a brick-and-mortar enterprise and described how she stores inventory.
Renee, Fond du Lac WI ((3millie4)) won the Secret Word Contest and gave her 2¢ worth on why listing new items helps old items sell. Key, Alachua FL (keybay25), also had the Secret Word. Mike, Cincinnati OH (zippy10), asked about the new Seller Hub.
Griff and Lee took turns sharing Lynn Dralle’s highly efficient listing system. First-time caller Elmer, West Covina CA (davliegogo), asked for advice on increasing his sales of industrial equipment parts. Lee explained how the IRS views your eBay income and showed Griff a very unusual (and expensive) item autographed by its former owner, Arnold Schwarzenegger.