Krista, Apple Valley CA (lilmissdisney), asked for a listing dish of item number 302531801141 and earned a score of 5 tureens, thereby winning an eBay Radio dish towel signed by Griff and Lee! eBay’s Jessie Babiarz, Senior Manager, Seller Events, popped in with an update on eBay Open 2018, coming up July 24-26 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
Jessie Babiarz, eBay’s Senior Manager, Seller Events, stayed on to continue chatting with Griff and Lee about eBay Open 2018, July 24-26 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, including how to follow along from home if you’re not attending in person. eBetsy, Dallas TX, called in to tell Jessie why eBay-branded socks are a longstanding tradition. Tom, Pittsburgh PA (pa_dutch_auctions), called to congratulate Lee on her upcoming retirement.
Griff and Lee shared upcoming meetups 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 blue text; then click on “SUBMIT AN EVENT” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.
Griff reminded Lee that today is the 15th anniversary of eBay Radio, the world’s longest running professionally produced internet radio talk show. The Supreme Court has ruled in South Dakota vs Wayfair; visit eBayMainStreet.com for more details.
eBay Open 2018 (July 24-26 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas) is SOLD OUT! eBay Radio will be there; please join us for live broadcasts complete with prizes and surprises. Check eBayOpen.com for updated conference info. eBay’s Jessie Babiarz, Senior Manager, Seller Events, popped in to talk about eBay Open 2018.
Sign eBay’s petition in support of fair tax policy with just 1 click at eBayMainStreet.com/sales-tax; join eBay Main Street now to stay up to speed on legislation affecting your ecommerce business and let your voice be heard.
eBay Open 2018, coming up July 24 – 26 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, is selling out fast. Register now and book your hotel room at eBayOpen.com.
Brian Burke, eBay’s Director of Community Development & Seller Evangelism, popped in to remind sellers that 11:59:59pm PT today (May 10), is the deadline to submit your entry in the eBay SHINE Awards (eBay.com/ShineAwards).
Brian Burke, eBay’s Director of Community Development & Seller Evangelism, popped in to share what he’s learning on his cross-country tour of seller meetup groups. Lee reminded listeners to use their Q2 coupon for eBay-branded shipping supplies (ebay.com/supplies) and Q2 Promoted Listings credit (ebay.com/PromotedListings). Deadline for submitting your business’ eBay success story to the 2018 SHINE Awards is May 10; get details and guidelines at eBayShineAwards.com.
Griff joined Lee in the Clear Channel Studios in San Diego! He’s in town for the Surf’s Up eBay San Diego Sellers Group meetup tonight, at which a few spaces are still available.
Registration is heating up for eBay OPEN 2018, the seller event of the year, coming up July 24th through the 26th at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas! You’ve only got until May 1st to sign up at the early bird price of $275, so hurry over to eBayOpen.com.
Brian Burke, Director, Community Development & Seller Evangelism) and Doug Smith, Community Tech Manager, popped in to announce the launch of this year’s 3rd annual SHINE Awards Small Business of the Year Contest, then stayed on to participate in the show. For details and to submit your story, go to eBay.com/ShineAwards.
Jessie Babiarz, eBay’s Head of Seller Events, popped in to share news about eBay Open 2018 (eBayOpen.com). The Internet sales tax issue is heating up as “South Dakota versus Wayfair, Overstock, and Newegg” heads for the Supreme Court on April 17th; for details, go to eBayMainStreet.com.
From the chat board, bigdaddydwg had a question about Guaranteed Delivery (eGD). Sheik, Hewlett NY (books_and_finds), asked about Markdown Manager, shared a favorite memory from eBay Live!, and congratulated Griff and Lee on their 500th show. C.B., Chicago IL (c.b.), also had a question.
Lee reminded everyone that Daylight Savings Time (DST) begins this Sunday, March 11. Griff assured listeners that eBay will protect sellers affected by the East Coast’s severe weather. Griff and Lee discussed the first week’s assignment for Seller Boot Camp. Lauren Henderson, eBay’s Brand & Seasonal Integrated Marketing Lead, popped in to tell listeners to get ready for a big promotion starting tomorrow, March 9, at 8am.
eBay for Charity in partnership with the American Cancer Society (ACS) announced a new peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising tool. For more information, go to eBayInc.com and read the article “A New Way to Fundraise on eBay”. Liz Austin, eBay’s Senior Marketing Manager for Seller Engagement, popped in to discuss the upcoming eBay for Business Seller Boot Camp; get details and sign up at eBay.com/SellerBootCamp.
Kathy, New York NY (nycfitnessfamilyfinds), stayed on to discuss eBay’s plan to intermediate payments. Matt, Sedro Wooley WA (mattbecca), also weighed in the upcoming payments change. Greg Ross-Smith from eBay’s shipping team popped in with exciting news about eBay Guaranteed Delivery, a.k.a. eGD (http://www.ebay.com/guaranteeddelivery).