Griff and Lee talked about Coach Jack’s segment and how well it was received. Coach Jack is Jack Darton, eBay’s Senior Analyst for Pricing. If you’d like to submit your seller account for him to review and tell you how you could save money by adjusting format mix and durations, please email [email protected] with your eBay ID and any pertinent details about your listing strategies.
Deb, St. Louis MO (debleary), wondered how she should set up categories and subcategories for men’s shirts in her eBay store. Patty, Miami FL (theshoppingmom2), called to ask Griff to talk about store category keywords in search engine optimization. She also wanted to know if Collections work with search engines (SEO).
Optimize your eBay SEO! Our guest is John Lawson, CEO of ColderICE Media, known on eBay at Titanium PowerSeller shoestringking.
Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Gladys, Mount Prospect IL, asked about an eBay Stores glitch wherein all of her store’s search engine keywords show as identical for every category. Jan, Fort Pierce FL (yarn_barn), had a challenge with an item she listed with paid shipping showing up at the buyer’s end as free shipping.
Lee described her experiments with Google search, while Griff talked about Google Shopping. eBetsy, Dallas TX (acquisitor, monjott), called in to share breaking news from eBay Main Street (http://www.ebaymainstreet.com): The full text of the FCC’s net neutrality order has been released. She also announced the first 2 featured speakers for this year’s eBay Radio Party & Conference; go to http://www.erVegas for details and to register. Griff will be in Washington, DC, in April for another eBay Fly-In on Capitol Hill.
Lee read an eBay announcement about a new design for the sign-in page. Edie, Santa Monica CA (dress_to_suit), weighed in on the discussion of bullet points and Google search vs. Google Shopping. Louise, Colorado Springs CO (herbscraftsgifts), asked about a shipment lost in the mail. Griff told us about Skyping with the NYC Metro Area eBay Sellers at their recent meetup.
Griff announced that registration is open for this year’s eBay Radio Party & Conference, June 16-18 at Bally’s Las Vegas. Go to http://www.erVegas.com to register for the event via the top blue button; then click the bottom blue button to reserve your $63 hotel room in Bally’s North Tower, just an elevator ride away from the Platinum Ballroom. Stay tuned to eBay Radio for more details…and remember, if it ain’t fun, we ain’t doin’ it!
Claudia, Weston FL (claudiasdeals4u), asked about description bullet points, Google SEO and her low sales. Patty, Miami FL (theshoppingmom2), called in say that she implements all of Griff’s suggestions and knows she has benefited from his advice, even though she doesn’t always agree with him. She also asked about eBay University and the Education Specialist Program
Lee asked Griff about how he, as a photographer, perceives the optical illusion dress that’s been in the news all week: Is it black and blue or white and gold? Lee suggested that sellers invest in Disney dolls any time a new movie is released. Lee said she plans to attend the Surf’s Up eBay San Diego Sellers Group meetup on Monday to learn about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) from speaker Joel Elad.
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. Griff discussed selling men’s shoes and the best brands to look for.
Steve, Niagara Falls NY (sellersince2009), asked Griff and Lee to dish his listing for item number 161607689508. They gave him a score of 4.5 tureens and asked that he let them know once changes have been made, so they can look at it again. Griff asked listeners on the chat board for suggestions on how to rewrite the description. Cindy, San Diego CA (pattycyn), called in with questions about store promotions and SEO for eBay listings.
Search engine optimization, store categories and moving your eBay world! Our guest is Cie Bay, known on eBay as Top-Rated Seller cie-bay.