Griff reminded us that as of October 17, 2017, listings containing HTTP content will only display a snippet of the description to buyers using a computer or laptop; find out if your listings include HTTP content and how to remove it via links in the announcement at http://announcements.ebay.com. Check out the archived versions of free eBay webinars about the Global Shipping Program (GSP), planning for the holiday selling season, and other useful topics at https://www.ebay.com/webinars.
If you were impacted by Harvey or Irma, eBay has your back with seller protections and special assistance measures; check the Announcements Board (http://announcements.ebay.com) for details. If you need additional help, please call eBay customer service at 866-540-3229 or send email to [email protected]
Sell via eBay for Charity to benefit Irma and Harvey victims; to get started, go to http://www.ebay.com/charity and click “Sell for Charity” in the left-hand sidebar. Enter the eBay for Charity Favorites Giveaway (and win up to $10,000 for your charity) at http://www.ebayforcharity.org/favorites-giveaway.
Check out upcoming eBay webinars: register Holiday Shipping on Wednesday, September 20, 1pm PT, at http://www.ebay.com/webinars; find even more hour-long webinars at http://www.ebaybusinessbuilder.com/mso-webinars.
Tom, Pittsburgh PA (blackandgoldgifts), called in with a question about an eCheck and late shipping while his store was on vacation. Griff and Lee read the eBay’s Fall marketing news, adapted from a post by Katie Hammel in eBay for Business (http://www.ebayforbusinessblog.com).
As an entrepreneur, it’s easy to become caught up in the day-to-day details of running your business. But don’t become so busy that you don’t have time for professional development. Sign up for that webinar; go to that conference; keep up with those blog posts, Facebook pages and other valuable content. That investment in yourself will pay off.