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The eBay for Business podcast is the number one eBay related podcast and a top e-commerce resource featuring eBay sellers, eBay employees and industry experts. This is the definitive weekly source for the information and inspiration needed to start, run and grow a business on eBay, the world’s most powerful marketplace. Find out more at ebay.com/podcast, reach us at 1-888-723-4630, or podcast@ebay.com.

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    • 4.1 • 137 Ratings

The eBay for Business podcast is the number one eBay related podcast and a top e-commerce resource featuring eBay sellers, eBay employees and industry experts. This is the definitive weekly source for the information and inspiration needed to start, run and grow a business on eBay, the world’s most powerful marketplace. Find out more at ebay.com/podcast, reach us at 1-888-723-4630, or podcast@ebay.com.

    Creating A Social Media Campaign Part 3: Tracking Your Social Campaign

    Creating A Social Media Campaign Part 3: Tracking Your Social Campaign

    Give us a call - 888-723-4630
    Send us an email - podcast@ebay.com
    visit us at ebay.com/podcast
      
    Welcome to eBay for Business!
    This week, Audrey Tracy rejoins us as we wrap up our three-part series, Creating A Social Media Campaign. Part 3 focuses on how to measure the results of your campaign. We also talk with sellers Rob and Melissa Stephenson to learn how they use social for their business. Rebecca and Griff answer questions on shipping and the unusual case of the confiscated GSP shipment. 
    To have your questions answered on our eBay for Business podcast, call us at 888 723-4630 or email us at podcast@ebay.com.  To give us feedback, please take our podcast listener survey at (https://connect.ebay.com/srv/survey/a/sellerops.podcast)
     
    00:01 - Intro
    06:36 - Creating a Social Media Marketing Campaign with Audrey Tracy - Part 3
    24:24 - Seller Conversation: Rob & Melissa Stephenson
    42:44 - Q&A and Outro
     
    New Links for Ep 160:
    USPS suspends services to New Zealand effective immediately - https://community.ebay.com/t5/Announcements/USPS-suspends-services-to-New-Zealand-effective-immediately/ba-p/32329898
    New requirements for refurbished cell phones and smartphones - https://community.ebay.com/t5/Announcements/New-requirements-for-refurbished-cell-phones-and-smartphones/ba-p/32332311
    USPS and FedEx Temporary Peak Rate Increase and Service Delays - https://community.ebay.com/t5/Announcements/Shipping-carrier-peak-season-rate-and-surcharge-update/ba-p/32303386
    eBay Standard Envelope - https://pages.ebay.com/seller-center/shipping/ebay-standard-envelope.html
    USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines - https://www.usps.com/holiday/holiday-shipping-dates.htm
    Flea Market Flipper - https://fleamarketflipper.com/
    Flea Market Flipper on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/FleaMarketFlipper
     
    eBay Sellers Stores mentioned:
    Rob and Melissa’s eBay Store “Amazing Views Orlando” - https://www.ebay.com/str/amazingviewsorlando
     
    Recurring Links / Phone Numbers / Hashtags Mentioned:
    888-723-4630 - Call in Line 
    eBay Seller News Announcements - ebay.com/announcements
    eBay Community - ebay.com/community
    eBay Weekly Community Chat - ebay.com/communitychat
    eBay Help - ebay.com/help/home
    eBay Meetups - ebay.com/meetups
    Managed Payments on eBay - ebay.com/payments
    eBay for Business Podcast - ebay.com/podcast
    eBay Seller Center - ebay.com/sellercenter
    eBay Seller Hub - ebay.com/sh
    eBay System Status - ebay.com/sts
    explore.ebay.com
    facebook.com/eBayForBusiness
    eBay for Business Podcast Listener Survey - https://connect.ebay.com/srv/survey/a/sellerops.podcast
    #ebaypodcast

    • 54 min
    Creating A Social Media Campaign Part 2: Putting Into Action

    Creating A Social Media Campaign Part 2: Putting Into Action

    Give us a call - 888-723-4630
    Send us an email - podcast@ebay.com
    visit us at ebay.com/podcast
      
    Welcome to eBay for Business!
    This week, Audrey Tracy returns with Part 2 of our 3 part series to explain how to put your Social Media Plan into action with content, scheduling and engagement tactics. eBay Seller Don Vigeant aka Garbsafari on eBay converses with Griff about his approach to social. Brian and Griff answer two sellers' questions about offering buyers a choice of colors in lots of items in a single listing and turning on and off the Out of Stock option.  
    To have your questions answered on our eBay for Business podcast, call us at 888 723-4630 or email us at podcast@ebay.com.  To give us feedback, please take our podcast listener survey at (https://connect.ebay.com/srv/survey/a/sellerops.podcast)
     
    00:01 - Intro
    07:10 - Creating a Social Media Marketing Campaign with Audrey Tracy
    30:41 - eBay Seller Don Vigeant aka Garbsafari
    40:00 - Q&A and Outro
     
    New Links for Ep 159:
    8 Facebook Competition Rules You Should Never Ignore - https://www.shortstack.com/blog/facebook-competition-rules/
    Buffer.com and hootsuite.com (for scheduling and distribution social content to multiple platforms)
    https://buffer.com/
    https://www.hootsuite.com/
    Creating a Listing with Multi Variations - https://ebay.to/2Ycg2yq
    Volume Pricing How To - https://pages.ebay.com/specialoffers/volumepricing/
    eBay Out Of Stock Option Help Page - https://www.ebay.com/help/selling/listings/listing-tips/bulk-listings?id=4160#outofstock
    eBay selling Preference page - https://ebay.com/uas/selling-pref 
     Savvy Social Podcast - https://savvysocialpodcast.libsyn.com
    Social Pros Podcast - https://socialpros.libsyn.com
    Trad’r Don’s Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/garbsafari/
    Trad’r Don’s Facebook for Garb Safari - https://www.facebook.com/GarbSafari/
     
    eBay Sellers Stores mentioned:
    Don Vigeant aka Trad’r Don on eBay (Garbsafari) - https://www.ebay.com/str/garbsafari
     
     
    Recurring Links / Phone Numbers / Hashtags Mentioned:
    888-723-4630 - Call in Line 
    eBay Seller News Announcements - ebay.com/announcements
    eBay Community - ebay.com/community
    eBay Weekly Community Chat - ebay.com/communitychat
    eBay Help - ebay.com/help/home
    eBay Meetups - ebay.com/meetups
    Managed Payments on eBay - ebay.com/payments
    eBay for Business Podcast - ebay.com/podcast
    eBay Seller Center - ebay.com/sellercenter
    eBay Seller Hub - ebay.com/sh
    eBay System Status - ebay.com/sts
    explore.ebay.com
    facebook.com/eBayForBusiness
    eBay for Business Podcast Listener Survey - https://connect.ebay.com/srv/survey/a/sellerops.podcast
    #ebaypodcast

    • 50 min
    Creating A Social Media Campaign for Your Business on eBay: Part 1

    Creating A Social Media Campaign for Your Business on eBay: Part 1

    Give us a call - 888-723-4630
    Send us an email - podcast@ebay.com
    visit us at ebay.com/podcast
      
    Welcome to eBay for Business!
    This week, Audrey Tracy joins Griff to kick off a three-part series on using social media to promote your business. Rebecca and Griff answer two seller questions on Returns.  
    To have your questions answered on our eBay for Business podcast, call us at 888 723-4630 or email us at podcast@ebay.com.  To give us feedback, please take our podcast listener survey at (https://connect.ebay.com/srv/survey/a/sellerops.podcast)
     
    00:01 - Intro
    06:01 - Creating a Social Media Marketing Campaign with Audrey Tracy
    27:30 - Q&A and Outro
     
    New Links for Ep 158:
    Lower Final Value Fees in Parts and Accessories - https://community.ebay.com/t5/Announcements/We-re-lowering-fees-in-all-Parts-amp-Accessories-categories/ba-p/32299980
    Carrier Peak Season Rate Update - https://community.ebay.com/t5/Announcements/Shipping-carrier-peak-season-rate-and-surcharge-update/ba-p/32303386
    Jordan Sweetnam Update on eBay Events - https://community.ebay.com/t5/Announcements/Blending-online-amp-in-person-business/ba-p/32309703
    Facebook Business - https://www.facebook.com/business/pages/set-up
    Instagram Business - https://business.instagram.com/
    Tiktok for Business - https://www.tiktok.com/business/en-US
    Twitter for Business - https://business.twitter.com/en/basics/intro-twitter-for-business.html
    Pinterest Business - https://business.pinterest.com/en/
    YouTube for Business - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwzySbzUWiKqG84jOnbeB1w
    Canva - https://www.canva.com/
    Fiverr - https://www.fiverr.com/
     
     
    eBay Sellers Stores mentioned:
    Tom in the UK  - https://www.ebay.co.uk/str/scheppachdirect
     
     
     
    Recurring Links / Phone Numbers / Hashtags Mentioned:
    888-723-4630 - Call in Line 
    eBay Seller News Announcements - ebay.com/announcements
    eBay Community - ebay.com/community
    eBay Weekly Community Chat - ebay.com/communitychat
    eBay Help - ebay.com/help/home
    eBay Meetups - ebay.com/meetups
    Managed Payments on eBay - ebay.com/payments
    eBay for Business Podcast - ebay.com/podcast
    eBay Seller Center - ebay.com/sellercenter
    eBay Seller Hub - ebay.com/sh
    eBay System Status - ebay.com/sts
    explore.ebay.com
    facebook.com/eBayForBusiness
    eBay for Business Podcast Listener Survey - https://connect.ebay.com/srv/survey/a/sellerops.podcast
    #ebaypodcast

    • 35 min
    Photo Tips for the More Perfect Listing

    Photo Tips for the More Perfect Listing

    Give us a call - 888-723-4630
    Send us an email - podcast@ebay.com
    visit us at ebay.com/podcast
      
    Welcome to eBay for Business!
    This week, Griff and Brian are joined by sellers Liz O’Kane and Bill Webster to share with us their product photo tips and the tools they use. Griff and Brian answer three questions from eBay sellers Steve (brokenspoke-27), Really Cool Surplus, and Laurie (Hearts Desire Fiber).    
    To have your questions answered on our eBay for Business podcast, call us at 888 723-4630 or email us at podcast@ebay.com.  To give us feedback, please take our podcast listener survey at (https://connect.ebay.com/srv/survey/a/sellerops.podcast)
     
    00:01 - Intro
    05:36 - Photo Tips with Liz O’Kane and Bill Webster
    36:01 - Q&A and Outro
     
    New Links for Ep 157:
    Seller Protections for shipping delays due to Tropical Storm Nicholas in Southeast US - https://community.ebay.com/t5/Announcements/Seller-Protections-for-shipping-delays-due-to-Tropical-Storm/ba-p/32282010
    Seller Check in For September - https://sellerevents.ebay.com/events/details/ebay-ebay-seller-events-presents-september-seller-check-in/
    Seller Community Podcast - https://listperfectly.com/podcast/
    Procam 8 for iOS Website - https://www.procamapp.com/
    Google Photos - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.photos&hl=en_US&gl=US
    Pictar App Website - https://www.pictarworld.com/pages/pictar-app
    Snappy Video Capture on eBay - https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2544528.m570.l1311&_nkw=snappy+video+snapshot&_sacat=0
    24” x 24” x 24” Self-Contained Lightbox Examples - https://ebay.to/3hMdIVY
    White Studio Paper for Backgrounds - https://ebay.to/2Xw9omB
    Seller Hub Promotions Dashboard - https://www.ebay.com/sh/mkt/promotionmanager/dashboard
    eBay Standard Envelope - https://pages.ebay.com/seller-center/shipping/ebay-standard-envelope.html#m22_tb_a1__10
     
    eBay Sellers Stores mentioned:
    Liz O’Kane On eBay (Colorado Reworn) - https://www.ebay.com/str/coloradoreworn
    Bill and Maida Webster on eBay - https://www.ebay.com/str/connectibles
     
     
    Recurring Links / Phone Numbers / Hashtags Mentioned:
    888-723-4630 - Call in Line 
    eBay Seller News Announcements - ebay.com/announcements
    eBay Community - ebay.com/community
    eBay Weekly Community Chat - ebay.com/communitychat
    eBay Help - ebay.com/help/home
    eBay Meetups - ebay.com/meetups
    Managed Payments on eBay - ebay.com/payments
    eBay for Business Podcast - ebay.com/podcast
    eBay Seller Center - ebay.com/sellercenter
    eBay Seller Hub - ebay.com/sh
    eBay System Status - ebay.com/sts
    explore.ebay.com
    facebook.com/eBayForBusiness
    eBay for Business Podcast Listener Survey - https://connect.ebay.com/srv/survey/a/sellerops.podcast
    #ebaypodcast

    • 46 min
    2021 Fall Seller Update with Chelsea Cooley

    2021 Fall Seller Update with Chelsea Cooley

    Give us a call - 888-723-4630
    Send us an email - podcast@ebay.com
    visit us at ebay.com/podcast
      
    Welcome to eBay for Business!
    This week, Griff and Manager of eBay’s Global Update Team Chelsea Cooley go over the finer points of the 2021 Fall Seller Update announced on Sep 8. And Rebecca and Griff address three questions from sellers JD, Tracey, and Shauna on shortening long eBay Store URLs, reducing the incidence of returns for old fragrances, and to relist or not to relist an item that eBay has ended.   
    To have your questions answered on our eBay for Business podcast, call us at 888 723-4630 or email us at podcast@ebay.com.  To give us feedback, please take our podcast listener survey at (https://connect.ebay.com/srv/survey/a/sellerops.podcast)
     
    00:01 - Intro
    06:14 - 2021 Fall Seller Update with Chelsea Cooley
    29:25 - Q&A and Outro
     
     
    New Links for Ep 156:
    Fall Seller Update - https://www.ebay.com/sellerupdate
    Announcement Board Post on USPS Suspension Of Service to Australia - https://community.ebay.com/t5/Announcements/USPS-to-suspend-package-services-to-Australia-effective/ba-p/32243280
    Small Business Chronicle Page on Redirecting Your Domain to Your eBay Store - https://smallbusiness.chron.com/set-up-paypal-ebay-12196.html
    Prohibited and Restricted Items Policy Page (bitly redirect link) - https://ebay.to/3nopmtM
     
    eBay Sellers Stores mentioned:
    Griff’s custom eBay store URL - http://griffville.com
    Shawna Hair - https://www.ebay.com/usr/oneof5hairs
     
     
    Recurring Links / Phone Numbers / Hashtags Mentioned:
    888-723-4630 - Call in Line 
    eBay Seller News Announcements - ebay.com/announcements
    eBay Community - ebay.com/community
    eBay Weekly Community Chat - ebay.com/communitychat
    eBay Help - ebay.com/help/home
    eBay Meetups - ebay.com/meetups
    Managed Payments on eBay - ebay.com/payments
    eBay for Business Podcast - ebay.com/podcast
    eBay Seller Center - ebay.com/sellercenter
    eBay Seller Hub - ebay.com/sh
    eBay System Status - ebay.com/sts
    explore.ebay.com
    facebook.com/eBayForBusiness
    eBay for Business Podcast Listener Survey - https://connect.ebay.com/srv/survey/a/sellerops.podcast
    #ebaypodcast

    • 48 min
    eBay School Update & Conversation with eBay Seller Lynn Dralle

    eBay School Update & Conversation with eBay Seller Lynn Dralle

    Give us a call - 888-723-4630
    Send us an email - podcast@ebay.com
    visit us at ebay.com/podcast
      
    Welcome to eBay for Business!
    This week, We get an update on eBay School with Content Manager Sandy Matos and we check in with Lynn Dralle (TheQueenOfAuctions) to get a business update. Brian and Griff tackle three thorny seller questions on additional bidding formats, GSP shipments gone astray, and using capitals and apostrophes in listing titles (with a side trip through the Google Editorial and Professional Requirement for inclusion in Shopping). 
    To have your questions answered on our eBay for Business podcast, call us at 888 723-4630 or email us at podcast@ebay.com.  To give us feedback, please take our podcast listener survey at (https://connect.ebay.com/srv/survey/a/sellerops.podcast)
     
    00:01 - Intro
    03:58 - eBay School with Sandy Matos
    12:46 - Seller Conversation: Holiday Prep with Lynn Dralle
    27:46 - Q&A and Outro
     
     
    New Links for Ep 155:
    Hurricane Ida Updates for Sellers - https://community.ebay.com/t5/Announcements/UPDATE-Seller-Protections-extended-to-additional-regions/ba-p/32232248
    Authenticity Guarantee for Handbags and Fee Increase - https://community.ebay.com/t5/Announcements/Important-information-for-sellers-listing-luxury-handbags/ba-p/32218604
    eBay Seller School - https://sellerschool.ebay.com/
    Lynn’s website - http://www.thequeenofauctions.com/
    Lynn’s eZine Cash for Coffee Mugs - http://www.thequeenofauctions.com/ebay-ebooks/cash-for-coffee-mugs.php?id=home-promo
    Google Merchant Support - https://support.google.com/merchants
    Google Editorial and Professional Requirements (for Shopping Inclusion) - https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/6150244
    Google Shopping Title Information Requirements - https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/6324415
    Cold Gazpacho Cookbook - https://www.ebay.com/itm/402920456194?epid=27047832434&hash=item5dcfee4002:g:VbIAAOSws5Vgxy3f
     
    eBay Sellers Stores mentioned:
    Lynn Dralle’s eBay Store - https://www.ebay.com/str/thequeenofauctionsallaboardinc
     
     
    Recurring Links / Phone Numbers / Hashtags Mentioned:
    888-723-4630 - Call in Line 
    eBay Seller News Announcements - ebay.com/announcements
    eBay Community - ebay.com/community
    eBay Weekly Community Chat - ebay.com/communitychat
    eBay Help - ebay.com/help/home
    eBay Meetups - ebay.com/meetups
    Managed Payments on eBay - ebay.com/payments
    eBay for Business Podcast - ebay.com/podcast
    eBay Seller Center - ebay.com/sellercenter
    eBay Seller Hub - ebay.com/sh
    eBay System Status - ebay.com/sts
    explore.ebay.com
    facebook.com/eBayForBusiness
    eBay for Business Podcast Listener Survey - https://connect.ebay.com/srv/survey/a/sellerops.podcast
    #ebaypodcast

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
137 Ratings

137 Ratings

Ashli washli ,

LOVEEE THIS SHOW

My favorite business podcast, I get so much great eBay advice

deanandtweetwee ,

Great hosts and good info for seller!

I like that they provide weekly updates and info policies. The EBay seller stories are always fun to hear.

Paquito Barillas ,

Happy new year

I just hope you cut jokes 1.75% and I'm be 1.76% more happy this cloning 2020

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