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Topic: Holiday Sales 2010: Tips & Prep for a Successful Selling Season

Host: Lisa Suttora, ecommerce strategist and Founder/CEO of WhatDoISell.com Date: Tuesday, August 17th Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Location: eBay Workshop Board

Description: Holiday profits come to those who are prepared, and now is the time to gear up! From inventory selection to marketing there's a lot to do over the next few months to maximize your holiday sales.

Please join Lisa Suttora, Founder & CEO of WhatDoISell, and learn how to showcase your best holiday inventory, how to reposition "everyday" inventory into hot holiday sellers and creative ways to market your merchandise this holiday season!

Past Workshops

Topic: How to Use Content Marketing to Attract, Engage & Retain More Customers!
Host: Lisa Suttora , ecommerce strategist and Founder/CEO of WhatDoISell.com

Description: Social media may be the belle of the ball, but on the web, content is still king! Unfortunately many online sellers overlook this free, highly effective marketing strategy. Discover how to use content to:
  • Drive targeted buyer traffic
  • Convert more sales
  • Retain existing customers
  • Give your business a unique presence on eBay
Join ecommerce strategist Lisa Suttora, Founder/CEO of WhatDoISell.com as she discusses several creative ways to use content marketing to successfully promote a business in any online niche market.

You'll learn how to integrate content with eBay's marketing tools, as well as how to leverage your content on today's top social media sites, when you attend this "don't miss" workshop!


Topic: How to Alter Your eBay Listings in Bulk, in Seconds! Plus add eBay Motors Parts Compatibility to Your Live Listings.
Host: Frooition

Description: Making changes to live eBay listings can be a daunting and expensive task, especially if you have hundreds/thousands of listings to alter. This workshop will show you how to take the pain out of bulk revising items using Froo! Bulk Revision. We will also introduce the new eBay Parts Compatibility functionality in Froo! Bulk Revision tool.

Froo! Bulk Revision tool will save you time and money - we will show you how!

The workshop demonstrates how to use the app as well as explaining how the app can improve your listings.

Topics include:
  • Introduction to Bulk Revision
  • How to find and replace (Titles & Descriptions)
  • Adding Item Condition to your listings per new eBay policy
  • Bulk altering prices
  • Altering your PayPal address
  • Change quantities
  • Add eBay Parts Compatibility to your listings
  • Typical scenarios
Frooition has currently developed three eBay Apps; check them out in the eBay App Center.


Topic: Create eBay Motors Parts Compatibility Listings with Auctiva
Host: Auctiva

Description: Auctiva has added support for eBay Motors Parts Compatibility!

Learn about Auctiva's new Parts Compatibility Tool, which gives users a fast and simple way to create parts compatibility listings on eBay Motors. We'll walk you through two different ways to create these listings, including screen shots of what the process looks like.

Get all your questions answered about Auctiva's new Parts Compatibility Tool as well as their other products and services.


Topic: How to 'Jump Start' eBay Motors Sales with Parts Compatibility. A "how-to" workshop with solutions & services for all eBay Motors sellers
Host: Infopia

Description: Shifting your business to utilize eBay Parts Compatibility can be an intimidating prospect. This "how-to" workshop presents 'Jump Start' services for Infopia and non-Infopia eBay sellers.

The workshop will also include demonstrations of Infopia's unique manual fitment functionality, including the ability to map the fitments of Brand Name parts to their generic equivalents. Infopia Fitment products have been designed for ease of management and long-term maintainability.

Topics and demonstration will include:
  • One time and on-going EPID Matching to both
  • Manufacturer or Brand for any Seller
  • Structured fitment data upload for manual fitment
  • Use of "similar to" capabilities to match fitments of Brand Name parts to Generic Equivalents
  • Creation of new fitment-enabled listings utilizing
  • Ad Factories and Custom Schedules
  • Using Product Catalogue
  • Auto-generation of multiple listings optimized for eBay maximum fitments per listing
Founded in 1999, Infopia provides (Software as a Service) eCommerce solutions-helping eBay sellers grow their business efficiently and effectively.

Visit http://certifiedprovider.ebay.com/ to learn more about eBay Certified Providers and the services and solutions they offer to help an eBay seller grow their business.

Topic: What is Your Real Cost of Selling on eBay?
Host: Vendio

Description: The Vendio team will be hosting an eBay workshop focused on helping eBay sellers better understand a product's profitability and success on eBay.

Vendio will discuss the cost of keeping obsolete inventory (and how to get rid of it), which listing formats to use for different products and other factors eBay sellers should consider when deciding what to sell and how to sell it on eBay.

An eBay Certified Solutions Provider since 2004, Vendio provides an ecommerce solution for eBay sellers of all sizes.

Visit http://certifiedprovider.ebay.com/ to learn more about eBay Certified Providers and the services and solutions they offer to help an eBay seller grow their business.

Topic: eBay Listing Design Clinic
Host: Debbie Levitt, CEO of As Was

Description: In this workshop, Debbie Levitt, CEO of As Was (an eBay Certified Provider since 2004), will take a look at one listing from workshop participants, and offer free advice on how to make that listing more likely to make a sale. She'll be looking at design, layout, pictures, description, policies, and more ingredients that go into converting shoppers into buyers.
Visit http://certifiedprovider.ebay.com to learn more about eBay Certified Providers and the services and solutions they offer to help an eBay seller grow their business.

Topic: Hybrid Mailing Services: Can they help your shipping?
Host: ShipRush

Description: More choices in shipping: Are you ready?

Formerly only for high volume warehouses, new "hybrid" shipping services are available to lower volume sites, home based shippers and small businesses. If you are an active seller, you probably qualify. These services give the benefits of a full service carrier (like end to end tracking, accessible customer service, weekly net terms billing) at costs similar to the Postal Service (no residential fees, no extended area fees, free Saturday delivery, etc.).

In other words: If you ship, pay attention, because this is interesting.

Come to this session to learn about "hybrid" shipping services--what the benefits are, what it costs, and how you can get started.

Hope you can join us (right here) on March 18th!

Topic: What to Sell on eBay, Keep or Give Away when Spring Cleaning

Host: Lynn Dralle, The Queen of Auctions

Description: It's the time of year for Spring Cleaning. Why not learn how you can make money on eBay by turning your household items into cash when cleaning out your closet, house or garage.

Please join Lynn Dralle, The Queen of Auctions and published author of the "100 Best Things I've Sold on eBay" book series, as she shares her tips, success and insight for new eBay sellers, part-time sellers and even experienced sellers seeking additional advice.



Topic: New Auctiva Features to Help eBay Sellers Save Time and Money

Host: Auctiva

Description: In this workshop, the Auctiva team will introduce us to the new features, enhancements and solutions they created to help eBay sellers increase listing efficiency and save money on fees. Auctiva will also help answer questions and guide eBay sellers on how to use their Auctiva solution for eBay.


Topic: 5 Strategies to Increase the Visibility of Your eBay Listings

Host: As Was
Description: In this workshop, Debbie Levitt, CEO of As Was, will outline what you can do to maximize the visibility of your eBay listings. Learn more about Best Match and how you can create more effective listing strategies to save on fees and show up higher in search results.

Founded in 1995, As Was is a full-service consulting firm specializing in branding, design, sales and marketing strategies, operations management, and training. As Was is an eBay Certified Service Provider and has been working with eBay sellers since 2001.





Topic: 5 Tips to Prepare for a Successful 2010
Host: Lisa Suttora, Founder/CEO of WhatDoISell.com

Description: The holiday selling rush is over and the new selling season has just begun. It is a great time to look at your 2009 selling and plan for your 2010 selling strategy. NOW is the time to review, plan and refresh your eBay business for a successful new year.

Please join Lisa Suttora, ecommerce strategist and Founder/CEO of WhatDoISell.com, as she shares her advice and insight on what you can do to prepare for a successful year selling on eBay.


Topic: Making Shipping Insurance Cheaper, Easier & Faster
Host: inkFrog

Description: In this workshop, the inkFrog team will show/demo how you can use ShipSaver Insurance (by inkFrog) to insure your packages for less than you are paying to USPS and UPS.

ShipSaver Insurance is a discount shipping insurance application now available in "My eBay" as part of Selling Manager Applications, eBay's App Store. ShipSaver allows eBay sellers to receive great shipping insurance coverage at a discount.

InkFrog is an eBay Certified Solutions Provider and one of the third party providers included in the new eBay Selling Manager Applications, eBay's App Store.


Topic: Enhancing Your Holiday Sales with Up-Sales and Cross-Sales
Host: Doba

Description: Enhancing Your Holiday Sales with Up-Sales and Cross-Sales. How eBay sellers can merchandise and identify opportunities for increased profit margins by up-selling complimentary items.

Join Doba, an eBay Certified Provider providing drop shipping services, as they discuss how eBay sellers can use drop shipping as a means of selling complimentary items for increased sales on eBay.

Topic: New Selling Manager Applications - "Top 5 Last minute Christmas Research Tips"
Host: Terapeak

Description: The busiest shopping days of the year are rapidly approaching (Saturday before Christmas, Black Friday, Cyber Monday...) and you're going to want to be ready to sell! What are the hottest items and opportunities for your eBay business this holiday?

Spend an hour with us and discover how to use research to plan your biggest sales month of the year! We'll review the top five research tips that can help your sales soar.

Join Matt and Denise from Terapeak Marketplace Research to learn about last minute Christmas research. After the material is presented we'll open the board for discussion and questions.

Terapeak is an eBay Certified Service Provider and one of the third party providers included in the new Selling Manager Applications feature.

Topic: 12 Sales Boosting Strategies to Put More Jingle in Your Holiday Season
Host: Lisa Suttora, Founder/CEO of WhatDoISell.com

Description: The holiday season is upon us! And holiday shoppers are headed your way. But will YOU be ready when they arrive? With new holiday shoppers coming online each year and return buyers coming back for more, NOW is the time to ready your store, listings, and marketing for prime time!

Please join Lisa Suttora, ecommerce strategist, and Founder/CEO of WhatDoISell.com as she shares 12 sales boosting marketing strategies that will get you ready for holiday buyers and put more jingle in your holiday sales!

Topic: New Selling Manager Applications - Save Time on Shipping: For Bulk and One Off Printing! Right from My eBay!
Host: ShipRush

Description: After the buyer checks out, the seller's work starts! Reliable post-sale order processing is a must-have. It can be quite exhausting managing the information, getting packing lists and shipping labels dealt with, etc.

My.ShipRush streamlines the whole post-sale process from shipping to communication. Saving eBay sellers a lot of time (and time is money!). Please join Rafael Zimberoff, ShipRush Product Manager for Z-Firm to learn how My.ShipRush can help eBay sellers easily manage all shipments and communications.

New to the eBay Selling Manager Applications, or commonly referred to as eBay's App Store, is My.ShipRush. My.ShipRush was created by the folks at Z-Firm and is a new version of ShipRush, embedded in My eBay or Selling Manager.

ShipRush is an eBay Certified Solution Provider and one of the third party providers included in the new Selling Manager Applications feature. To learn more, visit Selling Manager Applications.

Topic: New Selling Manager Applications - "Increase Your Repeat Sales with Buyer Rewards and Email Marketing"
Host: MyStoreRewards

Description: It is more cost effective to retain a buyer than it is to attract new buyers. In this workshop, we'll look at how eBay sellers can drive repeat sales, build buyer loyalty and expand their buyer base with MyStoreRewards.

MyStoreRewards is a simple marketing solution enabling eBay sellers to offer cash back and coupons to buyers. eBay sellers can also create custom campaigns and directly market to previous customers and encourage repeat purchases. Sellers can do all of this direct from Selling Manager in My eBay!

MyStoreRewards is an eBay Certified Solution Provider and one of the third party providers included in the new Selling Manager Applications feature. Click here to learn more about Selling Manager Applications.

Topic: New Selling Manager Applications -
"Research and Find Products to Sell on eBay, within eBay!"
Host: Worldwide Brands

Description: Finding drop ship suppliers and wholesale suppliers that allow their products to be sold on eBay just became 1 GIANT step easier. Now you can Worldwide Brands Product Sourcing Tool for eBay quickly and easily to your eBay account with the release of Selling Manager Applications for Selling Manager and Selling Manager Pro.

Join us in this workshop to discover why finding drop ship and wholesale suppliers is much simpler than you think. We have video, images, and lots of educational content to show you exactly how it works.

Worldwide Brands is an eBay Certified Solution Provider.

Topic: New Selling Manager Applications - "Save Time by Answering Buyer Questions Fast and Easy with Advanced FAQs and Automated Email Responses"
Host: Hosted Support

Description: Don't lose a sale due to slow responses to buyer questions. ezSupport for eBay, by Hosted Support, lets sellers create a knowledge base to be used either as a FAQ (buyers can search for and find their own answers) or if they email sellers directly, ezSupport for eBay will automatically respond to the buyer email based on information the seller has already supplied.

Now you can add ezSupport for eBay quickly and easily to your eBay account with the release of new selling applications for Selling Manager and Selling Manager Pro.

Hosted Support is an eBay Certified Solution Provider and one of a handful third party providers included in the new Selling Manager Applications feature.

Topic: "Save Time & Money Shipping and Increase Repeat Purchases"
Host: Wes Clayton, CEO and Co-Founder of ShipWorks by Interapptive

Description: In this workshop, we'll look at how ShipWorks helps you save time shipping with their quick, automated printing of address labels, posting of tracking info in My eBay and shipping tracking notification emails sent to your buyers for multiple carriers. Plus, ShipWorks will show you how they can help you manage, organize and report on customer interactions and their purchase volume with you. You'll be able to understand who YOUR top buyers are and market more effectively to those buyers in order to increase repeat purchases.

Topic: "Save Time Listing and Gain Insightful Understanding into Your Buyers"
Host: Auctiva

Description: In this workshop, we'll look at how Auctiva can help sellers:
  • List efficiently with one page lister and profiles. One-page listing tool automates much of the eBay listing process. Profiles save commonly used listing information.
  • Market Items with cross-promotions and supersized photos. Showcase your other items for sale and up-sell.
  • Understand your visitors, buyers and sales with tracking and reporting. Learn which search terms generate the most traffic and purchases for YOUR eBay listings.


Topic: "5 Easy Steps to Increase Your eBay Profits Using Marketplace Research"
Host: Denise, Product Manager, and Matt, Customer Support Manager, from Terapeak

Description: In this workshop, we'll look at 5 easy steps you can take to increase the values of your eBay sales, all using Terapeak's market research for eBay. We'll review some free and subscription tools from Terapeak that will help you gain a better understanding of the eBay marketplace, develop new ways of understanding your business, and increase your profit! After the material is presented we'll open the board for discussion and questions.

Topic: "Easy Listing Revisions - Edit LIVE eBay Listings in Bulk"
Host: inkFrog

Description: inkFrog, an eBay Certified Provider, has developed two features to help eBay sellers edit listings in bulk. Including live listings! inkFrog's bulk editing features are known as Globals and Find & Replace. Attend our eBay Certified Provider workshop to learn how inkFrog can help you easily edit, update, revise and change listing strategies with their bulk editing tools.

Globals provides eBay sellers the ability to bulk edit and revise live listings.

Find & Replace allows eBay sellers to "find" specific words/text within their item descriptions and "replace" with new updated text/information.

inkFrog's tools do adhere to eBay policies on revising listings. Read our Listing Revision Policy for more information -http://pages.ebay.com/help/sell/questions/revise-item.html#what

Topic: "Selling on eBay using Drop Shippers: How to Make a Profit"
Host: Colette Marshall, President of Worldwide Brands

Description: Competing against other sellers on eBay using drop shipping can be a challenge. Join Colette Marshall, President of Worldwide Brands, to learn some tips about selling on eBay using drop shipping and how Worldwide Brands can help eBay sellers find the best profit margins when drop shipping.

Topic: "Turn Your Household Items Into $Cash$ on eBay"
Host: Lynn Dralle, The Queen of Auctions

Description: New to eBay? Learn how to sell on eBay by turning your household items into cash on eBay. Plus, Lynn will share her tips on how you can find items in your local area to sell on eBay and start generating an extra income. Please join Lynn Dralle, The Queen of Auctions and published author of the "100 Best Things I've Sold on eBay" book series, as she shares her tips, success and insight for new eBay sellers, part-time sellers and even experienced sellers seeking additional advice.

Topic: "Product Trends for 2009 & Beyond"
Host: Lisa Suttora, Founder of WhatDoISell.com

Description: What will your customers buy? Next week? Next month? Next year? The answer to these questions can be found in looking at emerging product trends. No matter what category you sell in, product trends will influence the inventory you buy in 2009 and beyond. Please join Lisa Suttora, Founder of eBay Certified Provider WhatDoISell.com, as she discusses the 7 product trends that will impact your online sales this year. A noted trend authority, Lisa will introduce you to the year's top consumer trends and show you how to apply them to YOUR business!
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