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Remember our post on how to find your eBay people? We talked about the importance of working with other sellers, and then identified where they tend to congregate—both virtually and in person.
Now we’re taking it a step further. We asked three prominent eBay-related Meetup group leaders from across the country to share the best things they’ve learned from regularly hobnobbing with other sellers. Here’s what they had to say:
Alan and Sherry G. (eBay ID: MyLittleGeneralStore) have been selling on eBay for almost fifteen years. And they’ve always found time to socialize with their fellow sellers. In their roles as co-organizers of The Bay Area eBay and Ecommerce Sellers Meetup Group, they’ve picked up some priceless nuggets of selling wisdom, and helped thousands of sellers find their way. Here are five major takeaways from their years at the co-helm:
Louise and Gene S. (eBay ID: HerbsCraftsGifts) are also eBay veterans. These two run not one, but two Meetup groups: The Colorado Springs eBay & Ecommerce Online Sellers Group, and The Albuquerque eBay & Online Sellers Meetup Group. Why two groups, almost three hundred miles apart? They’re that dedicated (also, they try to visit their grandchildren once a month in New Mexico). Here’s what they get from mingling with other sellers in two cities:
Robbin L. (eBay ID: BeadShine) is a selling dynamo. Somehow she finds time to run the New England eBay and eCommerce Sellers Group, and help lead the Atlanta eBay and eCommerce Sellers Group. Here’s what she’s taken away from years of fraternizing with like-minded folks in her eBay Meetup groups:
And for those of you who have been faithful eBay Meetup group members for years, chime in with five things you’ve learned in the comments below.
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