Chicagoland Area eBay Seller Meetup Group – New Meetup

Chicagoland eBay Sellers GroupeBay Advanced Selling Strategies Part 3 of the 3 part Series

 

 

Pop’s Pizza & Sports Bar

817 East Nerge Road, Roselle, IL (map)

 

We will be in the private meeting room. The entrance & parking for the meeting room is on the Plum Grove Road side

Price: $3.00/per person

Refund policy

 Hello to all our eBay friends.

Thanks to all that came out and helped us with this very informative night. We could not do this without your help. We appreciate our members bringing all the different ideas and opinions.  Come out this month with an open mind and help our group succeed.

 Again this month we are going to be going over Advanced selling ideas. This will be part 3 of the series.  The  link below will take you to the 22 page guide that is published by eBay. I suggest you download it and take advantage of this guide.  If you can print it out and bring it with that would be great.

 We will be encouraging discussion and would like input for all our members. The more questions we get the more answers we will have.

 When you look at this guide you will see several links. We plan to explore as many links as possible and help each other work on perfecting these areas that need to be studied.

In May we will talk about the Spring Seller Release. By that time some of the changes will be put in place.

 Please come out and bring your ideas to share with the members.

We have finally got some great giveaways from eBay. You will need to attend to win!

Wishing you the best of success!

LIST MORE SELL MORE!

Rich & Nila

 http://pics.ebay.com/aw/pics/pdf/us/AdvancedSellingGuide/AdvancedSellingGuide.pdf

NOTE!!! I have made arrangements to hold meetings at Pop’s without being charged any rent for the room. The idea is that we will order food and the room is FREE! Please be sure to come to the meeting and order food. If we don’t keep our part of the bargain I will have to raise the dues to cover a room fee. Thanks for understanding.

 

RSVP Now so you don’t miss out!

Our meeting filled up last month and folks were trying to RSVP but could not

eCom Connections Radio March 19, 2012 Celebrating Seller Groups!

Seacoast eBay and eCommerc Sellers GroupDallas eBaybes & eMales  Join us tomorrow as we Celebrate eBay and eCommerce Seller’s Groups from across the USA!

ECC has always supported local seller’s groups and tried to help by publicizing their meet-ups and anything else we can do.

We have sponsored groups in the past and are current sponsors for the Dallas eBaybes & eMales, Connecticut eBay and eCommerce Sellers Group & Seacoast eBay and eCommerce Sellers groups. We hope to be able to expand our sponsorships very soon.

Tomorrow we are pleased to interview Jim “Uncle Griff” Griffith and Jeff Terrell from eBay about how eBay

supports the groups and what their plans are for future support.

Denver Sellers Group

Tucson eBay SellersWe then have pre-recorded interview with some group leaders who will be unable to be with us during the live show.

Those interviews include Stephanie Inge, from the Dallas eBaybes & eMales, Bobbi Miller from Seacoast eBay

and eCommerce Sellers Group, Michelle Gauvreau from the Connecticut eBay and eCommerce Sellers Group and

Carmie Docton of the Central Florida eCommerce Group.

eBay Sellers of the Bay Area

Chicagoland area eBay Sellers GroupWe have been blessed to be able to arrange call-in live interviews with Patricia Coleman from the SoCal eCommerce

Sellers, Danni Ackerman from the Las Vegas eBay Amazon eCommerce Online Sellers Group, Rich & Nila Siok & hopefully Bev England, from the Chicagoland Area eBay Seller Meetup Group, Chris Taylor from the eBay Sellers of the Bay Area Group, “Uncle” Joe Adamson from the OKC Metro eSellers Meetup Group, and Sally Milo from the Tucson eBay Sellers Group.

So join us LIVE at 1 PM EST and be prepared to learn, share and grow!

Connecticut eBay and eCommerce Sellers Group

Las Vegas Online Sellers Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicagoland eBay Sellers Group New Meetup November 9th

Top 5 toolsYou Use to help run your business & where to find them & Toy Drive

Pop’s Pizza & Sports Bar

817 East Nerge Road, Roselle, IL (map)

We will be in the private party room on the west side entrance off Plum Grove Road.
Selected By: Rich

Price: $3.00/per person

Refund policy

                                          TOY DRIVE THIS MONTH

This month we are asking our friends to please bring a new or slightly used unwrapped toy to DONATE to the Addison Township Holiday toy drive

Thanks Bev for thinking of the folks that  need help in the coming months.

Hello to all our meetup friends. Sorry this is late I have been waiting for a response from a special guest speaker from the west coast but they are unable to attend the November meeting. (I will explain at the meeting )

Thanks to a great idea from Robin from http://www.Bubblefast.com this month’s topic was born. Don’t forget to order your items for free delivery to our Nov 9th meeting.

This meeting we will discuss all the different tools that eBay Sellers and e-commerce sellers use to help run their business more efficiently. I have put a question in the area when you RSVP. Please give us your answers and where we can find the website  This will help us determine the best area of interest. The tools you use can be anything from Quickbooks to Stamps.com to your brother running the shipping department. (Hmmm I wonder who that could be) It may be a listing tool you use or a great Auction House you buy at. I think you get the idea here.

Please bring your ideas and be ready to put your knowledge in front of the group.

Please bring your cameras and take some pictures.

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION!

 Thank you to Lynn H for finding us a location that is working with our growing eBay group. The room is private and very spacious. You will be able to order off the menu which has many great choices.


 The location is only about a mile west of our past location on the  Southeast corner of Nerge and Plum Grove roads.

The private area has Free WI-FI and a screen for us to bring a projector. We will now be able to go live to eBay and show some great live instruction and demonstrations on topics of importance.  Please bring your laptops

 NOTE PLEASE!!

We have made arrangements for everyone to order food on their own. Please be patient with the servers since it is very difficult to take single orders from a large group. They will have a minimum of 20 orders for us to keep this room.In order fulfill our contract with the restaurant you will need to order food when you come.

The prices are very reasonable and you will be able to order from the menu.

As usual we incur expenses and a MeetUp operating expense so we will also be charging $3.00 per person. This is on your honor to avoid charging in advance and incurring PayPay fees and having to deal with refunds etc.
To avoid discomfort and encourage openness, no audio or
photographic recording is permitted at these eBay meetings
other than by the group organizers.

This is an adult networking and business event, please no children.

We wish you all the best of success!!
Sincerely
Rich & Nila

New Meetup for Chicagoland eBay Sellers Group

Chicagoland Area eBay Sellers Group

Added by Rich
When: Where:
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
6:00 PM
Charlie’s Charhouse Restaurant
1180 W Devon
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Hello eBay Friends, Nila and I and the Chicagoland eBay Sellers Group are very fortunate to have another special evening with Griff and one of his colleagues (Amanda). Griff has been with eBay since 1996. He initiated the eBay Education Specialis…

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Price: $25.00 per person

Jan Bradshaw wins Massage Oil Kit from Jabber the Parrot

May 9, 2011 show – Jabber-the-Parrot donated a massage oil kit in honor of the anniversary of Rich & Nila Siok of Appealing Signs! The Winner was Jan Bradshaw! Congrats to Jan!

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Massage Oil Kit

Chicagoland eBay Sellers Meetup Reminder

Chicagoland eBay Sellers Group

When: Where:
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
6:15 PM
ABBATE’S Pizza & Pasta
1085 Nerge Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Who’s going:
22 eBay Sellers
( 23 more spots left! )
Price:
Price: $3.00 per person

I’m not sure when Spring is going to show up. This weather is really getting in the way of my boating season.

Bev, has searched the eBay boards and has found the top 10 steps to increase sales. We plan to go over these 10 steps and look at some of them live on eBay. This month we are asking our group to please bring your laptops to the meeting. Pete has put in WI FI. I will have the passwords to get us up and running. This will be an informative night please bring any other ideas that you may have to help us all get our items better search results.

I want to give a heads up for our June 8th meeting. I have made arrangements to hold the meeting at Charlies Charhouse. It will be a dinner/discussion/networking evening. We will be having an “Ask The Experts” Panel Discussion. We have done this in the past and had a great response. This will be geared to all stages of eBay sellers seasoned or new. Please save the date.

Our panel thus far.

Rich & Nila Appealing Signs (Personalized signs and other items)
Mark & Robin Bubblefast (Shipping supplies)

Tom Ure Ure Sports (Sports related items, clothing wallets etc)
Lynn Hudziak The Duchess of Auctions (Collections of many treasures)
Diane Hull The Dianess of Auctions ( Silver Pattern Replacements)

 

We have made arrangements for everyone to order food on their own. Pete has been kind enough to let us use this area of his restaurant as long as we order food and beverages. Thank You Pete.

I will be putting a menu up here when I get that from the restaurant.

We will be at ABBATE’S Pizza and Pasta aka Cucina Bianchi Ristorante & Pizzeria 1085 Nerge Rd Elk Grove Village 60007 847 985 8889

As usual we incur expenses and a MeetUp operating expense so we will also be charging $3.00 per person. This is on your honor to avoid charging in advance and incurring PayPay fees and having to deal with refunds etc.
To avoid discomfort and encourage openness, no audio or
photographic recording is permitted at these eBay meetings
other than by us.

This is an adult networking and business event, please no children.
We wish you all the best of success!!
Sincerely
Rich & Nila

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Chicagoland eBay Sellers Accepts PERK from PageMage

Chicagoland eBay Sellers Group

The Chicagoland area eBay Seller Meetup Group’s Organizer, Rich says:

This is a new application to try on your eBay listings. We can discuss this at our next meeting. Let me know who has tried it.
Thanks
Rich & Nila

Page Mage is offering…

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ECC Radio now SPONSORS the Chicagoland area eBay Seller’s Group!

Chicagoland Group

The Chicagoland area eBay Seller Meetup Group’s Organizer, Rich says:

We are pleased to announce that we have a new sponsor: eCommerce Connections. ECom Connections has a weekly podcast on TalkShoe.com creating connections for your ecommerce success. Weekly segments include guests, question and answer, and general ecommerce commentary. Their podcast is on Mondays from 12:00p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST.
Hosts Kat Simpson and Karen Locker provide a wealth of information to help beginning and established ecommerce entrepreneurs move their business forward. For more info and to sign up for reminder emails about the show, please go to :http://www.ecomconnections.com/.

Roy Baker (Woofers!) Wins Appealing Sign!

Appealing SignsRoy Baker Congrats to Roy Baker AKA Woofers on winning a fantastic new sign for his home or business from our sponsors Rich & Nila Siok of Appealing signs!

Can’t wait to see what sign Roy comes up with!

Listen to Roy Win here!

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Chicagoland eBay Seller’s Group Meetup Reminder!

Rich and nila Siok

When:
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 6:15 PM
Where:
ABBATE’S Pizza & Pasta – 1085 Nerge Rd Elk Grove Village IL
Price:
Price: $3.00 per person
Who is going:
17 eBay Sellers
( 28 more spots left! )

What an awesome meeting in February. I plan to do a recap and see if anyone has tried any of the ideas that Bev passed out. We are planning to attend the auction house at Jennifers soon. We will report at this meeting how it went. If you do not follw our blog at www.biddingpros.com I suggest you do. We have been updating regularly with interesting articles of interest to the e-commerce sellers.
As w write this the Cubs and Sox are in Spring training. This brought me to the idea of baseball and home runs. Nila nad I have had several Home Runs on eBay. We will be bring our stories to share with the group. We also want your input and want you to share your stories with the group.
We have made arrangements for everyone to order food on their own. Pete has been kind enough to let us use this area of his restaurant as long as we order food and beverages. Thank You Pete.
We will be at ABBATE’S Pizza and Pasta aka Cucina Bianchi Ristorante & Pizzeria 1085 Nerge Rd Elk Grove Village 60007 847 985 8889

After talking to Pete, the owner of Abbate’s, we decided a shorter menu for this event would be beneficial. This way the staff can service us better and quicker. Here is the menu and prices:
It’s ash wednesday so i will put more non meat items on the selection.
Baked spinach Lasagna $8.95
Baked Mostaccioli 6.75
Chicken Lemon w/ angel hair 8.75
Grilled Chicken Sandwich 5.25
Boccini Salad 5.50
Spinach Salad 6.95
EggPlant Parmigiana w/ angel hair 8.75
Italian Beef Sandwich 5.50
Any of the Pizza’s, Price Varies

As usual we incur expneses and a MeetUp operating expense so we will also be charging $3.00 per person. This is on your honor to avoid charging in advance and incurring PayPay fees and having to deal with refunds etc.

To avoid discomfort and encourage openness, no audio or
photographic recording is permitted at these eBay meetings
other than by us.
This is an adult networking and business event, please no children.

We wish you all the best of success!!

Sincerely
Rich & Nila

 

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