How can I list my products on eBay?

Our eBay listing tool gives you the ability to put your sourced products in front of millions of potential customers.

Before you can list a product you must ensure that you have sourced products and integrated your eBay account.

Ensure that the title, description, shipping price and selling price are correct before listing a product.

Listing a product on your eBay store

  1. Open listing manager. `
  2. Click on the listings button for your eBay store.
  3. Select one or more products to list that don't have tick icons by their entry by selecting/ticking the left hand box for the product(s).  
  4. Select a Listing Profile for the listing.
  5. If you want to add or remove images from the listing, click on the edit, or pencil icon beside the image column.  
  6. Check the title is correct. You can click in the field to edit it.
  7. Click on the description icon to confirm you are happy with how the description of the item will be displayed. Make and save any changes here.
  8. Click the edit/pencil icon under categories to confirm the eBay and store categories this item will be listed under, and amend them if necessary.
  9. Set a price, or click on the automate now button to setup a pricing rule to manage the price of the item. 
  10. If it's a variation product, click on the + button. 
  11. Click on list at the bottom of the screen. 
  12. Avasam will report item listed successfully.
  13. The screen will refresh. You may now need to change the filter settings to show the product(s) you listed.
  14. If there is an error with the process, then this will be reflected by a red error icon (see below). Otherwise the status will change to listed (a green tick).

 

Remember to ensure that if you select a shipping policy that doesn't have a valid shipping service, you have a shipping service selected manually instead, or there will be an error when you try to list the product(s)

 

Creating a listing profile for your eBay listings

A listing profile can be associated with eBay business and shipping policies, and if you do so, then theose policies will override any settings you make locally, in the Avasam listing profile.

  1. There are 2 methods to enter the listings profile screen:
    1. Select listing manager.
      1. Locate your eBay channel integration on the list.
      2. Look to the right of the screen for the listing profile icon.
      3. Click on the listing profile icon.
      4. To create a new profile, click on the add new profile button.
    2. From the listing manager screen:
      1. Locate the listing profile column to the left of the screen.
      2. In the dropdown list for the product you want to list, select:
        1. The  new listing profile option.  
  2. Enter a name to identify the listing profile. 

  3. Click save.
  4. Each profile consists of the following sections:
    1. Settings
    2. Returns
    3. Shipping
    4. Payments
    5. Categries
    6. Specifications
    7. Description
  5. Clicking on the button under settings allows you to set:   
    1. Listing duration (How many days the listing will be available). GTC means good til complete, or live as long as stock is available. We recommend this as the default. 
    2. Listing type (Defaults to FixedPriceItem). Avasam doesn't support auction listings.
    3. Inclusive VAT rate (Y/N). Does the price you set on the listing include VAT?
      1. If you answered yes, you will need to specify the VAT rate used so that the system can calculate the ex VAT price.
    4. Suggested categories (Y/N). Should the suggested categories for the item be included?
  6. Click save to continue.
  7. Clicking on the button under returns allows you to set your policies around customers returning items:   
    1. Return business policy allows you to select one of your business policies from your eBay account (if any).
    2. Return accepted - Specify whether you accept returns for the product.
    3. Return paid by -  Who will pay to return the item?
    4. Return within - how long is your returns window?
      1.  14 days
      2. 30 days
      3. 60 days
    5. Detailed return policy explanation. Insert a longer explanation of your returns policy and any applicable legal references.
  8. Click save to continue.
  9. Clicking on the button under shipping allows you to set your policies around customers returning items:   
    1. Return business policy allows you to select one of your business policies from your eBay account (if any).
    2. Return accepted - Specify whether you accept returns for the product.
    3. Return paid by -  Who will pay to return the item?
    4. Return within - how long is your returns window?
      1.  14 days
      2. 30 days
      3. 60 days
    5. Detailed return policy explanation - Insert a longer explanation of your returns policy and any applicable legal references.
  10. Click save to continue.
  11. Clicking on the button under payments allows you to set your preferences around shipping your products to customers:   
    1. Payment business policy allows you to select one of your payment policies from your eBay account (if any). 
    2. Credit card accepted (Y/N) - allow eBay to accept credit card payments on your behalf.
    3. PayPal (Y/N) -  allow seller to make payments to your PayPal account.
      1. Email - specify the email adress associated with your PayPal address.
  12. Click save to continue.
  13. Clicking on the button under Categories allows you to set the categories to be used when listing items:   
    1. Search for eBay main catalogue categories in the top search box.
       
    2. Use either their name or ID number to search.
    3. Click on the check box beside the category name to add it to your selected categories list. 
    4. Remember to choose a main category for the listing(s).  
    5. If you have store categories, you can search and select from them in the second/lower search box. 
      1. Use either their name or ID number to search.
      2. Click on the check box beside the category name to add it to your selected categories list.
  14. Click save to continue.
  15. Clicking on the button under Categories allows you to set the categories to be used when listing items:   
    1. Search for eBay main catalogue categories in the top search box.
       
    2. Use either their name or ID number to search.
    3. Click on the check box beside the category name to add it to your selected categories list. 
    4. Remember to choose a main category for the listing(s).  
    5. If you have store categories, you can search and select from them in the second/lower search box. 
      1. Use either their name or ID number to search.
      2. Click on the check box beside the category name to add it to your selected categories list.
  16. Click save to continue.
  17. Clicking on the button under item specifics allows you to map the information needed to make the best possible listing in the categories  selected when listing items. The more information, the better the chance someone will find and purchase from your listing(s).  
    1. The entries shown will vary based on the catalogue categories you selected. Click on each field for a drop down list of available values.
       
    2. You must select values for fields with a red asterisk beside them. These are usually at the top of the list.
  18. Click save to continue.
  19. Clicking on the button under description template allows you to setup a template that will pull information from your product and display it ina  consistent manner. You can also add in brand details or information about your store.  
    1. The insert description tag dropdown allows you to insert tags which will be replaced by the content of a given field for the individual item being listed.
       
    2. There are also controls for text layout, etc to control the other text being shown.
  20. Click save to continue.

Listing profiles can be deleted using the X on the right of the entry. Do not delete entries that are currently in use to avoid causing issues when updating those listings.