Frequently Asked Questions

How do I create a listing on eBay
To create listings:-
Go to eBay’s Sell Your Item form by clicking the Sell button at the top of any eBay page.
  • Select a category –-Select an appropriate category for your item, enter keywords into the search box labeled "What are you selling?" and then click the Start selling button.
  • Write a good title and description – Buyers usually find listings based on their titles, so be sure to write a good one for your listing. Creating descriptions that are clear, complete, and descriptive will help you sell your item.
  • Enter item specifics – Providing additional item details within a category helps buyers find your item. Not all categories have item specifics.
  • Upload pictures –- Upload good quality, evenly lit photos of your item helps sell your item. You can add and enhance pictures using eBay Picture Services.
  • Select a listing format –- Understanding the different types of the auction and fixed price formats and their pricing options help you become an efficient seller.
  • Select a price – This includes deciding on a starting price and pricing options such as reserve price and Buy It Now to help you get the price you want for your item.
  • Select a listing duration –- You can have your listing last from 1 to 10 days. Most auction listings last 7 days.
  • Provide payment information –- Choose the payment methods you’ll accept from buyers. PayPal is a safe and efficient way to get paid on eBay.
  • Provide shipping information –- Specify your ship-to locations as well as the shipping services you offer. Specify handling time based on the amount of time that it will take for you to ship your package after you received cleared payment. This helps buyers understand when they can expect to receive their item.
  • Specify your return policy –- Buyers are more comfortable shopping from sellers who offer return policies and we recommend you accept returns. However, even if your policy is that you do not accept returns, you are required to specify this in your listing. If you do not specify a return policy, eBay will select a default return policy for you.
  • Select listing upgrades –- Listing upgrades such as bold, highlight and border can help you promote your item.
  • Review your listing- You will see a preview of your listing page. If you see something that needs to be changed, click the "Edit listing" link.
  • Click the List Item for Sale button to list your item on eBay.


 Last updated Tue, Jul 3 2018 8:21pm

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