eBay Listing Best Practice

We are frequently asked about best practise for eBay listings and so we thought we should collect together all the best sources for eBay optimi-sation advice. eBay Gold Standard Listings eBay have produced the following guide for creating ‘Gold Standard Listings’. All reasonably entry level stuff but relevant nevertheless. ListSmart List Smart is a recently launched tool which […]

eBay Listing Best Practice

We are frequently asked about best practise for eBay listings and so we thought we should collect together all the best sources for eBay optimi-sation advice. eBay Gold Standard Listings eBay have produced the following guide for creating ‘Gold Standard Listings’. All reasonably entry level stuff but relevant nevertheless. ListSmart List Smart is a recently launched tool which […]

How to Manage Shopify Customers

Customers in Shopify will be created automatically if they place an order through one of the sales channels managed by your Shopify account, e.g. Shopify website, eBay etc. Creating Customers Manually Customers can be created manually from the Customer option on the LHS menu. For each customer, you should enter: Name and address Phone number […]

eCommerce Business Blueprint

Ecommerce platform To run an eCommerce business of any scale will require an eCommerce platform. This will organise product data, publish to channels and manage sales. Platforms come in all shapes and sizes and there is a monthly or yearly cost involved. If you are running a business then it will be worth it. For […]

Alternative International eCommerce Marketplaces

The are many online marketplaces worldwide, but only a few are of interest to western merchants, either because they are too small or the setup and management is too complicated. Self-service marketplaces are cheaper and easier to run than those requiring a local partner. Below is a (very) incomplete list of online marketplaces. CDiscount With […]

Selling Internationally on eBay

eBay has customers all over the world, and by offering to ship to international locations, opens your products to a global market at no additional cost. Standard International Selling The easiest way to sell internationally with eBay is to list on your domestic eBay site but add international shipping options. This item will then appear […]

eBay Promoted listings

eBay Promoted system is a simple yet effective advertising system for boosting your eBay sales. Unlike Amazon Sponsored Products or Google Ads, eBay Promoted Listings are not auction-based or keyword-targeted. Instead, the merchant chooses a level of additional commission to pay for the promoted listing. If the listing does not sell, then there is no […]

eBay Feedback & Seller Performance

eBay Feedback Once the transaction has is completed and the item dispatched, the counterparties can leave feedback for each other, commenting on how the trade went. Feedback has three elements: A comment, e.g. Great eBayer, highly recommended!!!! A mark. Buyers can mark a transaction as a positive (+1), negative (-1) or neutral (0) experience. Sellers […]

Understanding eBay Best Match Search

When buyers search on eBay, the default order of results is called Best Match. eBay says it is designed to show the most relevant listings, considering the things users find most important when they are deciding what to buy.  This includes: How closely the listing matches the buyer’s search terms Listing performance, e.g., sales, conversion […]

Creating Optimised eBay listings

eBay Listing Types Auction Style eBay became successful on the strength of its online auction business. eBay auctions work like traditional ‘English’ offline auctions with bidders competing to win an item with the highest bidder at the end of the auction the winner. Whereas English auctions do not end until the highest bid is placed, […]