How do I list a used item on eBay?

To create a listing:

  1. Go to eBay’s Sell Your Item form by clicking the Sell button at the top of any eBay page.
  2. Complete the Sell Your Item form.
  3. Review your listing.
  4. (Optional) To create a template from the listing, select the “Save this listing as a template” check box.

What does used condition mean on eBay?

Used: An item that has been previously used. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or shop return that has been used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections.

What happens if item not as described on eBay?

If you don’t receive an item you purchased, or if it’s not as described, you can use the Resolution Center to resolve your problem. In most of cases, we cover the purchase price plus original shipping. If you have a problem with a purchase, your first step is to open a case with the seller to resolve the problem.

How do I describe an item on eBay?

Tips for Creating a Great Description for Your eBay Item

  1. Write a factual description.
  2. Accentuate the positive.
  3. Include the negative.
  4. Include short, friendly banter.
  5. Update your my eBay page.
  6. Limit the number of auction rules (or terms of sale).
  7. Choose a reasonable typeface size.

How much is eBay’s seller fee?

Sellers with a basic eBay account pay a 10% final value fee for most items (with a $750 maximum), 12% for books, DVDs, movies, and music (with a $750 maximum), 2% for select business and industrial categories (with a $300 maximum), and 3.5% for musical instruments and gear (with a $350 maximum).

How can I sell on eBay for free?

When you’re just starting out on eBay, you have access to a free seller account—meaning there are no monthly fees to run your business. As you grow your eBay business, you will have the option to create your own eBay Store, a paid monthly subscription offers traffic- and sales-boosting benefits.

How can I get my money back on eBay?

Go to your My eBay Purchase history, and in the drop-down menu next to the item in question, choose Return or Item not received (within 30 days of delivery). Verify that this is the item in question. Click Resolve a Problem. Answer the questions on the resulting page and you’ll get a link to report your case.

Do eBay descriptions matter?

In the event of an eBay claim or dispute, a complete written description can provide important information to eBay or PayPal to help the seller win the case. Always write a description as if there are no photos. If the buyer doesn’t read it, that can come back to haunt them.

How do I make my eBay description look good?

1. Use high-quality photos

  1. Use high-quality photos. Well-lit, colorful, high-res photos build buyers’ confidence in your products—they can clearly examine your items’ details, so they feel ready to make a purchase.
  2. Make sure they’re sized correctly.
  3. Offer a selection of photos.
  4. Keep your images minimal.

What’s the purpose of an item description on eBay?

The purpose of an eBay item description is not only to sell the item, but also to sell yourself as a seller. eBay is an extremely crowded marketplace which means buyers may look at tens or hundreds of listings before they get to yours.

What does condition mean on an item on eBay?

Find out what each item condition means in a particular category by reading our list below. New: The item is brand new, unused, unopened, and undamaged (including handmade items). See the seller’s listing for full details. Used: The item was previously used. See the seller’s listing for full details and a description of any imperfections.

How many characters does an item have to be on eBay?

If your full item description uses basic HTML, CSS or text-only descriptions, and is no more than 800 characters, we will display the full description when buyers view your item description on their mobile devices. Because the new View Item description summary is automatically generated by eBay, no action is required from you.

How does the view item page work on eBay?

View Item description summaries are also optimized for search engines so buyers who are looking for items like yours will be more likely to find them. By using the existing content on your View Item pages, the new View Item mobile description summaries eliminate your need to invest in customizing your description summaries.