Create effective eBay listings
Listing is easy. Learn how to create an effective eBay listing, which can make you a more effective seller. From taking great photos to setting a competitive price, get tips for how to attract more buyers and higher bids.
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Choose the best format
Determine when auction-style or fixed price might be the more ideal listing format.
Describe it in detail
Writing an accurate and appealing description is easy by following our best practices.
Take photos that sell
Great photos are a crucial part of your item’s description-they show buyers exactly what they’re getting.
Price it right
How you price your item will affect its visibility in search, its likelihood of selling, and how much it sells for.
Maintain great feedback
The better your feedback from prior buyers, the more comfortable new buyers will feel purchasing from you.
Set a return policy
A generous return policy may help attract buyers and increase your sales.
Three easy eBay listing tools
Quick listing tool
The Quick listing tool provides you guidance along the way so listing is fast and easy.
Advanced listing tool
If you’re looking for more control, the advanced listing tool lets you customize listing options.
And if you’d rather skip using your computer altogether, use eBay mobile on your phone or tablet.
Helpful selling resources
There are a few simple things you can do to get paid even more quickly.
Learn how fast and fair handling of disputes provides protection for both buyers and sellers.
Learn how the eBay Seller Protection team works to help keep you protected so you can focus on selling.
See what unused items you could sell from your home.
How you price your item affects search visibility and how many items will sell. Consider your approach to maximize your success.
Understand the difference between auction-style and fixed price, and fine-tune your listings to get the best results.