Tips: Listing Options

May 19, 2008

eBay provides you with several options for listing your items. You can choose from 24 hour, 3, 5, 7 or 10 days. Ideally auctions should run for as long as possible (unless you’re trying to make a quick sale). It makes sense to start your auctions about 7pm as most people are home from work and it is ideal to make your auction run over the weekend.

The starting price of your listing is very important, once on person has bid other interested buyers are likely to start bidding so ideally it is best to put a lower starting price and put a reserve on the auction (if you need to meet a certain price).