Chapter 15.Automating Item Listing

Occasional eBay sellers get by using eBay’s standard Sell Your Item listing process, which you access by clicking the Sell link at the top of any eBay page. For the high-volume seller, however, this is an extremely time-consuming way to post your auction items. Going through that cumbersome procedure for a dozen or more items at a time isn’t very appealing; trust me.

A better solution for high-volume sellers is to use a bulk listing program or service. These tools let you create a large number of item listings in advance and even reuse saved listings—great if you run multiple auctions for similar items. You then schedule your auctions to launch at the time of your choosing, and you’re done with it.

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