List new items on eBay

This guide will walk you through the process of creating new listings on eBay via M2E Multichannel Connect.

Step 1. Access eBay items.

Navigate to the Listings tab. Choose your eBay account and click List New Items in the top right corner of the grid.

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Step 2. Select a marketplace.

Select an eBay marketplace where you want to create a listing.

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Step 3. Choose items’ policies.

Set relevant policies for your items, which are settings necessary for listing and selling items on eBay. You can choose from existing policies or create new ones.

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Selling Policy:

  • Define your preferred listing type, whether it's an auction or a fixed price.
  • Configure pricing and select the source for quantity information.
  • Select a default quantity for products when the quantity tracker is inactive. This default value will specifically be applied to products listed with unlimited or unspecified quantities on Data Source.

Synchronization Policy:

  • Customize how product data is synchronized between your Channel and your data source to ensure that your listings are always up to date.

Description Policy:

  • Choose the eBay Condition Type for your products.
  • Set the source for product titles and descriptions.
  • Optionally, select custom colour themes to enhance the visual appeal of your listings.

Shipping and Return Policies:

  • Define settings related to product delivery and customer return processes, which helps simplify the management of these critical aspects and ensure a smooth and reliable shopping experience for your customers.

Step 4. Select products to list.

Select items to list on eBay. Use the Quick Search field or Groups located on the right to easily find your items by category. Once all the items are selected, click Next.

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Step 5. Set the eBay category.

To list items on eBay, you have to set a First Item Category.

If the app suggests a fitting category, you can confirm it right away or change the category if necessary.

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You can set a previously used category or switch to the Browse and Search tabs to find it manually. Once selected, save the changes.

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You can also define the eBay Secondary Catalog Category and eBay Store Categories by clicking Add Additional Category. By providing this information, you will gain increased visibility for your listings.

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Step 6. Set item specifics.

Once you’ve selected the category, make sure to provide required specifics, recommended and custom ones (optional). Then, confirm the changes.

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Once you set specifics for every category, proceed to the next step.

Step 7. Make your listings public

Once you are ready to publish your listings, click on the "List Now" button in the top right corner. Your items will be sent to eBay and will be available for potential buyers.

If you prefer not to list items immediately but wish to preserve your settings, simply click on "Save as Draft". Your items will be stored as drafts in your eBay Listings, and you can publish them with a single click when you're ready.