Frequently asked questions about handling eBay auctions.
Online auctions, due to their enormous popularity, give you the possibility to increase the turnover of your shop. By using auction tools, you receive the access to auction services from your IdoSell Shop administration panel. It gives you the possibility of more effective use of this form of conducting sale. However, before you put any product up for auction, you have to register in a given service. If you already have such account, you simply have to perform a proper configuration of shop application.
Putting products up for auctions should begin from configuring accounts in MARKETING / Internet auctions configuration. After adding at least one aution service account to the system, on the list of products, in a Shop coulumn, a logo of a given service will appear. Clicking on it will take you to further steps of putting products up for auction.
For ensuring comfort and time-saving, it is advisable to design grapic layouts for auctions. You can do it in MODERATION / Auction templates. Of course you can also commision it to our Graphics Department via the ticketing system.
Here you need to configure some basic settings:
jeżeli dodałeś do systemu jakieś szablony aukcji, możesz w tym miejscu wybrać jeden z nich.
Category - choose categories which describe your product most accurately
Taking care of a category tree being up-to-date - since an eBay category tree is changing so often that IdoSell Shop specialists would not manage to download the newest versions, we have decided that a user will have the influence on their up-to-dateness. It works like this:
It happens, because a customer - during configuration process of his account at eBay auction site - has restricted an access to these data. eBay does not transfer them to the administration panel, so these fields are left blank in the order view, because there are no data to display.
Parameter "condition" is transmitted through the special context.
It can have following values:
New -> New ("New with packaging" for shoe categories)
Used -> Used (does not apply to video games)
Refurbished by a producer -> Refurbished (does not apply to video games and shoe categories)
Refurbished by a seller -> Refurbished (does not apply to video games and shoe categories)
For parts or not working -> For parts or not working (does not apply to video games and shoe categories)
Gallery Plus enables you to place a larger photo on a list of eBay auctions. In the IdoSell Shop administration panel, this option is used to decide how many photos should be placed on an auction. If in an auction profile settings an option GalleryPlus is chosen, then all photos from a product card will be transmitted to eBay.
Attention Before listing many photos, please get familiar with the rules visible on Photos in auction services
GTC auction (Good 'Till Canceled) is an auction which has no specific end date. It means that it will last as long as the seller wants it. To list such auction through settings profiles, you have to choose the duration: The longest available for this category (if possible: indefinite)
In categories in which there is no possibility of listing GTC auctions, the system will list it for the longest period available.
If this option is launched in the seller's account, auctions listed from the administration panel will have the active calculation of delivery costs on the basis of rate tables. More information on: eBay rate tables
Both settings profiles and rate tables are used for calculating delivery costs, but they constitute mechanisms working separately.