What is eBay Selling Manager?
eBay Selling Manager is eBay's FREE sales management tool. It is an online tool in My eBay that helps you manage your listings throughout the sales cycle. As a seller, eBay Selling Manager will help you manage your listings more efficiently. You will be able to track your sales status and respond to your buyers faster than ever before.
Can I list items on eBay with eBay Selling Manager?
eBay Selling Manager is a sales management tool, not a listing tool. It enables smart and efficient sales management. It does not create listings. Instead, sellers can use Turbo Lister to create listings in bulk and use Selling Manager to manage them. Turbo Lister is also free so try it. With Selling Manager, sellers may list items from active ones, reschedule pending listings, or relist items, but not create new listings.
Which Web browsers support eBay Selling Manager?
eBay Selling Manager supports Internet Explorer 4.0 and later versions, Netscape 3.0 and later versions as well as AOL 3.0 and later versions. Because it is an online tool, it will not have any operating systems dependency.
How do I send an invoice with eBay Selling Manager?
Selling Manager has its own method of invoicing, which is different from the standard My eBay. Here's how to send invoices:
- Click "My eBay" at the top of most eBay pages. You may need to sign in.
- Click the "Sold" link on the left side of the page.
- Click the record number for the listing you want to send an invoice for.
- Click the "Email Buyer" button, and then select the "Winning Buyer Notification" template.
How do I send a combined invoice with eBay Selling Manager?
To combine an invoice through Selling Manager, you'll want to go into your Sold view and click on one of the record numbers to the right of your buyer's user ID. In here you should see a "Combine Purchases" link in the Transaction Details section - click on that to combine the two listings.
How do I set up automation rules in eBay Selling Manager?
Due to popular demand, we’re excited to announce that automation capability has been added to Selling Manager as of March 2008! In the Active view of Selling Manager Basic there is an option of “Assign Automation Rules” in the Action column of the page. Click on “Assign Automation Rules” and choose the listing automation that you want to use from the drop-down box, then click “Assign” when finished. You’ll be able to tell which items have automation rules because the name of the automation rule will appear next to the listing within the Active view.
What is the Apps Center?
You can subscribe to any of the nearly 40 applications in the Apps Center
. Previously exclusive to Selling Manager and Selling Manager Pro subscribers, these applications are now available to all eBay sellers. From sourcing product to accounting tools to shipping help, these applications offer solutions for the most critical areas of your eBay business. Also, every application comes with a free trial.
How is eBay Selling Manager different from Blackthorne Basic?
Blackthorne Basic is a desktop software program that creates and uploads eBay listings, as well as helps with sales management like tracking items, sending feedback, or emailing buyers.
eBay Selling Manager is an online tool in My eBay which allows you to easily manage your listings from beginning to end. You may list items from existing ones, reschedule pending listings, or relist items with Selling Manager, but you cannot create new listings. eBay Turbo Lister, our bulk listing tool, can be combined with Selling Manager to provide a complete listing and sales management system.
We created Selling Manager to improve your efficiency and experience when managing your listings. We wanted to offer some powerful new features you have been asking for, such as fully customizable email templates, real time efficient tracking of shipping and payment, and relisting your items in bulk.
What about listing efficiently?
Our new Turbo Lister bulk listing tool is the answer to that question. Turbo Lister is a free desktop software program that will create and upload eBay listings. Turbo Lister has many new features that will help you list even faster and better.
Take a look at a feature comparison
of eBay Turbo Lister, Selling Manager, and Blackthorne Basic to find out at a glance why the Turbo Lister/Selling Manager combination will turn you into a faster and more efficient seller.
Why is eBay separating listing creation and sales management in two programs instead of one like SA Basic?
By using eBay Selling Manager in combination with Turbo Lister, you will not only create items faster and more effectively, but you will be able manage them in a more efficient way than was possible with Blackthorne Basic.
By creating two separate listing and sales management products we wanted to address all the functional, usability, and reliability issues that our Blackthorne Basic users have brought to our attention throughout the years. We also wanted to:
- Make sales management easily accessible to anyone, online, through My eBay. You will now be able to do everything you need, wherever you are.
- Give you the freedom to pick the listing tool of your choice. We wanted to make it easier not only for Turbo Lister but also Sell Your Item users to take advantage of Selling Manager's advanced features.
- Offer international listing and management capability.