The Ebay Motors Dealer Community News
Selling on eBay Motors
Use at least eight characters in your password, including numbers and upper and lower case letters.
Our most successful dealers find that high-speed Internet access (broadband) is essential to efficiently list and track their inventory on eBay Motors. High-speed examples include: cable, DSL and satellite. Contact your local phone or cable company for more information.
Solution Provider Listing Software
Most successful dealers rely on Solution Providers, allowing them to spend more time closing deals and less time creating listings.
Most listing software involves an additional charge, but in the long run you'll save time and money on each listing. Ask for the details on exact charges before deciding which software provider to use.
Honesty and full disclosure lead to more sales and greater profits.
To save time, fill out a copy of the Listing Checklist as you photograph the vehicle.
Terms of Sale
Providing complete details of your payment and inspection policies will increase bidder confidence, minimize negative feedback and eliminate misunderstandings, both before and after the sale.
Managing a Listing
Top sellers track price and conversion trends on the site to establish a strategy for listing most, if not all, of their inventory on eBay Motors.
Working with Bidders
Top Sellers communicate with bidders throughout the entire process to pre-empt problems, up-sell and build buyer trust.
eBay Feedback Forum
At the end of any transaction, you can leave feedback that is positive, negative or neutral for your trading partner, depending upon the experience.
Sales Best Practices
Because you can’t fit 10 million new shoppers on your lot
Maximize sales with national reach.
With over 10 million monthly visitors* each month, we get your listings in front of more buyers in more places.
*Based on Multi-Channel user data per Comscore, Q1 2016 for eBay Motors in North America.
Sandy: The Broker
Russ: The Driver
Frank: The Pioneer
Matt: The Searcher
Rigo: The Mover
Todd: The Lead Man
eBay Motors Online Training
eBay Motors offers a number of online training options to help you and your team learn more about selling on eBay motors.
This university is free and available 24/7. Classes include beginning and advanced topics. You can take one class or you can take the entire suite of classes and get a completion certification. Click Login below to sign up.
Ebay Motors Webinars
Join our online seminars and learn great ways to increase your sales.
This online seminar is the first (and possibly the most important) presentation of best practices on how to achieve success on the site.
Presentation focuses on search engine optimization (SEO). This means we focus on how to get your listings seen by as many buyers as possible. The first step to selling cars is to get them seen.
This webinar focuses on achieving that goal. How to be seen. How to generate leads. And the methods you can use to achieve that.
Preferred Solution Providers
Auction123 offers a tight and seamless integration between the Dealer Management System (DMS), the dealer's website(s), eBay Motors and all third-party websites. Its proven and innovative technology allows dealerships to save considerable time and money while dramatically improving their sales, margins and leads. Its software was built for dealers by dealers.
DealerSocket Inventory+ proves its worth through increased Profit-per-day. Benefit from the best integrated transactional and market data and mobilized appraisals, pricing and merchandising. Gain access to embedded tools such as Transportation, a full vehicle shipping service, and TradeDriver, the intelligent trade-in valuation service that puts you in control to win more buyers.
LotVantage provides inventory marketing for Auto, Powersports, Marine and RV dealers. We offer a simplified way to manage eBay listings, lead tracking and auto-generated videos. We provide an easy to use, best-in-class product, allowing dealers to create, maintain and grow their brand, generate leads, and remain compliant with marketplace policies.