Selling Manager and Selling Manager Pro - Tips
Here are some tips about how to use Selling Manager or Selling Manager Pro to make your eBay selling more efficient and your buyer communications more effective.
Note: These tips also apply to Selling Manager Pro.
If one of your active listings is doing well, use the Sell Similar feature to quickly list more of the same items with without filling out additional Sell Your Item forms (see Using the Active View).
Use Turbo Lister (it's free) to create multiple listings for your items offline, upload them to eBay, and manage them with Selling Manager (see Exporting from Turbo Lister).
Save time with stored positive feedback comments. Avoid repeating the same comments by editing and creating new stored comments (see Leaving Feedback).
In the Sold View, you can view a buyer's member profile by clicking on the buyer's User ID in the Email/ID column.
Use Summary View as a To Do list. For example, you can use the Summary View to see an overall picture of what you need to do. For example, to plan your activities for the week, you could quickly see that you have 43 items that were sold, paid for, and ready to dispatch.
You can download your sales record data into a spreadsheet or database program using a Comma Separated Value (CSV) file (see Downloading Sales Records).
Selling Manager Pro
When you first create a product, enter the minimum information and become familiar with templates first, then add more information to the product details (see Creating Products and Templates).
Use default description footers for standard text that you use for a particular type of listing. Examples include return policies, company mottos, and payment instructions (see Setting Automation Preferences ).
Use the Auto List feature to set up rules for automatically listing your products. Before you go on holiday, you can also to suspend your automatic listings (see Setting Automation Preferences ).
Manage your inventory with Custom Label. Enter a SKU, item location, item cost, or other data into the custom label field to help identify and manage your items. Custom labels can be added or edited directly in Selling Manager Pro or when you edit listings in bulk.
Your automated emails use stored templates. Before setting this preference, review the wording of these email templates to make sure they are appropriate for your selling needs. To edit an email template, click "Manage Email Templates" on the Email Buyer page, and then click "Edit" next to the template you want to change.