Discover 101 Ebay Tips and Tricks To Increase Your Profits
Ebay Description Writing Tips.
Once you’ve drawn the buyers in with your title, the next thing to do is to tell them all about
your item with the description. But just what should you write in your description?
At its heart, your item description is an ad. Without making it too obvious, you should be writing
sales copy. You’re trying to get buyers excited about your products, and that’s usually hard –
but on eBay, if you have the right thing to sell and give enough details, the buyers almost
Include every technical detail you know, including the item’s manufacturer, its condition, how
big it is, where and when it was made, its history, and anything else special about it. Don’t be
too boring, though: the best descriptions are written in friendly, conversational language, and
show a real knowledge of the item. Whatever you do, make sure you tell the truth!
Remember that most of the people who’ll be buying your item will be just as knowledgeable
about it as you are, if not more – this is their hobby, and they’re experts. Don’t feel like you
need to explain the basics of the item: just go into as much technical detail as you can. As a
rule, don’t write anything in the description if you don’t know what it means, as the chances are
someone will, and if you’ve got it slightly wrong then you’ll look like you don’t know what you’re
You might find that you enjoy writing a few things about how you got the item, why you’re
selling it, and who you think might like it. This isn’t strictly necessary, but it gives your auctions
some character and a personal touch, and can make people more likely to trust you. People
might wonder what you’re doing selling 500 CDs all at once, and if you tell them the reason,
then they’ll feel reassured that nothing dodgy is going on. If you’re selling them because you’re
having a baby and you need the space, just say so.
Write as Much as You Can.