Choosing the correct Ebay category

When setting up an auction for Ebay it is very important to remember to place your item in the category that makes sense and will get the most views.  If you categorize your item in the wrong category, then it will most often not be bid on at all or it will sell for a very low price. 

I have made this mistake in the past and it is easy to do.  If you are unsure of what category to place your item in, it is always a good idea to search for an item like yours on Ebay and you will be able to read at the top of the auction what category the item was placed in. 

Here is an example of an item that I had to look up because it was two items that were the same brand (Melissa and Doug), but they were two completely different toys, so I was confused about the category they should be placed in.  This is the category I choose: toys/hobbies, wholesale lots, other.  When you are choosing, there is always a main category which was toy/hobbies and then there are sub categories that are more specific that you have to choose from.

Hopefully this auction will go well.  Melissa and Doug toys generally sell good because of their brand and quality.  I will post later in the week to let you all know what they sold for.

 

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