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Managing your selling activity

Communicating with buyers and managing your listings are important aspects of selling. You can keep track of all your items and transactions in My eBay.

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In My eBay > All selling, find your item, choose End My Listing Early from the More actions drop-down, enter the item number, and then click Continue. If this is an auction-style listing, decide whether you want to cancel any bids you've received or sell your item to the highest bidder. Then enter the reason you're ending your listing early. We send any bidders an email letting them know you canceled their bids.
Before you end a listing early, consider alternatives like revising the listing, or use the out of stock option for Good 'Til Cancelled listings with multiple quantities. Also, be aware that there are restrictions on when you can end a listing, and you may be charged a fee.
Click My eBay at the top of any eBay page. In the left column, in the Sell section, click Active. Find the listing you want to change, and select Revise from the drop-down menu.
You can block the buyer's user ID. Go to the Block bidders or buyers from your listings page. Enter the user ID of the eBay member you want to block in the text box, and then click Submit.
All promotions, discounts, or coupons currently available to you will be listed in the All Selling section of My eBay, under Promotional Offers. Some offers will require you to click Accept in order to activate them.
Try relisting the item. Click My eBay at the top of any eBay page. In the left-hand column under Sell, click Unsold. Select Relist from the drop-down menu. In some cases, you can also set up your listing to automatically relist your item up to 3 times.

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Managing your selling activity in My eBay

Seller standards
We want our sellers to consistently provide service that consistently results in great buyer experiences.


About your Seller Dashboard
This tool helps you monitor how you're doing as a seller.


Limits on eBay sellers
Learn about the different types of selling limits and how you can establish a positive selling history.


Understanding the icons in My eBay
Need help deciphering all those icons? Find out what they mean.

Managing listings

Managing your listing
Track your listings' progress and make changes if needed.


Finding and filtering items you listed for sale
Follow these steps to find your listings quickly.

Lowering or removing your reserve price
Find out how to change your reserve price.


Saving a draft of an unfinished listing
If you want to complete your listing later, you can save it as a draft.


Revising a single listing on eBay
You can make changes to your listing in certain situations.


Ending a listing early
In some circumstances, you can end a listing early. 

Managing buyers

Managing bidders and buyers
You can block specific members from bidding on or buying your listings.


Setting up buyer requirements
You can specify which members can bid on or buy your items based on specific criteria.

 
Answering buyers' questions
Save time for you and your buyers by using eBay's auto answers.

After the listing ends

Canceling a transaction
In some circumstances, you can cancel a transaction between you and your buyer.


Making a Second Chance Offer
In some cases you can make an offer to a non-winning bidder in an auction-style listing.


Relisting your item
If your item didn't sell, you can relist it.

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