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Spring into Summer – heat up your eBay sales

By Laura Cassidy   
April 19, 2022

As we make our way through spring, we start gearing up for summer. That includes making plans for sun, sea… and selling on eBay! Take a look at these handy tips to help heat up your sales over the summer months.

See what’s hot

Spring is a time where people start planning: from holidays to home improvement plans, health kicks and wardrobe changes. Look into what’s hot for summer sales. A recent Webretailer study has broken down some of the top selling items on eBay. Within the top 15 categories included Clothing, Shoes & Accessories (#6), Home & Garden (#8) and Holiday & Travel (#14). (Webinterpret)



categories on eBay clothing shoes accessories

categories on eBay home and garden

categories on eBay holiday and travel

Did you know?

According to Webinterpret data, “furniture is the most seasonality-affected eBay subcategory from Garden and Patio.” (Webinterpret)

item specifics on eBay


See what’s on offer

Everybody likes a bargain and what better way to ramp up your eBay traffic than to offer discounts on your products. Make sure to be bold in your marketing and shout about your upcoming summer sales!


Promotions checker on eBay


Check out this handy tool! Optiseller’s promotions checker service allows users to check eligibility of items to qualify for the eBay Deals. It does this by analysing the price, lowest price and days since the price changed. Multiple Items can be analysed by entering the values or uploading a file of IDs.

See what other sellers are doing

Do you ever wish you could see what your competitors are selling and how well they’re doing? Take a sneak(y) peak at your competitors with Optiseller’s handy eBay Competitor Performance Dashboard. This tool allows you to select a competitor and provides the same information that is in your own dashboard; allowing you to see what’s working for them and get one step ahead.


eBay competitor performance dashboard


So make sure your eBay store is ready to spring into summer by checking what’s hot, shout about deals and see what the competition is doing and how you can do it better! Let your store shine and heat up those summer eBay sales.

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