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My listing isn't getting any views

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Monkeysayoohooh Fri 05-Apr-13 09:45:58

I've tried to make the title quite searchable but it's hard to describe the item! It's been on 3 days but as yet no views.

Is the fact it is on a 28 day buy it now listing making it harder for people to find?

lljkk Fri 05-Apr-13 12:20:45

Is it the lowest BIN listing for that spec item? That will make it stand out.

Monkeysayoohooh Fri 05-Apr-13 12:25:06

I haven't been able to find anyone else selling the same thing (on ebay) so it's hard to say.

Maybe I should lower price?

momb Fri 05-Apr-13 12:31:23

can you tell us what it is so we can say how we'd search for it, if we were looking for such a thing?
Lowering the price won't help if it is the only one on Ebay, as long as it's there to be found.

Monkeysayoohooh Fri 05-Apr-13 12:41:20

It's called a calafant party set (I'm selling both the princess and pirate one) the only ones I can see on eBay comes as a pack of four and from outside the uk by the looks of it. I'm selling them individually. I have listed them as colour in pirate/princess play sets. Maybe I should put "calafant" in the title too?

momb Fri 05-Apr-13 13:10:59

OK just found the pirate one so don't get excited about the sudden activity! They are lovely things; never seen anything like them before, however you are competition with these for a similar activity

Which are a lot cheaper so you need to really big these up in the title and increase the chances of them being seen by listing in more categories.

It's only listed under craft toys: put them under party/celebration too and describe them as party craft sets or something. Put more into the title to encourage poeple to open them. They are too expensive to describe as a party favour really so emphasize the quality or the thickness of the card or that they will last as a toy for a while or something to make them stand out.

And yes, you are charging £10 each when they are £25.99 for four from the other seller.

Good luck

fergoose Fri 05-Apr-13 13:35:27

Yes you should put Calafant in the title too I reckon. Most important thing is to get the brand name of something in the title.

Monkeysayoohooh Fri 05-Apr-13 13:37:02

Thank you for taking a look. Going out now but will sit down tonight and take a good look at my listing. I guess with postage they look very expensive.

lljkk Fri 05-Apr-13 14:06:57


A picture of the final product might be useful, too. Could link to it to avoid picture fees.

momb Fri 05-Apr-13 14:54:23

No It's not that one lljkk.
Try looking up 'colour in pirate playset'
Described as a great gift or party favour

lljkk Fri 05-Apr-13 16:38:21

okay, thanks.
Definitely edit to have a different title (this is easy to do, no extra fees).
Apparently (DH industry insider) Ebay are soon upgrading so that all searches will include listing text, too, but otherwise until the upgrade, most people only search titles. So make sure to have the most attractive title possible.

I think listing looks good, otherwise.

Completed listings suggests that only ONE item has sold in last few weeks, though, and then for lower price than yours (£5). Make sure you know what price to set to get a sale.

sahalegail Mon 10-Jun-13 13:46:03

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