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Creating eBay Ads via the User Interface

The most basic way to create eBay ads is via the ChannelAdvisor User Interface. This method allows you to create ads one at a time. If you need to edit and create many ads you will want to consider utilizing one of the eBay Ad Bulk Upload options available.

 

Prerequisites


You should be familiar with the following topics before continuing:

 

How to Create eBay Ads via the User Interface


Follow the steps below to complete this task:

  1. Navigate to Marketplaces > eBay > Product Mapping > Ads.
  2. Click Ads from Inventory.
    • Note: You can also create ads from the Inventory view. Navigate to Inventory > Products > All Products , and continue with the following instructions.
  3. Select the inventory item or items you wish to create ads for, using the filter option to narrow your view. 
  4. Select the Create Ads button.
  5. Select your ad components:
    • Select your posting template.
    • Select an description template.
    • Select the eBay category.

Please note: You may only assign the category through the ad if a generic posting template has been assigned. This is the recommended practice for assigning the eBay category to your products..

    • Select a schedule. (Not mandatory but highly recommended)

Please note: If listing variations you must assign a schedule in order for the variation to list properly.

    • Click Save and Exit to allow the ad to be posted according to the schedule you have selected.

 

Post eBay Ads Immediately

You also have the ability to post a listing immediately or to set a date and time in the future for the Ads to list. This feature basically bridges the gap between assigning detailed, specific schedules to Ads and having them list to the marketplace instantly.

Follow the steps below to complete this task:

  1. Navigate to Marketplaces > eBay > Product Mapping > Ads.
  2. Click Ads from Inventory.
  3. Select the inventory item or items you wish to create ads for, using the filter option to narrow your view. 
  4. Select the Create Ads button.
  5. Select your ad components:
    • Select your posting template.
    • Select an description template.
    • Select the eBay category.

Please note: You may only assign the category through the ad if a generic posting template has been assigned. This is the recommended practice for assigning the eBay category to your products..

    • Select a schedule. (Not mandatory but highly recommended)

Please note: If listing variations you must assign a schedule in order for the variation to list properly.

    • Click Save and Post Now.
    • Complete the details on this screen and click Post Now.

Example:

The most basic way to create eBay ads is via the ChannelAdvisor User Interface. This method allows you to create ads one at a time. If you need to edit and create many ads you will want to consider utilizing one of the eBay Ad Bulk Upload options available.

 

Prerequisites


You should be familiar with the following topics before continuing:

 

How to Create eBay Ads via the User Interface


Follow the steps below to complete this task:

  1. Navigate to Marketplaces > eBay > Product Mapping > Ads.
  2. Click Ads from Inventory.
    • Note: You can also create ads from the Inventory view. Navigate to Inventory > Products > All Products , and continue with the following instructions.
  3. Select the inventory item or items you wish to create ads for, using the filter option to narrow your view. 
  4. Select the Create Ads button.
  5. Select your ad components:
    • Select your posting template.
    • Select an description template.
    • Select the eBay category.

Please note: You may only assign the category through the ad if a generic posting template has been assigned. This is the recommended practice for assigning the eBay category to your products..

    • Select a schedule. (Not mandatory but highly recommended)

Please note: If listing variations you must assign a schedule in order for the variation to list properly.

    • Click Save and Exit to allow the ad to be posted according to the schedule you have selected.

 

Post eBay Ads Immediately

You also have the ability to post a listing immediately or to set a date and time in the future for the Ads to list. This feature basically bridges the gap between assigning detailed, specific schedules to Ads and having them list to the marketplace instantly.

Follow the steps below to complete this task:

  1. Navigate to Marketplaces > eBay > Product Mapping > Ads.
  2. Click Ads from Inventory.
  3. Select the inventory item or items you wish to create ads for, using the filter option to narrow your view. 
  4. Select the Create Ads button.
  5. Select your ad components:
    • Select your posting template.
    • Select an description template.
    • Select the eBay category.

Please note: You may only assign the category through the ad if a generic posting template has been assigned. This is the recommended practice for assigning the eBay category to your products..

    • Select a schedule. (Not mandatory but highly recommended)

Please note: If listing variations you must assign a schedule in order for the variation to list properly.

    • Click Save and Post Now.
    • Complete the details on this screen and click Post Now.

Example:

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