On over 43% of search results pages buyers search and browse using the categories and items specifics listed in the left hand navigation. By adding item specifics to your listings you'll help ensure that your items show up in all relevant searches.
By 3 May 2012, we will have made changes to categories and item specifics to make it easier and more intuitive for buyers to find what they're looking for. Prepare for the changes by familiarising yourself with the updates now.
We've made changes to the following categories:
Find out more details about the category and item specific changes.
We're making these changes, based on research and feedback from eBay buyers, to create a more intuitive marketplace. This brings eBay more in line with industry standard classification.
The new category structure is also better aligned with other eBay markets, helping to increase international trade opportunities.
You can update active listings using:
Popular third-party application providers have been notified about the changes. Contact your provider for specific details.
We recommend that you use the item specifics suggested by eBay, as shown in your listing tool. However, if there's one that you want to add to describe your product, you can add a custom item specific.
|Now||Familiarise yourself with the category and item specifics changes. If the changes affect you, be ready to amend your listings from 3 May.|
|3 May||Categories and item specifics updated on the site.|