In this article, we will talk about how to increase your profits when you work with variations listings on eBay, and what to do when your variation listing gets sold. Learn how to get the most out of your listings and maximize your profits.

Let us suppose we have this listing which is a variations listing, all we need to do is to click on full item edit.

editing variation listings

Usually, I only spend time on products that sell well for me. So if the product has not sold I will not spend any time optimizing the listing.

On the other hand, if the product gets sold well for me, I will go and try to optimize the listing so it can generate more sales.

How to Maximize Your Profits?

Let us suppose that I’m selling this item. You can see we have here peacock, swing boat, butterfly and unicorn.

Uploading variation listings using AutoDS

We have 4 variations on this listing, as soon as the product gets sold we will want to optimize it. This way, we will maximize our profits.

Because eBay Algorithm “Cassini” promotes products that sell well, this item will get more exposure on the search results.

But how can we do it? we can go to the full item edit on AutoDs, then we can add another variation. Assuming that I want to sell also this T-rex, and I want to have it on the same listing

Dropshipping variation products

This way if the buyers come to a listing that already sold well for me, they will see other variations. Maybe they will buy also the different variations of the same product.

It means that if we drive buyers to our listing we can sell them more than one variation. Which can lead us to maximize our profits when we are working with variation listings on eBay. This method happens a lot to our AutoDS users, so let’s find the ASIN of this product.

Dropshipping products from Amazon

Here we can see the ASIN, all you have to do is to click on the add sign button and put the ASIN there and AutoDS will grab all details about this variation.

Add variants to eBay

Now we have one more variation for the same product and I can continue and add more and more variations.

Tracking eBay variations listings

If I want to add also another variation, I would need to find the ASIN of this variation. Then just add it here.

Item variant ID

So instead of having a listing of 4 variations, we have a listing that contains 6 variations.

Uploading multiple variations to eBay

This way we have a much higher chance to sell this listing. In this way, we can increase our profits dramatically.

Also think about this – for example, if we sold a t-shirt which has only blue and yellow colors we can add other colors to the same listing so more options for our buyers.

Finally, we hope that this information helped you, we really suggest you use these dropshipping tips. And start maximizing your profits when you are working with variation listings on eBay. Don’t forget to subscribe to AutoDS YouTube Channel and add in the comments any requests for any other articles, and any questions that you have about this article.


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