Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to the dynamics of selling on eBay.
The more you know about how people are shopping and what’s selling, the better you can plan, supply and close sales.
To help, here are some important insights that reveal how eBay buyers are shopping, as well as what they’re buying.
Use this intelligence to shape everything you do—from sourcing to listing to shipping.
How They’re Shopping
Mobile has changed the game. Last year it accounted for $20 billion of eBay sales and this year is estimated to break records, as well.
Buyers are no longer confined to the mall during normal store hours, they’re shopping the moment they’re inspired—anytime, anywhere on any device—and eBay is driving them to you. See how in the new “Shop the World” commercial.
Want proof? Every day shoppers are performing more than 250 million searches on eBay. That’s 11 million searches per hour, 190,000 searches per minute and 3,000 searches per second. So it’s clear that the traffic is here, your buyer just needs help finding you.
Here’s what you can do to attract the new “global-mobile” buyer and convert these visitors into sales:
What They’re Buying
Now that you know how eBay buyers are shopping, here are some of the things they’re looking for:
Selling on eBay is both an art and a science. The science is in the numbers and trends, but the real art is in the way that we all adjust to supply the demand of the new global-mobile buyer.
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