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post #1 of (permalink) Old 11-03-2003, 07:58 AM Thread Starter
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I have a back seat for a Wrangler on Ebay now, has 2 days left and hardly any activity. 0 bids, and according to the counter, only like 34 viewings. That seems pretty pathetic to me. I've never had something with so little activity on Ebay before. I was wondering if someone could help me out by taking a look and seeing if there is something I could do to the description or Title that would help it out?

I'm not trying to advertise it on the board, so I'm not gonna post the link to it. if someone is interested, I figure you could act like you were looking for a rear seat and do a search on Ebay and see if you can find it easy enough. that would let me know if I worded the titled good or not.

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try slapping it on JU in their wrangler sale item area.......it'll probably get some hits there....that or slap a nude chick on the seat......im sure someone will want it [img]images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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I always try to put a buch of key words in the title. I would list it like "Jeep Wrangler 1987-1995 rear seat" That way if sombody were to search for Jeep Wrangler or Jeep seat it would show up on thier screen. Also, I keep an eye on similar items and see how they are selling. If they are going good I copy that guys format. If not I go a different route. Also I see who has bid on the other items and if they didn't win I send them an e-mail alerting them to my auction.
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Re: Question on Ebaying for best results

Put the word "Jeep" in the title.
Drop the year off of the title. It will fit other years and the TJ in the title tells the year.
If someone looks into the description it will tell the year it is made for.
You can liven it up with a cheap HTML writer. I use a free one and it helps to make it a little more professional looking.
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I think this was one I looked at sometime over the weekend. I was searching "Wrangler" or "Wrangler Sport" and saw one. Best I can recall, the ad looked good--I just wasn't looking for a seat.
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Re: Question on Ebaying for best results

Good points.. Thanks guys..

I have watched some other autions for similar seats and they were going for $75-$100.. I jut found it odd that I haven't had anything and last week 3-4 others that I found were selling pretty good.
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Another thing that I have found is to watch the time and day when your auction will end. Don't have it end on a weekend or Friday night. People are busy and may not have time to watch the last minute of the auction. I saw this last weekend. A set of Wrangler springs ended on Thursday night for $150. Simmilar set ended Saturday morning for $95. Most of that extra $50 came in the last 12 hours. People will bid on stuff while at work or in the early prime time evening hours. Just my two cents.

For $5 I will tell you how to ship for free on ebay - seriously [img]images/graemlins/deal.gif[/img]
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