Setting up personal Auctions


  1. What are the personal Auctions?
  2. What purpose do the personal Auctions serve?
  3. Who can set up the personal Auctions?
  4. How can I set up my personal Auctions?
  5. How can I advertise my own eBay offers in my Auctions?
  6. How can I display my favourite eBay category in my personal Auctions?
  7. How can I become an eBay member?
  8. Does it cost anything to set up my personal Auctions?
  9. How can I deactivate my personal Auctions once I have set it up?

  1. What are the personal Auctions?
    The personal Auctions is a page in your Public Member Profile where you can display the items that you have currently put up for auction on eBay, as well as keep tabs on what is for sale in your favourite eBay category.

  2. What purpose do the personal Auctions serve?
    The Auctions page not only offers you some free publicity by giving you a chance to publicise the items that you have, yourself, put up for sale, but also acts as a useful bookmark, enabling you to monitor the new items available on eBay in your favourite category without needing to visit the eBay website itself.

  3. Who can set up the personal Auctions?
    Any registered Ciao member can set up a personal Auctions page. If you are not yet a member, you can register here .

  4. How can I set up my personal Auctions?
    Log in and go to your personal member area, "My Ciao". Then click on the Auctions tab and choose one of the links at the top of the page, either to display your own eBay offers, or to set up a link to your favourite eBay product category. Then enter your eBay member name, or appropriate category number, as appropriate and follow the instructions on screen.

  5. How can I advertise my own eBay offers in my Auctions?
    Click on the "Display your eBay auctions on Ciao" link at the Auctions page in your "My Ciao" area. Then enter your eBay user name and follow the instructions on screen. Please make sure that this is your exact eBay name and NOT your Ciao member name. Otherwise, you will not be able to use this feature.

  6. How can I display my favourite eBay category in my personal Auctions?
    Click on the "Recommend your favourite eBay categories on Ciao" link at the Auctions page in your "My Ciao" area. Then enter the eBay category number and follow the instructions on screen. You can find an overview of all of the eBay category numbers here.

  7. How can I become an eBay member?
    Click on the "Display your eBay auctions on Ciao" link at the Auctions page in your "My Ciao" area. Then click on the "Register for free" link at the bottom of the page. Or go directly to eBay's registration page .

  8. Does it cost anything to set up my personal Auctions?
    No, you can set up the personal Auctions for free. And doing so might even earn you some money since more publicity for your items for sale on eBay increases the likelihood that numerous offers will be made and the price be driven up!

  9. How can I deactivate my personal Auctions once I have set it up?
    Go to your Auctions tab in "My Ciao", and then choose the part of the Auctions which you wish to deactivate by clicking on either the "My eBay auctions" or the "My favourite eBay category" link at the top of the page. Then click on the "Edit" link, followed by the link to "deactivate here". Repeat this process for the other part of your Auctions if you wish to stop using the feature altogether.

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