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Old 28th June 2007, 10:10 PM   #1
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Default Create Winning EBay Auction Titles

This author says the title is very important.

"Start Each Word In Your Title With A Capital Letter Like This. It makes your title stand out from people who donít, and can actually be more effective than using paid eBay options such as a bold title. You can also try putting certain key words in full capitals to draw attention to a unique selling point or a particularly attractive feature. If the item youíre selling is brand new then draw attention to this fact in your title."

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What do you do to make your title catchy?

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Old 23rd November 2007, 09:06 AM   #2

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to buy or sell even if a pin or plane ...ebay is the destination

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Old 10th December 2007, 01:09 AM   #3

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I usually add "NR!!!!" at the end if it's no reserve. I almost always start off my first words with BRAND NEW or LIKE NEW

I always use the bold feature (only $1, best bang for buck) and I never use the purple border, it's a waste of cash

I also like to do as many !!!!!!!!!!!!!! as I can fit into the title if there's room left at the end, it seems to work...tacky yes, but effective

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I often use ** or *~ to get things noticed and use capitals!! Seems to be working - as above said adding condition in title works as well!

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Hopefully, I was able to create a compelling headline that used a catch word in the begining of the headline then finished with the benefit at the end. If you didn't get it - then click the link to read more about my strategy.

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Old 9th August 2008, 07:20 AM   #6

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Just wanted to throw in my two cents :

Anything written in all smallcaps or all caps will definitely hurt your percentages. It just doesn't look professional when it's written like this

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Skip McGrath recommends that you put your entire title in caps because it gives it more "pop" when people scan through the search results page.

I've noticed that a lot of people do this.

Personally, I subscribe to the same method. Though when I first started out on eBay I listed everything in lowercase. Though Skip McGrath, swears that using caps is a proven method to increase traffic, I honestly can't tell that it makes much of a difference.

IMO, when people see a product that has an accurate description in the title to what they're looking for, they'll click on it whether it's in capslock or not.

My best tip on creating a winning eBay auction title, is to use the 55 character limit they give you to its fullest extint. Pack as many details about your product on that line as possible. Long titles are oftentimes better than short ones.

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