There are two different types of eBay Listing.

  • Fixed Price Listings
  • Auction Listings


A side-by-side comparison makes it easy to understand the differences between the two types of listing.

Fixed Price
Has a set price
Has a start price
Can have more than one item in the quantity 
Always for a single item listing, never multiple
Can use the Out of Stock controls 
Can not use the Out of Stock controls
Can use the Best Offer  
Can use Buy It Now Price

Can run till sold   

Can run for up to 10 days

Ends when sold out or ended by seller  

Now that you have a good definition of the differences between the two list types, let’s take a look at the different 2.3.1 Features for eBay Listing Types (Auction & Fixed Price).