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How to List Star Wars trading cards on eBay with Kronocard

Or any non-sport trading cards or TCG (Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon …)

Yes! Kronocard and the eBay connector (since release 1.0.0 available december 4th, 2017) are able to list in any eBay category because we added 18 optional categories Magic, Pokemon, Yugioh, Poker, Benchwarmer, Movies-TV, History and more:

You can create your own categories!

  • Manage autocomplete lists for your categories
  • eBay: Map your virtual category to ANY ebay category
  • eBay: Choose the accent color for the description template
  • eBay: Map and rename Kronocard fields for other uses on eBay

Ok, let's do an example. Let's list Star Wars cards on eBay:

Step One – Find the eBay category for Star Wars cards

As you may know, eBay has a lot of categories. We must tell Kronocard which eBay category CODE to use.
Just go to eBay web site and search for “star wars trading cards”:

search star wars cards on eBay

In the left column I see the category I want: “Star Wars Trading Cards – Trading Card Singles”. Since it is not clickable I know it is a “leaf” category (ie: there is no sub-category for this one). This is what I want: I must provide a “leaf” category code to Kronocard.

However, the category CODE is not shown. Here is what I do: I click on the parent category “Star Wars Trading Cards” and this time it shows “Trading Card Singles” link as clickable.

found star wars cards on eBay

In most browsers, if I move the mouse cursor over that link, I will see the link address in the bottom left corner:

star wars cards category code on eBay

The “leaf” category CODE for Star Wars trading card singles is 672.

Step two – Create a Virtual Category in Kronocard

From Kronocard access the Categories Manager in the settings tools screen:

Kronocard manage categories

Click on button “Manage categories”

Kronocard categories

  1. Select “Movies-TV” category in left column. Make sure its checkbox is active.
  2. Click button “Create a virtual category for Movies-TV”

Kronocard new categories

We enter Star Wars as our category name then we click the “Ok” button to customize our new virtual category:

Kronocard Star Wars category

  • The minimum required is to enter a “Location Code”. If you click on the [?] at its right, you will have a nice explanation about the use of that code but for the moment we will simply see it as an abbreviation of Star Wars.
  • Since we want to list on eBay we enter the eBay category code for Star Wars Single Trading Card that we found at Step 1: 672
  • I chose a green color as the description accent color just because it’s Yoda’s lightsaber color :)

Before closing this window, I will make one change in the text mappings. As you know Kronocard origins are in sports cards: when I scroll down the texts mappings grid, there is a text named “Sport”. I simply rename it to “Category” as Star Wars is not a Sport.

Kronocard Star Wars mapping

That’s it. I can close the window and Kronocard is now ready accept Star Wars cards and will be able to list them on eBay.

Step three – Scan Star Wars Cards

Open Kronoscan: you can select your new Star Wars category and scan.

Kronocard scan Star Wars cards

Step four – List on eBay

Document your cards (save time use our documentation services), set a price (remember: Kronocard will automatically raise the price to meet the minimum eBay price) and change the status to “EBF”

Kronocard Document Star Wars cards

Click “Save and Close” button.

Kronocard creates Star Wars cards ebay listings

If it is the first time you add cards to a new category, then you should do a test first: click on the “Check” button in upper right corner do to a simulation with eBay. If everything is right simply click “List/Modify Cards on eBay” button.

Here is the result for one of ours cards in our store on eBay:

Kronocard Star Wars card listing on eBay

And of course, all our Star Wars cards can be found in our store on kronozio.com

Need more information about the new features ?

Kronocard Category Manager

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