Profiles refer to a group of products created, on the basis of different product properties such as title, vendor, etc. In a profile, one can assign different business policies(Return, Payment, Shipping) and templates(Category, Title, Price & inventory). As a seller, if you create feasible profiles, it becomes very easy for you to upload products on eBay.
[Note] Save all profiles: The feature helps you to update all the products to the respective profiles in one go. The profiles may get unassigned to some of the products due to some product specification changes in Shopify.
You can select profiles at the time of product upload.
Process to create the profiles
As soon as you open this section of the app, you can see the following relevant details about already existing profiles:
i) Action: From here, you can delete the created profiles.
ii) Name: View the name of the product.
iii) Query: This is the condition type used to filter products.
iv) Product Count: Updates you about the number of products assigned to a particular profile.
To create a new profile, you need to click on the “Create” button, present on the upper-right corner of the screen as shown in the image below:
Important fields to fill during profile creation:
1) PROFILE NAME: Fill in the desired name for the profile you are creating.
2) BUSINESS POLICIES: These are the policies that either you may already have if you are an existing eBay seller or must have created during the onboarding process. You need to have business policies to sell on eBay.
The following three types of business policies find existence on eBay:
i) Shipping Policy: This policy is concerned with Shipping Configurations such as the number of shipping days, shipping charges, etc.
ii) Payment Policy: This, majorly, is regarding, the mode of payment, you want to offer to the buyers.
iii) Return Policy: This business policy is regarding the number of days within which, you will accept the returned products & other related conditions. It also is concerned with money return terms in case a buyer returns a product.
3) TEMPLATES: This subsection will help you to choose the following templates* for your products-
Note: You can create the aforementioned templates from the succeeding “Templates” section.
4) IMPORT COLLECTION: If you have made any changes or some collections seems to be missing then you need to re-import them so as to keep the app in Sync.
5) UPDATE PRODUCTS IN COLLECTION: You can update the newly added products of a specific collection in the profile.
6) FILTER PRODUCTS: You can filter products that you want to assign in a particular profile.
The app provides feasibility to add conditions based on the following product properties:
- Product Type
Usage of Add Rule & Add Rule Group buttons:
In the Filter Products section, click on “Add Rule” button, will help to add conditions. For example, if you have two conditions created using the “Add Rule” button, your products will be filtered if both the conditions hold true.
If you add conditions using “Add Rule Group”, then the products will be filtered if any one of the conditions holds true.