Editing your listings after they have been published is usually done as part of the store optimization procss.

In this article you will learn

  1. How to edit a single item
  2. How to edit multiple items at once (up to 500)
  3. How to edit more than 500 items at once

Editing a single item


One of the powerful features of DSM is the “Edit Item”. This allows you to edit important information regarding your item so that it has better chances of being sold. If you are facing some issues with an item, this tool can help you fix it.

Let’s explore each function and we will explain how it works. We will also show you the advantages it can bring to your dropshipping business.

Alternatively, you can watch the video tutorial below:

To Single edit an item, click on the pencil icon located on the left of each item's row in the Price Monitor page.

Edit Options:

Item Scan ON/OFF

By default, when you list an item this option is already ON meaning that your item is being scanned every 1 hour. But, you can also turn it OFF if you want. You can read more about how does the Turn Scan Off work from DSM’s Help Center :  Turn Scan Off For 1 Item.

Wrong Data Reporting

Clicking on this gray exclamation point will send a report to our servers of product information that has discrepancies, and will save your time on the next scan of the monitor. You can read more about how does the  Wrong Data Reporting work from DSM’s Help Center :  How to manually report wrong pricing or availability of products

Changing Source

Sometimes, sources from where you get your listings is not always available or it may be out of stock at the moment, using this feature will save the day.

Click the pencil icon beside “Source ID” and it will show a new window where you can paste the URL of the item from its source then click Replace.

Title

If you want to add more keywords to the title of your listing, this where you can do that. It has 80 characters ONLY (including spaces), so better maximized it.

Break Even

The percentage to Break Even is how much is needed to raise the final price in order to cover all the fees and taxes. So, you can also adjust it here depending on your preference.

Desired Profit

This is the reason why we are doing business, to get profit. Adjust it depending on your preference.

Quantity

Setting up the number of available items for your listing is possible here. Adjust it depending on your preference.

Read this article to understand more about Final Price calculation:
Rapid Lister final price/profit calculation

Edit Template

Changing templates is easy to do in this feature.

Just click the “Edit Template” button and then a drop down selection will prompt you showing all the available templates that you have in your account. After you selected your desired template, click “Confirm” to save the change, or click "edit template" to revise the content.
Note: Each time you change the template, the description will be pulled from the source original listing replacing previously edited description.

Once you have chosen the changes that you want to set on your listing, click “Update” and after a couple of seconds the changes will be applied to your listing.

Add a Note

To add a note to the listing, simply click on the note icon and type in the note content.
Click "update" to save.

Delete an item

To delete single item, click on the red trash cane icon and choose one of the delete options.
(Click here to Learn more about the delete options)

Editing multiple items at once (bulk editing)

If you want to edit more than one product at once, you can use the bulk editing feature to edit up to 500 items at once.

There are 2 ways to select the listings you want to edit:

  1. You can select all the listings shown in the current page by clicking the checkbox beside the Item column.

2. Just select specific listings that you want to edit.

After selecting the items that you will edit, you will notice that on the top right corner of the page 2 buttons. The blue pen button is “Edit” while the red trash button is for “Delete”. Click the blue pen button to edit.

Finally, a new window will appear. This window shows the things that you can edit in your listings. Simply click on the margins you wish to edit.

  • Change Quantity – This option will change the number of items available in the listings that you have selected.
  • Change BE – “BE” stands for Break Even. Editing the value in this field will change how much is needed to raise the final price in order to cover all the fees.
  • Change Profit To – It allows you to change the amount or percentage of the profit to a desired value.
  • Change Profit By – It allows you to automatically add or reduce the amount or percentage of the profit by the value you set. For example, if you wish to set your profit by $2, it will add $2 to your existing profit.

Once you have set your preferred margins, click Apply to save.

You can also disable the scan for multiple items, this is applicable for those drop-shippers who uses their own supplier that they have an agreement with the seller on the price.

Changing templates for multiple items is also possible in this feature, just select the template that you want then click “Replace

Once done with all the revisions, you have to click the “Update” button for the changes to take effect.

Editing more than 500 items at once

Revising All Filtered Items

This feature has the capability of editing/revising ALL of your existing listings monitored in your DSM account depending on the kind of listing that you want to edit/revise using the filtering process on the Price Monitor.

Before you start editing, filter the price monitor to include only the products you want to edit. For example, if you have 5000 products with 10% profit margin and you want to increase it to 20% make sure you filter the price monitor to only include products with 10% profit margin

Then once the result came up after the filter process, click “Revise All Filtered Items” at the bottom of page.

Finally, a window will pop-up that shows the information about the listings that you can edit.

Change Quantity – This option will change the number of items available in the listings that you have selected.

Change BE – “BE” stands for Break Even. Editing the value in this field will change how much is needed to raise the final price in order to cover all the fees.

Change Profit To – It allows you to change the amount or percentage of the profit to a desired value

Change Profit By – It allows you to automatically add or reduce the amount or percentage of the profit by the value you set. For example, if you wish to set your profit by $2, it will add $2 to your existing profit.

Changing templates for multiple items is also possible in this feature, just select the template that you want then click “Replace

Once done with the revisions, you have to click the “Update” button for the changes to take effect.

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