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Lystr Walk-Through:

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Profit Sheet:

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Registering for a Lystr account.


1 - Head over to & Select register.

2 - Fill in your account details.

3 - Enter your business information. 

If you're starting out, now is the time to choose a business name.

4 - Choose your plan.

We automatically add the first 250 products to your account unless requested not to.

5 - Choose your marketplace.

We currently only support eBay UK.

6 - Enter your PayPal Email.

This is the PayPal address in which you would like to accept payments.

If you haven't set up a PayPal account yet. Then use the email that you would use for your new PayPal account.

7 - Choose your item location.

This is the address in which you operate from.

Step Eight - Enter your payment details.

You can cancel at any time.

Configuring your Lystr Settings.


Step Nine - Profit Settings

Profit Markup:
Your chosen profit margin, For example, if you have it set to 10 then you will make 10% of the purchase price. We recommend using the default settings.

eBay Fee: 
The fee you are charged by eBay per transaction (%).

PayPal Fee (%): 
The fee you are charged by PayPal per transaction (%).

PayPal Fee (Fixed): 
The fixed fee you are charged by PayPal.

Quantity in stock: 
This is the number you would to have in stock on eBay.

Round Up:
Will round up the price to the nearest whole number.

Offer Settings:
Beta - Leave alone.

Listing Settings:
The location of your item and the payment email address.

VeRo Settings:

This will auto-remove brand from title and description, it reduces your risk of VeRo's.

Once you have configured your settings, you need to set up your description template. This is optional but we advise to do this, please head here to do so.

Please note if you have no listings then you will get an error when looking at the template "Preview".

Adding products from Amazon onto your Lystr account. (Skip this if we are adding your products)


Step Ten: Download a Google Chrome ASIN grabber extension. There are a number you can choose from such as ASIN grabber light or YakPal.

Step Eleven: Head over to Amazon and choose the category you would like to list. We recommend using the left side bar to reduce the search criteria, such as selecting a certain price range and 4 star and above only. NOTE - Please ensure you select the "Prime" box. Lystr is only able to convert prime eligible listings, all others will fail.

Step Twelve: Copy the ASIN's from the page using your ASIN grabber.

Step Thirteen: Import the product to Lystr.


Head back onto Lystr and go to the "Import" page. 

Step Fourteen: Select "Import Products", paste the ASIN and choose "Import directly to file". 

You can also choose "Review and list" which will allow you to edit the products information before import.

Lystr accepts thousands of ASINs in a single import.

Step Fifteen: The amazon products have now been imported to Lystr. We continuously monitor it's price and adjust to ensure that the listing is always up to date. 

Repeat the above steps to fill your inventory with products of your choice. 

To speed up the process, download the chrome extension "Asin grabber light" or "Yakpal" to select hundreds of ASINs at once.

Setting up your eBay and paypal account.


Step Sixteen: You can skip this step if you already have an eBay and PayPal account.

Sign up for an eBay business account here:

Be sure to select "Create a business account", this will give you higher limits than a personal. Follow the steps through and create an account.

Step Seventeen: Sign up for a PayPal business account:

Again, follow the steps through until your account is created.

Configuring the settings on your eBay account. 


Step Eighteen: Head over to eBay and opt into the eBay seller hub.

Step Nineteen: Opt into eBay business policies:

Please note if you have not sold on the account before you may not be able to opt in so move on to the next step.

Step Twenty: Opt into the eBay global shipping program. This enables you to sell internationally.


Step Twenty One: Set up your out of stock preference. 

Go to eBay, then site preferences and at the top select "Yes" next to the "Use the out-of-stock-option". Then click "Apply".

Step Twenty Two: Subscribe to an eBay shop if on a business account.


If on a personal account check your promotions as you may get a free listing offer which you should use.

Step Twenty Three: Opt into the eBay file exchange.

Adding your products to your eBay account


Step Twenty Four: Head over to Lystr, go to your "Inventory Page" and check your products have been added by Lystr. If they have been select "Product Creation CSV". Clicking the button will automatically download your file.


Do not open this file or it will corrupt.

Step Twenty Five: Head back to eBay and go to your File Exchange.

Step Twenty Six: Select "upload Files" followed by "Choose File" and select the creation file which you just downloaded from Lystr. Click "Upload" and the file will start loading. 

Once the file says completed, check to see if your listings are active. If yes, you can move to the next step.

If no, then please check the video about "reading the results report" or contact us at

Pairing your eBay listings with Lystr.


Step Twenty Seven: Head back to the file exchange and go on the "Download files page". Click the dropdown menu "Listings and records" and choose the option "Active". Change the "Download format" from standard to "File Exchange" and click "Save". 

Step Twenty Eight: On the File Exchange. Under the "Download" section. Go to the "Completed downloads" page. Find the newest download and download the file.


Do not open this file or it will corrupt.

Step Twenty Nine: Go back to Lystr and click on the "Pair" page. Click browse and upload the file which you have just downloaded from the File exchange. Select upload and wait for the file to upload.

If you get an error here it means you are using the wrong file or it is in the wrong format.

Step Thirty: Head back to your inventory and you'll now see that the eBay item ID has been populated. Your eBay listings are now in sync with Lystr.

Main setup complete. Please now check our other  user guides for more information on how to do your price/stock updates & all other Lystr features.