More on eBay

Like we needed more results somewhere else, right Don't scoff. Although this is a clever sales and marketing ploy, it has saved the day a number of times for me. The More on eBay section of the Results page brings you all the stores and popular searches that match up to your search criteria. The popular searches will not appear unless you've entered very general search words. For example, after punching in the letters DJ for my search, the Popular Searches area of the More on eBay section...

Hot Ticket Items

How do you know if you have a hot ticket item Why would you care Knowing if you have a hot ticket item is the best way to determine which pricing strategy you should use on eBay. Here's the best way to figure it out. Using eBay's search capabilities, covered in detail in Chapter 4, Seek and You Shall Find, search for your item in completed auctions. Here are some things you should look for 100 or More. Are there more than 100 valid results returned If yes, you've got yourself a hot ticket item....

Found It Now What

I click on the Pro Audio subcategory. Now we're down to 125 items to rifle through. Can we continue to drill down You better believe it. In the Matching Categories section, under Pro Audio, I see more categories to choose from, as shown in Figure 5.2. I click on DJ Equipment. Now I'm down to 102 items in my list. Again, the categories to the left have been broken down further. This time I see exactly what I am looking for Turntables. By clicking on it, I am now down to 61 items. This sure is a...

Category Searches

Although using the Search box is by far the most popular way of searching for items on eBay and the Zone, there are category options available as well. Like on eBay, people who use the Categories method of searching are typically browsers who are not looking for anything specific but rather a certain type of item (for example, DVDs, PlayStation games, or comics). Once you enter the category, you are presented with pages and pages of listings that you can further define by entering keywords in...

Introducing eBay

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EBay Community Values and the Member Spotlight

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Click on the eBay Community Values link and give them a read. They are words to live by, not only on eBay, but in your everyday life. Sorry, I began preaching there. Take them to heart and try to remember them when you are selling, buying, or just plain chatting with other members. Speaking of members, take the time to click on the Member's Spotlight link. You must have over 100 transactions before they will consider you. This is a great way to get to know other members and see how they use...

Before You Bid Chapter

On the flipside, you can also get a good idea of how this member deals with other sellers on eBay. By selecting this option, you will see all the feedback that other sellers have left for this particular member, letting you know if he or she has been easy or difficult to deal with. Left for Others. With this option selected, you can see all the feedback that this member has left for other people on eBay. If this member is leaving negative feedback for everybody and their brother,...