eBay has loads of items for sale on their site so it's important to use search effectively to narrow down your results to
just what you're looking for. We'll give you some help with searches in part two or our 10-part eBay series.
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Welcome back to the beginners guide to buying and selling on E-bay. Let’s get right into performing a search for what you are hoping to buy on E-bay. You can simply enter what you are looking for here, like a digital camera. And E-bay will automatically search all categories. This may give you too many irrelevant results though, so you can scroll down and select the category it belongs in like cameras and phones. Then click on search, here you will see a long list of results, you can narrow down your results by refining it.
By selecting sub-categories that it fits into, in this case it’s digital cameras. You can also add a price range, a specific condition like new, use or not specified. And if you know of a specific seller on E-bay, you can enter their I.D here and choose only search through items they are selling. You will also see, related searches here which you can choose as well, the advanced search option allows you to enter exact word that you want included in your results. Or even exclude it, there are also price options, buying and shipping options and you can do a location bay search.
To look for items with in a certain distance from your zip code, if you are looking for something specific, make sure you narrow down your results. It will make things better and easier for you in the long run. Remember there are 10 parts to this series so don’t forget to check out the other episodes in the beginners guide to buying and selling on E-bay.