Spelling and Keywords
One of the most committed mistakes many users make on eBay is entering a misspelled brand or name into eBay's search engine. This is actually a smart strategy if you are hunting for hidden deals. But looking through the misspelled results might not really give you what you want plus you will miss the opportunity to search through the massive listings of properly listed items.
eBay's search engine is designed to produce only the listings that have all the keywords you entered in the search box. With this system in place, it simply means you will benefit more from typing in as many keywords relating to the item you are searching as you can. With more words entered into the search box, the more refined and precise the result will be. It would be wiser to include the feature and function of the item, and certain specifications if you are looking for gadgets. For instance, you can mention the brand, model, and color of the product you are searching for.
A perfect example would be a buyer looking for a pair of sunglasses. If he will just type in the brand, his search will produce a long list of result from that brand, with a lot of the items in the list irrelevant to his search. However, typing the exact brand, color, model or serial number narrows down the search and eBay's search engine will produce more relevant listings.
There are also a lot more ways to produce a long list of relevant listings as:
- Variation of Words
- Using Punctuation Marks
- Item Descriptions