Chapter 2. Power Browsing and Power Searching

IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 1 Browse eBay to Find Items

  • 2 About Searching for Auctions

  • 3 Perform a Basic Search

  • 4 Sort Your Search

  • 5 Perform an Advanced Search

  • 6 Search for eBay Members

  • 7 Store Your Favorite Searches

At first blush, eBay might seem like the world’s biggest virtual attic—a mammoth space filled with an unimaginable amount of junk and treasure arranged in no particular order. Good luck finding anything there—you’ll only find what you happen to accidentally come across.

In fact, there is some method to the madness. Everything on eBay is categorized and searchable, so if you know what you’re doing, you can quickly find the exact item you want to buy.

That’s what you’ll learn in this chapter. You’ll find out ...

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