How to improve eBay search?
If you have spent some time searching items on eBay website, than you probably know that there are millions of items for sale, in fact. It is always good to have a сhoice but you, like most users, want to get the exact relevant search results rather than seemingly endless pages of items that merely happen to match the word you typed in the search box.
By using a few simple techniques, you can make your search more specific, more flexible and easier to navigate at the same time. So, you can save a lot of time as a buyer! In this article we would like to tell you about some simple tricks that are available in a new comobuy application for eBay buyers from comocom GmbH company.
comocom is the software suite for eBay. Note that comobuy desktop software for Win XP, Vista and Win 7 (32/64-bit) is fully FREE, passed Compatible Application Check and is certified by eBay. Therefore, you can trust it!
First of all, you shoud register at the comocom website to get Free license, before you start download the comobuy buying tool for eBay and, then, install it. Of course you can use comobuy trial without registering, but the free license gives you convenient opportunity to save search queries, settings and list of your purchases.
Start your search. Enter the product name into the search field at the top of the comobuy interface. Use specific search queries trying different spelling, including plural form instead of singular. After you get your search results go on to the “Refine search criteria” panel and narrow your search to a particular item or subcategory instead of searching all eBay categories. The comobuy will highlight in bold the most appropriate eBay categories and subcategories matching to the search keywords you enter.
Also, in comobuy, you have the opportunity to choose the results arranged by using the "Sort by" drop-down list. For example, if you want to check out auctions in order to know how soon they’re closing, choose "Items Ending Soonest". In the "Sort By" area, choose one of the following options:
- Best Match
- Time: Ending Soonest
- Time: Newly Listed
- Price + Shipping: Lowest First
- Price + Shipping: Highest First
- Price: Highest First
- Distance: Nearest First
The other way to narrow your search is by using advanced criteria. For example, you can set your price, shipping cost, item condition, how many bids the item currently has, how many days left to bid, items "Located in / Available to" country and the distance from your zip code, etc. Spend just a few minutes for selecting the appropriate eBay search criteria in comobuy and the result will surpass all your expectations.
For your convenience comobuy offers two ways of search results viewing:
- List View: The standard table format with the small picture on the left and all the necessary items information on the right. Here you can use additional sorting by clicking on the appropriate options. For example, to sort out your found items by the number of bids click "Bids" column
- Gallery View: Here you see the search results in boxes with larger pictures, items and shipping cost information.
In both cases, for more detailed information about the items use double click and comobuy will open all the information about the selected product in the separate tabs: description, specification, shipping, etc. And for ebayers who used to view item's detailed information on eBay site, there is a web-browser opening by pressing a globe button.
All your searches and settings will be saved by comobuy and you can return to it at any time you need. With this feature it is be very convenient to search the same product once again or search on different regional eBay sites like ebay.de, ebay.uk and so on, by using Site drop-down list. As well you can rename, remove, create folders, drag and drop your searches there.
The comobuy software for eBay offers lots of other useful and necessary features for buyers. For example, blacklist of the sellers, watchlist, reports about purchased items and other. Everyone can download and try all opportunities of the comobuy application. comobuy Free tool can be interesting both for new eBay users, as well as for eBay businessmen.
Have effective shopping on eBay!