Written by Babar Beacon
⊂ Updated: 05/03/2019 ⊃
(words:1300 Pages:3 | 3-5 minutes reading, about Amazon Prime maximum utilization tips in detail)
Lower competition ends up low final price, so try to be in a small group of bidders for a specific item
In the process of eBay savvy shopping, after searching and finding 5 to 10 potential deals for a specific item of your wish list, the second task is to build a watch list.
Watch list is used to record your good findings that you thought would be best for your requirements
You can do it manually by jotting down the items, IDs, sellers and other related information to track them later. Your watch list is very helping stuff when it comes to place bid. It is quite possible that you found more than one items potentially good for you but it is hard to watch all manually. The eBay provides a very useful tool to watch all your deals.
(no links) My eBay > Lists > Watch list
The eBay watch list is sorted as “time left: ending soonest” by default but you can sort it in any seven ways as per your convenience.
Tip: Typically I prefer to do search and build my watch list using my broad view laptop. The hassle is done, now it’s time to fun and place bids in last moments from anywhere through my cell phone, of course, using eBay App
After having a potential items watch list, you need to place bids actually and wait to win. Here I curated some important points to follow in this process.
The strategy behind sniping is to place a killer overbid in last 5 to 10 seconds and not leaving chance for others to make counter bids and auctions completed
You can do it yourself but timing is everything. Otherwise you can use some special snipping tools to do it for you.
The Auction Snipping websites place bids on your behalf and try to win the deal for you in very last moment using automatic system. Do sign up, enter auction item number, closing time and maximum value you can afford, rest of work will be done automatically. No need to watch and worry about watch list. You can find free sniper sites, some offer free trials and some are paid.
Once you set your sniped tool then try to play with it, let it complete the task itself.
Sniping biding tools are not effective if the listing is fixed price with buy it now option as many reputed sellers offer hot deals with fixed prices and this practice is increasing day by day.
The eBay offers its own system against snipers: eBay Proxy Biding, it helps the regular eBay bidders to win against snipers with a built-in system to make a 0-seconds proxy biding at the time of closing.
I don’t personally like to use third party sniping tools. The eBay has all tools and options to get the best if you are smart enough and know how to use them.
What biding trick you like the most? And what we missed here, let us read yours in comments.
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