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With millions of items for sale on eBay, knowing a few tips can help you quickly find just the right thing.
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To get more results, you can search within sellers’ descriptions as well as in item titles. Select the “Include title and description” check box, located below the search box, and click Search again. If this doesn’t work, try using different search words. Experiment using two or three different words at a time so you get a variety of results.
You can expand your search to search within sellers’ descriptions as well as in item titles. Select the “Include title and description” check box, located below the search box, and click Search again.
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Learn how to get more precise search results or expand your search to get more matches specific to your item.
Customise the criteria you search by, such as buying format, location, and distance. You can also organise how you see your search results.
Specify what you're looking for by using the “Advanced search” link at the top of most eBay pages.
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