E-Bay – the largest online auction
All modern life takes place on the Internet. It is there that we can learn about everything that happens around us. We can watch the latest movies while sitting at home and replacing the cinema’s huge screen with a computer monitor. The same thing happens with purchases. Today, technology has come to the point that we can make purchases without leaving home, without making much effort. Buy clothes, cosmetics, toys, appliances, household goods at home from the computer, lying in bed or even taking a shower. With the advent of such a “luxury” came up with a lot of resources that allow you to make purchases in a couple of mouse clicks. One of these resources is E-Bay, and I want to tell you about it.
What is E-Bay? I’ll try to explain on the fingers. Think of shopping centers with a large number of boutiques and shops: shoe stores, clothes, underwear, toys, toothbrushes … This is E-Bay. Such a Chinese market, if you want.
And saying “Chinese” I’m not joking. Despite the fact that the homeland of E-Bay is the USA, 80% of sellers there are Chinese. In general, with how much of everything China needs and does not really produce, this is not surprising. For E-Bay, this is a very big plus – a lot of Chinese sellers, a lot of products. As a result, we buyers have very low prices. A tie for $ 1, earrings for $ 0.8 … tempting, isn’t it? Although sometimes it’s better to buy in large recognizable online stores. Moreover, the network now has a special service for delivering any goods from American stores through Shipmatica website (Shipmatica.com), which allows you to collaborate with all well-known trading platforms.
So, a little more about the ordering system itself. For starters, of course, you need to register on the site. When registering, we indicate our real data: name, surname, mailing address, preferably in Latin letters. Are you done? – you can start shopping.
First of all, we find in the search specifically what interests us. For example, earrings – earrings – are driven in English, because the resource is American. If you use auto-translation, you can enter a simple query in Russian, but in a situation where you are looking for something more specific, such as, for example, “the collection figure of Sylvanas Windrunner”, I advise you to drive it into English anyway – this increases the chance of finding exactly what you need.
FILTERS AND SEARCH RESULTS ON E-BAY
A few words about the filter. There are a lot of cheap goods on E-bay, but in order to find what you want, also at the lowest price, you can set a “filter”. The “filter” is on the left. There you indicate the maximum price that you are willing to give for the same earrings. We expose, say, $ 2. In addition, I always always check “Free shipping” and “Buy it now” so that in search, besides all the common, auctions are not found. So, we set the filter, in the search line we have written earrings and click “search”.
Analyze the search results. Earrings for $ 0.99 are the first in the results line. Do they suit us? – open the sale page. Be sure to carefully read the name of the announcement of the sale and its description. First you need to make sure that this is the price for 1 pair and, in fact, that the very earrings that are presented in the photo are sold. Everything is fine, and we are ready to make a purchase, but it wasn’t there.
Before you check the information about the seller, which is located on the right side of the Buy it now icon. The inscription “99% Positive feedback” states that this seller has 99% positive feedback. It means that for 1000 sales of 100 purchased pairs of earrings, he turned out to be either defective, or did not reach the buyer at all, or for some other reason did not fit the buyer. In truth, 99% of positive reviews are very good, but if below 98–97% I do not recommend buying.
PAYMENT AND DELIVERY ON E-BAY
I mentioned above that the product may not reach. Yes, it is, but do not be alarmed. This happens infrequently and it’s absolutely not the seller’s fault. And if after all 2 months after the order you did not receive your purchase, you should not immediately write a negative review and blame everyone and everything there. Simply write the seller in private messages and your precious dollar will be returned to you. We do the same if the goods arrived defective, of course, in such a situation we attach a photograph to the letter, on which the marriage is clearly visible.
Usually, if the product is more expensive than $ 7-10, the seller after sending sends you a track number by which you can track at what stage of delivery your purchase is. Parcels with track numbers, as a rule, are not lost along the way. It happens that even very cheap purchases are assigned a track number, but these points must be agreed upon with the seller personally.
About payment methods. We decided to buy earrings anyway. So, get it Buy it now. We filled in the line with the address and name of the recipient during registration, and if not, we indicate it now. It’s time to pay the bills! There are 2 payment methods available on E-Bay. The first is the PayPal payment system.