Nice ebay trick..

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by ateep22, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. ateep22

    ateep22 Registered Member

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    I just noticed something on ebay while searching for a specific iphone case. so I refine my results with bin/freeshipping/usonly etc etc...and sort results with lowest..i see iphone covers priced from 0.99-2.00. so i click on the auction to see how this US seller is selling an iphone case shipped for only 0.99 (shipped) and i noticed this...theres a drop down menu on top to "select color" and one of the selections is a screen protector - which..yes you guessed it..is 0.99..and once you select any color (black/blue/red/etc) it shoots up to 2.00 for the buy it now...so this is pretty clever bc when a customer sorts lowest first...these ebayers listing will come up right on top but not really for the price listed...smart...anyone have any experience with this?
     
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    Aaric Elite Member

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    Nice, gonna check it
     
  3. fiendclub63

    fiendclub63 Newbie

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    me too..
     
  4. Stizerg

    Stizerg Power Member

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    Do you mean one of the color options is screen protector for 0.99?
     
  5. ateep22

    ateep22 Registered Member

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    ya pretty much...
     
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    Ha, I'm going to start doing this now :). Thanks OP :p.
     
  7. ateep22

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    lol ok once you do..please tell me how to list multi-variations for any product..for some reason i am unable to do this.
     
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    thank you for this really nice tip :)
     
  9. SocialMedia10

    SocialMedia10 BANNED BANNED

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    Can you post a link with a posting that has done this? thanks
     
  10. ok888

    ok888 Elite Member

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    Wow that pretty smartIm sure thers something else we can use this trick with beside iphone case
     
  11. curtainsplitter

    curtainsplitter Newbie

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    ive noticed this happening alot..
     
  12. lobo13

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    I tried but it would`t let do it either if any one have an ideal how to do it please share it!...


     
  13. ateep22

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    just search 'iphone 5 case' and filter buy it now and lowest price...any of them that say $0.99 - $Anything and click on that listing. the '0.99' is the iphone screen protector, then when you select a color for a case the price shoots up to a higher value.
     
  14. zoomse

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    good idea..worth looking for
     
  15. RWoodJr

    RWoodJr Newbie

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    You guys probably don't have the option because more than likely this is a feature only available to people who run an Ebay Storefront...which costs money.

    Granted, I haven't used Ebay much since the earlier part of the century so a lot of features slip by me, but based on what I'm reading - I think it is a good educated guess.