How to Win a Bid on eBay

eBay is one of the most widely used website for online selling and buying. Hundreds and thousand of items are advertised and sold on eBay everyday. In order to purchase something on eBay, one needs to place a bid; the person who bids the highest gets the item. If your bids tend to be beaten more often than not, there are some ways in which you can effectively increase the chances of winning a bid on eBay.

Things Required:

– Computer
– Internet Access


  • 1

    Go to the official eBay website and sign in to your eBay account using your username and the password.

  • 2

    Browse through the list of items up for sale in order to find the item you are planning to purchase. Alternatively, you also have the option to perform a pin point search by typping the item name in the search tab .

    Once you have found the item for which you plan to bid, place it on your ‘Watch’ page. This can be accomplished by clicking ‘Watch this item’.

  • 3

    Start bidding by placing the highest bid. You can wait and see if other prospective buyers try to beat your bid or not. Alternatively, you can also choose the option labelled ‘Buy It Now’. This will immediately end the auction and you will be required to make the necessary payment. However, this option is not available for all eBay auctions.

  • 4

    Be sure to keep a constant check on the bid you place to ensure your bid is not beaten. The website has a special feature for that, which can be accesed by clicking the option labelled ‘My eBay’ on the eBay homepage.

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