Ebay strategies?

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BrownieVet Senior Member • Posts: 1,872
Re: LAST 10-15 "seconds" !!!
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PhotoTeach2 wrote:

I love E-Bay ...

But I NEVER bid until the "last-10-15" seconds, (to late for anyone else to respond).

And, as you indicate, at that time I will put in the "max" I am willing to pay.

I will either get it for "$1" more than someone else's (prior) highest-bid they were willing to pay -- or they get it for $1 more than mine if their "highest" was above mine.

My first purchase at eBay was in 2013. At the time, I waited to the last minute to submit my bid, only to be "outbid" several times. Never won using that strategy.

Three years ago, I took advantage of the "auto-bid" on items I am serious to buy. Submitted my starting bid in-line with the suggested bid AND the LIMIT I am willing to pay for the item, not a penny more.

Sure I lost some to someone whose bid is over my limit, however, I won some for LESS than my specified limit. My last winning bid was $479 which is roughly $70 lower than the limit I set.

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