Re: [CR]ebay search words?


From: RaleighPro531@aol.com
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 06:51:01 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]ebay search words?
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 4/17/2002 9:47:16 PM Eastern Daylight Time, jswan@optonline.net writes:


> I am working on a bunch of auctions that I plan on launching tomorrow
> night. Like most ebay sellers I always try to use "search words" in my
> title to attract customers to my auctions. Ebay prohibits using words
> that do not actually describe the item. They call this practice "key
> word spamming". The most common example of this in our world is "not
> Campagnolo".
>
> My question to the group is: what are your favorite search words?
>
> I'll post a link when I start the auctions.
>
>

My favorite search words are the manufacturers name; i.e., if I'm looking for Gipiemme, I search for Gipiemme, if I'm looking for Modolo, I'll search for Modolo. It's a real drag and a waste of my time getting dozens of hits on a search and only half have anything to do with what I want. Give the buyers enough credit to search for what they have in mind. No, I've never turned anyone in to ebay, nor have I mourned for anyone who got their auction dropped for spamming.

Pete Geurds (why yes, I was up all night..........) Douglassville, PA