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Becoming a better buyer

We can help you get a great deal - whether it's negotiating a Best Offer, or taking advantage of a Second Chance Offer. We can also help make your experience more uniquely yours - from finding items from around the world, to purchasing items to benefit your favourite nonprofit organization.

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From My eBay, go to “Buy,” and select  “Didn't Win.” On the item listing page, click  the “Second Chance Offer” link.

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Making a Best Offer
When you see the Make an Offer icon on a listing underneath the Buy it Now button, the seller wants you to make your best offer.

Receiving a Second Chance Offer
Even if you didn’t win an item, you could receive a Second Chance Offer.

Buying globally
Every day, sellers from around the globe offer items for sale. Our tips help you shop the world.

Buying to benefit nonprofit organizations
If you buy a charity item, part or all of your purchase will support a certified nonprofit organization.

Buying on eBay Motors
Whether it’s a car, truck, vehicle part, or accessory, these tips will help you buy successfully.

Buying on other eBay sites
Check out the rest of our family, including eBay Motors, and eBay Stores.

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