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  1. 1. Using Google Advanced Search Commands for Product Sourcing & Finding Customers Steve Kuntz E-mail: skuntz1@mindspring.com Twitter @pokersteve786 Presentation is located athttp://www.slideshare.net/pokersteve786/ebay-search Spreadsheet companion document at http://files.meetup.com/194036/ebay_power_keywords_v2.xls 1
  2. 2. What We Will Cover1. Discovering your ebay niche keywords2. Basic Search Match Types/Google Advanced Search Operators3. Search Examples for Finding Vendors4. Reverse Engineering ebay Listing Photos5. Finding Like Minded Potential Customers 2
  3. 3. Ebay Powerseller 3
  4. 4. Should have named presentationHow to Find Stuff and LikeMinded Potentail Customers Online! 4
  5. 5. Let’s Dive Right In! 5
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  7. 7. Brain Storming ebay Niche KeywordsTake a few minutes tobrain storm your niche 7
  8. 8. Example: I Sell China Items Some Keywords may be – China Dinnerware – Antique China Dishes – China Glassware – Decorative Plates – Vintage China Dishes – Hand painted China plates 8
  9. 9. Additional Tools to HelpGoogleSuggestUbersuggestEbay search 9
  10. 10. Google Suggest china dishes 10
  11. 11. Ubersuggest.Org china dishes 11
  12. 12. Ebay searchchina dishes 12
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  14. 14. Basic Search Match Types Broad “Phrase” [Exact] 14
  15. 15. Broad Match SearchMickey Mouse Collectibles 3,420,000 Results 15
  16. 16. Broad Match SearchMickey Mouse CollectiblesThese words Mickey Mouse Collectibles In any order 16
  17. 17. Broad Match SearchMickey Mouse Collectibles Synonyms ofThese words these words Mickey Mouse Collectibles In any order 17
  18. 18. Broad Match SearchMickey Mouse Collectibles Synonyms of These words these wordsBlue + Mickey Mouse Collectibles + old In any order 18
  19. 19. Phrase Match Search“Mickey Mouse Collectibles” 22,700 Results 19
  20. 20. Phrase Match Search“Mickey Mouse Collectibles” Only these words “Mickey Mouse Collectibles” Only in this order 20
  21. 21. Phrase Match Search “Mickey Mouse Collectibles” Only these wordsBlue + “Mickey Mouse Collectibles” + old Only in this order 21
  22. 22. Exact Match Search[Mickey Mouse Collectibles] Used in Google Adwords [Mickey Mouse Collectibles] 22
  23. 23. Webpage URL/Title/Text Components 23
  24. 24. URLwww.collectorsweekly.com/animals/mickey-mouse 24
  25. 25. Title TagMickey Mouse Collectibles - Collector Information | Collectors Weekly 25
  26. 26. Text 26
  27. 27. You Ready for the Advanced Stuff? 27
  28. 28. So What are Advanced Search Operators? Additional search parameters that give the web searcher the ability to narrow their searches by a series of different filters. Lets you hyper focus on search terms! 28
  29. 29. A Few Google Advanced Search Operators ~Keyword – Find Keyword and Synonyms of Keyword  Example ~vintage Filetype: – Find documents only containing filetype listed – Example "vintage clothes" filetype:xls – "vintage clothes" -filetype:pdf – Some of the types are pdf,html,txt,xls,ppt,doc Boolean connectors like AND, OR are case sensitive. They must be upper case. – Example vintage (clothes OR ornaments) 29
  30. 30.  Wildcard search – Example Christopher Columbus discovered * Ranges – Example Sony TV $300..$500 Find web pages that where indexed after/before certain date – Example "vintage clothes" after:2013-03-01 – Example "vintage clothes" before:2013-03-01 30
  31. 31.  Exclude specific keywords with minus operator – Example “vintage clothes” –ebay Pages with vintage clothes but not from ebay Site: query – search for information within a single website like all mentions of "Olympics" on the New York Times website.  Example Olympics site:nytimes.com  Also search within a specific top-level domain like .org or .edu or .gov or country top-level domain  Example Olympics site:.gov  Example Olympics site:.ca 31
  32. 32.  Inurl:keyword – Find keyword in URL of website indexed – Example inurl:vintage – Find pages with vintage in URL and clothes somewhere in URL, Title, Text, etc – Example inurl:vintage clothes 32
  33. 33.  allinurl:keywords – Find all keywords in URL of website indexed – Example allinurl:vintage clothes 33
  34. 34.  Intitle:keyword – Find keyword in Title Tag of website indexed – Example intitle:vintage – Find pages with vintage in Title Tag and clothes somewhere in URL, Title, Text, etc – Example intitle:vintage clothes 34
  35. 35.  allintitle:keywords – Find keywords in Title Tag of website indexed – Example allintitle:vintage clothes 35
  36. 36.  Intext:keyword – Find keyword in text of website indexed – Example intext:vintage – Find pages with vintage in Text and clothes somewhere in URL, Title, Text, etc – Example intext:vintage clothes 36
  37. 37.  allintext:keywords – Find keywords in text of website indexed – Example allintext:vintage clothes 37
  38. 38. Let’s find some stuff! 38
  39. 39. ~vintage 39
  40. 40. ~vintage 40
  41. 41. "vintage clothes" filetype:pdf 41
  42. 42. vintage (clothes OR ornaments) 42
  43. 43. christopher columbus discovered * 43
  44. 44. texas land auctions site:.gov 44
  45. 45. inurl:Memorabilia wholesale -alibaba 45
  46. 46. intitle:spider man comics clearance -ebay -amazon 46
  47. 47. allintext:barry manilow memorabilia -ebay 47
  48. 48. www.google.com/advanced_search 48
  49. 49. 40+ Power Search Phrases 49
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  51. 51. A Power Search PhraseSpreadsheet is included with this presentation 51
  52. 52. Spreadsheet is located athttp://files.meetup.com/194036/ebay_power_keywords_v2.xls 52
  53. 53. Reverse Engineering ebay Photos 53
  54. 54. Research Ebay Listing Photos In Firefox right click Copy image location 54
  55. 55. Google Reverse Image Search images.google.comClick on Cameraand Paste URL 55
  56. 56. Image from websitewww.megawatchstore.com Click on Search icon Always pay attention to website URL may be a potential vendor you can use as source for product 56
  57. 57. Results Show Web Sites with Similar Images 57
  58. 58. Finding Like Minded Potential Customers 58
  59. 59. realtime powered by bitly Website rt.lyRealtime (URL is rt.ly)pulls in all posts from“across the bitlyverse”which allows users tosee what is beingclicked on now. 59
  60. 60. topsy.com Topsy is a realtime search engine powered by the Social Web. Topsy indexes and ranks search results based upon the most influential conversations people are having. 60
  61. 61. socialmention.com 61
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  63. 63. Q&A Steve Kuntz E-mail: skuntz1@mindspring.com Twitter @pokersteve786 http://www.slideshare.net/poker steve786/ebay-search Spreadsheet companion document at http://files.meetup.com/194036/ebay_power_keywords_v2.xls 63

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