Short But Informative Guide to Misspell Items on eBay

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1000's of people sell items on eBay with a mispell. This is how to find them:

Close your windows. Close every window - except for this one - currently open on your computer screen.

Once you have done that, copy and paste this -

Now sign in to your eBay account. If you're not a UK eBayer, don't worry, just sign into your country's site. If you haven't done so already, it's a good idea at this point to make eBay your home page. You will become very familiar with the world's most popular auction site in the days, weeks and months to come . . . . .

Once you've signed in, head towards eBay's search engine at the top right hand corner of your computer screen. Now click on Advanced Search. This will take you to a new screen where you can search for items currently selling on eBay.

Now don't type anything yet. Instead, just click on Completed listings only. Once you've done that, a tick will appear. Now leave this window like that.

Next, open another window and copy and paste or type this -

The free search engine you have just opened finds misspelled items on eBay. Every day, thousands of items are listed on eBay by people who are in a rush and don't have time to check their listings or by people who simply can't spell!

Buyers searching eBay's pages for a particular item miss these auctions and as a result these items often receive fewer bids than items that have been listed correctly.

To see what I mean, select the eBay site that you wish to search (for example eBay UK or eBay US) and type Panasonic in the Misspell search box and hit 'Misspell Search.' A new window will open showing the Panasonic items with misspellings currently selling on or on your regular eBay site.

Now have another go. Enter the words Royal Doulton and hit 'Misspell Search.' Another window will open showing all of the misspelled Royal Doulton auctions on eBay.

At the time of writing, there are 81 misspelled Panasonic items and 30 Royal Doulton items listed on You may see more or less, depending on when and which site you search.

One to two word searches produce the best results and some items or brand names will bring up more results than others. There is almost no limit to the number of items you can search for. Here's a few to get you started -

Versace Samsung Star Wars Nintendo Armani Dolce Gabbana Prada Nokia Teletubbies Hitachi Diamond Camcorder Sharp DVD Player Nintendo Television Laptop Moschino Barbie Computer Canon Ericsson Monitor Chandelier Gucci Miss Sixty Sony Vaio Next Abercrombie Adidas Fuji Casio Hugo Boss Pentax Harry Potter Electrolux Winnie the Pooh Playstation

After you have read this guide, leave your computer on for a while. You will probably think of many more items in the hours and days to come. As soon as you do, write them down or come back to your computer and conduct another search.

Items like this are often missed because the majority of eBayers use the eBay search engine to find an auction. The only way to find misspelled items like the ones above is by searching a category or eBay Shop or conducting a misspelled item search. also offers an advanced an Advanced Search option where you can search for Buy It Now and Paypal only auctions and search items and descriptions, which can be a particularly effective way of searching for items on eBay.

Use to search 15 different eBay sites, including eBay Canada, eBay India, eBay Spain, eBay Germany, eBay France, eBay Australia, eBay New Zealand and eBay USA and browse Google, Froogle, and Yahoo's pages.

Even if you decide not to operate the easy-cash system, use the next time you're looking for a bargain. Just remember to type the correct spelling of the item and Misspellsearch will automatically find the typo for you!

Searching for misspelled items on eBay is a great way to save money, and as you'll discover in the next step, it's a great way to start making money too. isn't the only search engine you can use.

You should now know how to look for a misspelled item on eBay. There's not much to it - simply bring up a misspelled search engine and enter the item or brand you are looking for.

Now I will show you how I make money from these items. In my Gold Bond Money Portfolio and easy-cash system (currently available for sale on eBay) I explain how to make money from these items. Find out more at my About Me page link below.

If you are in any doubt as to how profitable buying and selling misspelled items on eBay can be, take a look at what the experts are saying. And remember - this works with any eBay site!

"Did you know that on eBay you can probably pick up a 'labtop' pretty cheap? Or how about some 'dimonds' for a great price? These and many other misspelled items can be yours" - Geek

"Many designers have hard-to-spell names. By searching eBay for a misspelling, you may get a great deal!" -

"There are many items listed on the auction site that sell for much less than they are really worth because the sellers don't check their listing's spelling before they post" - NY Times

Note: This review DOES NOT offer any external links; the link above is to my About Me page on eBay which details my selling experience.

About Me Page - More About Mispell eBay Items and Making Money on eBay

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