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Post To Want It Now

Haven't been able to find that special item anywhere? Create a Want It Now post and tell millions of sellers what you're looking for.

Creating a Want It Now post is easy
All you need is:

  • Enter what you are looking for – Focus on keywords that will clearly spell out the item you’re seeking.

  • Describe it in more detail – Be as specific as possible so that sellers can closely match their listings to your request.

  • Choose a category – Select a category where your post will be displayed to sellers.

  • Add a picture (optional) – Include a picture of what you want.

Responses to your post will be emailed to you
Sellers or other eBay members who have found what you're looking for will send you a link to their eBay listing so that you can see the item immediately.

Want It Now posts will maintain your privacy
Your Want It Now post will only show your feedback information. Your User ID will not be shown.

If you want to end your post and stop receiving responses, you can delete the post at any time. Otherwise, your post will remain on eBay for 30 days.

Repost an ended post
If your Want It Now post has ended, you can easily repost it. Go to My eBay and click the “Want It Now” link. From here, you can see all of your active and ended posts. Find the post that you’d like to repost, and click the “Repost” link.

Eligibility to use Want It Now
You can use this feature if you meet any of the following criteria.

  • You are a registered seller.

  • You are ID Verified.

  • You have a credit card on file.

  • You have a feedback score of at least 5.

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