Ever wondered what people search for most on eBay? Thanks to eBay pulse, you can find out! eBay Pulse is a daily snapshot of current trends on eBay. You can view the overall most popular, or you can select a specific category. Today we’ll look at both the most popular all around and then we’ll take a look at some of the categories that might interest you like computers, cameras, and more.

Overall Most Popular Searches

  1. iPhone
  2. iPod
  3. Wii
  4. Car insurance (huh? people search for car insurance on eBay?)
  5. Xbox 360

Most Popular Searches in Computers and Networking

  1. Laptop
  2. Dell
  3. Apple
  4. Desktop
  5. HP

It’s amazing to me that the most popular search is simply “laptop.” You’d think people would go to eBay with a particular model in mind having researched it first before buying.

Most Popular Searches in Cell Phones & PDAs

  1. iPhone
  2. Verizon
  3. Nokia
  4. Cingular
  5. Blackberry

Most Popular Searches in Cameras & Photo

  1. Digital Camera
  2. Canon
  3. Nikon
  4. Leica
  5. Sony

Apparently Canon is the most popular brand of cameras on eBay?

Most Popular Searches in Consumer Electronics

  1. Macintosh
  2. iPod
  3. Marantz
  4. Krell
  5. Rotel