If there is an item you want which is up for bid, always check if you're able to obtain the same item without having to undergo any bidding.

Some auction sites offer you warranties or even free insurance coverage on fake products or on items that are not brought to you. This kind of protective measure can be reassuring for buyers on their website. Each of the products seen in this website is from ebay.  If you click on the product you like, you will be taken to its ebay webpage.