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Customer retention tactics

Customer retention, what exactly is it? Simply put, it is about keeping your existing customers, so they can perform repeat purchases. And here is a more elaborate definition: the actions and campaigns companies implement in order to retain as many …

How to attract new ecommerce customers

Yes it is true, attracting new customers is a lot more expensive than retaining existing ones. However, there is no harm in attempting to get new customers in a cost effective and creative way. In this way you can kill two birds with one stone: keep your …

Buyers love uAfrica shipping

We have been urging sellers to offer uAfrica shipping for a while now. We wrote a blog post on uAfrica fulfilment, an article about activating the uAfrica shipping option, and an article on the finer points of using uAfrica shipping. Turns out, we have …

Celebrating ten years of success

Diamond Merchants have been on bidorbuy for a whopping 10 years! If the company's name doesn’t already give you a slight indication of what they sell, they are multinational jewellery and diamond wholesalers who offer high-quality items at a fraction of …

Bidding the right way

Who has a high chance of winning an auction on bidorbuy? Well, research shows that it’s not the luckiest  person, but the person with the best bidding strategy that has a higher chance of winning an auction. The catch is that there are many people out …

How to effectively work from home

Working from home can make you happier and more at ease, but there are some downfalls as well. Distractions, kids, not enough structure and much more. Here are some tips you can use to ensure you are as efficient as possible while still enjoying the perks …

Parcelninja warehousing and delivery

Outsource your e-commerce warehousing and delivery process to Parcelninja. Warehousing and distribution is one of the biggest challenges for e-commerce businesses in South Africa. It is no wonder that bidorbuy were quick to jump on board with …

No recycled passwords

Recycling is a good thing… but not when it comes to passwords! In this respect, the rule is set in stone: never use the same password for two different sites.   Why is this so important?   Even the strongest password, made up of a string of …