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The gems hobby-business ran with love

Seller: sungems Name: Heleen Rossouw Heleen describes her bidorbuy selling venture as a “semi-full-time-hobby-supplementary-income business”. Her main income derives from a family-run company in the services industry, the Cape Town based Enviro-Safe Pest Management and Pathogen Control. Heleen occasionally relies on the Enviro-Safe employees to help with the bidorbuy administration and the dispatch of items […]

Lucky find for a crafts seller

Seller: chris7xx Name: Chris Chris7xx, who prefers to be known by her online user name, came to bidorbuy after trying flea markets, craft stores and recruiting family and friends to peddle her items at their places of work I started out selling gift boxes, bags, glass beads and beaded jewellery at flea markets in Pretoria […]

The whiz of the collectibles

Seller: geewhizz Name: Pamela Quinton The pleasure of dealing in rare treasures and the financial reward make the bidorbuy online trading platform a perfect selling venue for Pamela Quinton I have had a fascination for old, rare and beautiful objects since a very young age.  I was in my thirties and a stay-at-home mom with […]

In celebration of beads and other things beautiful

Seller: Cali Craft and Gems Name: Janet Belstead Besides a variety of beads, bidorbuy seller Cali Craft and Gems supplies crystals, minerals, gemstones and jewellery. Cali Craft and Gems started off as a part-time hobby, selling suncatchers at flea markets in Port Elizabeth. For those who do not know, suncatchers are objects made out of […]

Successful home business selling jewellery

Seller: daisyjewel Name: Angela Webster When Angela started her jewellery business, her biggest difficulty was in finding enough customers in Howick, where she resides. She developed her own website for greater exposure, but found it difficult to get the customers to buy from an unknown website. That is where bidorbuy comes in. I would like […]

The experience of an eBooks seller

Seller:  superfv Name: Francois Visser After being retrenched in 2004 and with only R500 of available capital, Francois Visser found his niche: selling eBooks on bidorbuy. The initial phenomenal sales decreased in proportion with the appearance of competitors, and today Francois relies on good customer service and excellent ratings for his extra income from eBooks. […]

The customers’ interests at heart

Seller: clive 6528 Name: Clive Bilski What do you sell? I am known as the “MacDonald’s Toy” man on bidorbuy, because I sell so many MacDonald’s toys, the ones that come bundled up with kids’ meals. I also sell antiques, Barbie dolls, trolls and anything else I feel my customers would like. When did you […]