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New fee rate card

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From 1 March 2018 bidorbuy will have a new fee rate card. Here is a summary of the changes and some of the reasons why we are making them.

Carousel images on bidorbuy

Sellers, find out why you should upload multiple thumbnail images! (A hint: buyers like them.)

Sellers, get ready for Christmas

Tips for increasing your bidorbuy sales during the holiday season.

Fly your drone lawfully

The new South African drone legislation comes into effect on 1 July 2015 and sellers will be required to make the buyers aware of it.

Sellers, mind your attributes

Respect the attributes structure on bidorbuy to make it easier for shoppers to land on your listing. By now, you surely know that attributes have replaced many subcategories on bidorbuy. The trend, started with the Property section way back in December 2011, will eventually spread to all categories that lend themselves to attributes (and almost […]

Top 10 categories in 2012

There are currently over 1.2 million items listed for sale on bidorbuy, arranged in 32 categories and numerous sub-categories. The 10 top performing categories in 2012 were: Coins & Notes Computers & Networking Jewellery & Watches Cell Phones & PDAs Electronics Home & Living Antiques & Collectables Photo & Video Clothing, Shoes & Accessories Toys […]

The power of R1 auctions

Sellers do take risks when they put their wares on a R1 auction. They also stand to gain a lot.

An artist, and a bidorbuy entrepreneur

Mike Taljaard used to struggle to sell his art. Today, he enjoys internet fame and is one of the most sought-after artists on bidorbuy.