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Deal of the Week - Let bidorbuy help you grow your business.
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What is the Deal of the Week?

The Deal of the Week is a new promotional campaign aimed at helping potential customers and clientele get their hands on great deals on products and services on For the seller, this is a great way to drive high-value traffic to their business. The deals allow for the power of positive reference to work for your business.

Why take part in bidorbuy Deals?

The Deal of the Week offers you a low-cost solution to increase your brand-awareness because  thousands of bidorbuy users will spread the word about your business. Attract people to your business and improve your Revenue. Watch as enquiries about your business go up. You only pay fees once your deal has been purchased so you are not left out of pocket.

With bidorbuy Deals:

  • You get free advertising space on the bidorbuy website with a variety of Enhanced listings and Banners.
  • New and valuable customers will be lead to your business
  • You will increase exposure of your business on bidorbuy social media pages
  • Your Deal of the Week items will rank higher on bidorbuy in key word terms
  • To track the number of page views and the progress of the deal through 'My bidorbuy'

How to qualify for “Deal of the week”?

Bidorbuy will select sellers to take part in the Deal of the Week promotion on the basis that they have an Unbeatable offer on quality products with mass appeal. As a seller you must provide a deal that cannot be found anywhere else at the price you are offering.

To qualify, the seller must also:

  • Offer Free shipping or discounted shipping
  • Have stock availability
  • Offer Guarantees
  • List items as Buy Nows.
  • Be a Verified Seller (at bidorbuy's discretion)

How bidorbuy ‘Deals of the Week” work?

Step 1: Create your Deal

Identify a product/package or service that you would like to offer customers at a discount. You must also have a number of these packages in stock in order to qualify. This deal must be very attractive in order to bring new customers as well as returning customers. Send us a sample listing and we will verify it, e.g. 50% off on a Cruise for Two valued at R15000, or PS3 250 gig at 30% off.

Step 2: Market your Deal

The bidorbuy team will create the banners and organise the marketing for your deal. You will need to provide us with the details of the deal and any images showing the contents of the deal.

Step 3: Run your Deal

Your deal will run for 1 week on bidorbuy. The deal will be advertised across the site including on the bidorbuy forum and on bidorbuy's Facebook fan page. A good Deal of the Week will attract potential customers to try out your business. If users do not purchase at the end of the deal you still would have received mass awareness for your business at no charge because bidorbuy will only charge you for successful sales.

Step 4: Confirm payment

Once your deal is done, ensure that payment has cleared or that you have received the funds before you deliver the service or product.

Step 5: Serve your new customers

One week is all it takes and you'll have yourself a new list of potential customers. Enjoy the sight of new and old customers to your business. Serve your customers well and you've got yourself clients for life.

Please contact for any further information with regard to the Deal of the Week promotion.

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