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Put it on a whiteboard

One can find whiteboards everywhere: in offices, meeting rooms, school classrooms, homes…   Ubiquitous as they are today, whiteboards were not an instant success when they first appeared in the late 1950s to mid-1960s.   It took them …

Ideas to start your own business

There’s no denying that we are living in uncertain financial times, and the idea of gaining extra income is very attractive to most of us. Added to that, the benefits of being your own boss, and the thought of starting your own business can be very …

For your business

The bidorbuy Business, Farming & Industry category currently features almost 2800 listings. A great majority of them, about 2400, are brand new; only about 400 are second-hand items. This category also strongly favours the buy-now (fixed price) type of …

The bidorbuy top sellers event 2010

Brilliant! Great! Excellent! Fantastic! These are the attributes that the buyers who won tickets for bidorbuy top sellers event use to describe the evening of 5 June at the Cresta Barnyard Theatre. And they are not exaggerating.  It was indeed …

You and making money online

The internet provides many money-earning options. As you will discover as soon as you start searching, the problem is not in the availability of offers. The problem is that there are too many of them, some promising you thousands of Rands (or dollars, as …

Lesser-known traits of a good bidorbuy seller

You know which ingredients go into making a good bidorbuy seller: desirable items; attractive prices; professional presentation; effective marketing; prompt delivery; and so on.  And, of course, above everything else: an excellent reputation. Simple, …

The bidorbuy business connection

You already know why bidorbuy is good for your business. But there is more to the bidorbuy-business connection: bidorbuy is also the place where you can equip your business, buy a business, or get fresh business ideas. And we are reminding you about this …

Marketing matters

One bidorbuy seller recently discovered the power of advertising. Chance played a big part in the event. This is how it happened.   The image of a product of his appeared in one of the bidorbuy Valentine's Day promotional emailers. These …

Secure your shopper: Prevent shopping cart abandonment

Hi there all, For those of you who may not know, bidorbuy has a monthly column in the ComputerActive Magazine. Each month we prepare a piece of writing educating the community about the internet, selling items online, online shopping and general …