Tips & Features

Bids

Conserve Your Bids

Bidding rapidly will only waste your bids and inflate the auction price. Bid strategically.


1. Go to an auction's detail page:

Click on any active auction to view its detail page.


2. Book a BidBuddy:

Type in the number of bids you want to use, then click "Book a BidBuddy. Available when you have active bids."


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Earn Free Bids

When you are the Highest Bidder, you will earn time towards your next level. When you reach a new level, you receive free bids.


Tactics

Study The Competition

Who else is bidding on the item? Watch and learn. Some people keep a notepad to track bidders and what type of bidding strategies they are using.


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Buy It Now & Get Your Bids Back

If you do not win an auction, you can get your bids back, by taking advantage of the Buy It Now option. If you bid 100 times on an item and don't win, you can just buy the item and get all your bids back for free. You can now re-use your bids to try to win another auction!


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Check Out The Winners

The winners page reveals recently won items and the final auction prices.


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Try Different Times

Auctions might be easier to win at different times of the day.


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On a Budget?

Try bidding on less-expensive, less-popular items. There will likely be less competition.


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Buy Bids on Sale

Make sure to visit 1global regularly so you can keep up to date on promotions and save on bids!

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