Is Beezid Closing Its Doors?

In recent days, we've noticed that auctions on have stopped running. In paging through the beezid website, we could not find a single active auction (which is quite out of the ordinary). No messaging on the website indicates that the penny auction is closing it's doors, nor do they mention technical problems. So [...]

2017-05-18T18:43:28+00:00Penny Auction News|

BiddyBomb – A New Penny Auction

Disclaimer: This review was written by an independent third party. For any comments or factual corrections, please email [email protected] is a new penny auction website which launched just a few weeks ago. We had the opportunity to interview BiddyBomb's founder, Trey Schneider, to learn more about the Biddy Bomb penny auction. How long have [...]

Comparison: Penny Auctions vs. Ebay

For years now, we've seen penny auction websites compare themselves to ebay. The general marketing message behind this comparison says this: "If you like ebay, you'll penny auctions". Quibids ebay Comparison Above, we see a sample comparison which uses in marketing promotions. In the promo, Quibids explains to consumers that their auctions: Ship [...]

2018-09-21T18:17:47+00:00Penny Auction News|

Penny Auctions with Winning Guarantees

Over the past year, we've seen a number of penny auction website implement a winning guarantee of some kind. In general, the penny auction winning guarantee is something offered to ensure (or at least improve the odds-of) a new bidder wins at least 1 auction. From the Penny Auciton's standpoint, this reduces refund requests and [...]

OrangeBidz Now Offering a Winning Guarantee

As time goes on, penny auctions all start to look the same in a few ways. Well, we'd like to bestow the honor of "It's about freakin time" today to OrangeBidz, who finally offers a winning guarantee to NEW BIDDERS. How the OrangeBidz Winning Guarantee Works Applies to new bidders only. Not a member, sign-up [...]

2017-05-18T18:43:28+00:00Penny Auction News|

A Penny Auction with Free Auctions?

It sounds a bit ironic, doesn't it? The entire penny auction concept is centered around the center idea that we (the bidders) pay for bids in order to participate in penny auctions. Recently, one of the top penny auction websites opened it's doors to free bidding. Now to clarify- SOME auctions are free. How HappyBidDay [...]

2017-05-18T18:43:28+00:00Penny Auction News|

The BBB and Penny Auctions

The penny auction industry is no stranger to scrutiny. From consumer protection groups to almost every media outlet, penny auctions are often criticized for their business practices. Below, we've summarized ratings of penny auctions by one of the most-respected sources, the BBB (Better Business Bureau). Please note that the below does not mean that these [...]

2017-05-18T18:43:28+00:00Penny Auction News|

Big News at HappyBidDay

Over the past few months, HappyBidDay has made a number of changes, most of which we actually like. Choose One Auctions First, HappyBidDay seems to have drastically improve product offering. The new Choose One Auctions are great for bidders as almost every auction comes with a number of prize choices. In general, the winner gets [...]

2017-05-18T18:43:28+00:00Penny Auction News|

March Madness at HappyBidDay

HappyBidDay kicks off March Madness this week with their annual March Madness bidding events which take place from March 16th to March 28th. So what's it all about? Discounted bid packages throughout the event Sweet 16 Started Auction - Starter auctions are HappyBidDay's beginner only auctions. While they usually include lower-ticket items, HappyBidDay is upping [...]

2017-05-18T18:43:28+00:00Penny Auction News|

OrangeBidz Celebrates 3 Year Anniversary

OrangeBidz has long been one of our favorite penny auctions. It not being a mega-penny auction makes competition reasonable and the overall reputation of the site is good. OrangeBidz pushed out an email this week announcing their 3 year anniversary with a few specials. Bids for 12 cents (their lowest price ever) 4x more auctions [...]

2017-05-18T18:43:28+00:00Penny Auction News|
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