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Knowing Thy Competition


Penny Auction Competition Tip Michael, my son, keep your friends close, but your enemies closer! (Yes, that’s a Godfather thing. If you haven’t seen it, stop what you’re doing, go watch it and then you’ll be ready to go to the mattresses on a penny auction site!) The theory behind the Godfather Approach is simple: [...]

Timing is Everything


What is the Best Time to Bid on a Penny Auction? We know, we know . . . you want some tips on WHAT to bid on. That’s available on some other pages, but here, we’re going to talk about WHEN to bid. You’ll find that this is an aspect of penny auction bidding that [...]



Intimidating the Competition (Penny Auction Power Bidding) Look at the puny little girly-bidder! Are you going to use your skinny little clicking finger to place a bid? (We hope some of you have seen the old SNL duo Hanz and Franz or we’re probably going to be in trouble here!) Would you believe it if [...]

Show Up Late


The late bidder has many different types of names. Among them are “spoilers” and “snipers”. Either way, we hate them. Spoilers are the bidders who sweep in to auctions at the last moment and steal the prize. Think of it like this: Have you ever been standing in line for something (a movie, a sandwich [...]

Bid on Low Cost Penny Auctions


We’ve all seen the commercials for penny auction sites, and if you haven’t here’s the gist: Some regular person (like you or me) is standing next to their new widescreen, HD TV that they just got for $50. Who doesn’t want that right? It all seems so easy! I mean, who couldn’t log on to [...]