Bidding Rules, Reserves and Increments
One of the biggest confusions new customers have on uBid is fully understanding our bidding rules. We know it gets complicated with all the new auction sites popping up overnight, and the last thing we want is for something to get between customers and our deals. We want to keep the competitive, fair auction environment for all users that we have cultivated over the last 15 years. With that in...
Kick off the New Year with a uBid vacation!
Mountain Vacations is the second of a five part blog spotlighting the different types of vacation packages now being offered to uBid customers. For high altitude at low rates, bookmark the uBid daily travel auctions for a chance to win a 7-night stay at one of Americas top mountain resorts. Surrounded by forest and the scented smell of pines and spruce, America’s best mountain resorts are...
Find the Best Vacation for You
This is the first of a five part blog spotlighting the different types of vacation packages now being offered to UBid customers. Part one focuses on Florida vacations. Does your ideal vacation feature endless days spent worshipping the sun on a gorgeous beach? How about pristine beachcombing by day and sampling the some of America’s most cosmopolitan cities by night? Or maybe, you just...
New RedTag shops at uBid.com
RedTag fans rejoice! In addition to our daily deals and flash sales, RedTag will now consistently offer three fixed-priced shops, including Apple products, Jewelry and Watches. All items are offered at well below market value to provide you with some of the best discounts on the web. Browse our new shops to find some great fixed-price holiday options! Shoppers can now choose from sparkling pieces...
uBid's Buy a Toy, Give a Toy to Toys For Tots!
Help us make the holidays brighter for children less fortunate this holiday season – uBid.com and RedTag recently kicked off our “Buy a Toy, Give a Toy” toy drive, benefiting Toys for Tots. Did you know that 22% of children under 18 in the US live in poverty?* That’s a sobering statistic and it most likely means that toys and games are not high on the...
uBid Getaways – A great way to take a break and...
Luxury worldwide resort destinations auctioned daily…check back/check often for great deals! At Auction, a leading provider of business to consumer managed auction services, partners with a leading property management firm to provide daily $1 start bid, no reserve auctions for hundreds of domestic and worldwide resort destinations. All vacation packages are auctioned through uBid.com and provide...
Black Friday/Cyber Monday on uBid and RedTag
Cyber Week Rules! Whether you’re grabbing a few presents for yourself or getting your holiday shopping out of the way,uBid.com has a variety of great items to meet all of your shopping needs. This year, in addition to amazing deals offered on uBid.com and our sister site, RedTag.com, we are featuring two big giveaway events on our site each weekday of Cyber Week!...
uBid.com and RedTag.com Holiday Policies
The holidays are right around the corner! Starting with Black Friday, November 23, uBid.com and RedTag.com will begin offering some very special holiday deals on technology, electronics, home goods, memorabilia and collectibles, gadgets and more for everyone on your list. Before you bid on or purchase gifts for your loved ones, we would like to highlight our Holiday Policies in force through the...
Overtime on uBid.com
Many of our customers have asked about our “Overtime” policy. Today, we’d like to shed a little light on that policy. Overtime is a policy that uBid employs to reduce bid sniping. On sites like eBay, bid snipers wait until the last possible moment before an auction closes to enter a bid, with the hope of outbidding others without giving them a chance to bid back. We believe bid sniping...
Mega Auctions at uBid.com – More for Less, Every...
At uBid.com, we offer unique auctions to give our customers the best deals on the web. We are the only auction site to offer Mega Auctions on quality merchandise every day. Customers can find deals on everything from tablets and electronics to housewares to collectibles in our Mega Auctions. A Mega Auction or “Mega” is a large quantity auction listing, primarily offering more than 10 of the...
Penny Auctions vs. uBid – The Difference is Clear!
Online penny auction websites have become very common on the Internet in the past few years and we’ve had a lot of people ask us about these sites and whether they are reputable, and if we are like them. We think it’s important for you to know the differences between uBid.com and penny auction sites, because ours is a completely different business model. First and most important, uBid.com never...
Celeb Style for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve partnered with Patricia Nash to auction off 18 celebrity signed handbags in the fight against breast cancer. All proceeds from the sale of these 18 celebrity-signed Barcellona Saddle Bags will benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Every Monday, a new round of auctions will kick-off, offering people a chance to get a piece of their favorite...
uWant it? uPick it!
It’s once again time for our uPick it questionnaire. This month’s items are all tailgating themed in honor of the beginning of one of our favorite fall activities — football season. You’re sure to score a winning touchdown with these amazing items that cater to your inner fan. Select one of the following packages to be the next uDeserve It Sweepstakes giveaway and then enter our sweepstakes...
Announcing the New RedTag.com
A wise man once said, “The only constant is change.” We’re excited to share some of the new changes to our sister site, RedTag. You may have noticed that the revamped site, which was traditionally a “Daily Deal” site, now has additional features we thought you’d enjoy. Weekly Sales Events:These events include extreme values on product collections across a variety of categories, such...
HP Auctions Return to uBid.com!
uBid.com has become quiet famous for their large selection of HP computer auctions, starting at $1 each. After a short hiatus, we are pleased to announce that uBid.com will begin to carry a full lineup of HP desktops, laptops & netbooks. Our HP inventory is recertified directly by HP ensuring the ultimate in quality and value. Everyday uBid.com will be opening new auctions so make sure to...
iPad Auctions on uBid.com
Guess What? The uBid.com team has come across a small batch of Brand New Apple iPads! To show how much we appreciate our customers and fans we have decided to auction these off starting at only $1. We will be scheduling a new auction to open every few days. Keep checking back for the next Apple iPad Auction to open and to see all the other great deals we have to offer! We love to hear from...
What's New @ uBid.com
Welcome to the first edition of ‘What’s New @ uBid.com’! Every couple of weeks we hope to give you a sneak peak at upcoming changes we’re making to our website. In our first edition our user interface team would like to give you a sneak peak at some exciting changes we’re making to our bidding process. Launching in January 2011, uBid.com rolls out a new phase in...