Boost Sales this Christmas with bidorbuy

This is a guest post written by bidorbuy.

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and it will be over before you know it. With nearly 20% of annual retail sales in some way connected to the Christmas period, e-tailers should be making every attempt to gain exposure for their inventory, entice more purchases, gain industry insights and reach new markets. bidorbuy is the perfect platform for small businesses to capitalise on the festive season without breaking the bank.

To kick off the Christmas shopping season, bidorbuy will be hosting a variety of promotions to help you.  Read on to find out more.


With an average conversion rate of 16.5% on bidorbuy, you are bound to get sales but when you take advantage of our enhancements during the Festive season, you have the opportunity to boost your conversion rate by up to 83.73%.  Enhancements allow you to place your products in more prominent spots on bidorbuy, helping you to entice buyers to click on your products.  Click here to find out more about our enhancements.

Christmas Catalogue

bidorbuy’s Christmas Catalogue is up now! For just R10 you can list your products in their regular category spots as well as the Christmas Catalogue, increasing visibility for your stock. Take advantage of this opportunity by adding your items to the Christmas Promotion before 20th December.  Click here to find out how to list your items in the Christmas Catalogue.

Black Friday Deal of the Week

In the spirit of Black Friday, bidorbuy will be looking for the greatest deals on the net for ridiculously low prices.  If you think your products are good enough, they could feature in our Black Friday Deal of the Week from 21st – 27th November.  Not only will you get FREE exposure, you’re also guaranteed high-value traffic.

Cyber Monday Deal of the Week

Save all your great deals on electronics and gadgets for Cyber Monday!  Cyber Monday is quickly becoming one of the biggest online shopping days of the year.  The week after Black Friday, from 28th – 4th December, buyers will be searching for great deals on cell phones, laptops, cameras and more.


If you are looking to make an ever bigger impact this Christmas, consider putting a banner on bidorbuy.  There are various advertising options available from high traffic positions on the homepage to more targeted positions on category pages.  Banners are a great way to direct customers to your products on bidorbuy. You can choose which items you want to feature and also include your business logo for brand awareness.  For more information on the advertising space available on bidorbuy, click here.


If you want to increase brand awareness and drive sales, competitions can be one of the best ways to entice buy-happy Christmas shoppers to purchase from you.  Let us know what competition you want to run in conjunction with bidorbuy and we will help you set it all up.

Keep a look out for our other great advertising slots on the bidorbuy Advertising Store.

For more information regarding Deal of the Week, banners, competitions and other great opportunities for you to boost sales, contact categoryadmin@bidorbuy.co.za.