What Makes DealDash Better than the Rest?

  There are a lot of bidding sites out there to choose from. Why do people choose DealDash over all of the others?

To start things off, I think that the reason people initially find DealDash is the commercials. If you haven’t seen a DealDash commercial, then you must TiVo every single moment of your TV viewing, because the DealDash commercials are everywhere. I like them because they are fun, easy to understand, and invite you to come online and read more about DealDash before making  any kind of monetary commitment. And, bonus, they feature real DealDash customers! The commercials are a great way to spread the word about DealDash, and that’s why I think that DealDash has more new users signing up than any other penny auction site. Now, the reasons that they continue bidding on DealDash versus the other sites are very easy to see.

I have always been interested in online auctions, so when I first saw a DealDash commercial a few years ago I was intrigued. I did a lot of research on penny auctions, and they sounded so fun and exciting that I signed up to not only DealDash but a few other sites as well. DealDash has always lived up to their claims. They are transparent and honest in their business practices, there are no bots, and if you see and report any “team bidding” they will shut it down. This is not the case with other bidding sites that I have tried. Penny auctions can be difficult enough to win if you are going up against a power bidder, why make it even harder by bidding on a site that allows team bidding and bots?

Speaking of bots – there’s simply no need for bots on DealDash! DealDash offers every single bidder an even playing field by giving us all a tool to help place our bids for us. The BidBuddy is the best tool around to help you win auctions. Just the BidBuddy with as many bids as you would like to spend on an auction and let the BidBuddy bid on the auction for you. Unlike other sites that offer an automatic bidder, the BidBuddy can be filled with as many bids as you would like all at one time, well before the auction starts. With other sites, if they have an automatic bidder there is a very low limit of bids that you can load, and you have to keep going back to the auction to make sure that you still have bids left in your automatic bidder.

The customer is king on DealDash. If you have a problem or question, no matter how small or silly you can always open up a support ticket and DealDash will get back to you quickly, honestly, and with a good attitude. I have had dealings with other auction sites’ customer service, and I have to say that DealDash’s customer service reps are the nicest and most polite that I have ever encountered. I am also very impressed with their response time – DealDash has literally emailed me back within an hour after opening a service ticket, and never more than 24 hours. That’s what I call great customer service!

I hope that this article makes you realize how unique (in a good way!) that DealDash is versus other penny auction sites. If you’re interested in reading some tips and tricks check out the “Tactics & Tips” section on DealDash. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!




The Best Parts About DealDash

  There are a lot of great things about DealDash. Let’s talk about the best ones.

DealDash has a lot of features that are unique to the brand. No one does it quite like DealDash. Here are some of my top picks for the best things about DealDash.

Number one on my “Best of” list is of course the BidBuddy! BidBuddy is a special feature that DealDash has that no one else can even come close to having. The BidBuddy is one of those great things about DealDash that you aren’t going to be able to get anywhere else. The reason that the BidBuddy is on my “Best of” of list is that the BidBuddy is the best tool around to help you win auctions. Just load him up with as many bids as you are willing to spend on a certain item and let him bid on the auction for you. You don’t need to sit there and stare at the auction, you don’t even have to turn on your computer!

Another thing that makes my DealDash “Best of” list is DealDash’s social media. DealDash is on all of the most popular social media outlets – Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Google+. You can earn free bids by posting pictures to different the social media outlets. Getting easy free bids from social media is definitely something that qualifies as “Best of!” DealDash’s social media isn’t all about getting free bids, though. If you go to any of the social media outlets you can see a variety of different information posted such as what bid sale is going on, who is winning the best auctions, and many different blog subjects.

Finally, another thing that I think is the best about DealDash is that they are open 24/7. Picture it: Thursday, 3AM – you’ve got insomnia. The rest of your family is asleep, there’s nowhere open in your town to go waste some time, it’s too dark to go outside for a walk…Go on DealDash!! Being open 24/7 is definitely not something that a lot of the other auction places can claim. It’s very frustrating to be awake with bids to spend and no auctions to bid upon! With DealDash you never have that problem. DealDash is the best!



I hope that this article reminds you of all of the things that are so uniquely awesome to DealDash. If you’re interested in reading some tips and tricks check out the “Tactics & Tips” section on DealDash. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!




Have You Told Your Friends About DealDash?

When you know about something really great, it’s only right to share with your friends. Have you told your friends about DealDash?

I don’t know about you, but whenever I find something that I really like such as a new shampoo, a new book, or even a website I always like to tell my friends about it so they can enjoy it as much as I do. So of course I have told my friends all about DealDash and how fun it is to play and how you can get some awesome deals on so many different items.

There are so many good things about DealDash, but here are a few things that you might want to share with your friends so they can join in on the fun.

The first thing that draws people in to explore DealDash is all of the awesome products! Have you told your friends about the name brand computers, cameras, fun outdoors items, high end decorative items, and small kitchen appliances? As a DealDasher you know that all of these things can be won for just a few bids if you’re lucky enough. Share the excitement with a friend!

The BidBuddy is one of those great things about DealDash that you aren’t going to be able to get anywhere else. As you probably already know, the BidBuddy is the best tool around to help you win auctions. Just load him up with as many bids as you are willing to spend on a certain item and let him bid on the auction for you, even when you aren’t logged in at your computer. It’s always such a fun surprise to come back to your computer later and get a big “CONGRATULATIONS!” that you won an auction.


Another great thing about DealDash you should let your friends know is about all of the different ways that there are to earn free bids. There are so many ways, from filling out your bidder profile, to posting pictures to different social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter, and occasionally DealDash will contact you about taking a quick “user experience” phone survey and offer you bids to participate. Getting free bids in these easy ways are definitely something that you should mention to your friends.

Finally, you should also let your friends know about DealDash’s awesome customer service. Everyone at DealDash that I have ever spoken to, either through email on on the phone have been such friendly, polite, and helpful people that it’s really worth mentioning.

I hope that this article encourages you to talk to your friends about DealDash. The only thing more fun than showing off your win on Facebook to strangers is showing off your awesome win to a friend! If you’re interested in reading some tips and tricks check out the “Tactics & Tips” section on DealDash. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!




Tweet DealDash and Get Free Bids


Did you know that you can get FREE bids from posting your wins on Twitter? Here’s how you can get in on the fun!

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past ten years or so, I’m sure that you have heard of Twitter. However, you might not know anything about Twitter’s history. Twitter is an online social networking service that lets users share short 140-character messages called “tweets”.  Users can send and read tweets from just about anyone, from their next door neighbor all the way up to President Obama. Users may subscribe to other users’ tweets—this is known as “following” and subscribers are known as “followers”. DealDash has a whopping 10.4 thousand followers! If you love looking at the “Winners” tab on DealDash, looking at the tweets that people post on DealDash’s Twitter page is even more fun.

You can get totally free bids really easily and quickly using Twitter. The way you can do that is by simply following DealDash and posting photos on Twitter. If you are going to take photos of your wins to post on Facebook and Pinterest to get free bids, why not also post them on Twitter?

First things first, you need to follow DealDash on Twitter at this link here. Then go to DealDash, win an auction, and wait to receive it. After that you can get free bids by simply taking a photo of yourself holding the auction win and posting the picture on Twitter with a quick message such as “I got this – ____________ item – @DealDash for – ___________ bids- & $ – ___________ final auction price-. I love it! #DealDash also gives #FREE shipping!” Just “fill in the blanks” with the appropriate answers, and you are all set!

When you take advantage of the generous free bid offers that DealDash gives everyone every single week you can build your bid bank and win even more auctions. Then, of course, use your bid bank to get more wins, and then repeat the process. There is no limit to how many weeks in a row that you can post on Twitter and get totally free bids. As long as you have a new auction win every week then you can get more free bids every week.





I hope this helped some of you that didn’t know how to use Twitter to get free bids! If you’re interested in reading even more tips and tricks check out the “Tactics & Tips” section on DealDash. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!




Another Look at the DealDash YouTube Page

YouTube is one of the biggest internet sensations that can be used and enjoyed by just about anyone, from young to old. DealDash has a great YouTube channel.

I’m sure that you have heard of YouTube before, but did you know that YouTube has actually been around for over 11 years? That’s right – YouTube was founded on Valentine’s Day in 2005.

If you like watching YouTube videos, I suggest you check out DealDash’s YouTube channel. When you arrive at their page a video on the very basics of how DealDash works begins to play. Here is that video:

Did you know that DealDash has just over 25 videos posted, and over 3,242 subscribers? That’s awesome, I personally only have about a third of those subscribers, and I consider YouTube a hobby of mine! YouTube videos take a lot of time and patience to make, edit, and upload, so let’s show our appreciation for the Social Media Team at DealDash for uploading videos for us to watch.


Have you seen the DealDash commercials on TV? If you haven’t, the are available to watch on DealDash’s YouTube page.

If you haven’t seen the TV commercials, check them out below:

There are also some YouTube reviews of DealDash, as well as some product reviews, and other fun videos for you to watch. I personally do a lot of DealDash unboxings on YouTube, if you are interested in watching those, come on over and watch my DealDash user experience video!If you would like to check out the video that I made for DealDash, please see below:

Since you have been checking out DealDash’s YouTube page, how about subscribing to the DealDash YouTube channel, and then watching a few videos and giving them a “Thumb’s Up” to show that you “Like” them? Then maybe DealDash will put up even more videos for us to watch. It would be wonderful if we DealDashers could help grow DealDash’s YouTube page to 3,500 subscribers! Let’s see if we can do it!



I hope this article made you want to check out DealDash’s YouTube page, or even re-visit it if you have seen it before. If you watch all of their videos you are bound to pick up some bidding tips and tricks that will be useful on DealDash. If you’re interested in reading even more tips and tricks please check out the “Tactics & Tips” section on DealDash. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!


Cameras For Summer Adventures


Summer is coming, is it time for a new camera? Let’s see what DealDash has on offer.

DealDash has so many different types of cameras up for auction at any given time, from inexpensive kid’s cameras all the way up to high grade digital cameras good enough to fancy yourself a professional photographer when you use them. DealDash also has cameras meant for active lifestyles, and cameras meant to be enjoyed by the whole family. Here are a few of my favorites that DealDash often has up for bid:

Best for Kids: Fuji Instax 8 – I actually have one of these for myself! The Instax is one of my favorite things to take to parties, over to the relatives house, or to keep handy when we go out in the summer. It’s just like an old school Polaroid in that it spits out instant pictures, except it’s got a fun new body design, multiple levels of flash for different types of light, and comes in fun colors.

Fuji Instax Mini 8 Camera - Black

Best for Families: Coleman 2V9WP Duo2 Dual Screen – I picked this one as best for families because it’s a very affordable price, it comes in fun colors, it’s waterproof, it has dual screens, and 20 MP resolution. This is a cute but rugged camera you don’t have to be afraid to hand it over to your 6 year old to take a picture.


Coleman Duo2 Dual-Screen Waterproof Digital Camera (Purple)

Best for Active Lifestyles: GoPro Hero – GoPro Hero has become the gold standard in practically indestructible sports cameras. The GoPro Hero camera mounts easily to your body, gear or vehicle, making it easy to record video with up to 1080p resolution during your favorite activities. Dropped from a high distance? No problem! Want to film surfing selfies? No problem! GoPro!


GoPro Hero3+ Silver Edition Camera

Best for Serious Hobbyists: Nikon D3200 – This Nikon is actually my dream camera! I have never had the nerve to bid on one on DealDash because I haven’t worked up the nerve to be willing to “Go all the way”.  Maybe someday. This is an awesome camera that also shoots videos in 1080p. Perfect for making YouTube videos. You can actually even edit your pictures right within the cameras interface and share them wirelessly. And as an extra awesome bonus, it also comes in red!!!

Nikon D3200 DSLR Camera Kit, Black

If you have gotten your camera and you’re wondering what you should take a picture of next, how about some of your DealDash winnings? You can have fun using your camera and even score some free bids while you’re at it! Here’s how:


After you have taken your photo of you and your big (or little!) win head on over to the DealDash Facebook page which is here, and “Like” it. Then you can post your picture to get free bids. Here are the instructions from DealDash describing how to get free bids from Facebook:

1. Select an item you have won on DealDash to feature in the photo.

2. Take a high quality photo clearly showing yourself and the item you won.

3. Post photo to DealDash’s Facebook page and add a description which should include the following information: the item name, retail price, how much you paid for the item and a personal comment about the win as well. For example: “I got this $688 Garmin GPS on @DealDash. I paid just $6.08 and used 62 bids! Thanks DealDash, I will never get lost again!”

4. In the end of the caption, please include the following sentence and the link (See the picture below):
See how much you can save at: www.dealdash.com/join.php?utm_source=customer%20testimonials&utm_medium=pictures&utm_campaign=facebook

I hope this got you thinking about what kind of camera you might like to bid on for this summer! If you’re interested in reading even more tips and tricks on how to win, check out the “Tactics & Tips” section on DealDash. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!




Let’s Play a Game! How Much Do You Know About DealDash?

I thought we might have a little fun today on the blog. Let’s test your DealDash knowledge!

Here’s how it will work – I’ll put up 10 questions here at the top, see how many you can answer, I will put the answers down at the bottom of the article. Have fun and no peeking until you answer the questions!

  1. When was DealDash founded?
  2. What does BIN stand for?
  3. How much does DealDash charge for shipping?
  4. How many items per week can you win?
  5. There are two DealDash offices. Where are they located?
  6. What bidding tool does DealDash offer to everyone free of charge?
  7. Does DealDash ever give away free bids?
  8. How long do you have to pay for your auction after winning?
  9. What hours is DealDash open for bidding?
  10. Is DealDash legit?


Are you still thinking? Do you need a little more time? Are you ready with your answers? Scroll down to see the correct answers and see how many you got right!







  1. When was DealDash founded? DealDash was founded in February of 2009 by William Wolfram. Seven years later, the company has 8 million US registered shoppers.
  2. What does BIN stand for? Buy It Now. If you do not win an auction, you can get your bids back, by using the unique DealDash Buy It Now option. If you bid 100 times on a $50 Walmart Gift Card and don’t win, you can just buy the item for $50 and get all your bids back for free. You can now re-use your bids to try to win another auction!
  3. How much does DealDash charge for shipping? Nothing! DealDash offers free shipping on absolutely 100% of everything both won and BINned on the site. There is even free shipping on extremely heavy items such as furniture.
  4. How many items per week can you win? You may win up to 9 auctions per week. You can follow how many wins that you have accumulated by logging in and looking at the winning limit slots right next to the bid amount. The system will not allow you to bid after you have reached your limit. All remaining BidBuddies will be automatically cancelled.
  5. There are two DealDash offices. Where are they located? The two DealDash offices are located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Helsinki, Finland.
  6. What bidding tool does DealDash offer to everyone free of charge? DealDash offers a great bidding tool called the BidBuddy to every single bidder, free of charge. The BidBuddy strategically places bids for you. It waits until the last second to bid. You can put a limit on how many bids will be used, and you can cancel or cancel and re-start it at any point in the auction.
  7. Does DealDash ever give away free bids? Yes!! Anyone who has won an auction for a tangible item (no bid packs or gift cards) can post a photo of themselves with the item and post it on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest to earn bids. There is an article that I wrote detailing exactly how to accomplish this at this link here.
  8. How long do you have to pay for your auction after winning? You have exactly 14 days to pay for your winning auction. You can find your winning auctions on your DealDash dashboard.
  9. What hours is DealDash open for bidding? DealDash is open 24 hours, 7 days per week! Unlike a lot of other bidding sites, DealDash never closes, not even on holidays.
  10. Is DealDash legit? DealDash is 100% legit. Here is an article that I wrote detailing DealDash’s Better Business Bureau and SiteJabber scores at this link here.

How did you do? Did you know all of the answers or did you have to peek? I hope you enjoyed this little DealDash quiz. If you’re interested in reading even more tips and tricks check out the “Tactics & Tips” section on DealDash. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!