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QuiBids Above and Beyond Managers: Ward Wulf

Jul, 31st 2012 in QuiBids Employees by Matt Carney

There are QuiBids employees … and then there’s Fulfillment Director Ward Wulf. Ward helped build the fulfillment process that we now execute every single day, to make sure you get your the great products that you win in our auctions! He’s an integral part of the team at the head of his department, but that doesn’t also mean he’s above jamming out some pop tunes on a Friday turntable.fm session.

Take a minute to get to know one of our Above and Beyond Managers!



QuiBidder of the Week – Bina R.

Jul, 30th 2012 in Testimonials by Blake Brown

It’s Monday, which means it’s time again to announce the newest QuiBidder of the Week.  Congrats to the newest featured QuiBidder on QuiBids, Bina R.! Bina is a bidder from the United States who is about to celebrate her second anniversary with us. You can read her QuiBids story below:

Featured QuiBidder Bina R



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Introducing: Word Scramble

Jul, 27th 2012 in News, Site Features by Matt Carney

At QuiBids, playing games is part of our business. So much so that we’ve got a whole team of developers whose job is to build fun, new additions to our QuiBids Games section!

Their latest product is very similar to the popular Words With Friends iPhone app, but our version’s better because you can play it for free bids! We’re proud to introduce Word Scramble!

Like the popular iPhone app Words With Friends, Word Scramble features a Scrabble-like board, tiles, and word/letter multipliers. Also similarly, the goal is to play letters on the board to form words to generate as many points as possible!



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QuiBids Product Spotlight: Supersonic 10.1” Android Tablet

Jul, 26th 2012 in Products by Matt Carney

We’ve always got plenty of tablet computers and accessories up for bidding here at QuiBids —iPads, Kindle Fires, e-Readers, etc.— but this week’s Product Spotlight is on a newer one: the Supersonic 10.1” Android Tablet!



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What are QuiBids Speed Auctions?

Jul, 25th 2012 in Site Features by Matt Carney

We always let you know whenever we’ve implemented something new on the site —you wouldn’t want to play a game where the rules change in the middle of your turn, would you?— because we want our customers to be the most-informed shoppers on the web. But also just because we think it’s way more fun to play a game when you know all the rules.

That all said, we want to share with you a feature on QuiBids that not too many people know about called Speed Auctions. These types of auctions are currently active on the site and ready for you to check out as we speak! But what are speed auctions, exactly?



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QuiBids shipping: What you need to know!

Jul, 24th 2012 in Site Features by Matt Carney

When you shop online, how much does a company’s shipping policies and prices factor into your decision making?

UPDATE: As of January 14 2012, QuiBids now offers free shipping on all  products for U.S. customers, whether won at auction or purchased via Buy Now or at the QuiBids Store! We do still reserve the right to add a shipping charge to any product at any time however, though we will make that explicit on the item’s auction and product pages.

At QuiBids we aren’t without shipping costs, though we’ve worked hard since our site’s fall 2009 launch to push them down as low as possible. Contrary to what it may seem, our shipping costs are carefully calculated by averaging our cost to ship a certain product over the last week. We then round that amount off to an even dollar, so as to be less confusing for our customers, and that’s why you may see that shipping costs vary from time to time.

One way to ensure that you always know the cost of shipping on an item you’re interested in is to check the bottom of its auction page, because that’s where we always list how much it’ll cost to get the item to you.



QuiBidder of the Week – Nancy M.

Jul, 23rd 2012 in Testimonials by Blake Brown

Congrats to the newest QuiBidder of the Week, Nancy M.!  Nancy uses the products she wins on QuiBids to help furnish her daughter’s college apartment.  Be sure to check out Nancy’s full QuiBids story below.

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6 New Products for auction on QuiBids

6 new QuiBids products to watch for

Jul, 20th 2012 in News, Products by Matt Carney

Just like any good retailer, we here at QuiBids are always on the lookout for the next great product that our customers will love! Our merchandising department’s always looking to keep our many product categories (Electronics, Gift Cards, Home & Garden, Jewelry & Fashion, and Sports & Recreation) stocked with the latest stuff for your home, office, person, garage, and garden.

And like any good blogger, it’s my job to keep you updated on what’s new to the site! Here are six new products you can bid on at QuiBids, as well as when each product’s next auction will hit that definitive 20-second mark! Let’s get after it!



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Video Contest: What do YOU do with YOUR QuiBids wins? [Win an iPad 3!]

Jul, 19th 2012 in Contests by Matt Carney

Once again, it’s time to break out whatever camera equipment —smartphone, laptop, GoPro, DSLR, etc.— you’ve got, because we here at QuiBids want to know what you do with the great products you win!

We’ve teamed up with PennyBurners for our summer video contest, which is all about how you use the stuff you buy from us! We’ve heard all kinds of crazy stories on customer support calls, emails, and through social media about how our customers use gas cards to pay for cross-country road trips, furniture to fill their first home, and even build a fish tank with home and garden and gift card purchases.

Pennyburners was nice enough to put together this video explaining how to enter. The winner receives an iPad 3 and a $100 gift card of their choice, so pay close attention!

CLICK HERE TO ENTER TO WIN THE NEW IPAD AND A $100 GIFT CARD!



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QuiBids Australia: What you need to know!

Jul, 17th 2012 in Site Features by Matt Carney

Good morning, QuiBidders!

[Assuming you’re in the western hemisphere and reading this post when it was published, at 4:33 p.m. Central Standard Time.]

While the bulk of our customer base is spread out across the U.S. (where QuiBids is headquartered) and Canada, and probably reading this post as they’re getting ready to head home for the day, a whole other market is drinking their morning coffee, perhaps checking to see if they can score a great deal on out site. They’re down under in the beautiful, broad continent of Australia, probably feeling awesome about the fact that super-adorable koalas are native to there.