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On this ShadowBid blog page you will find everything about tips for effective bidding, recent customer wins, important e-commerce news, and company updates. We hope you enjoy the content and what we are building here at ShadowBid. Please feel free to contact us with anything you would like to see covered here.

HOW QUICKLY DO AMAZON PRICES CHANGE?

By Wesely Hansen | November 3, 2017

HOW QUICKLY DO AMAZON PRICES CHANGE? Just today I won something for the holidays in my ShadowBid account that is an amazing example of how quickly the prices change at Amazon. A couple of weeks ago I placed a bid on some holiday decorations that were $95 at the time. I actually didn’t expect the…

OTHER SELLERS AND YOUR AMAZON BID

By Wesely Hansen | May 1, 2017

OTHER SELLERS AND YOUR AMAZON BID We recently had a ShadowBid user write to us to ask why her bid had not purchased when she could see that the price was below her bid of $10 Awesomely, this was a bid for wireless Nintendo controllers, which I would also love! But more important than how…

SHOES CHANGE PRICE!

By Wesely Hansen | January 31, 2017

SHOES CHANGE PRICE! There are some people who know that shoe prices are inherently volatile, and some people have no idea. Whether you knew this before or not, most people don’t know the best way to take advantage of this volatility. In this piece you will see a few examples of massive changes in shoe…

WHY SHADOWBID

By Wesely Hansen | December 5, 2016

WHY SHADOWBID? We get this question every day: “Did we just become best friends?” Yes, we did. ShadowBid is here to help you. We want to make it easier to save money when shopping online. We want you to save time doing research and save time by not having to track prices. We want to…

WHY DO AMAZON PRICES CHANGE?

By Wesely Hansen | December 2, 2016

WHY DO AMAZON PRICES CHANGE? This post is in response to a question on Quora: Amazon changes the prices of their inventory based on what?: We have been monitoring prices and movements on Amazon for the past 18 months while building a platform to help shoppers take advantage of this volatility. The quick answer to…

PRICING A BID

By Wesely Hansen | December 1, 2016

PRICING A BID Choosing a bid price is an important detail …If you bid too low, you will probably never win the product. Also, your bid price only represents your max. Most likely, the price will fall below your bid and you will save even more money! There will always be stories of people who…

HOW TO BID

By Wesely Hansen | November 26, 2016

HOW TO BID ONCE YOU HAVE FOUND THE ITEM YOU WANT TO BUY, IT’S TIME TO PLACE A BID. As you can see in the picture, it’s a simple process with only a few choices. In this example with the Vizio 4k 50″ tv, the current price is $722.77, but we think it will drop…

ITEMS TO BID ON

By Wesely Hansen | November 15, 2016

ITEMS TO BID ON Hello ShadowBidders, We get a lot of questions about what other users are bidding on, and what we ourselves bid on. This will be the first in a continuously updated stream of bidding ideas. Most people initially assume that ShadowBid is only for bidding on expensive luxury items. But actually, it…

MEET THE SHADOWBID TEAM

By Wesely Hansen | November 2, 2016

MEET OUR TEAM ShadowBid was founded because we were all frustrated with online shopping and set out to improve the experience for everyone. As we near a full launch we thought it was time to give people a look at the team. TEAM TIM CASON CTO Tim is a transplant from Florida who used to…