Online Auction Site eBid Announces Newest Buddy Points Winner

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eBid has given away over $20,000 in goods just for referring friends, placing bids and garnering feedback.

eBid has given away over $20,000 worth of great merchandise, from camcorders and computers to Kindles and Nintendo Wii gaming systems.

In its latest "Buddy Points" auction, online auction site eBid ( has awarded a WD My Passport Essential 500 GB USB 3.0/2.0 portable external hard drive to lucky bidder mystuff2u who bid a total of 72 Buddy Points. Buddy Point auctions are an ongoing bonus feature of eBid, in which different goods are auctioned off for Buddy Points instead of cash. eBid members earn Buddy Points just for doing their normal business - referring friends, placing bids and garnering positive feedback. Since its inception, eBid has given away over $20,000 worth of great merchandise, from camcorders and computers to Kindles and Nintendo Wii gaming systems. Present Buddy points can be viewed from the homepage via the Buddy tab. All current Buddy Point auctions may be viewed at the eBid Buddy Point Auction Page.

Buddy Points add up fast. One point is earned for every friend referred to eBid and additional points if they upgrade their membership. Just for being the bidder reaching an auction reserve, 0.5% of the reserve price are gained in Buddy Points (up to 5 points). Being the winning bidder on an item awards 1% of the final bid (up to 5 points). For complete details, visit the eBid Affiliate Program and Buddy Points Page.

Mark Wilkinson, co-founder of eBid said, "We want to congratulate mystuff2u on their Buddy Point win of the New Year. There will be many more coming over the next 12 months. And we want to encourage anyone else to open an eBid membership to start earning Buddy Points. It's just another part of eBid's community approach and why we have some of the happiest and most satisfied members in the Ecommerce industry."

Founded in 1999 in the UK, eBid now spans a total of 23 territories, covering more than 100 countries and five continents. Independent metrics have placed eBid firmly in second-place competition with eBay for person-to-person online listings in the USA, UK and dozens of other countries. Competitive features like zero insertion fees, low final cost fees (ranging from 0% to a max of 3%), a "Make An Offer" button and "Multiple Item Checkout" as well as a generous affiliate program and wide territorial coverage have all combined to propel eBid into this top bracket. Transactions on eBid may be completed using multiple, secure payment systems, either, Google Wallet, PayPal, or Skrill (Moneybookers).

With eBid's affiliate program, participants who add banners/links to their website, emails or Facebook pages can earn up to $104.99 for a single referral. Affiliates are rewarded for not only sign-ups to the basic eBid "Buyer" account status but also when the referral makes a free upgrade to "Seller" status and, most impressive of all, affiliates are rewarded with 50% of any upgrade fees when their referrals upgraded to "Seller+" status. eBid's "Seller+" status is a great advantage for higher volume merchants. A one-time fee of $49.49 gives the seller a lifetime of zero listing fees and zero final value fees. Merchants may also opt for a short-term subscription upgrade to zero fees ($1.99 for 7 Days / $6.99 for 30 Days / $16.99 for 90 Days).

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Founded in the UK in 1999, is now a global company with a presence in 23 territories across the UK, Europe, USA and Canada, Africa, Asia, Australasia and South America. With a commitment to person to person online auctions, is recognized as the "best eBay alternative" by Webuser Magazine.

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