Penny Wise: The Complete Guide to Saving Money with Online Penny Auctions [NOOK Book]

Overview

Online penny auctions have exploded across the internet. This new way of getting everything from gift cards to laptops offers successful buyers unbelievable values – literally pennies on the dollar. The variation on the auction theme comes with a caution, though: Let the bidder beware. You may lose a bundle.

Penny Wise: The Complete Guide to Saving Money with Online Penny Auctions is the first comprehensive handbook for bidders. Whether you’re...
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Penny Wise: The Complete Guide to Saving Money with Online Penny Auctions

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Overview

Online penny auctions have exploded across the internet. This new way of getting everything from gift cards to laptops offers successful buyers unbelievable values – literally pennies on the dollar. The variation on the auction theme comes with a caution, though: Let the bidder beware. You may lose a bundle.

Penny Wise: The Complete Guide to Saving Money with Online Penny Auctions is the first comprehensive handbook for bidders. Whether you’re a novice player or a seasoned buyer, this book will help you win more often, save more dollars, and avoid common mistakes.This straight-forward, easy-to-follow manual is written by a penny auction pro and a former journalist. It takes you from beginning to winning, helping you learn the techniques successful bidders use. Chapters examine:

- Origins of the penny auction industry
- The unique business model behind the sites
- Basic fundamentals and various auction formats
- Ways to know when to bid and when not to
- Developing an online identity
- Methods of tracking your success
- Recognizing red flags and problem sites
- Monetizing your wins
- Starting your own website

The guide includes Penny Point tips and Common Cents advice to help you dissect the jargon. If you’re going to win penny auctions, you need this book. Penny Wise: The Complete Guide to Saving Money with Online Penny Auctions will help you get started, stay in the game, and take home more than pennies.
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Editorial Reviews

Amazon - Mark Streich
Penny Wise is an impressive new book covering a wide range of topics on the penny auction industry. From the history of penny auctions, to the business model, to strategies bidders can use to win more. It’s very likely the most complete reference on the penny auction world that exists today. A highly recommended read...
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013485365
  • Publisher: Studio JWAL
  • Publication date: 10/25/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Ken Knelly spent a dozen years as a print journalist, earning regional and national recognition. He owns Clearberries, a strategic communications firm specializing in writing, editing, and crafting messages for businesses and nonprofits, and works for a small college. He lives in Northeastern Pennsylvania with his wife and three children.

Joshua Waldron is the creator and owner of PennyAuctionList.com, a dynamic one-stop, user-oriented site featuring news, ratings, and more. He also owns Studio JWAL, an award-winning web-design firm. He lives in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia with his wife and two children.
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  • Posted December 19, 2011

    Read this book to master penny auction sites!

    This book must be in your library if you are looking to do penny auction sites. The authors do a great job of explaining the nature and history of penny auctions and offer a few strategies to suit your buying style and budget. Save yourself some time and money on the learning curve for penny auctions and read this first. It's only a few hours to read, but will save you big!

    I've decided not to pursue doing penny auctions after reading this... that might be the best move you make too.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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