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Penny Wise: The Complete Guide to Saving Money with Online Penny Auctions
     

Penny Wise: The Complete Guide to Saving Money with Online Penny Auctions

by Ken Knelly
 
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

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.

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...

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013485365
Publisher:
Studio JWAL
Publication date:
10/25/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 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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