DealDash: a New Decade and Roadmap to 2020

About the roadmap to 2020

Most people agree there are only three things in life we can be sure of–death, taxes, and change. Of course, we cannot do anything about death or taxes, but things changing could be either good or bad. We want to talk about change in this roadmap to 2020.

When it comes to shopping on DealDash.com, we try to listen to our customers and make the best possible changes based on that to cater to the needs of a variety of different style of bidders.

Plans and roadmap to 2020 on DealDash
The road to 2020 looks bright!

This blog post will first take a look at some of the changes that took place on DealDash in 2019 and then take a sneak peak of what is to be excepted for 2020 and the new decade!

Let’s first take a look at 2019

The year started with our new winning limits in place. We wanted more people to be able to win auctions so we set weekly winning limits to DealDash auctions. A user can no more win over 50 auctions in a week, leaving more space for others to go towards the win. It’s ideas like these we receive from our customers that make a change in the auctions for everyone.

In March we headed towards the DealDash 10 year anniversary celebrations, which continued throughout the year.

We’re also happy to say the celebrations are not over yet, stay tuned for the Grand Finale!

10 years in business is a long time in the internet era and we are thankful for all the loyal customers that have been a part of the journey – some even since the very beginning in 2009! Some might be familiar faces from the YouTube videos James posts to our YouTube channel where customers have contributed actively to the videos.

Every BidBuddy Counts

One of the more interesting promotions we ran during 2019 was the Every BidBuddy Counts where bidders would receive 9 seconds of Time as Highest Bidder whenever their BidBuddy automatically placed a bid. Furthermore, if there were any active Time as Highest Bidder multipliers, whether personal or site-wide, these would stack for the full effect.

The promotion was so well received that after customer feedback we decided to launch it permanently in November. James has a good description of what it’s all about in this YouTube video below:

So what does the Roadmap to 2020 look like?

We have some exciting plans for the new decade. After all, in addition to the calendar, it’s a whole new decade for DealDash as well. The roadmap to 2020 covers amongst others this:

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Best Time of the Day to Bid on DealDash

There are so many great items to bid on at DealDash, but when is the best time to bid on them?

I really think that the most important thing to do before you make any kind of bidding commitment is to do your research! Once you have found something that you would really like to win and you feel like you can commit yourself to going all the way to the BIN price if you have to, then start checking out every auction for the item you want, as well as similar items. I personally would make a spreadsheet detailing when the auctions for the coveted item (or very similar ones) start, bookmark them on DealDash, and then when the auction is over, what time the auction ended. By the way, if you don’t know how to bookmark auctions on DealDash, it’s really easy! Just click the little star in the top right corner, and it will turn yellow.

After you have watched and studied and took notes on these auctions you can get a better idea of when might be your best time to take the plunge and start bidding. Just make sure that you get your first bid in before the auction hits $5 or you will be locked out.

Personally, I have found the best times to bid in general are weekdays during the daytime, and holidays. However, DealDash has grown to be such a huge site with so many people opening accounts and bidding it’s really hard to say. I feel the best idea when trying to find the best time to bid is just to watch, watch, watch! If you happen to be browsing the “Winners” section on DealDash and notice that a lot of items have gone quite cheaply in the past hour or so, well, now’s the time! Load up that BidBuddy and have some fun!

So, DealDashers, that is how I decide when to bid when I want to get a great deal on DealDash. Sometimes the plan works out beautifully and I won an awesome item, and other times I end up Buying It Now and using my bids a different day. That’s the fun of DealDash, you never know who will win! So go ahead and check out the auctions and see what you would really like to bid on and WIN! See you on DealDash everyone! Good luck and happy bidding.