I have been bidding and winning on DealDash since September 2013. I have enjoyed the time spent and the thrill when I win. There are a few items that are the most challenging auctions to win on DealDash so if you are going to join the fray, you better have lots of bids and lots of time. Here are a few items I recognize as hard to win on DealDash.
$500 Walmart Gift card – Average selling price on DealDash is $190.67
- I have tried to win this $500 Walmart gift card on many occasions without success and believe this is a difficult auction to win. It’s a “One-Per-User” auction meaning you can only win this particular item one time. You can bid on as many times as you want and use the BIN (Buy it Now to get your bids back) however once you win it, that’s it, you can’t bid on this item again. Generally any gift card over $200 whether it’s a gift card for gas, home improvement, or Amazon; they are always in demand so you better plan if you try for any of these.
Computers, Laptops & Tablets
Apple iPad Air with Wi-FI 16GB Silver – Average selling price on DealDash is $115.40
- Computers, laptops and tablets are popular and always bring a lot of bidders. To have a chance at winning these, it will take time and patience. Most of these items are also “One-Per-User” auctions, however there’s a variety of different types of computers, laptops and tablets available to bid on. Keep in mind the “One Per User” only applies to a specific model. So for example, someone could actually bid to win a “One-Per-User” Apple iPad Air 16GB Silver and they could also bid to win a Apple iPad Air 16GB Space Gray. Why? Because these are technically different auctions because they are a different color. A different color technically makes it a different item.
This may seem strange, but even the $10 Burger King gift card can be a difficult auction to win. I have seen a $10 Burger King gift card auction close at almost the value of the card itself. Three recent auctions have closed at $9.95, $9.79 & $9.05. Add the cost of the bids used for each of these and you know the winner has paid more than $10; if they actually paid for the gift card to have it shipped. Another option when you win a item is to not pay anything and simply exchange it for some extra bids. Although I’m surprised to see this auction close at such a high price compared to the value, I have won this card twice. Both times I used Bid Buddy and left the computer to do other things only to come back and see I won!
My suggestion to DealDash would be to close the auction on these high value items earlier than the $5 No Jumper limit. This lessens the pool of bidders giving each of the bidders a better opportunity to win. If these items are “One-Per-User”, you can also check to see who won the auction previously to help with your bidding strategy.
Also, remember Bid Buddy (it does help) and keep an eye on the number of bids you have and make sure you enough when you try for a high value item.
Below is a list of DealDash users who have won the “One-Per-User” Auction for the Apple iPad Air 16GB Silver and Space Gray. You can see the date it was sold, final selling price and which user won it! Calculate all these together and you’ll come up with the average selling price on DealDash.
Apple iPad Air with Wi-Fi 16GB, Silver: Average selling price on DealDash is $115.40
DATE | PRICE | — USER
3/16/2014 | $172.52 | lk4753
3/8/2014 | $44.34 | botkind
3/4/2014 | $185.48 | dew1111
2/26/2014 | $123.53 | quocle
2/18/2014 | $9.85 | ductman1979
2/13/2014 | $146.37 | Phylis41
2/5/2014 | $53.08 | notstopp1ng
2/1/2014 | $188.22 | Keone
1/25/2014 | $85.00 | bsr551Saint
1/23/2014 | $46.22 | merse1949
1/20/2014 | $225.38 | tari
1/12/2014 | $216.91 | brumfield12
1/1/2014 | $127.31 | dolfan410
12/20/2013 | $109.56 | MuyBella
12/11/2013 | $74.22 | Afriganqueen
12/8/2013 | $49.27 | Bombadero
12/8/2013 | $186.98 | Parkway1432
12/7/2013 | $38.52 | Bidconstantly
12/5/2013 | $31.20 | telcom
12/4/2013 | $99.57 | JugglinAct
11/25/2013 | $41.70 | jackieugenia
11/24/2013 | $145.93 | rmb1671
11/23/2013 | $84.30 | WINBL0CKER
11/18/2013 | $131.88 | pataki1100
11/17/2013 | $41.84 | determined
11/17/2013 | $38.36 | Cheri127
11/15/2013 | $602.00 | 4boss (Known Free Auction Win)
11/15/2013 | $29.71 | dariandelanatj
11/14/2013 | $25.04 | solidc
11/12/2013 | $197.93 | tompakov
11/7/2013 | $286.21 | linkdab3240
11/7/2013 | $28.08 | Huggsmom
11/6/2013 | $70.00 | LocaPete
11/6/2013 | $13.83 | IHaveItNow
10/31/2013 | $212.32 | ez2luv
10/29/2013 | $337.25 | akadata
10/28/2013 | $158.55 | SweetAfliction
10/28/2013 | $14.39 | mastermindtech
10/27/2013 | $127.97 | GrandTheftAuto
10/26/2013 | $36.60 | NUTTERSDOG
10/26/2013 | $82.99 | Michhay
10/26/2013 | $172.19 | Trena1106
10/25/2013 | $63.11 | isawitfirst
10/23/2013 | $22.30 | OCDOCDOCD
Apple iPad Air with Wi-Fi 16GB, Space Gray: Average selling price on DealDash is $123.89
DATE | PRICE | — USER