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New GUARANTEED WIN Pricebenders auctions!

screenshot_761If you’ve never won a Pricebenders auction before (or have not won in the last year), we’ve got GREAT news for you!  Beginning Wednesday, November 11th, we’ll be offering auctions for new CSAs in which you are guaranteed to win!  Yes, even with as little as one bid (one TCredit), you’re guaranteed to win a CSA (Co-Sponsored Affiliate)!

HOW IT WORKS:

1. When a Guaranteed Win (GW) auction starts, get to the auction and place at least one bid.

2. Once the auction ends, you’ll receive an email with directions for how to claim your CSA (note that it will require going through checkout at TripleClicks).  The cost at checkout will be no more than $1.29–which can be paid by any form of payment including MRP or gift certificate.  The price could be less, but we’re capping the price at $1.29.

3. To add some additional fun and interest, all GW auctions will also have a “Last Bidder’s Bonus.”  In short, there will be a secondary prize of 35 CSAs awarded to the person who places the last bid.  But it gets better; the bundle quantity will increase in proportion to the number of bids placed.  So the more persons participating, the higher the bundle quantity can go (up to 200 total CSAs)!  If you’re the final bidder, they’re yours…at no additional cost!

4. Don’t forget that each bid also earns you 5 MRP (Member Rewards Points) and an Action VP (Limit: 500 AVP from auctions per month), too!  Plus, for every 10 bids, you’ll earn up to one PSA via’s our amazing, business-boosting Bid & Build program.

LIMITS:

  • Participation in Guaranteed Win auctions are limited to SFI affiliates who have never won a Pricebenders auction OR have not won in the last 365 days.
  • A maximum of 200 bidders will be allowed per auction.  If you arrive late and bids have been placed already by more than 200 different people, you’ll have to wait until the next GW auction.
  • The Last Bidder’s Bonus bundle is capped at 200 CSAs.

JOIN THE FUN…ON “GUARANTEED WIN WEDNESDAYS!”

To enter one of the GW auctions, just be at the Pricebenders index at one of the following times on a Wednesday, with at least one TCredit in your account and be ready to bid:

  • 4am CT
  • 11am CT
  • 8pm CT

We plan to have GW auctions at these same three times each Wednesday, starting November 11th.

Why GW auctions are a BIG deal for SFI Team Leaders

WOW.  Imagine dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of your affiliates trying out a GW auction…and why wouldn’t they?  All they need is just one TCredit to win a fresh CSA.  Tip: You can transfer up to ten TCredits to your PSAs if not having a TCredit is stopping them from joining the fun.

screenshot_755So what happens after they’ve jumped into a GW auction?  Well, for starters, they’re going to learn exactly how Pricebenders works, by participating in an actual auction.  This is very valuable because it can eliminate the fear of auctions that many people have.  More importantly, they will experience a Pricebenders WIN–which may very well embolden them to become a regular participant at Pricebenders.

So, with large numbers of affiliates on your team active at Pricebenders (and with a fresh, new CSA, too), might that translate into all kinds of new activity–and higher commissions that come with it–for both them and you?  Absolutely!

And, of course, because of SFI’s powerful profit-sharing program (the TripleClicks Executive Pool), GW auctions have the potential to give a big boost to overall revenues and the share value of your Matching VPs–even if there’s not a lot of people in your own team that are eligible to participate.

Yeah, GW auctions could be a very, very big deal indeed!  So if you’re excited about this like we are, make sure all of your existing affiliates and those joining daily know about Guaranteed Win Wednesdays (starting November 11th).  Note: We’ll be doing special promotions of all GW auctions (at least for a while), so you’ll definitely know about upcoming GW auctions so you can provide a heads-up for your team.

DISCUSS IT!

Log in at the SFI Affiliate Center, then head over to the FORUM–to the SFI NEWS DISCUSSIONS section–to discuss this announcement with your fellow SFI’ers.


New PROGRESSIVE auctions at Pricebenders!

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We are excited today to debut a new type of auction: PROGRESSIVE auctions!

PROGRESSIVE auctions will be available for:

HOW IT WORKS:

PROGRESSIVE auctions begin with a base bundle of 50 TCredits or 20 PSAs.  Once our reserve bid price is reached, the amount of TCredits in the bundle will begin to increase in proportion to the number of bids placed.

A new “odometer” we’ve added to the auction details page will display the current quantity you’re bidding on. There is no limit to how high the bundle quantity can go! Win the auction, and you’ll get the quantity displayed!

START BIDDING TODAY:

The first Progressive auction–for PSAs–will debut today at 5pm CT.  The next one, for TCredits, will start at 8pm CT tonight.  On Friday, you can join a Progressive PSA auction at 6am CT and/or a Progressive TCredits auction at 10pm CT.  As an added bonus, all four of these first Progressive auctions will be DOUBLE MRP auctions!

Be watching the new, expanded auctions index for additional Progressive auctions daily starting on Saturday.

Forum Discussion


DISCUSS IT! Log in at the SFI Affiliate Center, then head over to the FORUM–to the SFI NEWS DISCUSSIONS section–to discuss this announcement with your fellow SFI’ers.