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4 great ways to use auction bidding to build your SFI business [re-post]

PricebendersLogoHow can you parlay the fun and excitement of Pricebenders auctions into a money-saving way to build your SFI business?

Easy!

1. Bid on money-saving auctions for PSAs, CSAs, TCredits, custom prestige domains, and TCards for marketing. You can also bid on silver and gold items to build an invaluable portfolio that can become more valuable every year.

But even if you don’t win a Pricebenders auction…you STILL win!

2. You get 5 Member Rewards Points (MRP) every time you place a bid–10 MRP per bid on DP (double MRP) auctions. Use these MRP to redeem for any product at TripleClicks!

3. You’ll also get 1  VP per bid–up to 1,000 VP a month–a GREAT way to help Team Leaders and aspiring TLs maintain their rank of the accompanying benefits.

4. Build your downline with the free Pricebenders Bid & Build tool. You can win up to one brand new PSA for every 10 bids. PLUS: Each time you win a full PSA, you’ll also receive a FREE bonus entry in the Daily Grand, where you can win additional business-building prizes, including CSAs, TCredits, VersaPoints, and more! Find out more about Bid & Build HERE.


EXTRA SPECIAL, end-of-month bonus!

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Effective immediately, we are making 50,000 CSAs available to Pricebenders bidders through our Bid & Build program.

Here’s how it works.  Every 10 bids gets you a spin for a PSA.  And now, in addition to the regular PSAs, you’re going to automatically receive FOUR free CSAs with each spin.  

You heard right.  Each spin gets you FOUR CSAs added to your team instantly!

Also, to provide the most conducive environment for success possible, the CSAs you receive will come from your same country (if available)!


The best time to try out Pricebenders EVER!

During this special bonus period, you’re going to earn, for every 10 bids:

  • 50 MRP (100 MRP if a Double Points auction)
  • 10 Action VersaPoints (max. 500/month)
  • 1 PSA (or more)
  • 4 CSAs

…All while also having the opportunity to win the great product you’re bidding on of course, too!


Be an awesome Co-Sponsor!

For any of these CSAs you receive during this special period, contact them right away.  Let them know you’ve been assigned as their Co-Sponsor and that you’re there to assist and support them.  Note: Though some of the CSAs you receive may have signed up a few months ago, they have never been assigned a co-sponsor.  YOU are their first.

To send your welcome message, go to your Genealogy and use the “CSA Assign Date” filter with the appropriate date to pull up just the CSAs you’ve just been assigned. Then click the “Send an e-mail/team mail to this group” link.

For sample welcome letters and other helpful ideas on supporting your new CSAs, see:

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Note that you can also now send instant messages to all your CSAs using the TeamTalk feature located on the STREAMS tab on your homepage at the Affiliate Center.  And/or use the CSA Mailer (https://www.sfimg.com/PowerTools/CSAmailer1) to send newsletters to all your CSAs.

If you’re looking for ways to further grow your team, you’ll find a plethora of great tips and ideas in this key training article:

https://www.sfimg.com/Training/AwesomeSponsor

One more thing:  This is a first-come, first-served deal with a finite number of CSAs available.  Once the 50,000 are gone, no more can be received.


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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.


Important Bid & Build Update

We’ve just concluded our second test and we just went live with test #3 with these new attributes:

To make the program more accessible to all–and more fun, too–Bid & Build (B&B) now works like this:  For every 10 bids you make at Pricebenders, you’ll earn a spin of the new B&B prize wheel.  Every spin is a guaranteed win of a full PSA or a partial PSA (minimum 10%).  All PSAs are brand new, freshly-generated sign-ups.

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Your partial PSAs add up too, so even when a spin doesn’t win a full PSA, you’re contributing to the next PSA you’re earning!  For example, with three spins you could earn a 20% share, a 30% share and a 50% share. Those three shares equal one new PSA that’s automatically added to your downline (typically within 5 days)!  It’s that easy…and it’s a 100% free bonus!  The new PSA will then be added to your genealogy and you can begin working with them!

Special Bonus: Each time you win a full PSA, you’ll also receive a FREE bonus entry in the Daily Grand, where you can win additional valuable business-building prizes including CSAs, TCredits, VersaPoints, and more! Limit: 2 Daily Grand bonus entries per day.

Our newest version of B&B also has these benefits:

  • There’s no limit on how many spins and PSAs you can earn each day!
  • All bids carry over–both from auction to auction and day to day!
  • All spins carry over until you earn a full PSA!

So, effective immediately, every 10 bids at any Pricebenders auction now gets you the opportunity to earn a brand new PSA and a free bonus entry in the Daily Grand!  And EVERY spin is a guaranteed win of some kind!

You can begin earning B&B spins immediately, and all spins will be banked until you’re ready to use them–for when you’re feeling lucky!

To get started with our exclusive program that allows you to build your SFI business while simply bidding at Pricebenders, just choose an auction you’d like to win from the schedule HERE and start bidding.


FAQs

Q: If I’m earning B&B spins while bidding, will I still earn MRP and Action VersaPoints, too?
Yes!  Now, your bids can earn you MRP, VersaPoints AND free, brand new, income-boosting PSAs…while also having the opportunity to win the great product you’re bidding on of course, too!  Quadruple benefits!

Q: Do I have to pay anything extra to earn these B&B PSAs?
No, all you have to is bid. It’s a completely free bonus for you as an SFI affiliate.

Q: When will I receive the PSAs I earn?
B&B PSAs are an extension of our PSAs To Go program and, therefore, have the same delivery times of, typically, five days or less.

Q: How will I know when I’ve received my PSAs and they are in my Genealogy?
You will receive an email notification each time you earn a new PSA.

Q: What if I don’t reach 10 bids before an auction ends or I decide to quit bidding?
Whatever number of bids you’ve placed towards B&B is “banked.”  You can pick up right where you left off at any other auction, now or at another time.

Q: Can I bid on two or more auctions at the same time and earn B&B spins?
Yes.

Q: If I come up short of 10 bids today, can I pick up where I left off tomorrow or the next day?
So long as the B&B program is still available, yes, you can stop and start any time you want.  We’ll automatically keep track of where you are towards your next B&B spin for you.

Q: How long will this new version of the B&B program be available?
We will test at least 10 days.  However, if the program proves to be popular and helps drive additional activity at Pricebenders, we will look to make it available indefinitely. So it’s up to our affiliates!

Q: How are B&B PSAs generated?
B&B PSAs are an extension of our PSAs To Go program.  Hence, they are generated exactly the same way as PSAs To Go.  You can review those details HERE.

Q: What happens if an auction I’m bidding on is cancelled?
Though rare, auctions do get cancelled occasionally due to technical issues.  Should this occur on an auction where you have been bidding towards a B&B spin, your TCredits will be refunded and the amount of credit towards any B&B spins will be reversed.

Q: How are the PSAs assigned?
All B&B PSAs will be assigned on a simple first-come, first-served basis.  Hence, you may receive PSAs who reside in numerous countries around the world.

Q: If I receive a PSA with a bad email address, can I exchange it?
Bad email addresses are rare, but unless there are other, special circumstances, we cannot replace PSAs earned from the B&B program.

Q: Do bidders who are not SFI affiliates also see the B&B banner and earn spins?
No.

Q: I don’t want to build a downline, I just want to win Pricebenders auctions.  Can I opt out of the B&B program?
You can, effectively, by simply not using the spins you’ve earned.


Forum DiscussionLog 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.


Bid & Build now bigger and better!

On November 11, 2014, we introduced and began testing a new program called Bid & Build, which allows you to build your team of PSAs while simply bidding at Pricebenders.

Here’s how the new Bid & Build program–which will go live at 10 am CT on Tuesday, February 17th, works:

Each time you bid at Pricebenders, you can be credited towards a new, freshly-generated SFI affiliate sign-up.  Once you reach 50 bids in an auction, you’ll automatically earn the new PSA (delivered typically within 5 days)!  It’s that easy…and it’s a 100% free bonus!  The new PSA will then be added to your genealogy and you can begin working with them!

So that you can follow your progress, all eligible auctions will now sport this banner:

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With every bid, the blue background will rise and the counter number will increase towards the magic number of 50.

To start earning your free bonus PSAs from the B&B (Bid & Build) program, just choose an auction you’d like to win from the schedule HERE and start bidding.


LIMITS

So that everyone has an opportunity to earn B&B PSAs, there is a limit of four PSAs per auction per affiliate that can be earned.  Note that this is a significant increase from our previous limit of just two PSAs per day.  In other words, you can now earn dozens of PSAs every day instead of just two!

Also, please note that this latest version of B&B is a test program.  However, if it proves popular, we will look to make the B&B program available indefinitely.


FAQs

Q: If I’m earning B&B PSAs while bidding, will I still earn MRP and Action VersaPoints, too?
Yes!  Now, your bids can earn you MRP, VersaPoints, AND free, brand new, income-boosting PSAs…while also having the opportunity to win the great product you’re bidding on of course, too!

Q: When does this new B&B start?
The new B&B starts at 10 am on Tuesday, February 17th.  The B&B program will operate under the old rules until that time.

Q: Do I have to pay anything extra to earn these B&B PSAs?
No, all you have to is bid. It’s a completely free bonus for you as an SFI affiliate.

Q: When will I receive the PSAs I earn?
B&B PSAs are an extension of our PSAs To Go program and, therefore, have the same delivery times of, typically, five days or less.

Q: How will I know when I’ve received my PSAs and they are in my Genealogy?
You will receive an email notification each time you earn a new PSA.

Q: What if I don’t reach 50 bids before an auction ends or I decide to quit bidding?
To earn a PSA, you must reach 50 bids within an individual auction.  If the auction ends before reaching 50 bids, it means you’re the last bidder and you’ve won the item you were bidding on.

Q: Can I bid on two or more auctions at the same time and earn B&B PSAs?
Yes, but remember that you must reach 50 bids within each auction to earn the PSAs.  Bids from different auctions cannot be combined to earn PSAs.

Q: If I come up short of 50 today, can I pick up where I left off tomorrow or the next day?
No.  To earn a PSA, you must reach 50 bids before the auction ends that you are bidding on.

Q: Once I’ve earned my limit of four PSAs within an individual auction, what happens if I keep bidding?
You’ll keep earning MRP and VersaPoints but bids won’t be credited towards any more B&B PSAs for that auction.

Q: How are B&B PSAs generated?
B&B PSAs are an extension of our PSAs To Go program.  Hence, they are generated exactly the same way as PSAs To Go.  You can review those details HERE.

Q: What happens if an auction I’m bidding on is cancelled?
Though rare, auctions do get cancelled occasionally due to technical issues.  Should this occur on an auction where you have been bidding towards a B&B PSA, your TCredits will be refunded and the amount of credit towards any B&B PSAs will be reversed.

Q: How are the PSAs assigned?
All B&B PSAs will be assigned on a simple first-come, first-served basis.  Hence, you may receive PSAs who reside in numerous countries around the world.

Q: If I receive a PSA with a bad email address, can I exchange it?
Bad email addresses are rare, but unless there are other, special circumstances, we cannot replace PSAs earned from the B&B program.

Q: Do bidders who are not SFI affiliates also see the B&B banner and earn affiliates?
No.

Q: I don’t want to build a downline, I just want to win Pricebenders auctions.  Can I opt out of the B&B program?
Yes, you can opt out of receiving B&B PSAs at <link coming>.


 

i-forum_arrowLog 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.


Unlimited Bid & Build for Cyber Monday!

CyberMondayPromoIn celebration of Cyber Monday, you can earn UNLIMITED PSAs with your bids at all eligible Pricebenders auctions!

For 24 hours, each time you bid at Pricebenders, you’ll be credited towards a new, freshly-generated SFI affiliate sign-up.  Once you reach 50 bids, you’ll automatically earn the new PSA (delivered typically within 5 days)!  It’s that easy…and it’s a 100% free bonus!  The new PSA will then be added to your genealogy and you can begin working with them!

So your bids on Monday, December 1st, earn you valuable MRP, Action VersaPoints (500 max/mo.) and free, UNLIMITED brand new, income-boosting PSAs…while also having the opportunity to win the great product you’re bidding on of course, too!

What a GREAT way to kick off December (and get a head-start on your holiday gift shopping, too)!

To learn more about how the Bid & Build program works, check out our announcement HERE.

For the complete schedule of Monday’s Pricebenders auctions, head over to our auction schedule HERE.

 

 

 


Introducing…Bid & Build!

We are very excited today to announce a brand new program which allows you to build your team of PSAs while simply bidding at Pricebenders.

Here’s how it works:

Each time you bid at Pricebenders, you’ll now be credited towards a new, freshly-generated SFI affiliate sign-up.  Once you reach 50 bids, you’ll automatically earn the new PSA (delivered typically within 5 days)!  It’s that easy…and it’s a 100% free bonus!  The new PSA will then be added to your genealogy and you can begin working with them!

So that you can follow your progress, all eligible auctions will now sport this banner:

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With every bid, the blue background will rise and the counter number will increase towards the magic number of 50.

To start earning your free bonus PSAs from the B&B (Bid & Build) program, just choose an auction you’d like to win from the schedule HERE and start bidding.


 LIMITS

At this time, so that everyone has an opportunity to earn B&B PSAs, there is a limit of two PSAs per affiliate that can be earned each day.

Also, please note that B&B is a 30-day test program.  However, if it proves popular, we will look to make the B&B program available indefinitely and with larger daily limits, too.


 FAQs

Q: If I’m earning B&B PSAs while bidding, will I still earn MRP and Action VersaPoints, too?
Yes!  Now, your bids can earn you MRP, VersaPoints AND free, brand new, income-boosting PSAs…while also having the opportunity to win the great product you’re bidding on of course, too!

Q: Do I have to pay anything extra to earn these B&B PSAs?
No, all you have to is bid. It’s a completely free bonus for you as an SFI affiliate.

Q: When will I receive the PSAs I earn?
B&B PSAs are an extension of our PSAs To Go program and, therefore, have the same delivery times of, typically, five days or less.

Q: How will I know when I’ve received my PSA and they are in my Genealogy?
You will receive an email notification each time you earn a new PSA.

Q: What if I don’t reach 50 bids before an auction ends or I decide to quit bidding?
Whatever number of bids you’ve placed towards B&B is “banked.”  You can pick up right where you left off at any other auction, now or at another time.

Q: Can I bid on two or more auctions at the same time and earn B&B PSAs?
Yes.

Q: If I come up short of 50 today, can I pick up where I left off tomorrow or the next day?
So long as the B&B program is still available, yes, you can stop and start any time you want.  We’ll automatically keep track of where you are towards your next B&B PSA for you.

Q: Once I’ve earned my limit of two B&B PSAs for the day, what happens if I keep bidding?
You’ll keep earning MRP and VersaPoints but bids won’t be credited towards any more B&B PSAs until the start of the next day.

Q: How long will the B&B program be available?
At least 30 days.  However, if the program proves to be popular and helps drive additional activity at Pricebenders, we will look to make it available indefinitely. So it’s up to our affiliates!

Q: How are B&B PSAs generated?
B&B PSAs are an extension of our PSAs To Go program.  Hence, they are generated exactly the same way as PSAs To Go.  You can review those details HERE.

Q: What happens if an auction I’m bidding on is cancelled?
Though rare, auctions do get cancelled occasionally due to technical issues.  Should this occur on an auction where you have been bidding towards a B&B PSA, your TCredits will be refunded and the amount of credit towards any B&B PSAs will be reversed.

Q: How are the PSAs assigned?
All B&B PSAs will be assigned on a simple first-come, first-served basis.  Hence, you may receive PSAs who reside in numerous countries around the world.

Q: If I receive a PSA with a bad email address, can I exchange it?
Bad email addresses are rare, but unless there are other, special circumstances, we cannot replace PSAs earned from the B&B program.

Q: Do bidders who are not SFI affiliates also see the B&B banner and earn affiliates?
No.

Q: Is it possible that you will increase the daily limit to more than two PSAs?
Yes, but we need to see how the program works for at least a few weeks before we can commit to higher limits.

Q: I don’t want to build a downline, I just want to win Pricebenders auctions.  Can I opt out of the B&B program?
Yes, you can opt out of receiving B&B PSAs <link coming>.


 

i-forum_arrowLog 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.