Typically any user that wants to sell goods or services can list the item for sale on the web site using the web based tools provided. The seller sets a start time, end time, pricing information and provides a detailed description together with images for the item they are selling.
Bid or buy does not sell any goods itself but only provides an online platform to facilitate trade between other buyers and sellers. Typically most buyers and sellers reside in South Africa however there are also a number of sellers located outside of South Africa that make use of the bidorbuy web site to sell to South Africans. Click Here for more information about Bid or Buy
Other users can then browse these items for sale and bid on or buy items they are interested in. Should there be a sale, the bidorbuy system puts the buyer and seller in contact with each other and it is then up to the buyer and seller to conclude the deal between each other (which normally involves arranging payment and shipment of the goods purchased).
Bidorbuy makes its money by charging the seller a commission of between one and five percent on all successful sales (except for high ticket items such as cars and properties where only a flat listing fee per item is charged).