How do I bid on ProtoPenny?

Bidding on ProtoPenny is straightforward. Just follow these four simple steps:

  1. Join us for free
  2. Charge-up your account with tenders
  3. Pick an auction
  4. Bid and win!

Join us for free
If you want to bid online, you´ll first need to sign up. Joining us is free and easy. As part of the sign up process, you will need to confirm your email address by clicking on the link in the confirmation email sent to your account.
Once you're confirmed: congratulations - you´ve joined us on ProtoPenny.

Charge-up your account with tenders
Each tender costs just $1, available as T-Packs of 40, 75, 150, 400 and 1000. Pick a size of T-Pack you want and decide how you want to pay: either with a credit or debit card, or via PayPal or Google Checkout.

Pick an auction
What will it be? A brand new 42' plasma TV? The latest laptop computer? Or maybe a new leather handbag? Pick your product and go for it! You'll always find a selection of our most exciting auctions on the homepage, or you can browse through the categories to find just what you're looking for.

Bid and win!
Here we go - you're now ready to take part in your first ProtoPenny auction. Just click on the 'Bid' button! Simple, huh?

If you need to leave your computer, don´t worry - you can use the 'T-matics' to place bids for you when you're away. Click here for a visual explanation of how the T-matics works.

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