Become an E-tailing Fashion Entrepreneur


So, you’re a young South African fashion designer?

Good for you.

Need a platform to run your own fashion line with low start-up costs, where you can be your own boss?

Easy. Sell on

This little video will show you how (And if you need anymore help send us a mail or read through our help pages)

(Thanks Craig! for the super amazing video)

Win Win Win!

Win your share of R20 000s worth of online advertising on Africa’s largest online marketplace to launch your online store in our E-tailing Fashion Entrepreneur Competition.

Competition closes 18 November 2011.

How to Enter:

Step 1: Register as a seller on bidorbuy
Step 2: Create a few listings of pieces that you have ready-made or something that you could finish within 2 weeks. Put them up for sale on bidorbuy.
Step 3: Send through your Username and the URLs of your listing/s to to be entered into the competition. If your listing/s qualify you will be put into a draw. 3 winners will be selected from the lot. They will each win an online advertising package to help them set up their new online fashion platform on bidorbuy.

If you need any help as you go along, just ask us (we’re quite friendly) or check out our help pages!

The Rules:

Listings created by designers must comply with certain regulations in order to be considered for the competition.

The listings must be creative, well-written and interesting
The garment or design must showcase the designer’s talent
If the listing contains only a sketch of the garment, the seller (designer) must be able to complete the garment within two (2) weeks for the buyer
The designer must forward his or her username and the URLs of the completed listings to Alison at bidorbuy in order to be considered
The listing must be correctly categorised in the Clothing section on bidorbuy and the details of the listing must be correct and honest

All listings that comply with these regulations will be entered into a lucky draw where the winners will receive a combined R20 000s worth of advertising-spend on bidorbuy to market their new online presence on our website.

This amount will be split over 1st prize (R14 000), 2nd prize (R5000) and 3rd prize (R1000). The prize includes banner advertising, social media exposure, enhancements, blog write-ups and more in one of the busiest pieces of cyberspace in the country.

The judges’ decision is final.

Winners will be announced on the blog and will be contacted via email.

bidorbuy will take it’s usual success fee from any items sold on bidorbuy. Please see our rates here.

This competition opens on Monday 03/10/2011 and closes Friday 18/11/2011