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The 2010 Auckland Grammar School Foundation Trust Dinner Charity Auction is underway on www.sella.co.nz once again.

Following on from the success of the auction in 2009, Auckland Grammar School has listed close to 60 exciting $1 Reserve items.

Up for grabs includes sporting memorabilia, artworks, gift products, education tuition, music vouchers and even a free range ham.

Auctions continue until next Thursday, the 3rd of June, with all proceeds going directly to Auckland Grammar School.

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It’s been another great week for independent businesses picking up premium advertising on Sella through the Sella Advertising Reach auctions.

Great Deal

The best deal to go this week was the 50,000 premium Ad Impressions targeted to the Motoring section which were picked up by Stereotype Hifi for $51.00 or in CPM (refer to last weeks post for definition) terms $1.02.   Brendan Smith of Stereotype Hifi said “As a small NZ business with limited marketing budget, we were very excited to [...]

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Hi all,

We told everyone that we would listen to feedback about everything for the site, and change stuff when the majority of users wanted it.

In the last week there has been a massive increase in people asking for a Message Board system – so, we’ve decided to build one.

We have some really cool stuff coming out in the next 4 weeks that the MB’s will be built into – we think you will like it, and we think its superior [...]

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Just Click

Last week we launched a trial store initiative called “Sella Advertising Reach“.  This initiative has been aimed at giving independent businesses in New Zealand the opportunity mix it with the big brands and purchase our premium island ad or 300×250 position via what else but a Sella Auction.   Not only that but half the earnings from this inaugural Impression Auction are to go to the Child Cancer Foundation.

The initial 3 packages consisted of 50,000, 75,000 and 100,000 Ad Impressions that are to be served [...]

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Interesting Stats

We had some massive growth in April.  In terms of activity on the site we grew more from March to April, than we did from October last year to March this year!!

Our members now top 250,000 and listings are almost at 240,000.

Two key stats that we look at internally are Questions on Auctions & Watchers on Auctions – this is a great indicator of people finding stuff that they like.  As you can see from the graphs below, they [...]

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This morning at 4am we kicked off the merger of Zillion members and listings into Sella.co.nz. When you are trying to transfer this much data there is bound to be a few things that can go wrong – but I’m pleased to say that apart from a couple of minor errors everything went smoothly.

So a big welcome to all our new members from zillion – you are now part of a community of over 250,000 like minded people [...]

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Help support the Child Cancer Foundation with this years Magnificent Mother’s Day Charity Auction

There are some unique auctions all starting at $1 reserve and more getting added everyday. Here’s a few popular ones:

- Years worth of car parking at Wilson Parking
- Signed David Beckham LA Galaxy Jersey
- Live concert from award wining female vocalist, Yulia.
- Go live with One News & Bernadine Oliver-Kerby
- And many more…

On average three children are diagnosed with cancer each week and at one time the [...]

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Community Page

Our new community page is a hub of information for whats going on on sella. There are a number of cool integrations on this page:

- Latest Site Announcements
- Latest Blog Posts
- Member Search
- Site Statistics
- Facebook & Twitter

Why not take a look?

Listing Enhancements

We’ve added the option through the listing process that allows you to enhance your listings. Enhancing your listings help to make them stand out.
Read more about the listing enhancements

Credit Card Verification

In order to continue to make sella [...]

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When you list items to sell on sella, there are additional options which allow you to enhance your listings. These options are designed to help your listings stand out.

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Yesterday we announced that we had purchased zillion.co.nz.

This aquisition is another step in the right direction for us and we look forward to the next 3 to 6 months.

sella.co.nz has grown exponentially since starting 16 months ago to now be NZ’s 2nd largest auction site with over 400,000 users per month. We have a team of 17 people working hard every day to make Sella.co.nz NZ’s favourite online marketplace.

We work [...]

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