Black Friday occurs on the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the U.S.A. and every year brings a rush of shoppers looking to take advantage of the numerous savings on offer. This year it occurs on November the 27th and bitcoin users will also be looking for bargains.
Founded by Thomas Silva, BitcoinBlackFriday.info is a website to assist bitcoin shoppers in finding the best deals with minimal fuss. This week, Bitcoin Black Friday announced the launch of this year’s website for merchants and customers who are planning to use bitcoins on the event in 2015. The newly launched platform will provide users with information about participating merchants, products deals and coupons.
There have been three Bitcoin Black Fridays so far and at the end of the month the fourth will take place. At the moment there are expected to be over 2000 bitcoin merchants participating. Bitcoin Black Friday is collating details about bitcoin price reductions and deals from merchants worldwide to provide the most up-to-date information for shoppers.
On the day there will be a high volume of traffic which can overload servers and cause significant delays for customers. The team at Bitcoin Black Friday hopes that the multitude of information they provide on traders with discounts can assist buyers to find what they want, at the price they want, as quickly and easily as possible.
According to the schedule, early planned offers for Bitcoin Black Friday will be arriving on the 20th, followed by a second wave on the 24th and a final pre-offer wave on the 26th before the full release on Friday 27th November. Alongside these early offers, the website will also send out a guide to the day on the 22nd November and ‘secret tips and tricks for a successful Bitcoin Black Friday’ on the 25th.
Bitcoin Black Friday is also encouraging people to spread this information in an attempt to increase the popularity of bitcoin with the general public. Subscription links and information can be found on the website.
Edit: The website BitcoinBlackFriday.info, which initially presented itself as an information site, offered adverts and deals that were found to be scams. More information can be found on the issue at this post in bitcoin forum bitcointalk.org.