The description of be.first
The platform that’s changing the way we shop. be.first was created to help you make better choices about what you buy. We’re a growing community who connects by celebrating our taste, sharing our experiences and inspiring each other. be.first turns an amazing purchase for one person into an inspiring find for another.
Easy Discovery: Choose a category to find deals on local products, recommended by like minded people.
Shop & Share: Buy something you love and share it with the be.first community to inspire others.
Be Heard: Engage with brands on your terms and get rewarded for it.
HOW IT WORKS:
Take a Scroll: Open up be.first and browse the most popular products recently found by our community.
Curated Categories: Whether it’s fashion, homeware, fitness or food, you’ll find it neatly sorted and easy to navigate on the be.first app.
Engage and Influence: The more you help others find great products, the more your social shopper influence grows.
Simple Smart Search: Finding products and deals is quick and intuitive. Everything is available in SA and recommended by real people, not brands.
Flaunt It: Snap a pic and provide a few details to post your latest buy for our community to love. Sharing is half the fun, right?
Request It: If you can’t find what you’re looking for, upload a request to ask the community.
Quick Poll: Connect with brands you care about with quick polls, where you can give feedback to for the chance to win.
CATEGORIES TO BROWSE THROUGH:
Babies: Whether it’s a gift or something cute for the newest family member, here’s where you’ll find it - from toys to baby supplies and everything in between.
Special occasions: Getting together is a reason to celebrate - and these products, from table decorations to thoughtful gifts, will give you even more reason to get festive.
Fitness: This is where you’ll find the products that help you stay fit, healthy and loving life. Think workout gear, supplements and more.
Meals and Drinks: Looking for a snack or a sip? These recommendations will point you in the right direction. Find the perfect place to grab a bite or catch up over a cocktail.
Homeware: Gorgeous homeware is the difference between a house and a warm home, so browse everything from furniture to cutlery to make your space extra special.
Fashion: No matter your style, our community has something to make you feel like you’re on the runway. Formalwear, swimwear or footwear- find it all here.
Kids: Looking for something to inspire their imaginations or grow their minds? This category has the right products, from toys and books to games and stationery.
Travel: If you’re looking for a great getaway, look no further. Discover your adventurous side by browsing accommodation, tours and travel deals.
Technology: Whether it’s a new smartphone, a fancy TV or a kitchen appliance, find the best tech as recommended by the be.first community.
Beauty: Run out of foundation? Maybe you’re after the hottest new treatment? This is where you’ll find all the products that help you look your best.
On Sale: Everyone loves a bargain- but be quick, because these deals are guaranteed to run out fast.
How do I get started?
Simply download the app from your app store and create a profile.
How much does it cost?
be.first is a 100% free app. There is no advertising or paid version.
Can I buy through the app?
At the moment be.first is only for suggesting and searching products, not buying them.
Are you on social media?
We sure are! Click on the icons below to follow us.
Can vendors post on the app?
There’s nothing stopping vendors from creating a profile to promote their own loved products, a much more authentic way however is to encourage loyal customers to recommend your products instead.