Online Bidding Features
Auction Styles AvailableRegular Auction, Deal Strikes (descending dutch auction), Auction Strikes (auction price starts off by descending in price and then turns into a regular auction upon 1st bid or hitting minimum price), and Fixed Price Auctions.
Online-only, live simulcast, or pre-biddingOptions include: Open Bidding, Maximum Bidding, Hidden Bidding, Realized Prices, Price List
Staggered ending available (timed auctions)Adjustable setting: On/Off, 1 item/60 minutes all the way to 50 items/minute.
Auto-extending bid closingLeaves bidding open for any time that has received a bid within the last 3 minutes
Email notifications to outbid biddersAutomatic email alerts to bidders up until the event starts to close to keep bidders engaged
Lets the system bid for the bidder up to their maximum bidGreat for absentee bidding or those who want to set their price and walk away
Combination bidding available (multi-parcel)Unique style of bidding that allows bidders to create combos of items to bid on (multi-parcel bidding)
Collaborative auctions - Multiple auction companies can share bidsCombine bids from respective sites while maintaining independent bidder lists
Grouping available - Have multiple items close as a group in a timed auctionAllows selective bidding on one or more items in a group of similar items
Complete online invoicing and auction reconciliation availableBuilt in custom invoicing with many enhanced features with the ability to process payments
Easily add, edit, and delete inventory & photosBuilt in Integrated Inventory & Photo loader is easy to use and can load inventory and photos fast
Catalogging with WaveBidCan be integrated to your WaveBid account which allows you to export your entire auction inventory and photos from WaveBid to the auction.
Mass upload inventory descriptions from Excel, Access, etc.Upload descriptions in mass with different upload options for formatting of how inventory is displayed on your site.
Inventory Item AttributesAdd inventory quantities, starting bids, reserve prices, buy it now prices, and seller ID reference numbers to each item
Categorized and SearchableBuilt in tools make it easy to find what you're looking for quickly
Can be updated after bidding has startedAdd/edit/delete inventory items whenever you need to.
Unlimited number of images per itemInventory description fields allow HTML formatting- link to videos, .pdf files, and more
Thumbnail galleries available for each itemDisplay your auction items in style and grab your bidders attention
Secure server to collect credit card informationBidder data secured and PCI compliant
Register once for all auctions option availableBidding priviledges can be turned off/on, notes added, tax exempt status stored/updated
Private auctions available
Customize registration rules for each auctionAdd your own Terms info for each sale that bidders must agree to before entering the sale
Automatically authorize bidders credit cards before they are allowed to bidGreat way to ensure the integrity of your sale
Credit CardsBidder data encrypted and PCI compliant
Credit cards processingAutomatically process credit cards one at a time or in bulk by connecting the Authorize.net Payment Gateway
Accept PayPal payments on online invoicesAdd a pay with paypal hyperlink to your invoices prior to emailing them out to winning bidders
Custom invoicing optionsLots of options - add logo, invoice header/text, tax classes, premiums, footers, fees, payments, etc.
Calendar of Events/AuctionsEvents can be added to a calendar in the calendar layout which can be viewed month to month for any year.
Powerful searches help find specific data
Seamless integration between calendar and event details
Scrolling calendars can be added to any web page
Photo GalleriesCreate a thumbnail gallery by just loading images from your computer
Images are automatically resized