AuctionMethod Software


 

AuctionMethod is a cloud-based auction management solution with features such as user-configurable auction websites, consignment management, invoice generation and payment processing. The software suits the needs of organizations that are looking to create online-auction marketplaces.

The platform allows auctioneers to create auction websites that are compatible with mobile devices. AuctionMethod enables organizations to create online invoices and process credit-card transactions, and it can also send automated text messages to clients reminding them about upcoming auctions.

AuctionMethod’s consignor management capability enables companies to track commissions and create consignor statements. AuctionMethod integrates with payment-gateway systems such as Authorize.net, Braintree and Stripe.

Pricing is per month, and users can also subscribe to additional services such as technical support, image storage and text-message alerts.

 

AuctionMethod - User account
 
  • AuctionMethod - User account
    User account
  • AuctionMethod - Make bid
    Make bid
  • AuctionMethod - Bid information
    Bid information
  • AuctionMethod - Auction page
    Auction page
  • AuctionMethod - Auction item
    Auction item
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Steve from Stev Smith Auctions

May 2017

May 2017

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Easy to navigate, user friendly. The images are sharp. The uploading of auction info and pics are easy. The reports are full of great information.

Source: Capterra
 

Ted from McWilliams Auction & Realty, LLC
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

May 2017

May 2017

I have worked with Auction Method on 2 online projects. Platform & service are excellent!

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A bundle of features that are at the top end of the online auction software platforms.

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Layout, features, countdown timer, options to have multiple items from multiple auctions into 1 account, accounting features...

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While the price is competitive with similar platforms, I would like to see a greater range of multiple pricing options available to auction companies. Something along the line of flat fee per auction, monthly fee regardless of traffic flow, a max cost per auction, etc. I would state this about any auction software as some auction companies starting out would love this platform but may need lower initial cost to get going and then increases based on increase in number of auctions. Auction Method is fantastic about working with auction companies but more pricing options would bring in a greater number auction companies just entering into the online area.

Source: Capterra
 

ryan from rl liquidators

March 2017

March 2017

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It has been a great 6 years with auction method. They provide great service and support. Our business is better today because of the support and software from auction method.

Source: Capterra
 

Diana from AuctionWorks

March 2017

March 2017

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We have been working with Auction Method for several years and highly recommend them. We continually ask them to make changes to our website as our needs change and evolve and they are always quick to respond with a solution that can be implemented fairly quickly and very cost effectively.

Source: Capterra
 

Ed from InPlace Auction LLC

March 2017

March 2017

As advertised. Great people to work with.

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This software is created by experienced auction professionals. The support staff and his team are very helpful and responsive. The software works as advertised.

Source: Capterra
 

Will from Iron Horse Auction Company, Inc.
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

March 2017

March 2017

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Representative and his team have built a bidding engine that really incorporates what the auction industry needs. The service is great too! Anytime we have questions or even inquiries about specific development, our questions are answered almost immediately.

Source: Capterra
 

Spencer from Nellis Auction
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Online auction site through AuctionMethod

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It has been a great experience working with all the people at AuctionMethod. Their staff has always been extremely responsive to the needs of our business from the initial setup of the website to furthered customization and features. Their staff is smart. They have in depth knowledge of the auction industry and that creates an easy channel of communication when designing and building add ons to the website. They are always reachable and quickly resolve software issues. AuctionMethod is an asset partner to any online auctioneer.

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ONLINE timed auction functionality, ease of use, scalability, appearance, easy backend administration. good managerial controls over positions and reporting.

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Hybrid auctions functionality.

Source: Capterra
 

Jennifer from Auction Bridge
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Christies web site on an EBay buget!

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I love my website! They hand built my auction site last year to suit my company's needs which anywhere else would have cost me thousands. We are consistently evolving the site to keep market relevant which helps me grow and keep my edge in a very competitive market! Easy to use, incredible service, low prices! Best there is out there, hands down! Auctionbridge .bid!

Pros

PRO: Ease of use for my company, my bidders and for my Affiliates.

PRO: The fact that the company treats me like I am there only customer. I know the owners by name because They care enough to know your name too.

PRO: They saved me so much money upfront and after.
I was a startup online auction company with little to no money to invest in a 200k website. I hit the jackpot with Auction Method.

PRO: Terminate at will contract! If I ever don't like them I can simply say I am out.

PRO: They thought enough about the future of my company to have a contingency plan in case of a catastrophe. That means my site can keep going, even if they are all suddenly struck by lighting! (God Forbid!) Can your software maker/management company say that??? Mine can!!

PRO: This software program saved me so much money! $$$ It's all in one package from easy automated accounting to billing to affiliate & bidder invoicing to Intuitive consignor tools, Integrated Cc payment management solutions.
PRO: One on one developmental support & server management.
If I have a problem they are always there for support almost immediately.

Cons

There are NO CONS, it's perfect because the owners worked with me from start to finish customizing the software and the website to suit our company's short and long-term goals to maximize our ability to grow.

Advice to Others

At first you will be tempted to try to rewrite the software yourself to every little tweak that pops in your head! Trust me, just use it for a few weeks and then start to talk to them about how you want it customized because you can not anticipate how you will need the program to work for you until you have it working for you for a couple weeks. It will save you so much time trying to get the program to do something that isn't really as efficient as you first thought it would be!!

Source: Capterra
 

Jennifer from Auction Bridge Llc

January 2016

January 2016

Fantastic and user friendly.

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No cons only pros! This company will rule the market soon!

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Molly from West Auctions

May 2015

May 2015

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Since our auction management software is web-based and integrated with our online auction bidding platform, it is so easy to handle invoicing, user-communications, and especially data entry. I don't have to use a bunch of other software applications to do my job. AuctionMethod gives me all the tools I need, right there on our own website.

Source: Capterra
 

Marta from West Auctions

May 2015

May 2015

We built our business using AuctionMethod's hosted online auction platform & management software

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Over the years, we have successfully transformed our traditional auction business into a thriving online auction enterprise. We specialize in bankruptcy auctions, business liquidations, sales on behalf of creditors and selling real estate by online auction at WestAuction.com. The software and support we receive from AuctionMethod has been instrumental to our success. It has everything we need and allows us to differentiate ourselves in terms of quality of service, marketing capabilities, and overall efficiency. There is no other solution like it!

Source: Capterra
 

Jotham from West Auctions Inc

April 2015

April 2015

Excellent Platform for Your Online Auction Website

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I've been using the AuctionMethod platform for about 5 years and it is great. From managing auctions, uploading pictures, ease to use description manager, this platform has it all. Also features easy to manage emailing features such as reminder emails to potential bidder, email sales bulletin generator, and more. This auction platform has everything you need to start conducting your own online auctions.

Source: Capterra
 

Rose from thediffchico.com

March 2015

March 2015

Auction Method-Excellent Support, customers like the software

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We have had customers inform us that the Auction Method software is much better than other online auction sites that they have used.

Great reports for us to be able to get data quickly and in working format. The ease of this software make my life easier and able to do more auctions without doing a lot of extra paperwork.

We are located in CA and they are in MA,I know that they are always there for us at any time of day or night.

Source: Capterra
 

Harvey from Harvey Bendix Auctioneers

March 2015

March 2015

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As good as this program is The support from Auctiom Method is outstanding The program being a 5 star Support is 10 star

Source: Capterra
 

Walter from Northstate Auctions

March 2015

March 2015

Excellent product! We have been using the auction software for three years and love it!

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Great product, all inclusive with fantastic customer service.

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Michelle from Northstate Auctions

March 2015

March 2015

It is very user friendly

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I love the product and it helps tremendously to assist in my daily duties

Source: Capterra