How do you know if you have succeeded?
They come back because your site allows them to select and buy, in a few clicks, the desired product.
User experience is always the deal-breaker for any online business. Without understanding client behavior and anticipating user needs no site will last. It's not enough to have a good product if it's buried under endless clicks.
And we're exactly in the business of making things easy. Our platform facilitates your access to a wide range of opportunities so you can handle several businesses at once. Plus, it's easy to use both for admins and clients, with a special focus on user engagement.
Live Auctions are the new hot thing in eCommerce. The uBIDuWIN team came up with an irresistible concept: 2 minute auctions with low starting prices. And for professional bidders or visitors looking for even better deals they offer tiered subscriptions for entering special auctions.
The goal of a Live Auctions site is to relentlessly pursue, by offering a vast array of products and low starting prices, the casual visitor and transform him/her into a subscriber/bidder. It's the easiest way to constantly sell and promote the business.
uBIDuWIN Mobile Apps (iOS and Android)
uBIDuWIN aims to offer the best and the fastest online auction experience for everyday products.
The mobile app, available on App Store and Google Play, is easy to install, easy to use, and is an all-around time saver. Users can, even on-the-go, quickly find, bid and settle won auctions. uBIDuWIN is different. They focus exclusively on flash auctions: 2 minute bidding time and low starting prices.
Our approach was similar. We designed a no nonsense app built on the uBIDuWIN philosophy: fewer clicks, fast loading times, and easy account management. For us, auction mobile apps must always: have a one swipe inclusive menu, fast access for creating and login into an account, and a permanently visible center button to access personal bids. It's always about user experience.
The right niche: a mix between passion and profitability .
HipComic.com is more than an auction site for comics. It's a gathering place both for devout fans and newbies. It's good business to have a following, but it's always better to permanently attract new clients.
The site is constantly growing as a result of it's a broad appeal. It doesn't discriminate against new collectors. One can search and buy the wanted magazine or just browse for fun. Either way, it's simple to navigate, easy to use, and has an efficient shopping process.
Choose your niche and you'll see just how profitable is.
Highbury Auctions (Arsenal FC)
How to sell history, piece by piece?
keeping everything simple.
We had one task: Make it easy for Arsenal fans to bid for Highbury parts (chairs, fittings, etc).
Nothing was left to chance: we understood, from the start, we had to adapt. It wasn't
business, but an opportunity for the Arsenal community to celebrate memories. Thus, both the site and the auction
page were filled with pictures of the old stadium.
As long as you learn how to adjust your business to different opportunities you'll be OK.
Bid Next Door
Bid Next Door is using our software to get everything done. They've assembled an in-house group of auctioneers, estate appraisers, and sales professionals to take care of every aspect of a sale. The online site offers several types of auctions - from remote bidding to staggered auctions (auctions that end one after another at a preset time) - ensuring that all lots will sell as quickly as possible.
New is not always better because it requires time to properly market it. If you're looking for opportunities in online auctions take a look at The Select Source. The basic recipe is simple: Buy discounted products in bulk. Less storage and more clients.
Wholesale auctions are the best business solutions for those that need to quickly move inventory without the hassle of cataloging every item.
Handmade and vintage products are always in demand. Why not bring customers and producers under one roof?
And because of the uniqueness of the products shoppers are likely to spend more. It's easy to see how one can spend a lot of time browsing and have a full shopping cart.
What about designing a site for an emerging industry? Even if you don't know anything about pyrolysis or biochar take a look at it.
It's a good mix of software and visual aspect. Any industry, no matter how obscure can be presented in a similar way. And we are always open to help achieve that goal.
Rally Auto Auctions
If you still hesitate investing in a big business, take a look at the newest Canadian auction site. It's made the news, sold a classic and very collectable car, and it's already among the select few sites that have both honest car descriptions and a knowledgeable community.
And now for something completely on point. A site focusing exclusively on the central piece of any online business: the domain.
When you're comparing prices and offers for the domain name it's never enough to look at the big players. Flip.uk is one of those alternatives that thrives because one can always find a domain with potential at a reasonable price.
What's a more effective attention grabber than an old-style auctions site? In this instance it's about pairing of wine, the site's most sought after product, with a curated selection of antiques.
Most of online wanderers, especially those that constantly looking to buy, are looking to replicate the feeling when the hammer closes the auction. And, just as in this case, it's easy to create a memorable online auction experience.
Rest assured that even in the shadow of giants there's room to grow.
And that's because some sellers might fell that their products are not visible enough and decide to move their business to other platforms. When something like this happens you must be ready and offer them the same services as the big players.
It's not a relegation into a secondary league but a realignment for better business.