How to Bid

By desktop, tablet, or smartphone


1. Visit the auction site

- Go to

- If you've just registered, you can also click the blue "personal link" button in the welcome email to go to the site.


2. Choose item

- From our home page, click "Items.

- Browse items or use the dropdown Categories menu to view by category, then select an item.


3. Choose amount

- Use the pre-populated minimum bid or enter a higher amount.

- Let the system bid for you by using Auto Bid. Select "Auto Bid" and enter the highest amount you are willing to bid. The system will place minimum bids for you as needed up to your set amount.


4. Click "Bid"


By text

1. Browse items on a desktop, tablet, or smartphone at


2. Text item number.

- Reply to your welcome text by texting an item number. A text with the item details and minimum bid amount will be sent.


3. Text item number and bid amount

- For example, if the item is #102 and you want to bid $300, type "102 300," then press send.


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