There are thousands (actually millions) of different online auction websites, shop sites, and marketplaces that each strive to service the needs of their users.

When brainstorming on how to build an online auction website follow the 6 C’s to achieve the optimal online auction site!

1. Comprehend your buyers-

Their goals, needs, and desires as they relate to your product or service.  A match between user needs and branding creates an impressive initial auction experience.

2. Commit to building the most accessible site possible –

Ensure that users can interact on mobile, tablet, desktop, by email, SMS and by social means etc..

3. Create the perfect user experience –

Make sure users can bid easily , with the utmost security and receive their product/service promptly.

4. Collect and present the perfect images –

They should be captivating and vibrant.

5. Collaborate-

On features and strategies maximize engagement and revenues – these can include things like overtime bidding, live bid technology, item presentation based on past behavior or transaction history etc.

6. Captivate your audience –

Ensure that the user experience is as personalized and relevant as possible by leveraging behavioral, transactional and personal user information.
All of these elements are only a few of the details to make sure of when building an auction site. Other things that are essential include: designing the perfect UI, customer and client support services, training on the platform, integration between existing sites, warehousing,  payment processing etc.

Next time you’re wondering how to build an online auction site, follow our tips.