Using the Software RSS feed for this section
condition report

Condition Report, Essential for successful sales

“Accurate Condition Reports are key to wholesale profit.” If you want wholesalers and buyers to bid high on your vehicles you should put considerable amount of effort into describing the condition of the vehicle and if possible completing a full condition report. In the Auction Simplified platform we have a description field where you can write […]

More →

How to Bid on an Open Bid Sale

In this video we will show you how to use Auction Simplified to buy cars with that are running under the Open Bid style. Open bid allows you to bid at any time during the bidding period. You can bid three ways, Small increments at a time with the quick bid feature, Buy Me Now, (if offered) allows you […]

More →

The settings page

Basic Setup There are basic settings required for each dealership to sell or buy vehicles using the Auction Simplified software. To find the settings page, log in to Auction simplified and click on the “Settings” link found in the upper right hand corner of the dashboard. In the settings section you can change your dealer […]

More →

How to load a car for auction part 2

In this video we go into greater detail on how to load a vehicle into Auction Simplified and list it for sale at your auction.

More →
bid now with silent auction

Bidding on Silent Bid Sale Auctions

In this video we will show you how to use Auction Simplified to buy cars with that are running under the silent bid method. Silent bid allows you to bid at any time during the bidding period. You only have to bid once and should bid the max amount you want to win the car. […]

More →
bad or missing titles

Bidding on a Vehicle With Title Attached

Time to time you are going to see vehicles listed that have title problems, or are non-runners. This video is going to show you how to identify these vehicles and choose whether you still want to bid on them.

More →
title attached

How to Add Documents to Your Vehicle Listing

From time to time you may want to add other documents to your vehicle listing, such as a copy of the title or repair orders. With Auction Simplified you can choose to show the documents publicly or only for your dealership viewing. IMPORTANT: never list a document publicly that contains sensitive customer information. Here is […]

More →
IMG_1470

How to enter a short VIN from an older vehicle

Sometimes you will have to list a car that is older so the VIN decoder will not be able to figure out what kind of vehicle it is. This video will show you how to get past that issue.

More →
title attached

How to Show Condition or Title Issues in Your Auction Listing

We firmly believe that the vehicle condition report can make or break your dealer auction. If you list the vehicle correctly for auction, it helps the bidder make a more informed decision and over time they will bid more for cars listed by dealers they can trust. They will also give higher ratings to dealers […]

More →
loading a vehicle

How to Load a Vehicle for Auction

Loading a vehicle for auction on the Auction Simplified platform is quite easy. Start on the selling tab, from there you can search by stock number, VIN number or simply scroll down the vehicles already loaded. I most cases we have a data pull of your inventory already from vAuto, GetAuto, Dealer Specialties, Red Bumper or […]

More →