The different types of online auction is straight auction, reserve auction, Dutch auction, private auction, overstock auction. An English auction on the internet is called as absolute auction, ascending price auction, English auction, forward auction, reserve price auction, standard auction, Yankee auction. A classic Dutch auction is called as Dutch auction, reverse auction, and bidder’s choice.
A sealed bid auction on the internet is called as private auction, sealed bid auction. A Dutch -vickrey auction on the internet is also called as vickrey option. Proxy bidding agents on the internet is called as proxy auction, robo bid. An online auction means buying and selling of products by the process of bidding and then offering the goods to the highest bidder on the internet. There are various types of online auction, the most common being English auction.
In this type of auction, a reserve price is fixed for the goods and the customers offer larger and larger bid. Finally, the product is sold to the highest bidder. Different people offer different bid prices; the bid is completed once the highest bidding is done by a person and no one does bidding after that. After the hammer has been hit no one can bid. In some cases, when the reserve price is not revealed, the bid ends if no one is willing to bid an amount higher than the reserve price.
The traditional method of English auction includes the use of a candle. In this method, the winning bid was that the last one which was offered just before a candle died out. A Dutch auction is a method of selling in which the price is reduced until a buyer is found. For example, the home was offered in a Dutch auction beginning at $150,000. The auctioneer lowered the price gradually in $5,000 increments until a bidder was found willing to pay $120,000. Therefore, the home was sold for $120,000.
Private auctions are auctions with a special setting that hides the identities of all bidders. This means that people who view your auction page cannot see any of the bidders on the item. Private auctions should be used when an item is highly collectible and to hide bidder’s identities on items that could be embarrassing if anyone viewed their recent bids list. A vickrey auction is a type of sealed bid auction, where bidders submit written bids without knowing the bid of the other people in the auction. the auction was created by William vickrey.