Maxanet Online Auction Software Features

Our mission with Maxanet is to provide traditional auctioneers with tools they need to maintain their web-site and to provide them with the ability to conduct online auctions with the same level of control as they have when they conduct live auctions.

Maxanet is a full featured solution that has many customization and integration options whether you already have an existing website or if you are hosting with Maxanet. Screen colors, fonts, and logos are easily added. The layout of the auction details and calendar can be customized. Custom forms can be added to any page. Check out our Software Demo page to view example layouts.


Online Bidding Tools
Credit Cards
Calendar of Events
Photo Galleries
Bulk Mailer
Auction Archives

Online Bidding Features

Online-only, live simulcast, or pre-bidding
Options include: Open Bidding, Maximum Bidding, Hidden Bidding, Realized Prices, Price List, No Item Numbers
Staggered ending available (timed auctions)
Adjustable setting: On/Off, 1 item/60 minutes all the way to 50 items/minute.
Auto-extending bid closing
Leaves bidding open for any time that has received a bid within the last x minutes
Email notifications to outbid bidders
Automatic email alerts to bidders up until the event starts to close to keep bidders engaged
MaxBid feature lets the system bid for the bidder up to their max
Great for absentee bidding or those who want to set their price and walk away
Combination bidding available (multi-parcel)
Unique style of bidding that allows bidders to create combos of items to bid on (multi-parcel bidding)
Collaborative auctions - Multiple auction companies can share bids
Combine bids from respective sites while maintaining independent bidder lits
Grouping available - Have multiple items close as a group in a timed auction
Allows selective bidding on one or more items in a group of similar items
Complete online invoicing and auction reconciliation available
Built in custom invoicing with many enhanced features with the ability to process payments


Easily add, edit, and delete inventory & photos
Built in Integrated Inventory & Photo loader is easy to use and can load inventory and photos fast
Mass upload inventory descriptions from Excel, Access, etc.
Upload descriptions in mass with different upload options for formatting of how inventory is displayed on your site
Inventory Item Attributes
Add inventory quantities, starting bids, reserve prices, buy it now prices, and seller ID reference numbers to each item
Categorized and searchable
Built in tools make it easy to find what you're looking for quickly
Can be updated after bidding has started
Add/edit/delete inventory items whenever you need to
Unlimited number of images per item
Inventory description fields allow HTML formatting- link to videos, .pdf files, and more
Thumbnail galleries available for each item
Display your auction items in style and grab your bidders attention


Secure server to collect credit card information
Bidder data secured and PCI compliant
Register once for all auctions option available
Bidding priviledges can be turned off/on, notes added, tax exempt status stored/updated
Private auctions available
Customize registration rules for each auction
Add your own Terms info for each sale that bidders must agree to before entering the sale
Automatically authorize bidders credit cards before they are allowed to bid
Great way to ensure the integrity of your sale

Credit Cards

Maxanet servers are PCI Compliant for secure bidder data storage
Bidder data secured and PCI compliant
Credit cards processing
Automatically process credit cards one at a time or in bulk by connecting the Payment Gateway
Accept PayPal payments on online invoices
Add a pay with paypal hyperlink to your invoices prior to emailing them out to winning bidders
Custom invoicing options
Lots of options - add logo, invoice header/text, tax classes, premiums, footers, and more

Calendar of Events/Auctions

Events can be added to multiple calendars - each with its own format
Powerful searches help find specific data
Seamless integration between calendar and event details
Scrolling calendars can be added to any web page

Photo Galleries

Create a thumbnail gallery by just loading images from your computer
Images are automatically resized
Captions can be added to the images

Bulk Mailer

Collect Email address on your website
Mass email notices to your email list and/or registered bidders
Send bulk mail to specific lists that you've collect online or from other sources.

Auction Archives

Optionally password protect price information
Include all auction results - both live and online
Multiple photos of each item can be retained
Store hundred and hundreds of auctions
Powerful searches help find specific data
After an auction/event is archived, clear out the workspace and it's ready for the next new auction

Questions? Call us at 814-558-2306 or send us a message through our Contact Us page.