Buy It Now Only Items
A silent, live or online item can be set up as a fixed price item by making it a buy-it-now only item.
A buy-it-now only items are most commonly used for items you want to sell multiple of (for example a dinner party). They are configured as follows:
- Buy-It-Now Price and Starting Bid are set to the same value
- Allow multiple winners set to yes
- Quantity set to the number required, or blank/0 for unlimited
For a silent auction item the bid sheet will be generated as a 'sign up' sheet, showing the number of rows to match the quantity, and each for the fixed price.
On the website or mobile app, bidders will have a buy-it-now button rather than a bid button, and can choose to purchase multiple in a single transaction.
A single winner item is closed as soon as someone clicks on the buy-it-now button.
With a buy-it-now item that supports multiple winners, the item will not be closed until the end of the auction or the last one is sold. However, buy-it-now bids will appear as final bids in a bidder's account immediately even though the item is still open.
For example if you have a Movie Night item which allows 6 winners at fixed $15
- Starting bid = $15
- Buy it now = $15
- Quantity = 6
- Allow multiple winners = yes