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Auctiva is a service with a one-page lister, unlimited image hosting, templates, scheduling, and Auctiva Showcase in-auction gallery.


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Average Rating: starstarhalf stardim stardim star (25 reviews)

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Fly by night feel, glitchy, slow to load pages

I have been using the site for a while and decided today it is time to dump these loosers. Their site is very glitchy.... more

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Excellent Customer Service!

I am a new user of auctiva and inadvertently created two accounts during my free trial period (transposed two letters ... more

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Don't waste your time or money on Auctiva Auction Software

To bad 1 star is the lowest rating available. I would like to give them even less. I have spent hours trying to re... more

Latest News

Scrolling Gallery Patent Holder Sues eBay, Auctiva and Vendio

Sep 13, 2014: eBay selling tool suppliers Auctiva and Vendio (both owned by Alibaba), and eBay themselves... more

Auctiva Activates New Listing Pages

Feb 27, 2014: eBay listing tool Auctiva has released new versions of its listing pages. The newer versi... more

Verizon Slowing Down Traffic to Auctiva?

Feb 19, 2014: Auctiva users who use Verizon as their internet service provider are experiencing slow acce... more

Related Discussions

Re: Do you use any ecommerce software or services?

...used to use: Web Interpret Auctiva Terapeak Amazon Webstore The... more

Re: Any advice on the best way to list lots of items?

...any tools already? I see you use the Auctiva cross-selling gallery. Can you get... more

Re: Listing services

...between it's offerings, as well as Auctiva, SixBit, InkFrog and Selling Manager... more
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Added 1 Aug 2003. Last updated 5 Sep 2014.

Compatibility

Platforms Web Based
eBay Sites eBay Australia, eBay Canada, eBay Motors, eBay UK, eBay.com
Marketplaces 11 Main

Pricing

Trial: 30 days

Starter PlanUp to 15 listings per month; 500MB of image space $3.95 per month
Advanced PlanUp to 100 listings per month; 1GB of image space $9.95 per month
Elite PlanUnlimited listings, 1.5GB, extra features $14.95 per month
Pro PlanUnlimited listings, 2GB, extra features $19.95 per month

Categories

Marketplace Management » Single Channel

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Average Rating: starstarhalf stardim stardim star (25 reviews)

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Fly by night feel, glitchy, slow to load pages

I have been using the site for a while and decided today it is time to dump these loosers. Their site is very glitchy. Everytime ebay does an update everyone knows about in advance except these guys. Ebay updates criple the Auctiva site for days.They are always very unprepared. Their customer serv... more

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Excellent Customer Service!

I am a new user of auctiva and inadvertently created two accounts during my free trial period (transposed two letters on my user name). I was kind of glad as I wanted to see how good their customer service was. I am pleased to say that my case (submitted online through their help system) was r... more

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Don't waste your time or money on Auctiva Auction Software

To bad 1 star is the lowest rating available. I would like to give them even less. I have spent hours trying to resolve problems with their server being down and then up and then down....it just isn't worth it.....Even when it is free. I have been using it since 2009 and then something happene... more

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Error message does not allow you to get to your account and get delete old images, more money!

I've been trying to find out why my $9.95 unlimited monthly cost kept going higher, higher and higher every month. It is up to $29.95 I kept getting an error message everytime I tried to access my account and they don't answer the phone or are not available when I am available. I left a message s... more

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Auctiva doing false advertisement?

I tried signing up with Auctiva yesterday and was told when looking over their information that we would have a ebay store and could also opt (for extra money) to get an outside regular online store. Well after I signed up and started trying to get my listings going, it would not let me list item... more

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Auctiva ? I think not.

A one star rating because there isnt a lower one. Auctiva was a good idea. For good idea's to be great they need to be maintained and improved. I used them since June or so of 2008. My constant complaints were met with answers that typically took one of several paths 'you need to do xxxx to... more

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Why mess up a good thing !

I have been using Auctiva for about a year now. I conisidered it the next best thing to sliced bread. I love what the software can do and you can put listings together in pretty short time. Because you can save the istings and re-edit them you can recreate similar listings super fast. You can ... more

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Want to ruin your eBay account?

Be warned the moment you sign up for an Auctiva account they will insert their logo on all your ebay listing and insert and Auctiva gallery scroll bar right above your item description in a place that may be very distracting and makes your listing look ****, and insert an Sellathalon counter and o... more

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Problem Receiving Payment

After it shut down yesterday, all 89 listing i worked with is not posted. Now payment is not getting in because of auctiva 3rd party software. Its really a pain in the a**... Hope they could fix this. Because Auctiva is the most user friendly i've seen in the market right now. more

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Maintenance times overlap key listing times in Australia

The software is shut down (they say for 4 hours but it never is) during key listing times in Australia. They say this lines up with Ebay, but Ebay seems to keep working. As such I cannot get items up onto Ebay due to the system being continually shut down for maintenance at my desired listing ti... more

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eBay selling tool suppliers Auctiva and Vendio (both owned by Alibaba), and eBay themselves, are being sued over scrolling gallery technology that was used in the defunct slideLynxx widget (formerly AuctionLynxx).

The lawsuit was filed by Auction Acceleration Corporation (AAC), a subsidiary of "patent portfolio" company ITUS Corporation. It owns two patents which cover "presentation and cross selling technologies enabling auction sellers to cross-sell and upsell additional items to interested buyers, resulting in incremental sales, and higher yields per transaction", according to ITUS. The patents were originally granted to AuctionHelper.

ITUS President and CEO Robert Berman said, "The inventor of this technology was a pioneer in the early days of eBay, building tools that enabled sellers to generate millions of dollars of sales revenue. We will continue to stand up for small inventors and assist them in receiving fair consideration for their inventions, as we build value for our shareholders."

Source: EcommerceBytes and ITUS

eBay listing tool Auctiva has released new versions of its listing pages.

The newer versions introduce a sleek aesthetic, more features and an easy-to-use layout. Auctiva Product Manager Rebecca Miller said, "The new features on the pages have been requested for ages, and we hope they’ll help our users manage their listings more efficiently."

With the new pages sellers can also add notes, end active listings early and restore deleted listings.

Auctiva users who use Verizon as their internet service provider are experiencing slow access to the eBay management tool, reports EcommerceBytes.

Auctiva spokesperson Abby Reyes told EcommerceBytes "We are aware of the issue and are currently working to resolve it in as quickly a manner as possible. We will be sure to keep you posted as any new details regarding the situation become available. We very much appreciate your patience."

Low cost eBay management tool Auctiva has released a number of improvements:

  • A new page where sellers can restore recently deleted listings
  • The ability to end items early
  • Sellers can enter private listing notes visible only to them
  • Accept Best Offers from buyers
  • Add eBay store categories to fixed-price listings
  • Support for same-day handling
  • Bulk packing slip printing

An update to low-cost management tool for eBay sellers Auctiva brings support for larger images, seller notes, and eBay's managed returns center.

Supersized images up to 1,440 pixels by 1,920 pixels are now supported, up from a maximum of 1,024 pixels by 1,280 pixels. The new seller note field allows sellers to make notes about their saved listings which are not visible to buyers. When listings are launched directly from the one-page lister an eBay item number is now automatically provided. eBay's new Managed Returns Center for Top-Rated Sellers is now supported with the option to specify a restocking fee.

Low-cost eBay auction management tool Auctiva is to release a new version of their "supersized images" tool.

Auctiva's current supersized images tool was not well received on its release two years ago. The new version will add thumbnails while updating the navigation and reducing the amount of advertising.

Rebecca Miller, an eBay seller since 1999, has been appointed as the new product manager for eBay auction management service Auctiva.

Miller, a Top-rated seller with a feedback score of over 3,000 under ID bertthedog, has taken over from the recently retired Tony Maxey. Her role includes leading the development of new product features and creating a roadmap for future enhancements.

"I hope to be a voice for customers to help them accomplish their sales goals with Auctiva," said Miller. "I have been an eBay seller for more than 12 years. I know what customers' struggles are. I've felt their pain, and now I hope to help them even more."

Low-cost auction management service Auctiva have introduced a feature which enables users to buy and print USPS shipping labels from within the site.

The system supports USPS services including Certified Mail, Signature Confirmation, First Class International, Priority International and Express International. Auctiva's own Shipping Insurance can be purchased at the same time.

Popular eBay auction management service Auctiva suffered an outage at the end of July, reports eCommerce Bytes.

The site was down over the weekend until 10am PST on Sunday. No reason was given for the outage.

Former Auctiva competitor Andale suffered a week-long outage in 2005 which lead to eBay withdrawing third-party checkout from them. Andale was acquired by Vendio in 2006, which along with Auctiva was acquired by Alibaba in 2010.

Auction management and eCommerce company Vendio has acquired SingleFeed, a comparison shopping engine (CSE) feed management and analytics company.

SingleFeed enables online merchants to submit, manage, and optimize product listings on more than 18 CSEs from a single set of product details.

Vendio will integrate SingleFeed services into its ecommerce platform and will offer discounted pricing. Auctiva, acquired by Vendio parent company Alibaba.com in 2010, will also offer the same custom integration to its hosted storefront users.

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Discussions

Re: Do you use any ecommerce software or services?

...used to use: Web Interpret Auctiva Terapeak Amazon Webstore The... more

Re: Any advice on the best way to list lots of items?

...any tools already? I see you use the Auctiva cross-selling gallery. Can you get... more

Re: Listing services

...between it's offerings, as well as Auctiva, SixBit, InkFrog and Selling Manager... more

Re: Listing services

...loads though. I've tried Vendio/Auctiva/Volusion/BigCommerce and a bunch of... more

What is the best Auction Management Sofware?

...a 1 1/2 years. I am currently using Auctiva. I sell high end women's accessories.... more

Listing Software for ebay with ecommerce channel

Currently, I use Auctiva to list all unique clothing items to ebay. I have a nice... more

Re: What is the Best One Page eBay Bulk Lister?

...or all of the wonderful features of Auctiva? A: There is, and it's called... more

What is the Best One Page eBay Bulk Lister?

I love the many features from Auctiva such as Scrolling Gallery, Multiple pictures... more

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Auctiva

SAVE TIME. Auctiva offers world-class reliability with distributed architecture, allowing you to manage your listings, even when eBay servers are down.

EARN MORE. Increase your bottom line with Auctiva’s innovative revenue-sharing features.

IT'S EASY. Easy to get started, easy to use, easy to understand. From the supplier's website
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