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Uploading to Auction Step 3: Sending Items

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  1. Go to your Members Pages (http://www.tias.com/members/).  If your members page is not currently displayed, click this link: Members Pages to open it in a new window so you can toggle back and forth between your maintenance page and this tutorial.
  2. Click on the link for "Auctions"
  3. Click on the link for "Upload to Online Auctions"
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the name of an auction  in the first column under Auction Name

Auction
Name

Fees charged by auction

Upload Fee
charged by TIAS.com

Closing fee charged by TIAS.com

Current special
offers

Action
(name of auction)

Click here to view fees

None

fee that will be due if auction closes

 List of special offers

 

5. On the next page you will see the list of all the categories from your shop. Click the name of the category that contains the item(s) you wish to upload:

Category Id Title
book Books-Cups+&+Saucers
bronze Vienna+Bronze+Animals
cupamer Cups+&+Saucers-American
cupcabc Cups+&+Saucers-Cabinet

5. On the next page you will see all your items in the chosen category:

Title
SubTitle
Item Num
Quantity
Available
Upload
Description
Auction House
Close Date
This is the Title of your item   1000 26
Your Item descriptions appear here    

6. Check off the in the column under "Upload "  to select that item for upload. (Click your mouse on the box and it will look like this )

7. Now click the button.

8. On the next page you may edit the items you are uploading:

[Note: Bold, Featured, Category Featured, Reserve Price and Buy It Now Price will raise your auction fees. (Featured may cost $100/item, and Category Featured may cost $15/item. Check the current rates at eBay Seller Services.)]

Title: (You may edit your title here if you wish)
(The information in this column is from your TIAS.com inventory and may not be modified)
Item Number:
1000
(your TIAS.com Item Number)
Number In TIAS.com Database: 26
Relistable: no
(This column tells TIAS.com what you want to do with the item in your TIAS.com shop while it is at auction)
TIAS.com Page
:
Link to offsite auction.
(this will create a link from your site to your offsite auction auction see example in 8a. below)
Hide item.
(your item will remain in your inventory, but will not be visible in your TIAS.com shop)
Ignore (show price)
(your item will appear normally in your TIAS.com shop) .
Delete on close.
(This will delete the item from your shop if there is no winning bidder)
(This column sets your minimum bid, reserve price and "Buy It Now" price for the auction)
Min Bid:
$
(your Minimum bid )
Reserve: $
(your desired reserve) Buy It Now: $
(your buy-it-now price)
offsite auction Category:
(click here to see offsite auction's categories)
DESCRIPTION:
(offsite auction option)
Bold:

(additional cost)
Yes No
(offsite auction option)
Featured

(additional cost)
Yes No
(offsite auction option)
Category Featured:

(additional cost)
Yes No
(offsite auction option)
Private:

(additional cost)
Yes No
(This is what you had chosen in your auction preferences)
Duration:

3 days
5 days
7 days
10 days
(This is what you had chosen in your auction preferences)
Location:

Zip/Postal Code:
(offsite auction option)
offsite auction Gallery Option

(additional cost)
No
Add To Gallery
Feature
In the drop down boxes below you may rearrainge the way your photos show on offsite auction
The default is the way they are listed on TIAS.com with itemnumber"a" being the first, itemnumber"b"next, etc.
Picture Beside Text: Picture Row1, Left:
Picture Row1, Right:
Picture Row2, Left:
Picture Row2, Right:
Picture Row3, Left:
Picture Row3, Right:
Picture Row4, Center:

8a. An example of how your item will appear in your store if you choose the Link to offsite auction. option

Item #

Description

Price

012345

Your description appears here, notice the  button to the right. Clicking on the button will bring your customers to your auction at offsite auction.

 

9. Almost done! Just need your offsite auction Login:

Please enter your offsite auction login.

10. Now enter your password

A. as plain text so you can verify what you are typing,
OR
B. you may type in a "hidden" password that others will not be able to read over your shoulder.

Please enter your password in only ONE field, not both!

Plain Text Password
OR Hidden Text Password

11. Now click the button

12. You will now see your items ready to go, OR you may be notified of an error.  If there is an error message, scroll down the page to see what the error is, Fix it if you can.

If everything is OK you will see your items::

Your Item No Title Auction Preview (auction) Fee
number appears here Title appears here Click here to see how your auction will look auction submission fee

If you need to make a change, use your browser's back button to do so and make any changes you like.

13. If you want to submit the item (paying at least the cost shown) then just click the button and you're done!

 

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