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Bid Cow Sellers Guide

Selling Items on Bid Cow

This page outlines the process of listing items for sale, and managing your listings during and after the sale. Our site features software that has many extra functions that will allow you to easily manage and promote your listings.

Becoming a Seller

You must be a registered member of Bid Cow and be approved to sell. If you are a member but have not been approved to sell, please Contact Us

Listing Fees and Commissions

There are no fees when listing an auction or item for sale on Bid Cow. If a listing is sold successfully a commission of 5% of the winning bid will be charged to your credit card or bank account within 3 days of the end of the listing.

Featured Listings

When listing your items you may opt to feature the listing on the home page of Bid Cow. The fee for featuring a listing is $20.00 and is not refundable if your lisitng does not sell.

Your Account:

In the My Account section of the Members Area you may view any fees that have been charged for your activity on the auction site.

Financial settings for payments of your fees are also set in this secure area. You may choose to have your fees charged to your credit card, or to a bank account. This is required before you can list an item for sale.

Listing an Item:

Items are listed in your members area through the List Item form.

Each auction item contains the following information:

When Your Auction Ends:

When your listing has ended notices are sent out to winning bidders immediately. When all of your auctions have ended, or your buyer has completed their buying, you can send a combined invoice through the Checkout system. To do this, follow the link provided in the Sold Item email, or use the Sales Tracker in your members area.

Sales Tracker/Invoice Area

Any listings that are sold and not invoiced can be found in the Sales Tracker. In this area you can see which sales need to be invoiced. Once an invoice has been sent you can access invoices for sending notices and leaving feedback in the Invoices for Sales section.


Listings may be relisted once it is over and notices have been sent. From the My Listings menu choose one of the Closed Auctions links. You may view your sold and unsold auctions here, and relist in groups or individually.

Seller Tools:

The Seller Tools section of the Members Area contains additional tools to help you mamage your listings.

For more information on using Bid Cow, please consult the following guides.

Buyers Guide
Sellers Guide

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