AuctionZip live auctions are able to process live bids for both online and on-site bidders as the event is simulcast as it occurs online. AuctionZip's live auction simulcast makes it possible for any online bidder to access auctions from around the world without requiring the use of special tools or software. Online AuctionZip auction participants only require a membership with the website and also receive access to video guides for bidding on the platform.
AuctionZip provides an auction search tool on its website that allows bidders to search using a keyword as a variable. Bidders can also modify their search results by specifying auction categories or using a distance variable around a ZIP code. This search tool allows bidders to find both local auctions that they can attend in person. A separate search tool and list is provided for live online auctions.
As of 2015, AuctionZip is one of the largest online bidding websites in the United States and boasts approximately 13 million buyers annually. The website is also the destination of choice for over 25,000 professional auctioneers and lists thousands of new auction items on a weekly basis. AuctionZip states that it receives over 1.6 million visitors per month,