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The Psychology of the Live Auto Auction: “S,” Social Proof

In this series, we have been examining the live auto auction environment, the inspiration for our business. We spoke about the pulsing, tense frenzy of the auction floor. In the last post, we discussed what happens when a buyer bonds with an item at auto auction. He defends it as if he already owned it, and there is a horde of thieves lined up to take it away. The business of RideSafely – Auto Auctions evolved from our deep understanding of the auction environment, so we are able to present your inventory in a way that a buyer will step up with the sense of endowment, claim your vehicle, and defend it. Read more

The Psychology Of The Live Auto Auction: “E,” Endowment

In this series, we have been shining a light on the live auction environment, the inspiration for our business. We spoke about the pulsing, tense frenzy of the auction floor. In the last post, we even compared the auction floor to a casino. The business of RideSafely – Auto Auctions evolved from our deep understanding of the auction environment, so we are able to take some of the cold sweat out of the process. Less stress means more buyers for your inventory, and if you are a buyer, less stress = better deals. Read more

The Psychology of the Live Auto Auction: “C,” Competition

You recall that in our article: “Win at Salvage Car Auction – But Lose Your Shirt?”, we spoke about the pulsing, tense frenzy of the auto auction floor. The business of RideSafely.com evolved from our deep understanding of the auto auction environment, so we are able to take some of the cold sweat out of the process. Less stress means more buyers for your inventory. Read more

How to Spot a Deal on an Online Motorcycle Auction

Like any auction system, with online motorcycle auctions some listings will be better than others. Knowing how to differentiate between a hidden gold mine and a money pit is crucial. Since many online listings only have photos, you will have to develop a skill for spotting problem bikes and identifying gems or easy fixes. Here are some strategies for finding salvage motorcycles that you will not regret buying. Read more

Five Tips for Buying Salvage Motorcycles on Online Auctions

Looking for a used or salvage motorcycle online is a great way to save money. All kinds of motorbikes are available. If you hunt long enough, you are certain to find the bike you have been looking for at a great price. There are some key factors to look out for, especially if you are buying a salvage motorcycle. Read more