We currently run a live auction via facebook live every Sunday. We do this by announcing items and accepting bids in the chat feed on the stream. Recently though, we have been having a lot of issues with the chat feature due to spam filters and other problems.
We would also like to scale up the business and can't manually record bids in a chat feed forever so we need to automate the process.
We would like to have our livestream playing on our shopify website and then have a box next to the video feed where buyers can input their bids.
This system will work similarly to the auctions on this site:
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The livestream will be a continuous video and the bidding area will change to a different item once each listing is sold. We would like to use a bidding system where the bidding timer resets after each new bid. You can see how this works currently if you look at our facebook live video with realtime comments selected.
We are essentially trying to create a HSN/QVC type show except in an auction format for each item. I know that this may not be clear enough so if you have any questions please feel free to send us a message.