ShopCloseBuy is a shared eCommerce, Auction and Marketing platform created to support local communities. The platform is uniquely designed to support a wide range of businesses, non-profit organizations, artists, farmers and entrepreneurs. In addition to traditional eCommerce, the platform has sophisticated auction capabilities, allowing businesses to creatively move excess inventory while attracting new customers. Like a local Amazon, ShopCloseBuy offers significant benefits to participating vendors through shared marketing and cross-promotion. It provides one-stop, online shopping for local consumers and the opportunity to showcase the community’s strengths, talents, products and services to tourists and online shoppers from around the world.