Category Archives: Auction

Giving back

It’s been awhile since I posted anything. My wife and I spent a couple of weeks on vacation in Florida so I went off the grid. It’s not a vacation if you spend your time on social media and doing … Continue reading

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How to get the things you want

My favorite motivational speaker is Zig Ziglar. I attended numerous motivational conferences in which he was one of the speakers. Even though I knew most of what he would say before he said it, I still listened to every word. … Continue reading

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Growing a small business through social media

For the past few weeks I’ve been helping another auctioneer with his weekly auctions. He has so much to sell he is running more than one auction ring during part of his auctions. We live far enough apart that he … Continue reading

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Competitors or colleagues or both

I haven’t posted much the past few days as I was getting ready for an auction I had on May 21. In addition to my own auctions, I’ve been working for other auctioneers as well. Last week I worked for two … Continue reading

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The power of knowing your customers

 FreeDigitalPhotos.net   Several years ago I owned a heating and air conditioning business that we needed to sell.  Quite frankly, we had it for sale for some time with no interest.  We had already closed it which meant there was … Continue reading

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An interesting auction

My next auction will be May 4 at the Venture Out Business Center in Madison, IN. This should be a very interesting auction. I will be selling the estate of a gentleman who retired from the railroad and spent a … Continue reading

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Finding new avenues of marketing

Image: FreeDigitalPhotos.net The go-to advertising for most auctioneers is auctionzip.com. A couple of years ago it did not cost anything to place your auction on that site. They made their money through advertising and upgrades. Suddenly, they announced that it would … Continue reading

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