Category Archives: Auction

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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The Stuff We Accumulate

I love going to auctions. You’ve probably already figured that out. The old fashioned country farm auctions are my favorites. Everything is lined up on tables and wagons or spread out on the ground. There’s usually a lot of antique … Continue reading

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Attention to details

It happened to me again. This past Saturday I had an auction which I promoted on Facebook. I gave the information about the auction and posted a few pictures after I finished setting it up. Sunday evening a reader asked … Continue reading

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Next Auction March 2

My first auction of 2019 will be held this Saturday, March 2 at the Venture Out Business Center in Madison, IN. Most of my auctions are on Tuesday evenings, but the facility was available for this Saturday so I scheduled … Continue reading

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