Tag Archives: Auction

Continuous improvement

For years we’ve been taught “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” This now needs to be changed to “If it ain’t broke, break it because it will soon be obsolete.” I recently read one person’s estimation that 80 percent … Continue reading

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Smart marketing

A challenge for any small business is finding ways to get the word out about your company. Many forms of marketing are too expensive for a start-up or even for an established smaller business. Yet, without marketing your business you’re … Continue reading

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The big fear of selling at auction

Two weeks ago I posted an article that explained how to sell your items at auction for the most money. You may want to review that article. One fear that often keeps people from selling at auction is the fear … Continue reading

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Downsizing?

Spring is a time of year when many people begin cleaning out their basements, attics, and garages. For those with storage units it might also be a good time to consider cleaning those out, or maybe closing them to save … Continue reading

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Make good use of social media

One of the most effective marketing tools available to small businesses today is social media. Newspaper ads can be very expensive depending on where you live. They get lost in all the clutter of the many ads found in most … Continue reading

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Making tough decisions

The auction I had planned for last night was cancelled due to the forecast of bad weather. It was not a decision I wanted to make. We had spent the day before setting up for the auction, and we had … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new blog

Today I am launching a new blog that will focus on small business, leadership, entrepreneurship and keep people informed about my auction business. Let me introduce myself. My name is Dennis Bickers. I have another blog at http://bivocationalminis try.blogspot.com/ which is … Continue reading

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