Author Archives: Aaron Traffas, CAI, ATS, CES

About Aaron Traffas, CAI, ATS, CES

Aaron Traffas, CAI, AMM, CES, is an auctioneer from Medicine Lodge, Kansas. He currently generates content at HeavyWorth and, before that, spent 18 years with Purple Wave in Manhattan, Kansas. Aaron served as president of the Kansas Auctioneers Association in 2017 and on the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute Board of Trustees from 2009 through 2013. He is a past instructor at CAI and co-wrote the AMM designation course from NAA. An active contract bid caller, he has advanced to the finals in multiple state auctioneer contests. During the summer, Aaron operates a farm in south central Kansas. Aaron is an active singer and songwriter and the Aaron Traffas Band's latest release, Enter: The Wind, can be found at iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.

Start with Facebook

With attacks on our privacy coming from every direction, it’s tough to know where to start. I’d say the best place to begin is Facebook. While the best way to protect your privacy is to not have an account, it’s … Continue reading

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Privacy, security and sanity

I’m fairly convinced the internet has become a cesspool of advertising and coercive content meant solely to influence people. Marketing feels less about raising awareness of useful products, services and events and more about convincing a predetermined mark to take … Continue reading

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iSeries is great; your internet auctions are terrible

Learn about the iSeries educational collection from NAA, watch the last episode and register for the next webinar. Continue reading

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Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note8 review

In my review of the Samsung Galaxy Note8 on Verizon, I found a beautiful device that’s extremely fast and has an excellent camera, all while ticking the boxes for expandable storage, wireless charging and a headphone jack. Continue reading

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Use a VPN for security and privacy

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Security

You should always use a VPN whenever you’re connected to a wireless network that’s not your own. Learn what a VPN is and how to use it before it’s too late. Continue reading

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