Author Archives: Aaron Traffas, CAI, ATS, CES

About Aaron Traffas, CAI, ATS, CES

Aaron Traffas, CAI, AMM, CES, is an auctioneer from Sharon, Kansas. For the last 22 years he's worked for Purple Wave. 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 original ATS and AMM designation courses 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 music can be found at as well as Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon.

Proper password management

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Security

Learn what makes a good password and why. See why LastPass is the best password management system to take the stress out of remembering your logins. Continue reading

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The LG V20 is Verizon’s best phone of 2016

My LG V20 review found it to be my favorite phone of 2016 – excellent cameras, always-on second screen, removable battery and excellent audio. Continue reading

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When “sold” doesn’t mean sold

Whenever I think about the issue of reopening the bidding, it’s clear to me that doing so ends up having a negative impact on the experience for bidders, the auctioneer and the seller. Continue reading

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Pixel XL on Verizon is Google’s first phone

The Pixel is Google’s first phone and features premium hardware and unique innovations. Continue reading

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The state auctioneers association website solution

State associations should take control of their websites and use WordPress with a few third-party services to serve the public and the membership. Continue reading

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