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.

GPS apps Waze and Google Maps obsolesce stand-alone devices

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series All things must end

Apps for tablets and smartphones make the purchase of stand-alone GPS unnecessary. Continue reading

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Practice calling bids with Virtual Auction

New software provides an excellent simulation of an in-person bidding environment for bid callers to practice chants in a private setting. Continue reading

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The auction convention automotive tent

Associations should ask members with experience as mechanics to donate their time to help anyone with automotive problems. Continue reading

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QR codes kill kittens

A comical take by Scott Stratten on the frequency with which QR codes are misused. Continue reading

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Legalized gambling with penny auctions

Penny auction sites are gambling, pure and simple. Continue reading

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