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ATS designation – Auction Technology Specialist for auctioneers

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series NAA designations

The latest designation from the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) is Auction Technology Specialist (ATS). A course written by auctioneers for auctioneers, it offers a comprehensive education for all auctioneers, including those who are self-described as technology-challenged. The biggest misconception about … Continue reading

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Auction website using wordpress

I theorized back at CAI in Bloomington, Indiana, last March that it would be possible to use WordPress to power a website for an auction company. WordPress is a remarkable, extensible and mostly standards-compliant website scripting engine that allows for … Continue reading

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Synergy uses one keyboard and mouse for multiple computers, displays

I use several computers simultaneously during day-to-day operation. While it’s easy to connect multiple displays to one computer, the ability to use the best features of Windows XP, Windows Vista and Linux simultaneously is much more valuable than having additional … Continue reading

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eBay eliminates checks and money orders, promotes PayPal

eBay recently announced that in late October it will be eliminating checks and money orders as valid payment options for eBay sales. Remaining valid payment methods are as follows. PayPal, owned by eBay ProPay, partnered with eBay Credit or debit … Continue reading

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State bid-call contests should use electronic tabulation, foreign judges

Auctioneer competitions should use electronic tabulation for speed and foreign judges for objectivity. Continue reading

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