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theAuctioneerchannel.com to provide video of live auctions and more

We’ve had our eye on recently-launched website theAuctioneerchannel.com for the last several days. A joint venture between Michigan auctioneers Scott Vander Kolk, Jr., and David Helmer, the site aims to promote the live auction industry through videos and blogs. We … Continue reading

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NAA Members Elect New Leadership to Guide Evolving Industry

Overland Park, Kan.July 16, 2009 – The National Auctioneers Association (NAA), the largest professional organization for auctioneers and auction professionals, has elected a new slate of officers and board of directors to lead the organization for the coming year. The … Continue reading

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Three Young Auctioneers Fast-Talk Their Way into IJAC Finals

July 15, 2009, Overland Park, Kan. – Three young auctioneers were selected to advance to the finals of the National Auctioneer Association’s third annual International Junior Auctioneers Championship (IJAC) competition.  The three finalists will compete for the coveted title at … Continue reading

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60th International Auctioneers Conference and Show

We’re settled in at the Overland Park Convention Center, ready to officially kick off the festivities tonight. The unofficial kick-off held last night with the Aaron Traffas Band at the Mayo Auction Center went very well. We’re going to drop … Continue reading

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Publications shouldn’t try to be auctioneers

There is a disturbing trend in the auction industry. The availability and ease of installation of inexpensive or open source scripts that turn any website into an auction site [read: eBay clone] have convinced some trade publications and newspapers to … Continue reading

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