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Keywords are powerful tools that an auction company can use in order to generate more organic digital traffic. They are specific phrases that you establish that will allow search engines to rank your business higher and more visibly when search results are returned. Generating a keyword cloud and strategically implementing it into the […]

Quick Tips for Generating Keyword Clouds


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This week, the Wavebid staff takes stock of the latest consumer technology trends. The quest: decide how a sampling of these technologies are applicable to the auction industry. Take note! Introduction The longer technology exists, the more it evolves at an accelerated rate. In fact, there are many formulas and laws […]

Consumer Technology Trends & the Auction Industry


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Any experienced auctioneer will tell you that the best way to make a seller happy is to solve their problem. No one likes to be concerned. This is especially true when it comes to the money question, and that tension that can happen when you and your seller start talking […]

Understanding How to Effectively Use Three Commission Types



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Right now, people are looking for auctions like yours – but they can’t find you.   Let’s do an experiment. Open up an ‘incognito window’ in your browser. Do a Google search for an auction business that is similar to your own. Type “farm equipment auction North Dakota,” or “estate […]

How to Use SEO as Auctioneers


Last week, as part of our Wavebid blog series, we briefly discussed one aspect of auctioneer technology: photo college editors. We delved into the difference between applications within the Mac App Store, an iPhone service, and Google Play, an Android service. Although we didn’t rank either one as better than the […]

Auctioneer Technology and Androids vs iPhones


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At Wavebid and Auction Services.com Inc, we are constantly looking for ways to improve all the steps and processes that are necessary to put on a well-executed and successful auction. Education and training on how to use auction-industry relevant tools are core mission statements of both companies. They’re also an […]

Using Photo Collage Editors to Enhance Facebook Auction Marketing – ...



We at Wavebid know that mobile technology is not only helpful for businesses, it is critical. Fluid communication, easy content sharing, and reduced redundancy are crucial components of what makes a business successful. For these reasons, Wavebid strives to offer auctioneers the latest technology. Most recently we have built a […]

The latest tool for auction cataloging: Wavebid Mobile Cataloging App ...


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We reached out to our Wavebid users and asked them about their more technical questions. For the next several weeks, we’ll be reviewing the responses we sharing our solutions and thoughts. If you have a question for us, you can submit yours here!   Doug Macon of Macon Brothers Auctioneers […]

Ask a Wavebid Rep: Sales Tax


Before cloud-based software became ubiquitous in the business place, document templates saved on your computer were somewhat of a necessary evil. But then along came Dropbox and Google Docs, revolutionizing the way that businesses organize and share information within the company. Standing on the backs of those giants, Wavebid offers […]

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As auctioneers we represent the interests of our sellers.  An experienced auctioneer understands that this duty extends beyond selling price.  We would never want to create future complications for our seller simply to get a few more dollars at the auction.  Today more than ever, personal information is a sought-after […]

Is it reckless to sell used computers at auction?