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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?


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In my line of work I deal with problems.  In fact that is precisely what I am paid to do at Wavebid; manage and resolve incoming support issues from our clients.  This can be a rewarding position, hearing the relief and gratitude from the customer on the other end of […]

A Letter from Jeremy Hamel


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There are many reasons to stop by the Wavebid booth at Conference & Show 2016. Not only is it a great opportunity to meet the Wavebid and Auction Services team, but there is also a lot that we have to offer.   Free SEO Reports We are offering auction companies […]

Why you should stop by the Wavebid booth at Conference ...



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Much of the auction industry is comprised of a tight-knit community of auctioneering veterans, their friends, and their friends’ friends.  This is what makes it such a socially rich culture, steeped in tradition.  These traditions are passed to new generations via family, educational institutions and auctioneers associations.  While this torch […]

Using online resources to draw a younger demographic


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For whatever reason, Wavebid just hired a couple recent grads who majored in philosophy.  They’re practically worthless, or so we first thought.  Having very little experience with the auction industry we expected a drawn out orientation period.  It soon became obvious that they learn quickly, and have wonderful minds for […]

Aristotle has some advice for auctioneers . . .


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These days there is an expectation that information and content be available at a moments notice, just by picking up a mobile phone or tablet.  It has become crucial that businesses both make themselves available on these devices, as well as utilize the technology themselves in order to stay current […]

Are You Mobile Friendly?



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At an event last month I came face to face with a 1970’s manual credit card imprinting machine which was being used to inscribe the raised letters of my credit card onto a receipt.  I was both puzzled why someone would use technology that was being replaced when I was […]

Do handwritten documents make you look outdated?


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Collecting and tracking taxes can be challenging for even the most seasoned auctioneers.  There are forms to fill out, exemption certificates to track and invoices to update.  Wavebid  offers a toolset which makes managing the tax collection process faster and more accurate. The Auction Management Software is designed to simplify […]

Wavebid tackles Sales Tax for Auctioneers in a Beautiful Way


Wavebid Mobile Clerking
  At Wavebid we have had mobile clerking for years. It’s very comforting knowing that, should something unexpected happen in the middle of a sale, I can quickly open up my Android or iPad tablet and keep clerking. Clerking on a mobile device comes down to preference. Keyboards have been […]

What 4 Years of Mobile Clerking has Taught Me



Get a Professional email address
  Your email address may say more about you and your business than you think.  It’s a small detail, but an important one.  Your credibility and professional image hinges on this little string of characters.  For example: bigdaddy@hotmail.com is failing in a number of ways.  Let’s examine how…   Firstly, […]

What Your Email Address Says About Your Auction Company