Tag Archives: Internet bidding

The folly of the artificial bidding window

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Creating an artificial bidding window violates the trust of our sellers, depresses bidding activity and is deleterious to a passionate buying community that we should all be trying to build for our companies and the auction profession. Continue reading

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Bidding histories develop bidder trust

Last week’s post dealt with grokking that there is no functional difference between a minimum or starting bid and a reserve on an item. A post last month pointed out that it’s bad to try to be sneaky when protecting … Continue reading

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Starting Internet bids are reserves, plain and simple

In a March episode of the Auction Podcast, we posited that it is wise to have a policy of starting every item at $10 for Internet bidding. If your minimum bid at a live auction is $10, set the minimum … Continue reading

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Proxibid launches new website, embedded bidding

Image via CrunchBase We’ve been following the new features and website from Proxibid for the last few weeks. Today they’ve launched the new website and announced that you can start reserving the embedded bidding solution. Here’s the release. Omaha, NE … Continue reading

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LiveAuctioneers releases BlackBerry application

In July, Internet bidding provider LiveAuctioneers announced the release of an iPhone application that allows its users to view auction inventories as well as to participate in auctions by placing pre-auction Internet bids. Yesterday, LiveAuctioneers announced the release of an … Continue reading

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