Auction Technology Specialist Value Proposition

The Auction Technology Specialist Value Proposition

What is important to you?

 Customer goals are important to us.

Most ATS customers suggest they enjoy: high returns on investment, customer service, quick response time, updated information, detailed research, environmentally friendly business practices, accessibility, measurable results and socially conscious sales.

We as Auction Technology Specialists implement these important client needs in our simple business operation.

ATS Auctioneers use the following technologies to improve your auction experience.

Internet (Makes Information Accessible 24-7)

Web design (Dynamic Content available for global distribution)

Email (Reduces response delays and streamlines inventory process)

Digital Advertising (Rich Media, Video Production, iFrame embeds, Social Media, Ad placement, collective Pess Releases)

Graphic Design (Improves speed and reliability of research and marketing)

Mobile Devices (Allows compatible access to goods for sale, mobile bidding, mobile donations, mobile apps and the constant contact for upcoming information)

Online Auction Platforms (Includes billions of Internet Users as potential buyers/bidders and markets the individual lot through SEM and SEO management)

Online Marketing (Targets key goals for branding and conversion with less financial and environmental waste, end users can be directly targeted and performance can be tracked)

Paperless Transactions (The option of paperless registration, check out, payment, shipping and processing to reduce carbon footprints and increase security and efficiency)

Ongoing Cyber Training (The National Auctioneers Foundation requires all Auction Technology Specialists and NAF Designations to continue with live and online education)

Web Analytics (Our ATS Auctioneers are able to read, research and interpret Internet search trends and key term results to actively improve search ability and response)

Auction Technology Specialists provide reliable turnkey technical services to improve live auctions, silent auctions, convertible sealed bid events, fundraisers and real estate sales.  ATS Auctioneers are leading consultants in the auction technology field.  Auction Technology potentially increases greater returns investments by increasing buyer participation and by lowering costs.  Contact your tech savvy ATS auctioneer today to plan your next exciting auction.

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Funny Auctioneers

What is this politician thinking?

Does he seem to have his mind on the job at hand?

Is the auction block the best place for humor?

Is there a better place for humor?

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Stand Up/Sit Up Funny Auctioneers

Sotheby’s, Christie’s and other top world auction houses might argue that there is no place for humor on the auction floor, including the world’s best joke not told by the auctioneer.  Most high end auctions we’ve attended in the Upper East Side of New York City are not funny.  The auctions we’ve attended in Rockefeller Center were even less funny.  The least funny auction we attended was an auction I bid at because the auctioneer was funny and I felt comfortable until I thought about how much that funny man made me spend.

Is there a margin between the 1 and 0 to include humor within cyber space?  Can humans lead full and productive lives without a good laugh?  We at Auction Technology Specialists playfully suggest laughter is good for opening and great for closing.  We do not endorse a line of knock knock jokes at family estate or divorce auctions.  This statement in no way admonishes liability for making fun of lawyers, politicians or public eye celebrities.

If there was a zombie apocalypse after our auction and you chose to eat lawyers and bankers first, you might have less public resistance.  Auctioneers, in our view, are public helpers with important knowledge; are sometimes called upon to lighten the mood and provide entertainment to our audience.  Again, we do not endorse cross dressing cowboy antics to entice extra bidding.  Some of our competitors will cheezeball it up and offer you an extra side of ham.  We Auction Technology Specialists provide truffle gorgonzola with prosciutto for the gourmet snicker.

Again, for an auction involving a fun and active audience, dietary supplements of pasteurized milk and pork rolls may be the happy pill prescription, and then again, might cause a conservative supportive donor to flip his Afghani stack and chop you a new rear end.  Please stay away from insensitive jokes about racism, sexism, politics, religion, death, destruction, murder, violence, family, friends, personal anecdotes, questionable foreign policy, marriage, divorce, physical characteristics, short people, long noses, New Yorkers and anything else funny.

If you are our competition, try to keep your jokes humorless, boring and long if you are getting paid by the hour.  In the event you, the advanced auctioneer, feel obligated to do the best job possible for your client and audience, focus the fun on yourself.  You can make fun of yourself and no one important gets hurt.  If people are laughing at you when you want them to, hopefully they will buy high and enjoy the purchase when you aren’t expecting.

We do not suggest you take away from the festive nature of the evening, nor over shadow the dias with your comedic performance.  Unless stand up was part of your contract, keep a few opening remarks close at hand, be ready and free to use the go to zingers and keep moderation in mind when spicing things up.

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International Auctioneers Convention and Show in Spokane 2012

National Auctioneers Association

2012 International Auctioneers Conference and Show

and International Auctioneers Competition (IAC) in Spokane Washington

What a spectacular experience to be in Spokane Washington with many of the most accomplished auctioneers in the auction industry.  Attendants included the presidents of Ameribid and United Country, Auto Auctioneers from Barett Jackson and Mannheim, Heavy equipment auctioneers and benefit auction specialists from around the globe.

In addition to an international female and male live biding auctioneers competition (IAC), Conference and Show 2012 attendants were able to choose from a list of informative classes taught by knowledgeable specialists.  Classes included branding seminars, bid calling workshops, internet marketing, ring man class, real estate, firearms, benefit auctions, and a host of talks about online auctions, auction technology and the direction of the auction industry.

The weather was beautiful, the food was wholesome and the company of the National Auctioneers Association members was welcome.  Everyone got along and attempted to improve the auction community through town hall meetings, leadership committees, advisory panels, open discussion and of course the online auctioneers’ forum.

Even though this year’s International Conference and Show is already over, there are several educational opportunities through the National Auctioneers Association/Foundation.

Please click on a link for more information abut upcoming auctioneer training and fellowship.  We appreciate you visiting Auction Technology Specialists and hope to better serve your needs in digital future.

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