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Aaron is community evangelist for Purple Wave, Inc. He serves as a director for the Kansas Auctioneers Association and has served on the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute Board of Trustees. He is a past instructor for the NAA’s Auction Technology Specialist and CAI designations.

Aaron writes about technology, auctions and auctioneers at auctioneertech.com.

Aaron’s recent articles from AuctioneerTech

  • Your call to action is on fire, and your brand is burning
    I believe that the best way to retain the customers we want is to treat them — and their attention — with respect. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Proper password management
    Learn what makes a good password and why. See why LastPass is the best password management system to take the stress out of remembering your logins. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • The LG V20 is Verizon’s best phone of 2016
    My LG V20 review found it to be my favorite phone of 2016 - excellent cameras, always-on second screen, removable battery and excellent audio. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • When “sold” doesn’t mean sold
    Whenever I think about the issue of reopening the bidding, it's clear to me that doing so ends up having a negative impact on the experience for bidders, the auctioneer and the seller. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Pixel XL on Verizon is Google’s first phone
    The Pixel is Google's first phone and features premium hardware and unique innovations. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • The state auctioneers association website solution
    State associations should take control of their websites and use WordPress with a few third-party services to serve the public and the membership. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ on Verizon
    The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ is an absolutely beautiful piece of hardware that doesn't compromise on features. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Internet auction bidding units cancel
    If the auction business were a long equation, bidding method would cancel out. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • The LG Watch Urbane is a beautiful smartwatch
    The LG Watch Urbane is a really good looking round watch that runs Android Wear very well. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • The LG G4 on Verizon is the perfect phone for 2015
    It’s been a fun year for phones. I wrote about my Nexus 6 in March. My friends at Verizon let me spend some time with the Samsung Galaxy S6 in April and the HTC One M9 in May. Each phone … Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • HTC One M9
    It was about a year ago when Verizon let me review the HTC One M8. It was a great phone with an interesting camera approach. I’ve used quite a few phones since then, including the recently released Samsung Galaxy S6. … Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • The best podcatcher is DoggCatcher
    There are many podcast apps, or podcatchers, on the market. DoggCatcher is the only one that gets it right. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
    The Samsung Galaxy S6 is a very thin, extraordinarily stylish phone with a great camera. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • The Google Nexus 6 on Verizon
    I’ve been using the Google Nexus 6 on Verizon since November 17. You can read yesterday’s post entitled Android, Nexus and Verizon to learn the backstory about why I’m a huge fan of the Nexus program, how I was excited … Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Android, Nexus and Verizon
    You haven't had a good Android experience until you've used a Nexus device. Verizon's had a spotty history with the Nexus program, but they're trying again with the Nexus 6. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Auction Video Podcast – 15 – Auction marketing innovation
    I had a great conversation today with Russ Hilk from WaveBid, Daniel West from Auction Method and Dwayne Leslie from Global Auction Guide about Auction Guy, Every Single Auction and LotNut, as well as social media and other technology issues. … Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry […]
  • Podcasting hardware
    I record a lot of commercials and podcasts. Here's a look at the hardware I use to do it. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Auctioneer Crosswalk for December 30
    Thanks to Carl Carter, we had a nice conversation about Internet auctions, Bitcoin and other payments, and specialization within auction firms. Sorry about the video quality issues – we’ll do better next time. Enjoy! AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Sony Xperia Z3v is stylish with a great camera
    I'd recommend the Sony Xperia Z3v for anyone who wants a fast, uniquely stylish phone with an amazing camera. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • The professional email signature
    A professional email signature is simple and short, doesn’t include images or formatting, and contains just the right amount of appropriate information. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Motorola Droid Turbo from Verizon
    If you've been looking for a phone with amazing specs that doesn't have a huge screen, the Droid Turbo is absolutely the phone for you. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • The folly of the artificial bidding window
    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 → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • New Moto X is smartest of current smart phones
    The new Moto X features the best current software experience on Verizon. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Kyocera Brigadier is a tough phone
    Verizon recently let me spend a few weeks with the Kyocera Brigadier. It’s a ruggedized phone that features a sapphire display that I couldn’t scratch with a brand new knife. If you’re hard on your phones, or you want a … Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Iowa State Fair
    I had a great time at the Iowa State Fair. Here’s my game film for anyone interested. AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • HTC One M8 review
    I just posted my review of the Verizon HTC One M8 over on my personal blog, where I’ll be publishing the majority of my future hardware reviews. It’s a great phone, and you can read more of my review at aarontraffas.com. AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • NAA’s Designation Prerequisite Course free to all
    My high school baseball coach Bob Dohm had a saying. “The biggest room in the world is the room for self improvement.” While I’m pretty sure he said it to me more than anyone else on the team, I’ve become … Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Verizon covers auctions and technology
    I recently collaborated with Verizon for an article on their Midwest area blog. They asked a bunch of great questions and published my full responses. Here’s the article. AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • Wavebid software for inventory and marketing management
    Wavebid is Web-based software that handles inventory management and marketing campaign planning and execution for auctioneers. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry
  • CrashPlan is the perfect backup solution
    CrashPlan offers easy-to-use backup software and a separate cloud backup service, making it the perfect solution for one person, a family or a business of any size. Continue reading → AuctioneerTech - Technology, auctions and auctioneers - auction tech for the auction industry