More than just auction software With Auctioneer Software, you are getting so much more than just tailored auction software. Our team is dedicated to providing you with a platform that specifically meets your needs, and with the addition of our other services you will have everything that’s necessary for a better auction company and auction […]

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All The Software & Tools You’ll Ever Need Being a part of the auction industry is challenging. You have daily struggles to make sure that auctions are running smoothly, bidders are being taken care of, and that your future auctions are being set up and prepared for. Not to mention the added responsibility of keeping […]

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In today’s day and age of hackers, computer whizs, and scammers it is hard to know when or IF our data is safe. Keeping your data safe is a crucial part of owning a business, but how can you trust anyone with your most valued information, bank information & more? For years, auction software providers […]

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Get to know the Auctioneer Software App Are you taking advantage of our mobile auction app? If you haven’t yet, you should be! When we were designing our app, we wanted to make sure that you would have easy access to our software wherever you may be. From working on-site cataloging items or quickly adding […]

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How To Prevent Fake Bidders (aka Shill Bidding) There are many aspects to look at when you are running an auction. Whether online or live you will always have people who think they can outsmart the system…your system. There are two types of bidders – real and fake. Those fake bidders are those who try […]

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Joint software ventures with auctioneers and consignors make the best software out there! We know software, auction software to be specific. Our experienced team knows what is needed to conduct a successful live auction or online auction on the back-end management side of the software. Auctioneer Software has created four amazing software types – online, […]

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Welcome To Our Team Sam Wang! Sam Wang has recently joined our team as a developer for Spectrum Net Designs & Auctioneer Software. He has graduated with a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Western Michigan University in 2016 & joined our team in June of 2019. We decided to get to know Sam a […]

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So you’ve been in the online auction game for a while and are used to how things are done. But, are you taking advantage that all the information that your analytics data is giving you? That information is chock full of valuable ways to improve your next auction, increasing user engagement and driving bids up! […]

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Happy 4th of July! Where would be a better place to celebrate than the fun, scenic and beautiful West Michigan? Michigan summers make up for our crazy winters, and regardless if you are from the area or are simply visiting for the holiday, you will be blown away by all of the festivities for the […]

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We’ve been waiting so long to tell you all about our updated Auctioneer Software for 2019, tailored specifically for you! We have been hard at work to bring about these great changes to serve you – our awesome customers – even better than before. Including a new interface and design, navigation improvements, refreshed menu options […]

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Optimization for Your Auction Lot to Lot Marketing your auctions can be challenging, although most auction companies focus on one specific industry, the items are never the same! Not only do the items change, but they change OFTEN. Online auctions are often only open for bidding for one, two, maybe three weeks at a time. […]

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Whether it’s shopping, directions, entertainment, communication, or even ordering a ride, we spend so much of our day looking at a small device. We use our mobile phones for everything. While the capabilities of our smart phones are incredible, we are easily annoyed when they don’t work the way we want them to. When you […]

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Live auctions take time and effort to ensure they are profitable. It might not seem like it, it just looks like a group of people raising paddles as a fast-talking person calls out numbers, but there is much more behind an auction than fast talking auctioneers. If you want your auction to be successful there […]

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Online auctions are a thing of the past, present, & future – people have been buying and selling items through live auctions for hundreds of years, and for the past decade online auctions are a part of everyday life. If your company is just getting onto the Online Auction train getting items ready to sell […]

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The Auctioneer Software you know and love is about to undergo some major changes… Don’t worry, we aren’t going anywhere, and neither is our service, quality, or knowledge…But something big…exciting…& special is going to be happening soon! For many months we have been working hard…putting in extra hours, holding many meetings & conducting in depth […]

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Once you’ve decided to auction off your assets online you want to make sure that you get the highest value possible for your property. That’s the point of an auction after all! Making sure that you have a plan for your auction ahead of time and are marketing it in the right way will help […]

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What exactly is proxy bidding? The term proxy bidding may be unfamiliar to you if you haven’t participated in a lot of online auctions. Proxy bidding is quite simple but can have a huge impact on an online auction for both the bidder and the owner of the lot. Proxy bidding occurs when bidders have […]

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Online auctions are more popular than ever, selling multiple items to multiple buyers, from the comfort of one location & many times the buyer will not ever even have to leave his or her home! This is modern convenience for everyone! As a company though, maybe you are seeing that your online auctions aren’t getting […]

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Grey Delamar joined the Auctioneer Software & Spectrum Net Designs as a Website Developer in February 2017. He graduated from Allegan High School is 2013 and has always lived in the West Michigan area. He comes to us with node js experience and is always excited to learn something new with our development team. He […]

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TO ASK YOURSELF IF YOU NEED NEW AUCTION SOFTWARE Now you can combine our Online Auction Software with fully customizable and grow-with-you options! If you have experienced  any of the following issues, we would like to talk to you today! IS YOUR AUCTION SOFTWARE NOT MEETING THE NEEDS OF YOUR BIDDERS & SELLERS? Meeting the needs […]

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Seth joined Spectrum Net Designs, Inc. & Auctioneer Software in May 2017 as IT/Systems Administrator. In this role he supports the team and the company by maintaining, upgrading, and architecting our IT infrastructure. This includes servers, backup, storage, networking, while working with developers and management to ensure we are a leader in our field. Seth is passionate about his […]

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Problems…Issues…Inconveniences…Complications…. What is the meaning and definition? These are defined as a matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome. If this was all we had in a day, we would certainly say that it is not worth it. Who wants to come into a mess or chaos […]

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Andrew is our Project Manager and has been with Spectrum Net Designs since June 2014. He graduated from Covenant Christian High School in 2014 and graduated from Grand Valley State University this past Spring with a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science. Andrew spends the majority of his time creating and adding to auction software in […]

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Monthly Employee: Olivia Prince | Marketing Assistant Olivia is a marketing and office assistant for Spectrum and Auctioneer Software. She graduated from Unity Christian High School in 2014 and joined our team in August of 2018 with past work in Marketing, Sales, and Customer service. Olivia enjoys photography, spending time with her family, and loves […]

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What Could Your Website Look Like Tomorrow? Would you believe us if we said your website could look like this by tomorrow? It seems too good to be true right? Let us explain our REASON WHY… We had the privilege of meeting many auctioneers at the NAA show in Jacksonville, FL and realized that our industry […]

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The best ways to spend your 4th of July holiday Fourth of July is a pretty big deal and for a good reason, America won its Independence. Therefore, on this day we celebrate our freedom with food, fireworks, and family. Are you having trouble planning activities for the day or just trying to think of […]

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Events to celebrate your Dad on Father’s Day in Michigan Looking to celebrate your Dad on Father’s Day but not really sure what to do? We’ve got you covered. Here is a list of 5 things to do with your Dad on Father’s Day or around the date because, let’s be honest, we should be […]

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Welcome to the Auctioneer Software newsletter blog page. We are an auction software company located in Grand Rapids, Michigan providing services to auctioneers all over the world. Some of these Softwares include: Online Auction Software, Live Clerking Auction Software, Multi Parcel Real Estate Software, Simulcast “LIVE” Auction Software, Simulcast Multi Parcel Auction Software, as well […]

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We all know that blogs are important for a website. In fact, blogs should be one of the first priorities of your auction company’s marketing strategy.  They help your site gain more traffic, increase your site’s search engine rankings, help communicate to potential and existing bidders, and more! Bottom line, blogs help you get found online. Blogging […]

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What is the perception of your company? I was thinking last night on the marketing plans that companies use and this question occurred to me.How do people view us?  There are many ways that your company can be  seen through many different pairs of eyes.  The question then was How do I want them pairs […]

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How to say “Thank you” Armed Forces Day is a day we get to celebrate the amazing work our men and women in the armed forces do. Not sure how to celebrate or properly honor servicewomen and men? Here is a list of ideas to start your Armed Forces Day off right. 1. Attend an […]

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Now you can choose your Facebook page template based on the genre of your business. How are the templates different? Facebook has developed new Facebook page templates for your Company Page depending on its use. These page templates range from Standard (original) to Business to Shopping. There is a new layout for almost any sort […]

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We want to congratulate Ben & Laura (Kaptein) Lubbers on their wedding! Everyone at Auctioneer Software wants to send you off with best wishes on the wonderful journey ahead of you and a lifetime of love and happiness. Laura is the Sales Manager at Auctioneer Software and AuctioneerSoftware.com.   Laura manages and takes care of the […]

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6 Reasons that We Utilize Onsite Developers When you think of development and technology you think about accessibility and working with anyone around the world with unlimited resources.  Well that part is very true, with the development of IT and systems in the past years, we are able to work with people from around the […]

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Monthly Employee: Kris Thompson | Web Developer   Kris Thompson is a web developer/software developer with Spectrum and Auctioneer Software since March 2016.  He is a huge asset to our team and we look forward to what he will bring to the future. Kris graduated from Jenison High School, then went on to attend Michigan […]

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It has been a tremendous year for Auctioneer Software as we have look back over 2017. Some of the highlights of this past year was rolling out large enterprise auction systems to those in the auction industry.  We have been given many opportunities to gain the trust of many reputable auctioneers throughout the country and beyond.  […]

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SWITCH is in Grand Rapids Michigan We have very exciting news! We are upgrading our infrastructure and moving to the most advanced data center in the eastern US.  This move to this data center and the investment of over $200,000 into brand new infrastructure will help us provide simple to complex services to the auction […]

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2018 Newsletters Recap We hope that everyone has had an enjoyable holiday and new year’s so far.  All of us at Spectrum Net Designs and AuctioneerSoftware.com had a great holiday and we hope that you are staying warm during this cold month. This is an update of our current newsletters out there in case you’ve […]

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Monthly Employee: Alex Burgoon | Web Developer   Alex Burgoon is a web developer. Alex graduated from Michigan State University in 2012 with a Bachelors in Science in Applied Engineering Sciences. An engineer from day one, Alex is always looking to improve and solve problems. He discovered a passion for computers in his first job […]

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Think Before You Write! Simple Steps To An SEO Friendly Auction Blog Post! When clients approach me to talk about blogs and the tasks that are presented about what to write about and how often to write, they are not usually enthusiastic about writing a monthly article or resource. Why? Because it takes time and […]

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Monthly Employee Spotlight | Jacob Cole | Web Developer Jacob Cole is a web developer at Spectrum Net Designs and Auctioneer Software. Jacob graduated from Ferris State University in 2016 with a Bachelors in Computer Science and joined Spectrum Net Designs in 2017. Jacob is a web/software developer focusing on PHP applications.   What is […]

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It’s A New Year and Time for Better Optimization.What Is Your SEO Doing? “How can I get my company’s website listed higher int he search engines?” This is a common question that we are faced with daily.  With the increasing demand for better rankings on the search engines such as Google and Bing, we have […]

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Holiday Checklist for Local Listings Tis’ the season! Are you ready? Now that the holiday season is rolling in, it is important to keep that SEO holiday checklist in mind for local listings. Below, we have highlighted the main points to keep your SEO up-to-date, especially during the holiday season.     Directory Sites Accurate […]

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Social Media Inspiration for You and/or Your Company! Sometimes it can be difficult in a business to keep social media updated. There can be no ideas, topics, or interests that seem to come to mind. Here are 20 topics for social media inspiration, whether it be on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, or more.   […]

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Yes! You Can Use Social Media! The benefit of having an online auction is the fact that geography doesn’t matter anymore. You can be from anywhere in the world and still participate. Using social media can help expand your audience and show your audience what products will be in the auction. Facebook You can use Facebook in multiple ways, […]

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Humans and nature both play a role in the land market’s sometimes volatile nature, which can make it harder for auction professionals to gauge. By NAA Staff In real estate, one of the tallest hurdles for auction professionals is to have a handle on how strong the land market is at any given time. Economic, […]

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Auctioneer Software has been getting many requests for a Mobile Bidding App, we have heard your requests and we have listened! We have officially launched our Exclusive Mobile Bidding App! Our new auction bidding app runs side by side with our custom developed software, the two work hand in hand providing your users with a […]

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