Behind the Scene…

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You may have already been to an auction, so you think you know all about it. But do you? Do you really know what goes on (cue music: duh duh Duh) behind the scene of a well-run auction? I bet you don’t. Not really. Let’s look a little closer. You see someone calmly and cheerfully checking-in customers. Asking your name, seeing if you’re in the database. Adding you to the database if you aren’t by typing in your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail. Printing out a bid card for you. Often this person will be checking-out customers as well. Telling […]

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How bidding works with internet absentee bidding using HiBid on

This post was written by Scott


This video attempts to explain some questions that people have about absentee bidding.

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What Is The Difference Between An Online Auction & Online Absentee Bidding?

This post was written by Shanna


In the world of auctions and estate sales, it is sometimes confusing as to how things work with technology becoming more and more a part of our lives. We hope to be able to help you get a deeper understanding of these things by answering common questions to the best of our knowledge. One question that we get asked a lot is “What is the difference between an online auction and online absentee bidding?”.   Online Auction: An online only auction is automated and takes place solely online. The bidding for each lot is opened at the price set by […]

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