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Legislative Day “Day on the Hill” 2019

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Florida Legislative Day, "Day on the Hill" is Thursday, April 11th, 2019. Read more to find out how to participate...

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Craig Fleming To Host NAA iSeries Seminar

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Join FAA President Craig Fleming for iSeries Seminar "Auction Sales: Developing Your Personal Brand" on March 13th, 2019.

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NAA 3rd Quarter Newsletter

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As I write this I am in Jacksonville, Florida where we are conducting a Board orientation and annual strategic planning session for the NAA Leadership. Today is the day of the Eclipse. I was kind of bummed when I realized I was going to be gone from Lawrence, KS (which is REALLY close to the path of totality) and instead would be in Jacksonville, which ONLY has 90% of the eclipse (ONLY!).

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Florida Auctioneer “My Story” by: David D. Dybas

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I’d like to start off by saying that I stumbled into the auction industry by accident and it changed my life, for the better of course. My name is David D. Dybas and while working my boring 9 to 5 job at a Central Florida retail nursery for the better part of ten years, I thought this is my life and I had better get used to it. That is until a, let’s say “lucky day” when a bunch of suits came into the store, sat us down and proceeded to inform us that the company had filed for bankruptcy, the stores would be liquidating all the assets and everyone would lose their jobs after the sale.

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Chris Fisher, Auctioneer, Marine, Steward

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Chris Fisher, Auctioneer, Marine, Steward

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit in on an NAA task force that is developing a new designation for Contract Auctioneers.  This task force has opened my eyes to the auction industry in a ton of new ways.

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The State of the Union in the Auction Industry Report

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My fellow Americans, I come to you this evening with an update and auction industry report that the auction industry is alive and well. While I may not be the smartest man in the atmosphere, I know that smarter men such as Lincoln and Roosevelt would have chosen the Auction Method of Marketing as a first choice in the deposition of their assets when needed. 

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Upcoming FAA Elections: A Message from Immediate Past President Rose White

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Hope everyone is enjoying their summer!

As Immediate Past President, one of my duties is to chair the Nominating Committee. I take this very seriously as a part of serving on your Board. Serving on the Board has been a great honor of mine for many years, and as new Members join we want to show them how the process takes place.

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Building Your Auction Business Strategy

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Strategy is just a fancy word for direction, it begs the question: What direction are you looking to take your auction business? Outlined below you will find 3 types of strategies you can look into, Growth, Services and Pricing. For some people you will want to use all three types to keep ahead of your competition. For others you may only need to focus on growth. No matter what strategy or direction you choose make sure you are ready to work extremely hard in the implementation of each one.

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NETWORKING Within The Florida Auctioneers Association

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Networking is defined as the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically, the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business.

The Florida Auctioneers Association is an opportunity to leverage the benefits of networking to increase your business and become an effective auction professional. Discover the advantages of a professional, ethical, and inspirational network of auction professionals that will help you reach your goals.

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