Best Gift Ideas to Buy Used & Thrifted
5 of the Best Gifts to Buy Second-Hand

The hunt for creative and thoughtful gifts for the most important people in our lives can be enjoyable...until you hit that mental roadblock and begin frenzy-Googling “best gifts for [insert lucky recipient].” We’ve all been there.   Our advice? Buy it second-hand. While the concept of “re-gifting” gets a bad rap, intentionally seeking ...

The number of licensees continues to grow. Where can you find your local AuctionNinja vendor?
Where can you find AuctionNinjas?

Where in the nation are the AuctionNinja Vendors?   AuctionNinja is expanding throughout the country. Everyday new auction houses and estate liquidation companies sign on to sell their client's property with AuctionNinja's powerful online auction software. As we expand our reach into new territories, we want to help our loyal bidders know where ...

Auction Ninja
Pick 5 Makes it Easier for Vendors to Choose Their Best Lots

Did you know that the AuctionNinja team manually creates each three-square template appearing on the Marketplace when a new sale is activated by vendors? The team searches through each auction for the best images to use on the Marketplace and then adjusts the sizing and dimensions to fit appropriately into the ...

Introducing the AuctionNinja rating system.
AuctionNinja Bidders Can Now Rate Their Experiences

Five.  ✪✪✪✪✪        Four.  ✪✪✪✪       Three.  ✪✪✪      Two.  ✪✪      One. ✪   AuctionNinja's Marketplace bidders have asked. AuctionNinja has heard and responded. Many of our loyal bidders have asked for a way to leave feedback (positive and negative) on the various vendors/licensees selling on the AuctionNinja ...

Auction lot order is key to the success of most sales
Order is Everything

Order! I want order!  You have one chance to make a good impression on would-be bidders and believe it or not, that includes which lots bidders see first. There is a best practice when it comes to lot ordering in an online auction collection and it stands the test of time for auctions ...

Frequently Asked Questions
AuctionNinja | FAQs

With the expansion of AuctionNinja into new territories, we have been fielding a lot of questions that have a similar ring to them. So in the hopes of helping our users understand the world of AuctionNinja, here are the most frequently asked questions we receive. Basic Terms Bidding Explained Post Auction Your Account Emails   Buyer's Premium Absolute Auction Reserves Extended Bidding ...

AuctionNinja’s bid increments explained
Everything You Need to Know About Bid Increments and Max Bids

I have one dollar, do I have two? Two dollars? I have two. Do I hear three? Three dollars? ... ... Twenty dollars! Twenty dollars. Do I have twenty-two? Twenty-two. Do I have twenty-four? .... ... Sixty dollars! I have sixty dollars. Do I have sixty-five? What you just read (and hopefully imagined an auctioneer calling ...

The Ridgefield Thrift Store makes a shift from in-store, traditional sales to online auctions in the age of COVID-19
Thrift Shop’s Shift to Online Auctions Proves COVID Can’t Kill Local Charity

For years, the Ridgefield Thrift Store (RTS) has successfully operated their donations-based thrift shop with a 100% volunteer staff in an idyllic Connecticut setting. Their mission? To support non-profit local organizations through the recycling, re-purposing and reselling of generously donated goods and to provide the opportunity for people to purchase affordable merchandise ...

White-listing in your email will ensure that you continue to receive important information regarding your bids, orders, current auctions you follow, and more. Learn how to add a company to your white-list.
Reasons You Should White-List AuctionNinja

Most of us have heard about "blacklisting" things -- the act of compiling a list of people, businesses, countries, entities, etc. which are distrusted or considered unacceptable. This may conjure up remembrances of McCarthy era hearings and the ensuing McCarthyism which was a 1950s campaign against alleged communists in which many ...

Here are our top 10 tips for great merchandise photography (whether you’re on a smart phone, tablet, or professional SLR)...
Top 10 AuctionNinja Photography Tips

Top 10 AuctionNinja Photography Tips:   Here are our top 10 tips for great AuctionNinja photography (whether you’re on a smart phone, tablet, or professional SLR)... 1.  Be sure to remove clutter and/or garbage from the photography area. Paperwork, electrical wires, shopping bags, dust pans, etc. that are not part of the lot should not be ...

AuctionNinja Marketplace Vendors
AuctionNinja Marketplace Vendors

Where in the nation are the AuctionNinja Vendors? (updated August 26, 2020) With humble beginnings in the northeast, AuctionNinja is expanding throughout the country. Everyday new auction houses and estate liquidation companies are signing on to sell on the AuctionNinja online auction platform. As we expand into new territories, we want to help ...

Being Good Neighbors
AuctionNinja | Being Good Neighbors

As our team was drafting this particular blog, one of our members recalled watching Mister Roger's Neighborhood as a child. She mentioned that this is the perfect time for all of us to get back to the basics of childhood and be "good neighbors." You know, the kind that work together ...

St. Baldrick's and Auction Ninja's childhood cancer fundraiser.
Black Rock Galleries' Bald and Beautiful

Snip. Buzz. Whir.  The clean clipping of sharp scissors and the hum of the electric razor will surround the head of fifth grader, Gemma, (daughter of AuctionNinja's founders, Grant and Christie) on March 15, when she bravely bares her beautiful bald head for Osborn Hill Elementary School's Team Teddy for their St. Baldrick's ...

a colorful antique dish sold on an Auction Ninja marketplace.
The Power of the Photo | Auction Ninja

There’s a reason the adage, “a picture speaks a thousand words,” holds just true today, as it did decades ago. Let’s face it. Most bidders are not going to read your catalog descriptions if they are not first intrigued by your imagery. Imagery lacking appeal, will be passed right over without ...

Auction Ninja logo on a white background
Becoming an AuctionNinja Seller | Auctioneer Software

How do I become an AuctionNinja seller? If you are in the estate liquidation business (i.e., auction house or estate sale company) and wish to learn more about AuctionNinja’s platform, please visit our Software page. If you wish to proceed and register as a vendor, please visit our Vendor Sign Up page. You must submit your company details, complete and submit ...

an antique sterling piece sold on an Auction Ninja marketplace.
Stunning Sterling for the Holidays | AuctionNinja

There is just something spectacular about Sterling Silver!  Whether it is in the form of jewelry or a tabletop accessory, Sterling consistently stands the test of time. If you are in the market for something to adorn your holiday tables or a special gift for under the tree, consider the pieces ...

a unique modern lighting fixture sod on an Auction Ninja marketplace.
The Market Price | AuctionNinja

Anyone who has ever eaten at a restaurant that serves fresh lobster has likely seen "Market Price" or Fair Market Price listed next to it on the menu.  It's the restaurant's way of communicating to the diner that because the cost of lobster changes (daily), they can't set a standard price. ...

a classy living room with furniture and decor from Auction Ninja marketplaces.
Auction Ninja | Estate Liquidation Software

Welcome to Auction Ninja! The most comprehensive auction software available to the estate liquidation industry! Designed by estate liquidation pros for estate liquidation pros! Contact us for information on how Auction Ninja can expand your business and put you in a position to be sussessful as the estate industry changes.