Buyer's Guide: Collectables

In some way or another, most people are collectors (and no, we don’t want you to confuse ‘collector’ with ‘hoarder’ – the two things are very different, indeed). Whether you’ve ...
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How to grow your business online

In an age where it seems like every Tom, Dick, and Harry is embarking upon their own business venture, it can feel like there’s barely any room to enter the business market ...
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Refurbishing products for resale

Whether you employ your love of vintage and antique items to refurbish and upcycle them for the purpose of reselling via auctions as a business model, or you simply have a ...
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Buyer’s guide: art

Building personal art collections is a tradition that dates back to ancient times, with pharaohs in Egypt gathering the art they not only deemed special, but that also ...
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How to make money from online auctions

If you’re looking to make some extra money, or start your own business buying and selling, online auctions are a great avenue for you to take and there are plenty of savvy ...
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How to get that luxury home look for less

When you see the word luxury used to describe interiors, for many it means beautiful materials and on-trend colours, for others it can conjure up a scene of opulence with ...
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How to buy antiques from online auctions

Whether you’re redecorating your home, adding to your collection, or buying to resell, purchasing antiques at auction is an exciting experience.
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How do retail returns auctions work?

The past year has been…unusual, to say the least. And, funnily enough, we aren’t referring to the explosion of online memes surrounding Matt Hancock’s conduct in the media, or ...
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How to buy from online auctions

Buying from an online auction is an exciting experience, where you can find anything and everything, from rare, valuable luxury watches, to pallets of raw customer returns. 
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How to sell online

Whether you’re a veteran or relatively new to the realm of online selling, it stands to reason that approaching such an activity can be daunting.
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How to buy electronic customer returns at auction

You will find many electronic goods in online auctions, some brand new, but also many customer returns and liquidated stock, usually pallets of different items together. With ...
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Art auction FAQs

If you’re keen on art, whether you’re in the market for a one off piece to fill that space on your wall, or you’re an avid collector, online auctions offer you the chance to ...
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Buyer’s guide: furniture

Rewind to just over a year ago; life moved at a thousand miles an hour and many of us were subject to the never-ending cycle of trying to keep up with the newest trends and ...
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How to write copy to maximise the sale price of your auctioned goods

In the world of sales and marketing, the language you use to accompany your goods is as important as the images or videos that go with it. Not only does it supplement the item ...
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How to do your due diligence prior to an online auction

What happens if I change my mind and no longer want to complete a purchase? It’s a situation we want to avoid, and in order to do so it’s important to be as prepared as ...
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The weirdest items ever sold at auction

If you’re anything like me, you might have a once-a-year-frantic-Spring-ish-time-clear-out. This entails going through piles of old stuff that you’ve been meaning to get rid of ...
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Watch auction FAQs

Buying your first luxury watch is a special experience; something you’ll remember for years to come and a story you’ll likely pass down to future children and grandchildren. ...
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Buyer's guide: designer clothing and handbags

I don’t know about you, but there’s something about designer items that make you want to do a little dance. The sheer effort behind the detail in their design coupled with ...
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How to maximise your profits from a pallet auction

As you know, here at William George, we’re pretty hot on pallet auctions. Whether it’s domestic appliances, retail stock or a variety of raw returns, there’s always loads on ...
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Selling a coin collection checklist

Coin auctions are fascinating. There’s incredible amounts of history within these; many collectors spend years, decades even, compiling a cherished collection and an auction ...
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