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Municibid makes Inc 5000 List for Second Straight Year!
Municibid makes Inc 5000 List for Second Straight Year! I am honored to announce that Municibid, for the second straight[...]
3 Tips to Declutter Government Assets by Municibid, the “Marie Kondo” of Government Surplus.
3 Tips to Declutter Government Assets. By Municibid, the “Marie Kondo” of Government Surplus. Happy first day of Spring! Springtime[...]
Beer-Worthy Customer Service
Beer-Worthy Customer Service At Municibid, we take A TON of pride in going the extra mile to provide our customers[...]
Technology Startups Who Are Working Hard to Empower the Public Sector
Technology Startups Who Are Working Hard to Empower the Public Sector Like all technology startups, Municibid, was once a budding[...]
Five Ways Your Local Government Can Use Social Media
Five Ways Your Local Government Can Use Social Media Social media has changed how information is created, gathered and shared.[...]
Why Congress is Demanding User-Friendly Websites
Why Congress is Demanding User-Friendly Websites In December of 2017, Congress passed the Connected Government Act (H.R. 2331) which requires[...]
Three Government Tech Trends You Need To Know About
Three Government Tech Trends You Need To Know About It is argued that the private sector is more entrepreneurial and[...]
Why Understanding Data Should Matter To You
Why Understanding Data Should Matter To You You know the saying “scientia potentia est,” right? I bet you do. It’s[...]
Understanding Truck Classification
Understanding Truck Classification When you choose a truck, you don't just pick the best-looking model from the lot. You also[...]
6 Reasons Why Hiring Summer Help is a Bonus for Your Landscaping Business
Seasonal businesses that rely on the whims of the weather need to do whatever they can to be successful in[...]
Reading the Market: How to Find the Right Time to Make Big-Ticket Purchases
Big-ticket items such as cars or lawn equipment are major investments and if you purchase at the wrong time, you[...]
Spring Clean: DIY Vehicle Maintenance
Much has been said about the money-saving aspect of making or repairing our own items. Most of the time, doing[...]
9 All-American Road Trips You Should Take
  What's more fun than a road trip? A road trip across the U.S., that's what. With countless routes to[...]
5 Sci-Fi Vehicles We Wish Were Real
  Remember the last time you saw a cool, futuristic machine and wished you could own one…  but then reality[...]
Make the Most of Your Fuel Tank: Stretch Your Time Between Fill-Ups
  Fuel is expensive and keeping up with the price is like riding a roller coaster. Do you remember the[...]
Compacts: Small Enough to Get the Job Done
  Let’s give a shout-out to two brothers, Louis and Cyril Keller. If those names mean nothing to you, how[...]
Truck Financing 101: How to Do It (Even If You Have Bad Credit)
  You've been eyeing that truck for a while now. It's big, beautiful, and everything you've ever wanted in a[...]
5 Awesome Vehicle Upcycles You Have to See to Believe
  Upcycling is all the rage in interior design, landscaping, and sometimes, even in fashion. Visionaries are taking existing pieces[...]
The Ultimate Insurance Checklist for Your Heavy Equipment
If your business relies on the use of heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers, lift trucks, cranes, and front loaders,[...]
Harley-Davidson Through the Years
If there's one motorcycle brand that's unmistakably American, it's Harley-Davidson. Despite the Great Depression, economic crises, and numerous restructurings, the[...]
John Deere through the Years
For almost 200 years, John Deere has been creating some of the most powerful and original agricultural equipment in the[...]
6 Community Partnerships That Will Strengthen Your Landscaping Business
Landscaping and lawn care are services that take place behind the scenes in every garden and patch of grass, but[...]
Personal Safety Equipment: What’s “Overkill” and What’s Non-Negotiable?
Many jobs across multiple industries require the use of personal safety equipment. Safety is always a good idea, but there[...]
The Science Behind Lawn Care: What’s Feeding Your Business?
The secret to thick, lush, green grass isn’t as simple as installing a sprinkler system in the front yard –[...]
How to Comply with OSHA’s Updated Regulations
Managing employees involves more than simply setting schedules or approving vacation days. Ensuring the safety and security of workers is[...]
Be An Office Pro: 6 Tricks to Keep Your Landscaping Business Expertly Organized
Organization is a major key in running an efficient business and avoiding future headaches. For landscaping businesses, there is often[...]
4 Surprising Reasons Why You Should Invest in a Tractor
Mowing a lawn, landscaping a front yard, and undertaking farming work would undoubtedly be a pain without the power of[...]
7 Tips for Keeping Your Heavy Equipment in Tip-Top Shape
In many senses, heavy equipment can be thought of as the backbone of industries like construction, mining, logging, agriculture, and[...]
5 Ways to Save Your Landscaping Business (And Your Clients) Money
With so much competition out there for landscaping businesses, it can be overwhelming trying to stand out as unique or[...]
The “M” Word: Best Practices for Regularly-Scheduled Equipment Maintenance
  The true workhorse of any modern manufacturing plant is the equipment. Manufacturers around the world know that consistent, high-quality[...]
Tools and Tech: The Hottest New Landscaping Gadgets on the Market
If you find yourself stuck in the woes of dull, antiquated tools that do nothing but hold back your landscaping[...]
5 Fool-Proof Ways to Market Your Landscaping Business
Summer’s in full swing, and that means BBQs, pool parties, and backyard camping “trips.” But before any of that can[...]
I Can’t Drive 55! …or 35.
If you’re a rock n’ roll fan of a certain age, you’ve no doubt had the pleasure of tooling down[...]
The Equipment Debate: Rent vs. Buy
Gearing up for the next big project or upcoming contract job brings about a familiar question: should you rent or[...]
What You Should Know before Bidding for an Auction Vehicle Online
Buying an auction vehicle is certainly a different experience than walking through your local new or used car dealership’s lot[...]
How to Insure a New Auction Vehicle
Buying a new auction vehicle can be exciting. However, it's easy to get lost in the heat of auction bidding[...]
How to Read Vehicle History Reports
These days, when you buy a car, there is a wealth of information available at your fingertips. The problem is[...]
10 Best Cars for Teens
If your teen just got their driver’s permit, it’s time to think about getting them a car. Most likely, they[...]
Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Car
You've probably heard the saying: "It is better to prepare and prevent than it is to repair and repent." When[...]
How to Find and Read a VIN
The number of used cars available to buy online can be intimidating. You can find any car you want and[...]
What is a Salvage Title?
Buying an automobile is something many people do within their lifetimes, but often, they don’t have much practice at making[...]
Government Fleet and the Impact of Electric Cars
The vehicle market has been pivoting towards a more fuel-efficient, carbon-reducing direction over the past several years. Now not only[...]
Section 179 Tax Code: Cash In Before This Year’s End
Every business owner knows the many challenges that come with running a successful company. Organizations that are small and independent[...]
10 Ways to Implement an Ironclad Safety Response Plan
So many things can go wrong at work. Spills, fires, natural disasters — these are just some of the most[...]
ICMA Welcomes Municibid.com, LLC as its Newest Strategic Partner
ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, welcomes Municibid.com, LCC as the newest Strategic Partner.  ICMA’s partnership with Municibid.com will help[...]
Municibid is now an Executive Partner with NIGP
Municibid has partnered with NIGP to help government agencies deliver more value to constituents through improved procurement of products and[...]
NJ Company Provided Vehicles Purchased on Municibid.com in “Person of Interest”
Government surplus cars purchased through online auction site, Municibid.com last year can now be seen in the new TV show Person[...]
Montville Now on municibid Selling Retired Cars, Trucks
Originally appeared in Montville Patch  article written by Ellyn Santiago. How about a 2001 Ford Crown Victoria for $1,500? It runs! Hurry,[...]
Town looking to make a few extra bucks auctioning surplus
Clip taken from Montville Patch Article "New Bond Counsel Will Save Town Money" by Ellyn Santiago Call it the eBay of[...]
Closter Borough Holding Online Garage Sale
Closter Borough, NJ (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 Closter Borough, NJ is holding an online government auction with municibid.com to sell 14 no[...]
City auctioning off surplus equipment
Article originally appeared on Boston.com Written by By John Laidler The city is selling some more of its surplus equipment[...]
Christopher Murray joins municibid as Auction Promotions Coordinator
Today, we would like to announce the full-time appointment of Christopher Murray, Auction Promotions Coordinator. Murray is responsible for increasing[...]
Plane up for sale was a drug mule
Originally appeared on philly.com  Aircraft junkies, get out your checkbooks. A powder blue 1959 Piper Comanche used to fly illegal[...]
Plane Used For Shipping Drugs Auctioned Off In Montgomery County
Originally appeared on philadelphia.cbslocal.com By Brad Segall MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa (CBS) – The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office is auctioning off a[...]
Municipal Items For Sale in Freehold Public Online Auction
Originally appeared in the Marlboro-Coltsneck Patch. Written by Noel Aliseo Freehold Township will hold an online public auction over the[...]
Want Some Used Library Furniture?
Article originally appeared in the Minnetonka Patch  Hennepin County Purchasing and Contract Services periodically hosts auctions of county items that[...]
Baton Rouge city-parish govt. holds another online auction
Taken from WAFB.com BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge city-parish government is auctioning off items ranging from courtroom furniture[...]
Start Low, Sell High!
Start Low, Sell High! We understand. You want to make sure you're not giving away your items. In order to[...]
Baton Rouge City-parish auctions moving to Internet
Taken from http://theadvocate.com/news/2562161-123/city-parish-auctions-moving-to-internet Anyone wishing to purchase surplus equipment by auction from the city-parish will have to do it electronically[...]
Baton Rouge Mayor Holden announces plan to hold City-Parish auctions online
Taken from http://www.wafb.com/story/17388977/mayor-holden-announces-plan-to-hold-city-parish-auctions-online#.T4bOUW6PQhc.twitter BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden announced Wednesday that the City-Parish has[...]
RI Town selling surplus property online
RI town selling surplus property online: wpri.com Taken from http://www.wpri.com/dpp/news/local_news/east_bay/middletown-selling-surplus-property-online by Darren Soens MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WPRI) - The town of Middletown plans to[...]
Used Township Equipment Generates Online Auction Fever
Taken from an article on the Woodbridge Patch written by Deborah Bell Woodbridge has found an interesting way to dispose of its used[...]
municibid Continues to Grow
Melanie Eckman joins municibid as Vice President of Auction Development Today we would like to announce the appointment of Melanie[...]
With the Help of municibid, Elizabethtown Borough replaces old traffic signals with energy-efficient alternatives
This article originally appeared on www.etownian.com written by HUNTLEY MCGOWAN Seventeen traffic lights and 33 “Walk/Don’t Walk” signs in Elizabethtown[...]
Wanted: Bidders For Pieces Of Pottstown’s Past
Taken from Article on Pottstown Patch by Teresa McMin In the market for a used front end loader, large format[...]
Didn’t Get the Fireboat You Wanted for Christmas?
Taken from article on Boston Magazine "Didn’t Get the Fireboat You Wanted for Christmas?"  By Courtney Hollands Well, cross it[...]
Surplus auction nets Mansfield $160,000
Taken from article in the Mansfield Sun Chronicle by Lauren Carter  MANSFIELD - The town has made almost $160,000 by[...]
Mansfield auctioning off surplus items
Taken from the Sun Chronicle Article “Need a Police Car?” By Lauren Carter MANSFIELD - The town is clearing out some clutter and[...]
East Whiteland Sells Township Vehicles
This article written by  Amanda Mahnke originally appeared in the Malvern Patch  East Whiteland Township recently sold five vehicles at auction, whose winning[...]
Freehold Township to Hold Online Car Auction
Taken from the Freehold Patch Article "Freehold Township to Hold Online Car Auction" By Jacklyn Corley Freehold Township will put 14 vehicles[...]
Municipalities find benefits to online auctions
Taken from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article "Municipalities find benefits to online auctions" By Tory N. Parrish Looking for a real bargain[...]
Police Seized items up for grab!
Originally appeared on www.mycentraljersey.com Township of East Brunswick, NJ September 7, 2011 — East Brunswick Township is auctioning off no[...]
Northhampton Township has upcoming auction using municibid
Excerpt taken from Northampton Township to apply for block grant funding to re-energize senior center in the Bucks Local News By Jeff[...]
Lynn councilors set sights on auction website
This article was featured in "The Daily Item" written by By Chris Stevens Originally Published on Saturday, September 24, 2011By[...]
Municipalities Finding More Value in Online Auctions
By Colleen Quinn STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, SEPT. 12, 2011…..Looking to buy an old police cruiser, outdated[...]
City to Offer Surplus Items and Goods Online
From the following article on the salem patch http://salem.patch.com/articles/city-to-offer-surplus-items-and-goods-online   The following is courtesy of Tom Watkins, purchasing agent for the[...]
Online bids close Friday on Marblehead’s Spare Whaler
Taken from article on www.wickedlocal.com By Dawn Bucket/Columnist Marblehead — With one day to go, the top bid for a[...]
Marblehead Floats Boat Online
Town of Marblehead, MA, August 10, 2011 — The town of Marlbehead is auctioning off a 25’ Boston Whaler Frontier[...]
Palm Desert auctioning surplus online
Taken from article by Blake Herzog (blake.herzog@thedesertsun.com) http://www.mydesert.com/article/20110804/NEWS01/108030349/Palm-Desert-auctioning-surplus-online Palm Desert is holding its first “online garage sale” for surplus equipment on[...]
City of Palm Desert Holding “online garage sale”
taken from http://www.mydesert.com/article/20110728/NEWS01/110728008/Palm-Desert-holding-online-garage-sale-?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFrontpage%7Cs Palm Desert is holding an “online garage sale” for surplus equipment on the municibid.com website. The items up[...]
Wanna Buy a Good Used Car?
The following is posted from an article by Peter Longini on the Cranberry Patch  http://cranberry.patch.com/articles/wanna-buy-a-good-used-car Cranberry’s got a deal for you.[...]
Government surplus supplies go ‘social’ on municibid
as featured in the June 21, 2011 edition of The Lansdale Reporter Tuesday, June 21, 2011 By DAN SOKIL Staff[...]
Seller Webinars Coming Soon
Want to utilize your municibid auction site to its full potential? Join our live seller webinars. These webinars will feature[...]
municibid Appoints Chief Marketing Officer
Press Release: municibid Strengthens Management Team to Accommodate Rapid Growth Pottstown/Philadelphia, PA - municibid, a fast growing online government auctions[...]
municibid featured on Action News (6ABC-Philadelphia)
municibid on Action News (6ABC-Phila) from municibid   Find awesome vehicle auction deals near you!  
News12 (New Jersey) Coverage of municibid
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on Technically Philly: Municibid: the eBay for government surplus scores Philly, Boston contracts
http://technicallyphilly.com/2011/03/07/municibid-the-ebay-for-government-surplus-scores-philly-boston-contracts Think of it like eBay for government surplus. Headquarted in Pottstown and with offices at the Navy Yard, Municibid, the[...]
Pottstown online auction reels in big fish: Philadelphia
http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/about-us/item/14470-03lfbid What do a Crack-Sealing Tar Wagon, twelve-inch diamond-cut saw blades, and a 1999 Dodge Intrepid with very low mileage[...]
municibid monthly – March 2011 Edition
Why did the Cities of Philadelphia and Boston choose municibid over competing providers? Find out in this edition of municibid[...]
Daily Local News: West Chester auctioning off old vehicles online
http://dailylocal.com/articles/2011/01/08/news/srv0000010509323.txt By JENNIFER MILLER, Staff Writer Among the vehicles offered for bid is this 2004 Ford Crown Victoria police cruiser,[...]
Philadelphia Inquirer: A collector of castoffs now owns Upper Salford bridge
http://www.philly.com/inquirer/local/20110103_A_collector_of_castoffs_now_owns_Upper_Salford_bridge.html?page=1&c=y A collector of castoffs now owns Upper Salford bridge By Jeremy Roebuck Inquirer Staff Writer While his childhood friends[...]
6ABC Coverage of a Bridge Auction on municibid
Clips from 6ABC's coverage of the bridge that was up for auction on municibid.com.   Find awesome heavy equipment auction[...]
municibid on CBS3 News
CBS3 Eyewitness News at 11 featured municibid.com on November 9, 2010. The story was about how municibid is helping Upper[...]
Eagle Tribune – Small city parcels up for sale to public
By Shawn Regan sregan@eagletribune.com The Eagle Tribune Tue Nov 09, 2010, 01:14 AM EST HAVERHILL — Nine city-owned properties up[...]
municibid in The Philadelphia Inquirer
Upper Salford has a bridge it wants to sell you By Jeremy Roebuck Inquirer Staff Writer A plan to remove[...]
KYW 1060 Newsradio: Bridge for auction on municibid
Audio of KYW 1060 Newsradio's report on a bridge for auction on municibid.com. Aired Nov 5 & 6 2010.  [...]
municibid in The Reporter
The bridge itself had been the center of a dispute between the township and Montgomery County, with neither side claiming[...]
municibid on Philadelphia Business Journal
Peter Key Reporter Email: pkey@bizjournals.com If you’re into collecting railroad memorabilia, Municibid.com has an item you might find appealing —[...]
municibid on CBSPhilly.com
UPPER SALFORD TWP (CBS) - You know the old line, “Have I got a bridge to sell you?” Well, a[...]
municibid in Souderton Independent
Upper Salford selling bridge online By David Hare For the Independent "If you believe that, I have a bridge to[...]
KYW Newsradio 1060 – story on municibid
Municibid was recently featured on KYW Newsradio 1060am in Philadelphia.   Find awesome vehicle auction deals near you!  
Money Matters Radio with Greg Berry, CEO of municibid.com
Greg Berry was the guest on Money Matters Radio, a syndicated radio show heard in Boston and markets throughout the[...]
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