How to Write a Good Product Description
14 January, 2019
How to Write a Good Product Description<
Why Are Product Descriptions Important? As a seller, one of the greatest assets you have when selling online is your product description. This is what the customer will use when ultimately... Read Full Article >
Selling Items at Auction
13 January, 2019
Selling Items at Auction<
Online Sales Hit 21.5% In November 2018, online sales accounted for 21.5% of total retail sales. This means that for every £5 spent, more than £1 of that would have been spent... Read Full Article >
10 Tips for Bidding in Online Auctions
08 January, 2019
10 Tips for Bidding in Online Auctions <
Online Auctions Are Getting Bigger The popularity of online auctions has increased in recent years. With traditional auction houses such as the 'Big Four' (Phillips, Sotheby's,... Read Full Article >
Buying a Diamond in Auction Checklist
07 January, 2019
Buying a Diamond in Auction Checklist<
How to Buy Diamonds in Auction Buying a diamond online can present the same amount of trouble as looking for a new home, car or even a holiday. Where do you start? What do you prioritise? How... Read Full Article >
How Do Online Auctions Work?
06 January, 2019
How Do Online Auctions Work?<
What is an Online Auction? An online auction is held over the internet and enables bidders to bid on a catalogue containing lots. They can vary in format and also the length of time. Online... Read Full Article >
Bid, Win and Love With WG
11 December, 2018
Bid, Win and Love With WG<
Bidding With WG It's no secret that not all auction houses are the same.  In an effort to create a simple and robust experience for our bidders, you're at the forefront of our... Read Full Article >
Fake Watch Guide Part 1 (2019)
03 December, 2018
Fake Watch Guide Part 1 (2019)  <
Fake Watches Now Worth $1bn a Year Fake watches are a billion dollar industry. According to the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH), they estimate that 40 million counterfeit... Read Full Article >
Gold vs Platinum - What's Better?
03 December, 2018
Gold vs Platinum - What's Better?<
Which Setting is Best? Buying a ring can be a tricky process. The diamond will dominate your thoughts as you scrutinise their many shapes and sizes. At the same time, it's important to... Read Full Article >
Fake Watch Guide Part 2 (2019)
02 December, 2018
Fake Watch Guide Part 2 (2019)<
Fake Watch Guide Continued With 10 tips and tricks, it necessitated two articles! Packed full of do's and don'ts, the last thing you want is to find out that you have a fake watch.... Read Full Article >
Buying Diamonds At Auction
22 November, 2018
Buying Diamonds At Auction<
Diamond Buying Made Easy Diamonds. Created deep within the earth in an array of shapes and sizes. Some are fancy and others are natural but that's not all. They may look similar but they... Read Full Article >
Watch Buying Guide - 2018
31 October, 2018
Watch Buying Guide - 2018<
Watches - An Extension of Who You Are The least important thing a watch does is tell the time. Why? It's an extension of who you are. This makes it essential you're wearing a watch... Read Full Article >
Special Jewellery Lots in Auction
24 October, 2018
Special Jewellery Lots in Auction<
Jewellery Lots to Look Out For Buying jewellery is exciting. Whether it's for marking an occasion like an anniversary, graduation or birthday, or something sentimental such as... Read Full Article >
It's Time To Assault The Online Retail Market
07 October, 2018
It's Time To Assault The Online Retail Market<
How Can Online Sellers Take Better Pictures? The Office For National Statistics released a report which said for every £5 spent, £1 would have been spent online. This is massive... Read Full Article >
Fancy-Coloured Diamonds - Orange, Chameleon, Purple and Pink
06 September, 2018
Fancy-Coloured Diamonds - Orange, Chameleon, Purple and Pink<
The Fascination With Fancy-Coloured Diamonds In this final guide, we are going to explore even more fancy-coloured diamonds to unlock their unique stories and why they are so popular among... Read Full Article >
Fancy-Coloured Diamonds - Yellow, Black, Grey and White.
31 August, 2018
Fancy-Coloured Diamonds - Yellow, Black, Grey and White.<
The Story Behind Fancy-Coloured Diamonds Welcome to the 2nd part of our series which explores all 12 fancy-coloured diamonds. In our previous article: Fancy Coloured Diamond Guide -... Read Full Article >
Busting the 5 Biggest Auction Myths + Bonus
28 August, 2018
Busting the 5 Biggest Auction Myths + Bonus<
Busting the 5 Biggest Auction Myths Auctions are often misunderstood and overlooked as a route to buying or selling goods. By the end of this post, you should have a clear understanding of... Read Full Article >
Fancy Coloured Diamond Guide - Blue, Red, Brown and Green.
25 August, 2018
Fancy Coloured Diamond Guide - Blue, Red, Brown and Green.<
Fancy-Coloured Diamond Guide You're becoming diamond connoisseurs with numerous guides explaining what they are.  Fancy-coloured diamonds boast amazing stories regarding their... Read Full Article >
What Are Fancy-Coloured Diamonds?
19 August, 2018
What Are Fancy-Coloured Diamonds?<
The Lure of Fancy-Coloured Diamonds Diamonds are fascinating objects. They form deep within the earth and come in an array of different shapes, sizes and colours.  One of the reasons... Read Full Article >
5 Common Mistakes made by Online Auction Sellers + Bonus - 2018
07 May, 2018
5 Common Mistakes made by Online Auction Sellers + Bonus - 2018<
Common Mistakes made by Online Auction Sellers Do you have a solid online selling profile? Or, could it be better? Here we explain common mistakes made by online sellers so that you can ensure... Read Full Article >
5 Top Tips for Spotting Fake Art - 2018
02 May, 2018
5 Top Tips for Spotting Fake Art - 2018<
How Do You Spot Fake Art? Artworks being passed on as original or authentic have plagued the art world for decades. For instance, the Étienne Terrus Museum discovered that 82... Read Full Article >
How Can I Become a better Online Auction Seller? Are you doing number 4?
24 April, 2018
How Can I Become a better Online Auction Seller? Are you doing number 4?<
The Online Auction Envrionment Online sellers are facing increasing competition for the attention of bidders online. In this guide, we have broken down the vital aspects of an auction which... Read Full Article >
Diamond Guide - Carat
21 April, 2018
Diamond Guide - Carat<
WG Diamond Series - Carat Read time 3-4 mins You made it to part 4! Let's have a recap. We first started with cut and how the artisan-like process of crafting a diamond can have a huge... Read Full Article >
Diamond Guide - Clarity
20 April, 2018
Diamond Guide - Clarity<
WG Diamond Series - Clarity Read time 6-7 mins Welcome to the third part of our series which explores the 4 Cs of the diamond-verse which dominates the purchasing decisions of buyers. In this... Read Full Article >
Diamond Guide - Colour
19 April, 2018
Diamond Guide - Colour<
WG Diamond Series - Colour Read time 5-6 mins The second part of our series exploring the 4 Cs of the diamond-verse is colour.  Diamonds can range from being colourless to being... Read Full Article >
Diamond Guide - Cut
17 April, 2018
Diamond Guide - Cut<
WG Diamond Series - Cut Read time 8-9 mins The 4 Cs of the diamond world which dominates every purchase decision are; Cut, Clarity, Colour and Carat. Here we will take a look at one of the most... Read Full Article >
Online Showdown: ebay vs William George & Co.
10 April, 2018
Online Showdown: ebay vs William George & Co.<
Case study: All Auction Houses Are Not the Same Read time 6-7 mins If you ever thought that all auction houses were the same then this article will help to explain how they are each different.... Read Full Article >
Avoid these mistakes made by online auction bidders - William George & Co.
07 April, 2018
Avoid these mistakes made by online auction bidders - William George & Co.<
Mistakes Made by Online Bidders Read time - 6-7 mins Before you make a bid online, it’s important that you make sure that you are not making these mistakes because it will help to improve... Read Full Article >
Online Auction FAQs - William George & Co.
23 March, 2018
Online Auction FAQs - William George & Co.<
Online Auction FAQs - What You Need to Know After listening to our buyers and vendors, we have created this list of the frequently asked questions to help people who may be encountering... Read Full Article >
How to bid for a used car in auction
28 February, 2018
How to bid for a used car in auction<
How to bid for a used-car in an auction Here at William George & Co, we have recognised how unknowable used online car auctions can be and have created this guide to help bidders... Read Full Article >
Used Car Online Bidding Guide
24 February, 2018
Used Car Online Bidding Guide<
Considering Buying a Used Car? Read time 7-8 mins Buying a used car at auction can be difficult. They are the third biggest household purchase, and this creates an emphasis on the need to bid... Read Full Article >
5 top tips for pain-free postage
26 August, 2017
5 top tips for pain-free postage<
5 Top Tips for Pain-free Postage #1 Postal Costs If you’re planning to sell any item at auction then there are a number of things that you should consider first. Firstly, your desired... Read Full Article >
William George’s 3 Steps to Happy Bidding
23 August, 2017
William George’s 3 Steps to Happy Bidding<
At William George, we want to make life as stress-free as possible for buyers but whether you’re just getting started with online auctioning or need a refresher, bidding at auction can be... Read Full Article >
10 Tips for making money from antiques
21 August, 2017
10 Tips for making money from antiques<
Top 10 Tips For Making Money from Antiques Purchasing antiques can be a minefield, so if you are just starting out then we've got 10 top tips to help you get started and building... Read Full Article >
How to take better photos and sell more stuff
15 August, 2017
How to take better photos and sell more stuff<
How to Take Better Photos and Sell More   When you’re selling items online great pictures can be the difference between an item selling or not. If you sell anything online, you... Read Full Article >
Tips for decorating your home with antiques
30 August, 2016
Tips for decorating your home with antiques<
Following on from our blog offering tips for making money on antiques and investing only in things that you are happy to have in your home for potentially years to come, today we will look at how to... Read Full Article >
What is more important, Clarity or Colour?
18 August, 2016
What is more important, Clarity or Colour?<
Diamonds: Colour or Clarity? When buying a loose diamond, what is more important, colour or clarity? This is a very common question asked by purchasers, most often in the form of a trade-off (e.g.... Read Full Article >