Collectors of art, antiques and collectibles who bid on or simply enjoy the excitement of live online auctions can now more easily take advantage of WorthPoint's team of experts and its extensive database of sales records from hundreds of auction houses.
Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) October 16, 2008
Auction Network (http://www.auctionnetwork.com), the premier interactive-auction entertainment network, is teaming up with WorthPoint (http://www.worthpoint.com), a leading online source for information about art, antiques and collectibles, in an alliance to expand the online experience for the collector and auction community.
Auction Network offers compelling interactive programming that merges the sport and spirit of live auctions with the ability to not only watch, but bid in real time and in high definition from anywhere in the world. WorthPoint offers a database of sales records on art, antiques and collectibles and access to and commentaries by professionals who provide expert opinions and valuations.
"By allying WorthPoint's expertise on the history and value of antiques and collectibles with Auction Network's thrill of on-the-edge-of-your-seat bidding from anywhere in the world, this partnership will make for an amazing experience for both Auction Network viewers and WorthPoint members," said Auction Network General Manager Fontana Fitzwilson. "Cross-promotion of both sites will begin immediately as WorthPoint includes Auction Network updates and videos on its Web site and as Auction Network highlights members of WorthPoint's expert team of 'Worthologists' at several live auctions."
"Our alliance with Auction Network enhances the increasingly popular online auction experience," said Will Seippel, WorthPoint CEO. "Collectors of art, antiques and collectibles who bid on or simply enjoy the excitement of live online auctions can now more easily take advantage of WorthPoint's team of experts and its extensive database of sales records from hundreds of auction houses."
About Auction Network:
Auction Network is the first 24/7, multimedia network solely dedicated to auctions. Auction Network celebrates the sport and competitive spirit of auctions with a fast-paced, interactive programming environment where buyers meet sellers.
Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Atlanta, WorthPoint (http://www.worthpoint.com) is an Internet-based data and media company that offers a vast database of sales records on art, antiques and collectibles from more than 400 auction houses. Members can share their insights, knowledge and passion and build collecting communities. WorthPoint helps collectors understand the history and value of their items and provides expert advice on how to preserve or sell them. While it does not facilitate the bidding of any items, WorthPoint provides information about upcoming auctions at its partner auction houses.
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