A reader inquired as to whether she should use quotation marks in her catalog around the word “LIVE” to ensure guests understood. Here’s my recommendation.
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The key to offering fast auction checkout is to have guests swipe their credit cards at registration. Here’s how to get guests to hand over their card.
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Since hiring an auctioneer in 2010, this public school auction has adopted new ideas but still maintained their brand by keeping some elements consistent.
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Photographers have cracked down on illegally sourced images used by nonprofits. Here are 5 free photography sites to use in fundraising auction displays.
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Here are two lessons I learned from a recent project that you can apply to planning a fundraising auction to ensure it all works out in your favor.
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If you’re a Gala Auction Chair, be aware that Auction Flu season is around the corner. It most often strikes a day or two after your event has concluded.
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Is your school auction crowd obnoxiously loud? Today I’ll share methods to manage this issue. Though any auction crowd has the potential for being deafening, the loudest auctions tend to be Catholic schools. The parents know each other so quickly find their friends to chat. And Catholics aren’t afraid to drink alcohol, which has a… Read On >
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My team is building a new website this summer. To make it easier for us behind-the-scenes, I won’t be posting any content on the blog through July 2016.
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If your sit-down dinner gala format isn’t working for you any longer, here are six options for a new event style that still include an auction component.
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Gyms are notorious for being difficult venues for audio. But if you’re counting on high revenue from your silent auction, you’ll need a good sound system to help you promote. Here’s how one group set it up.
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