Pet peeve of fundraising auctions: Pointing

When someone points at you, it’s usually for negative reasons — a reprimand or an accusation. That’s why pointing isn’t welcome in my fundraising auctions.
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The swear words of estate auctioneering

In the summer 2016 when my team was rebuilding my website, I didn’t post blogs here but I did post on Linkedin. This post was originally published on LinkedIn. ======================= The auctioneering profession is a small community. Longtime readers might recall me sharing information comparing the number of auctioneers in the USA (10,034) to thoseRead On >

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The swear words of estate auctioneering

In the summer 2016 when my team was rebuilding my website, I didn’t post blogs here but I did post on Linkedin. This post was originally published on LinkedIn. ======================= The auctioneering profession is a small community. Longtime readers might recall me sharing information comparing the number of auctioneers in the USA (10,034) to thoseRead On >

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[VIDEO] How to make your fundraiser unique? Be exclusive with your benefit auctioneer.

Got a top event in your town? If so, you’ve likely cultivated a few “wow factors” that make your fundraiser special. Signing your benefit auctioneer to an exclusivity deal might be your next strategy.
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[VIDEO] Embarrassing your auction donor with a (too) high opening bid?

A prospective client called me, frustrated that her previous auctioneer embarrassed her donors by starting items much too high. Here’s what I said.
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Part 2: The raging debate on auction bid numbers versus names in the live auction

This is a 3-part blog post, explaining why benefit auctions should identify guests with bid numbers instead of names. The first post looked at the benefits of using numbers in a Fund a Need. Today, we examine using numbers in the live auction. The third post turns to using numbers in the silent auction. +++++++++++++++++« Continue Reading »

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